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Looking for a fulfilling new job? Join our team and you can work with us to tackle poverty and the effects of the climate crisis.

Tree Aid works in partnership with communities to grow and protect trees so people can live from them for years to come. To do that, we need experienced and committed people who share our values.

Photo of Amadou Tangara, Tree Aid's Mali Country Manager sat with a Tree Aid project member writing a form

Why work at Tree Aid?

Everyone in our team plays a role in tackling poverty and the effects of the climate crisis in the drylands of Africa. Once recruited, we aim to support our people to succeed in their roles and grow both personally and professionally.

Our aim is to build a team who can work together to successfully deliver our strategy and be driven by our values.

Our approach to recruitment

We recruit with openness and transparency. We employ people on the basis of their ability to carry out the role being recruited for.

We ensure that no applicant receives less favourable treatment than any other on the grounds of disability, gender, race, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, caring responsibilities or hours of work.

Group photo of Tree Aid Staff and Partners outside after training

What we offer

We benchmark our salaries using independent surveys to ensure they are fair and competitive. All our people have 33 days of annual leave (including public holidays), rising to 38 days with length of employment. We provide a generous pension scheme in the UK, contributing up to 6% of salary. We offer enhanced maternity pay and are open to discuss flexible working options.

We provide all our people with the skills and opportunities to grow and realise their potential. We support a variety of formal and informal learning opportunities for staff, including time-off to attend training and assistance with training costs.

Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. See our current vacancies below.

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  • POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant

    OVERALL OBJECTIVE: To provide the secretariat for the Tree Aid office in Burkina

    LINE MANAGER: Administration & Human Resources Officer

    WORKING TIME: Full-time employment

    TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed term of one year renewable with a probation of 03 months, subject to performance and availability of funding

    Closing date: August 11th 2022 at 4PM GMT

    About Tree Aid:

    TREE AID is a British development organisation established in 1987. Present in Burkina Faso, Mali, Ghana, Niger, Senegal and Ethiopia, TREE AID aims to reduce poverty and protect environment in arid areas of Africa by helping the poorest rural populations to generate income from trees, while supporting them in the management of natural resources.

    About the position: Under the supervision of the Administration & Human Resources Officer, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the effective secretariat of the Tree Aid office in Burkina Faso.

    Functions & Responsibilities:

    • Ensure receipt, recording, distribution, tracking/response, filing and archiving of incoming mail
    • Initiate and finalize in compliance with the standards all letters, reports, PV, etc.
    • Establish and maintain a proper filing charter
    • Update phone directory for TREE AID office in Burkina Faso
    • Manage Regional Director/West Africa meetings and other appointments agenda
    • Manage telephone communications and ensure clear notes are taken to inform absent employees at the time of calls
    • Ensure the organization of meetings and keep the agenda up to date
    • Provide secretarial support for meetings and workshop with minutes
    • Ensure translation, interpretation (French-English / English-French)
    • Perform any other duties assigned by hierarchy.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Hold at least a DUT/DTS/BTS in Executive Secretariat/Administration/ obtained following the Baccalaureate series G1
    • Have at least five years' professional experience in a development organization, NGO, international institution
    • Have a very good knowledge of the organization, the management of a secretariat and the agenda of the director, - Master the computer tool, including common software (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook and Internet Explorer), - Have a perfect command of French and be perfectly bilingual (French/English)
    • Be immediately available.

    The full job description and individual specifications, as well as the Equal Opportunities Control form, can be downloaded via the links below:
    - Job description and specifications
    - Equal Opportunities Control Form

    How to apply:
    To apply, please send your CV, Equal Opportunity Check form and cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria in the person’s specifications to 

    Our approach to recruitment:
    We recruit with frankness and transparency and employ people according to their ability to take on the position for which they are recruited. We ensure that no candidate receives less favourable treatment because of a disability, gender, race, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status or family responsibilities outside of working hours.
    We value diversity and encourage applications from all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities are particularly welcome.

    Tree Aid is committed to protecting people within its programs from exploitation and abuse and is a signatory to the Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. ’ The incumbent will be required to sign the Tree Aid Safeguard Policy and agree to conduct himself/herself in accordance with the provisions of these policies.

  • Tree Aid is looking for a law graduate volunteer for a new Compliance & Risk Management internship. The Compliance Intern is given the opportunity to assist the Compliance & Risk Manager in minimising and preventing risks from occurring.

    Learn more about the opportunity (Download Role Description - PDF)

    The Compliance Intern will work under general supervision and learn to monitor, research, analyse, and address all essential compliance activities for Tree Aid and exercise good judgment in identifying issues and driving resolution.

    The Compliance Intern will assist in the day-to-day implementation and advancement of Tree Aid’s global compliance program that includes compliance with applicable laws, regulation and requirements.

    Please note: Though this opportunity is open to global candidates, English language is a requirement and fluent spoken & written French is highly desirable.

    To apply, please submit a brief cover letter, CV and to

    Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (English)

    Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (French)


  • Location: Tamale, Northern Region with extensive traveling in the field.

    Overall Aim:

    Closely work with the Country Program Manager to support project leaders in the design and implementation of M&E plans and tools, conducting effective and efficient data collection, and monitoring projects’ achievements in a timely and cost-effective manner. Report directly to the Country Program Manager.


    • Implement a participatory monitoring-evaluation system.
    • Plan, and schedule, all data collection activities in Ghana programme.
    • Train and support project and technical staff in monitoring and experience sharing;
    • Reality check data analysis and results.
    • Support project managers in the compilation of internal and external reports, including KPIs and log frame indicators.
    • Organise joint monitoring field missions and keep up to date with activity planning according to the design of the project and in line with the entire Country’s program strategy;
    • Carry out necessary research studies to support Tree Aid programme improvement and advocacy needs

    Qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letter, equal opportunities form and CVs to the address below and not later than;31st July 2022. Women are encouraged to apply.




    Full job description

    Equal opportunities monitoring form

    Closing date: 31st July 2022

  • Job title: Ghana Shea Landscape Emission Reduction Project (GSLERP) - Project Officer

    Overall aim: To lead Tree Aid's project implementation in the Northern Region of Ghana. The role will be to work with partners and stakeholders to implement activities to time and budget, whilst ensuring the expected impacts for targeted communities through good monitoring and reporting.

    Report to: Ghana Country PROGRAMME Manager (GCPM)

    Job Duration: One year period renewable subject to funding availability and  and demonstrated  performance

    Location: Based in Yendi with scope of working in Gusheigu municipality and Mion district

    • Guide and Support communities on the implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation of projects
    • Support the development of TREE AID Ghana’s wider programme
    • Project Monitoring and evaluation
    • Perform other duties

    Key performance areas:

    • Implementing effective mechanisms and procedures that support development across the entire TREE AID program, incorporate best practices from the project logframe
    • Ensuring fair representation in all debates and dialogues concerning TREE AID Program in Ghana and the valuation of program themes and promoting the voices of people experiencing poverty and other marginalized groups
    • Maintaining good communication and networking relationships with all staff based in the UK and West Africa as well as with TREE AID partners and other TREE AID contacts

    Qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letter, equal opportunities form and CVs to the address below and not later than;31st July 2022. Women are encouraged to apply.




    Full job description

    Equal opportunities monitoring form

    Closing date: 31st July 2022

Our commitment to Safeguarding

Tree Aid is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse. We have specific policies on this commitment, including standards of behaviour and whistleblowing. These policies outline the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, volunteers and other organisational representatives.

Any candidate offered a job with Tree Aid will be expected to sign our safeguarding policy and agree to comply with our procedures. Some roles require DBS checks/police vetting.