Work for us

Send a Cow is an established and innovative charity that enables poor farmers in Africa to become self-reliant by providing them with livestock, training and advice. We have been helping families lift themselves out of poverty for 25 years and plan to help thousands more in the future.

Send a Cow is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from suitably qualified men and women regardless of their race, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, disability, age, sexual orientation or family circumstances.

Please read our development values and about us before applying for any jobs or volunteering opportunities. Good luck!

HR Executive

Salary: £17,500 to £19,000 pro rata depending on experience

Part time: 3 – 4 days per week.


For 25 years Send a Cow has been helping thousands of African families and orphans grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small businesses that last. Providing livestock, seeds, training and ongoing support, we help families leave poverty behind for good.

We are now entering an exciting period of growth, with a desire to develop and grow our staff. This newly created position reports to the Head of HR, Janet Bolton and you will be responsible for:

• Providing a comprehensive administrative and technical support service to our UK Office,
• Providing support to managers on the recruitment and induction processes,
• Coordinating and supporting for learning and development events

Janet will support and develop your skills, knowledge and technical expertise in the area of HR; building on your existing experience in administration or moving forward your professional qualification.

You will have a passion for learning and personal development. You may be a new or recent graduate or someone who wants to pursue a career in HR.

Above all, you will enjoy working in a small team, which is committed to bringing our life-changing work to thousands of families in Africa.

If you wish to apply, please download the following:

Your application must include the following: application form, equal opportunties form and the three key achievements form. 

Please send your completed application to:

Closing date for applications is on Monday 10th November at 11am. Interviews will be held at Newton St Loe during the week commencing 24th November, 2014.

Volunteering for Send a Cow

Why not consider volunteering for Send a Cow? Whether you want to raise funds through your church, inspire children to learn more about Africa or help us at events we may have a volunteering opportunity for you. As well as helping to alleviate poverty in Africa you'll also be doing something worthwhile, and it won't look bad on your CV either! To find out more please visit our volunteering section.

Send a Cow is committed to Equal Opportunities

Registered Charity Number 299717