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 over 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!

Send a Cow

Enterprise Coordinator
Based in UK or any Send a Cow Country Programme Head Office
Salary dependent on location and experience
Full time
Permanent

Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training, and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in Africa. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land.

Send a Cow is clear that our vision of a confident and thriving rural Africa calls us to go beyond ensuring food security for those we work with directly, through delivering our Farm Systems and Gender and Social Inclusion themes, to go on to support them to develop their money management and business thinking to attain greater financial security and more meaningful employment for themselves and others.

Send a Cow is creating a new role to coordinate the quality delivery of effective enterprise development within our projects through building the skills of staff teams within each Country Programme, so that farmers are equipped with the vision and skills to manage savings, make good business and financial decisions to stimulate their businesses and the local economy and create meaningful employment.

Are you passionate about enabling poor smallholder farmers to flourish as businesses? Are you skilled in leading teams to help them develop small businesses? Do you enjoy working across cultures and multi-disciplinary teams?

Does this sound like you? If so we would love to hear from you. Applications close Tuesday 6th March 2018 at 9.00am (UK Time).

To apply please complete an application form and three key achievements (CVs will not be considered). You can also complete the equal opportunities form (this is optional). Please send all documents to [email protected] by Tuesday 6th March 2018 at 9.00am (UK Time).

Downloadable documents:

Application form
• Three Key Achievements Form
Job Description
Equal Opportunities Form

Candidates must be available for interview week commencing 12th March 2018.


Send a Cow UK

Trusts and Foundations Executive
Newton St Loe (Bath)
£23,983 - £28,215 per annum
Full-time 37.5 hours per week
12 month fixed-term contract

Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training, and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in Africa. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Africa.

We are looking for someone to join us in the role of Trusts and Foundations Executive to help align the objectives of trust funders with those of Send a Cow to provide important funding for our work. You will be able to develop long-term relationships with key trust contacts to connect them with the impact their funding is having in rural African communities. You will be able to work successfully internally to develop clear and persuasive proposals and reports, so you will be comfortable both writing and interpreting financial data. You will also be comfortable managing the fundraising process using a relationship database.

You will be part of a successful Partnership Fundraising team of 10 working across trusts, companies and individuals and will enjoy a supportive fundraising culture and the resource of a wider fundraising and marketing team. You will also be encouraged to visit the families we support in Africa. You will be joining Send a Cow at a very exciting time in our 30th anniversary as we look to build on the impact achieved to date.

Does this sound like you? If so we would love to hear from you. Applications close at 11:59pm on 18th February 2018 with the successful candidate starting as soon as possible.

To apply please complete an application form, three key achievements and EO forms below (CVs will not be considered), and send to [email protected] by 11:59pm on 18th February 2018

Downloadable documents:

Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
3 Key Achievements Guidance Document
Job Description

Candidates must be available for interview week commencing 26th February 2018.


Community & Events Fundraising Assistant
Newton St Loe, Bath
£17,062 - £18,006 per annum (depending on experience)
Full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
[This is a full time post; however, part time working of not fewer than 30 hours per week will be considered.]
9 month Fixed Term contract (with possibility of extension)

Send a Cow is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training, and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in Africa. We give poor families and communities the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Africa.

At Send a Cow we see a fundraising future rich in conversation and inspiring donor experiences. We want to talk to more people who share our belief that poverty and inequality are not inevitable. We want to connect people to our projects in a vibrant and inspiring way. We will listen, learn and share with supporters how their kindness has made a difference and been part of transforming a community. This will be the catalyst for lasting relationships.

Join Send a Cow’s Community & Events Fundraising team at a time of exciting growth and development in our 30th anniversary year. The team is part of the award winning UK fundraising and marketing department at Send a Cow. It plans, delivers and manages fundraising and awareness activity in the community; specifically for schools, churches, challenge events and groups.

The purpose of the role is to support the Community & Events fundraising team in maintaining and developing relationships with key supporters, specifically churches and challenge eventers. You will be responsible for supporting Send a Cow’s church development work, leading on daily correspondence with supporters and assisting with the planning, marketing and delivery of numerous community events and appeals. You will also be supporting the Community & Events Executive to deliver key challenge events that raise vital funds to support our work in Africa.

Are you looking to start a career in fundraising? Do you have a passion for international development? If so we would love to hear from you. Applications close 5th March at 12.00pm with the successful candidate starting ASAP.

To apply please complete an application form, three key achievements and EO forms below (CVs will not be considered), and send to [email protected] by 12.00pm on 5th March 2018

Downloadable documents:

Job Description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Three Key Achievements Guidance

Candidates must be available for interview week commencing 12th March 2018


Send a Cow Kenya

Project Coordinator, Kenya
Busia, Kenya
Salary negotiated depending on experience
Full time, 40 hours per week, Fixed Contract for 3 years


Send a Cow Kenya (SACK) is looking for a full time project Coordinator to lead an effective and coherent project team to deliver the Western Kenya Sustainable livelihoods project (Improving nutrition for women and children in Western Kenya) in Busia and Bungoma Counties efficiently and effectively in line with SAC’s Vision, Mission, Cornerstones and Christian Values. The project coordinator will line-manage and provide leadership to the project team by supporting and developing all members of the team and partners for effective project delivery, he/she will ensure all the project activities are properly planned, adequately resourced and implemented according to agreed timelines to a high standard among other responsibilities. This is a fixed term contract, based in SACK’s Busia field office. Reporting to the Country programme manager.

Does this sound like you? If so we would love to hear from you. Applications close 26th February 2018 at 1.00pm East Africa Time with the successful candidate starting by 1st April 2018.

To apply you are asked to:

• Complete the application form (CVs will not be considered).
• Please also answer, in no more than one side of A4, the following question: What are your three most significant achievements?
• Send to: [email protected] by Monday 26th February 2018 at 1.00pm East Africa Time

Downloadable documents:

Job Description
Application form
Guidance on completing the significant achievements

Candidates must be available for interview week commencing 5th March 2018.


Project facilitators, Kenya
Western Kenya Sustainable livelihoods project (Improving nutrition for women and children in Western Kenya),
Salary negotiated depending on experience 
Full time, 40 hours per week, Fixed Contract for 3 years


Send a Cow Kenya (SACK) is looking for 3 project facilitators to implement Send a Cow Kenya activities in the field efficiently and effectively according to objectives of the Western sustainable livelihoods project. The Project facilitator will be on the forefront of project implementation, working daily and directly with farmers, farmers groups and other stakeholders in the project area. He/she will establish and maintain relationships with Farmer Groups, liaise with stakeholders and spearhead capacity building to the beneficiaries. Reporting to the Project Coordinator.

Does this sound like you? If so we would love to hear from you. Applications close 26th February 2018 at 1.00pm East Africa Time with the successful candidate starting by 1st April 2018.

To apply you are asked to:

• Complete the application form (CVs will not be considered).
• Please also answer, in no more than one side of A4, the following question: What are your three most significant achievements?
• Send to: [email protected] by Monday 26th February 2018 at 1.00pm East Africa Time

Downloadable documents:

Job Description
Application form
Guidance on completing the significant achievements

Candidates should be available for interview week commencing 5th March 2018.

Volunteer with us

UK ONLY - please note, we are unable to offer volunteering opportunities in Africa

If you are interested in volunteering with Send a Cow please contact [email protected] for more information.

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