Work with us

Join Pestalozzi World to experience friendly, flexible opportunities and join our mission to provide exceptionally bright children from some of the poorest parts of the world, with a child-centred education that produces young adults capable of changing the world.

Why join Pestalozzi World?

Pestalozzi World Children’s Trust is the co-ordinating entity of a family of international charities, and there are many reasons to join us:

  • Work with teams across the world

    We have incredible teams across the globe in India, Zambia, Nepal and the UK, with board members who support us from the US, Switzerland, Thailand, to name a few!

  • Work with children who will inspire you

    We work with children who are extremely intelligent, but also funny, kind, determined, and who work extremely hard to do the best they possibly can.

  • Family values

    At the heart of everything we do is family - we want to make sure that you are happy and that your loves ones are well

  • Make a difference

    Out work truly changes people's lives. The children we educate and look after, are given the opportunity to gain at education that matches their abilities and almost all when they become Alumni, go on to support their families, very often paying for their siblings to go to school, and all give back to their communities. The impact of our work has a huge reach, that you can be apart of.

How to apply?

Please follow the instructions within each job, as there are different application processes for different positions.

Current job vacancies:

All our open career opportunities  are below – country specified is where the job will be physcially based:

Pestalozzi World is going through an exciting period of transformation. This role will support the CEO to develop better data and reporting capabilities across our family of international charities. You will be responsible for the preparation, development and analysis of financial accounting information, financial statements, regulatory reporting, and financial controls.

This role will be responsible for undertaking all day-to-day finance and accounting tasks of Pestalozzi World Children’s Trust, ensuring that current legislation and internal controls and procedures are always observed and supporting the CEO in the overall provision of an efficient and effective finance and accounting function.

The Finance and Compliance Manager will ensure that all responsibilities are carried out in accordance with agreed procedures and to agreed deadlines and that all tasks are completed to the highest possible level of accuracy.

This position will also support our overseas partners, helping to develop their capacities and contributing to the life changing programmes the Charity supports.


Annual Salary: 14-18 lakhs plus bonus scheme

Based: Delhi or Mumbai

Pestalozzi World is entering an exciting period of transformation. In order to support our ambitious plans for growth, we are looking for a Fundraising Director to develop and grow a sustainable base of fundraising partnerships in India, focusing on Corporates, Public Trusts and High Net Worth individuals. Working with our colleagues at PCVS and the UK Fundraising team, this will be a key role in the growth and sustainability of our life changing programme in India.

Please find ALL the details for this position, Fundraising Director- India, here below: 

Reporting to:

Chairman (with mentorship from fundraising executives in the Pestalozzi World Family)


Availability: Role

Immediate: this is a unique opportunity to develop in India a skill set highly regarded internationally. Salary will include a significant incentive bonus.

The role is based in Delhi or Mumbai and will require some travel.

Purpose of the position:

To expand well developed professional sales skills to market  the cause of PCVS to Corporate and High Net Worth individuals, and in so doing to acquire financial support for the organisation. 

To achieve fundraising goals and targets.

As an external-facing member of our team, you will build high-impact sustainable partnerships, introduce systems to track leads and work with the Director and Members of the Board to convert them to build a sustainable pipeline of funding for the charity.

We are seeking a sales professional with outstanding relationship-building skills, communication skills, integrity, a positive mindset, and a deep personal belief in PCVS’s mission.

Key responsibilities and duties:

Sales relationships and Fundraising:

● Develop a targeted approach to identify  and then establish and develop long term relationships with major companies, public trusts and wealthy individuals within India and internationally.

● Ensure that the marketing activities are in line with the organization’s goal and that communication materials are in consistent style that reflect the values of the organization.

●  Prepare proposals and applications for Corporates whose CSR programmes- or individuals whose philanthropic – criteria match the organization’s activities.

● Develop, manage and update databases to record donor contact and preference information.

● Ensure timely, appropriate and quality communication to all donors.


Academic and trade qualifications:


● Degree level education.


Work experience and skills:

The job holder would preferably have the following:


● A results oriented sales professional, with a proven track record and high level contacts in the Corporate sector.

● Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills – Fluency in written, oral and presentation/ communication skills in English.

● Sound knowledge of computer applications.

● Highly developed organizational and communication skills.

● Impeccable ethics.

● Highly developed interpersonal and relationship building skills with the presence and personal style to represent the organization to multiple audiences.

● Ability to work independently and use discretion in confidential matters relating to donors.

● Ability and willingness to travel.



● NGO, or private sector sales experience.

● Demonstrable track record of fundraising or sales success.

● Knowledge of proposal preparation and major donors.

Please find our Indian Fundraising brochure here:

Pestalozzi India Brochure

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For enquiries and to apply, email your resume and cover letter to: