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Learn about working for CBM and browse the current vacancies within the organisation.

If you wish to apply for an open position, please refer to the 'Contact Details' section, usually at the end of each job description.

Are you ready for the challenges and rewards of development work?

We are continuing to strengthen a unique Christian organisation with committed professionals. Our success depends on our ability to hire well-educated, well-trained, mobile people with inter-cultural competence, who are motivated to work for the sake of others and who will prepare their local successor as soon as possible.

Those professionals are CBM's future and finding them is our most important challenge.

CBM sends out single people, married couples and families.

Your profile

A CBM co-worker likes a hands-on approach, motivates and leads others and has the ability to deal with frustrations and hardship situations. CBM is looking for creative, innovative people, who serve with passion, patience and determination for the sake of others.

Fluent oral and written English language skills are essential.

Further Requirements

  • Knowledge of life in developing countries
  • Demonstrated mobility (has worked/lived/studied abroad for some time)

How to apply

To apply, please submit by email a letter of motivation indicating the position you are applying for together with a detailed CV using the address mentioned in the vacancy.

Your qualifications and experience will be reviewed in the light of CBM's personnel needs. If your skills match the requirements of a respective vacancy you will be invited for initial interviews to the CBM member association in your home country or to Bensheim/Germany.

Applicants who have been successfully interviewed will attend a two-day Assessment Center in Bensheim.

Your responsibilities

The main duties of a CBM expert are:
  • To effectively use the respective medical, educational-rehabilitative and management skills appropriate to the given situation.
  • To pass on these skills through teaching and training of national staff
    and to prepare a local successor.
  • To offer the best possible service under the given conditions.
A CBM coworker has a contractual obligation to the partner to which he/she is assigned. This means you will be responsible to both the project partner (i.e. local churches, associations, self-help groups, government institutions) and to CBM.

CBM provides services to local partners in specific countries, consisting of financial support and the expertise of professional specialists. Continued support is also provided by international advisor teams in the fields of medical eye and ear care, orthopaedics/rehabilitation and special education.


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