• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersIreland
  • Founded1968
Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to reducing suffering and eliminating extreme poverty in the world's poorest countries. Concern Worldwide works with the poorest people in the poorest countries of the world to enable them to transform their lives. Sustained by the concern of our many supporters, we seek out those who most urgently need our support, and work with them through thick and thin to tackle poverty, hunger and disaster.Concern operates in 25 of the world’s poorest countries, helping people to achieve major and long-lasting improvements in their lives.   WHERE DO WE WORK: Africa- Asia- Caribbean- Burundi   Afghanistan  Haiti  Rwanda   India     Chad   Bangladesh     Sierra Leone   Pakistan     Congo, DR Cambodia     Somalia   DPR, Korea    Ethiopia       Sudan       Kenya       Tanzania       Liberia       Uganda       Malawi       Zambia       Mozambique       Zimbabwe       Niger         OUR PROGRAMMES: The main areas of focus are health and nutrition, education, HIV and AIDS and livelihoods. -Education-For over 30 years, Concern has been working to improve access to basic education among the poorest people in the world. Our education programmes currently span 12 countries, benefiting 528,804 people last year alone. -Emergencies-Many of the countries where Concern Worldwide works are highly vulnerable to conflict-based emergencies and natural disaster such as floods, storms, earthquakes and droughts. Last year, we responded to 45 emergencies in 18 countries, reaching more than 2.5 million people. -HIV and AIDS-HIV and AIDS programme reached 417,260 people directly, and 1,164,413 people indirectly. -Health- Concerns priority areas are Maternal, neonatal and child health, Nutrition and Water and sanitation. In 2009, Concern’s health programme spanned 22 countries, reaching across Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. We reached 2.1 million people directly and an estimated 5.7 million people indirectly. -Livelihoods-Concern spends about a third of its overseas budget on livelihood programmes. In 2009, Concern operated livelihoods programmes in 27 countries, directly benefiting 4.2 million people and indirectly benefiting 21.9 million people. Where the funds go: 88% of our budget is spent on relief and development. The remainder goes on fundraising, education and governance.  

Where is Concern


Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Chief of Party, Malawi
  • Community Health Educator/Facilitator (Part-Time, Somali & English Fluency Required)
    United States
  • Community Health Educator/Facilitator (Part-Time, Arabic & English Fluency Required)
    United States
  • US&BP Women Empowered Program Manager
    United States

Staff at Concern have experience in


  • monitoring / evaluation
  • development
  • implementation
  • performance measurement
  • research & development


  • united states agency for international development
  • non-governmental organization
  • foundation
  • department for international development
  • european commission humanitarian office


  • worldwide
  • pakistan
  • nigeria
  • uganda
  • zambia


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Contact Concern

Current staff

Former staff

Company Offices
  • Ireland (headquarters)
  • Dublin
  • 52-55 Lower Camden Street
  • United Kingdom
  • Glasgow
  • 40 St. Enoch Square
  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • 13/14 Calico House, Clove Hitch Quay
  • United States
  • New York
  • 104 East 40th Street, Room 903


Primary sectors

Farming / Crops
Monitoring / Evaluation
Reproductive Health
Events / Training
Agricultural Financing
Public Administration
Architecture / Design
Contamination / Pollution
Community Participation / Employment
Water Policy

Contract Awards

South Sudan - Emergency Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Nutrition - Concern Worldwide 201623 June 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (Canada) - DFATD-Canada
23 Jun 2016

Ethiopia - South Sudan Refugees - Concern Worldwide 201623 June 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (Canada) - DFATD-Canada
23 Jun 2016

Afghanistan National Solidarity Program III17 March 2016

World Bank - WB
17 Mar 2016

Second Education Quality and Relevance (APL 2)16 November 2015

World Bank - WB
16 Nov 2015

Healthy Huameuang Project2 July 2011

EuropeAid Co-operation Office - EuropeAID
2 Jul 2011

Strengthening Local Response to HIV and AIDS in Orissa2 July 2011

EuropeAid Co-operation Office - EuropeAID
2 Jul 2011
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