Shaping the next generation of aid and development professionals is at the core of our mission. Career-savvy young talents, such as yourself, have benefited from 1:1 support from AidCareers to guide them along the key stages of their journey towards building a career in this fascinating industry.
There is no better advisor on aid and developmnt careers than an HR expert with strong experience of the sector. Be inspired to become a humanitarian aid and development professional and learn crucial information that would make a difference in your ability to have a breakthrough in the industry.
It is possible to stand out from the crowd despite high competition. An HR expert with strong expertise of strengthening the skills and competencies of aid and development professionals, is the best equipped to guide you during the recruitment process. Whether you apply to young professionals programmes available in some organizations of the industry or would like to get support to apply to your 'dream job', the support you would get from us would make a difference to gain valuable aid and development experience.
You can evolve in the industry, walking up the ladder, without internal connections. Learn strategies from a career development expert, knowledgeable of the skills and competencies to support your career move to the next level.
Belinda Lefebvre is the founder of AidCareers; the first online career platform created by and for the next generation of talents of the aid and development sector. With a decade of experience of human resources management helping nonprofit organizations build senior leadership and career development, she has recently focused her area of work on emerging leaders of the aid and development industry launching innovative programmes tailored to young professionals’ needs.
A lawyer by training, she has experience of the United Nations system, having served as a leadership expert for various UN entities such as the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the Department of Peace and Peacebuilding Operations (DPPO), the Department of Peace Operations, and the Department of Operational Support (DOS). She has also gained a sound understanding of the Red Cross movement and fieldwork experience with international health and emergency relief NGOs in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Having done this journey herself – launching her career through a highly competitive entry-level programme, transitioning from the private sector to the international public sector, and setting up career development programmes which had helped hundreds of professionals take their aid and development career to the next level, Belinda Lefebvre is one of the best talent development experts who can truly spill the secrets on what it really takes to make it in the sector.