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Who we are

Are you looking for a meaningful activity with progressive working conditions?

Working at HEKS/EPER

Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER) offers an attractive work environment for a range of professions. There are many technical specialists engaged in interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral work on over 250 projects spanning the HEKS/EPER headquarters in Zurich, the five German-speaking Regional Offices and the Siège romand, as well as 32 countries on four continents. We attach great importance to a stimulating work atmosphere and continuing professional development of our employees. At HEKS/EPER, people around the world work for people from all over the world – with commitment and proficiency.


Assignments abroad

HEKS generally works with local partner organisations abroad.

During major humanitarian crises and for specific mandates HEKS sends personnel abroad from Switzerland. These are professionals with many years of international experience.

Open positions are published under Vacancies.

No volunteer missions

Thank you for your interest in volunteer work. Assignments are possible in some HEKS programmes in Switzerland. In that regard please visit the web pages of our Regional Offices.

HEKS offers no volunteer missions abroad. In Palestine ( and in Mexico ( we do, however, support organisations that are engaged in peace efforts. In Honduras, a volunteer assignment is possible through Casa Alianza (

Thank you for your understanding!

Organizations for foreign assignments

The following organizations can also assist you with a foreign assignment:

  • SDC, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Tel.: +41 31 322 34 75, Fax: +41 31 324 16 94,,
  • cinfo, Professions in international cooperation, Zentralstrasse 121, Postfach, 2500 Biel, Tel.: +41 32 365 80 02, Fax: +41 32 365 80 59,,