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We seek to embody and be guided by our values and vision in all we do as employees of Thousand Currents.

Current Opportunities 

Regional Director – Africa

Position Summary:

The Regional Director – Africa leads Thousand Currents’ programmatic efforts in Africa, playing a crucial role as grant-maker, donor organizer and network weaver. By nurturing strong relationships based on mutual trust, respect and integrity with movement partners, the Regional Director works to advance Thousand Currents’ commitment to deepen the core and turn up the volume as well as the Africa regional strategy.

Reporting to the Director of Movement Partnerships and working closely with the Directors for Asia and the Pacific and Latin America, the Regional Director co-designs our unique model of partnership, builds alliances and shares learning about our work within philanthropy. The Regional Director supervises the African Diaspora Partnerships Manager, the Program Manager, consultants, and interns. The Regional Director also collaborates closely with colleagues in Communications, Philanthropic Partnerships, and Operations to strengthen Thousand Currents’ work in alignment with our Theory of Change. The Regional Director brings to this role a strong commitment to human rights and social justice and to ensuring that Thousand Currents’ communications with donors and other stakeholders is consistent with our organization’s values, Fundraising Vision and with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics.  Full job description here.


Thousand Currents is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions.