Jobs at JGI

the Jane Goodall Institute’s mission is to inspire and empower people to take informed, compassionate action to make the world a better place for people, animals and the environment.

Who We Seek

the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) seeks exceptional team members who are committed to our mission and our vision of what the world can be when we all stand up to do our part. Being a member of the JGI staff is not for everyone – we seek people who are energized by challenges and who like to work hard for the things that inspire them. It is not just a job, but an all-in commitment to making the world a better place for all living things on the planet we all share. At JGI, you will know that your work contributes to the protection and understanding of great apes and to inspiring young people of all ages to take action to make a difference.

If you care deeply and demonstrate your passion through both your professional work, the way you treat others as well as safeguard animals and the environment, JGI could the place for you to grow and bloom.

JGI is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of all races, ages and genders to apply.

United States Opportunities

Staff Accountant, Finance

We are seeking a talented and energetic staff accountant to join our finance team and take on a broad range of responsibilities with a focus on accounts payable and accounts receivable processes while working as an integral part of the finance team.  This position would also support the head of the finance department.

Click here to read the full position description.

International Opportunities

Assistant Manager, Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center, Republic of Congo

Reporting directly to the TCRC Sanctuary Manager and the JGI Congo Executive Director, the Assistant Manager will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day management of operations at the Center’s Kouilou River Islands sites ensuring all welfare, veterinary and other standard operating procedures are being implemented correctly. Subject to requirement, the successful candidate may on occasion also be deployed to oversight activities at JGI’s other sites including but not limited to the main TCRC site and the Mandrill Release Site in the nearby Conkouati Douli National Park.

Click here to read the full position description in English. 

Click here to read the full position description in French.


Full-time and part-time internships are available with JGI in our USA headquarters office in Vienna, VA (Washington-Metro area) and on occasion elsewhere around the United States for specific projects. More here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Support the work of the Jane Goodall Institute through volunteer opportunities in Tanzania and Uganda. More here.

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