Benefits of working for WaterAid

What makes working for WaterAid so special? Whatever role you’re in, and wherever you’re working, you’ll be part of a team making huge change happen around the world.

At WaterAid, we’ll encourage and empower you to be yourself at your very best, so you can use your talents and shape your own future.

As an individual, you’ll find yourself constantly learning and trying new things, all with the goal of transforming millions of lives around the world with clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.

Read on to find out about the benefits you’ll receive if you work for WaterAid.

What we offer

Flexible working hours

Our full-time employees work 38 hours a week. We also offer a wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangements.

Non-cash benefits

Staff may be entitled to a range of non-cash benefits as part of their total remuneration package:

  • Optional salary packaging
  • Optional meals & entertainment salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) for overtime worked
  • Travel recovery days
  • Phone allowance (where there is a functional requirement)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Buying of additional annual leave
  • Professional development
  • Family violence leave
  • Secondment opportunities
Other benefits
  • The opportunity to have an open discussion with your manager for your next role / career
  • Unlimited opportunities to be creative and be yourself

From time to time, the Chief Executive may use his/her discretion to award the following benefits to all staff:

  • Annual cost of living increase
  • Three days’ additional time off over the Christmas holidays
Types of leave
  • Annual leave (also known as holiday pay)
  • Community service leave
  • Compassionate leave (also known as bereavement leave)
  • Jury duty
  • Leave without pay
  • Long service leave
  • Parental leave
  • Personal/ carers leave (also known as sick leave)
  • Public holidays
  • Study leave
  • Time Off In Lieu (TOIL)
  • Travel recovery leave
  • Family violence leave