Work hard alongside our team to help do good and change the world. If you think you’re a good fit, apply today!


Thank you for your interest in joining the Glimmer team. To apply for the positions below, please send a resume and cover letter to

Office Manager

This is an administrative role managing the Glimmer office and supporting the leadership of the organization. We work in a very collaborative manner and this position will be supporting all areas of the office and the successful candidate will have a ‘customer service’ attitude. This is a full-time position.

Main responsibilities:

  • Office management
  • Coordinating travel
  • Event planning
  • Benefits and HR support


Must have knowledge of office routine and be capable of understanding the organization, programs and the procedures related to the work we perform. The successful candidate will be outgoing and highly organized with a strong attention to detail, while also having a customer service attitude.

  • Compassionate and kind spirit
  • Positive and “customer service” attitude
  • Genuine desire to help other people
  • At least five years of experience working in a coordination role
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and advance multiple projects without compromising accuracy
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office products. Able to utilize technology to develop presentations and reports.
  • Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills
  • Comfortable in a dynamic environment with a high level of urgency
  • Innovative problem solver, anticipates needs of the team and brings ideas for positive change
  • Results oriented
  • Persuasive, encouraging and motivating
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work efficiently in a team oriented environment
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies

To apply, please submit a brief letter of interest with salary requirements and a one-page resume to No phone calls please.

Spring 2016 Communications Intern

Glimmer is looking for a Communications Intern who will assist in a variety of communications and marketing projects and help organize our media content. You will be asked to contribute to ongoing team projects that focus on efficient and engaging communication with Glimmer’s supporters.


  • Support and lead projects that enhance Glimmer’s communications to our donors through writing, storytelling, synthesis of programs information, and more
  • Create organization systems for our media content libraries
  • Help build Glimmer's presence online
  • Assist with research related to Glimmer's marketing and communications
  • Write and edit copy; assist with visual storytelling
  • Assist with other media projects as needed
  • Execute tasks on quick deadlines


you're a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you’ll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.

you get things done. You’re a pro at meeting deadlines, multi-tasking, and you're a firm believer that every detail matters. If you don’t know, you ask questions and get what you need to perform your best. You communicate early on if there is a problem.

you're independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here. You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without hand holding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.

you get accused of being a feng shui master. Your well-developed sense of space and function means you have a natural knack for design, and organization. You just make things look good. 

knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a communicator, writer and general marketing whiz.

you’re tech savvy and an AP stylebook wizard. You’re computer literate with Mac experience including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You love grammar and know where to put an Oxford comma. Familiarity with Photoshop, InDesign or Google AdWords is a plus, but not required.


We are looking for a part-time or full-time intern for the Spring of 2016. Please apply only if you are located in Austin, Texas. 


The Glimmer Internship Program is an opportunity for qualified students to gain real world experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This is an unpaid internship but it may count for internship credit at your college or university.


Please submit a cover letter, your resume and answers to the questions below to No phone calls please.

intern questions:

  1. Describe yourself.
  2. How did you become familiar with Glimmer, and what has your previous involvement with Glimmer been?
  3. When did humanitarian work become a priority for you?
  4. Explain why you are applying for this position, and what makes you a good fit.
  5. If you are accepted, what will your personal goals be during your time here?
  6. Please list two or three of your favorite websites.
  7. What is the last book that you read and enjoyed? And the last book you read and didn’t enjoy?
  8. Please list your three favorite movies. 


Glimmer interns are critical to our movement. Our staff is driven by the cause to help women and children living in extreme poverty in Ethiopia. We’re looking for energetic, hard working interns to join our close-knit team. If you’re interested in using your skills to help fight poverty, we want to hear from you. Hours and schedule flexible.

I learned so much during my internship at Glimmer! It helped to expand my understanding of issues that affect the daily lives of individuals living in Ethiopia, the challenges that face international organizations working to change the status quo, and how passionate supporters and staff can truly make a difference. My experience at Glimmer felt like so much more than an internship, and I am grateful to the whole team for welcoming me, valuing my skills and input, and supporting my educational and personal goals!Shalyn Bravens, Glimmer Intern 2014
From the first day of my internship at Glimmer, I knew I was going to love it. The office oozes passion, mostly because of the awesome people in it who really care about the work they're doing. They made me feel like a part of the team, always willing to teach me something new or have a good laugh. Best of all, I got to see the results of the work we were doing every day. Glimmer makes a difference in the world, and getting to be a part of it is something I'll always cherish.Lauren Velez, Glimmer Intern 2014

Professional Volunteers

Glimmer welcomes professionals who would like to use their experience and skills to join our movement to help women and children in Ethiopia escape extreme poverty. Currently we are looking for professionals with the following expertise:

  • video editor
  • Google AdWords expert
  • social media guru
  • copywriter

If you have expertise in one or more of these areas and are interested in volunteering with us, please send a brief description of your skills to