The latest news about the Bernard van Leer Foundation, our partners and the issues we work on.

Hiring: Mission-Related Investments Programme Coordinator

Published November 30, 2023

We are looking for an experienced professional to join our team and play an essential role in our mission-related investments (MRI) portfolio. This position is a new role that supports… Read more

Hiring: Executive Assistant to Chief Programme Officer

Published November 27, 2023

We are looking for a seasoned executive assistant, who is excited to support the Chief Programme Officer (CPO) working in the Hague to successfully implement the Foundation’s new programmatic strategy,… Read more

Hiring: Representative, The Netherlands (Deadline Extended)

Published November 16, 2023

We are searching for an influential leader and dynamic networker to be our Representative in The Netherlands. This position is the main point of contact for all partners in the… Read more

Hiring: Regional Representative Africa (CLOSED)

Published October 20, 2023

This exciting new position, Regional Representative Africa, will be responsible for building a new portfolio in sub-Saharan Africa, tasked with building upon previous work and current partnerships – with an… Read more

Hiring: Manager Van Leer Fellowship (CLOSED)

Published September 13, 2023

The Van Leer Fellowship Manager is an exciting new position, which will lead the strategy, design and programme management of a new fellowship programme the Foundation plans to launch in… Read more

Hiring: Early Years Expert (CLOSED)

Published September 8, 2023

We are looking for an experienced Early Years Expert to provide technical assistance across programme portfolios, contributing to building internal and external capacity for implementation and monitoring of early years… Read more

Hiring: Programme Coordinator Netherlands Temporary Cover (CLOSED)

Published August 23, 2023

We are looking for a 6-month temporary cover support our work in the Netherlands which is grounded on supporting policies and programmes with partners to have an impact at scale, giving… Read more

Global Cities Fund for Migrants and Refugees Announces Six City Grantees Delivering Solutions for Children and Caregivers

Published June 20, 2023

On World Refugee Day, the Mayors Migration Council (MMC) announced six new city grantees of the Global Cities Fund for Migrants and Refugees: Children and Caregivers. Launched in partnership with… Read more

New Publication: "Between the Drops" Design Guide

Published June 7, 2023

Through this successful project, a set of design principles have been distilled into a guide that can inform and inspire further urban transformation that supports the wellbeing and development of… Read more

New publication: Urban95 Guidelines in Israel

Published April 21, 2023

Now, our partners in Israel have developed comprehensive planning and design guidelines so that young children and their companions can benefit from the Urban95 programme across the country. Read more