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

Hiring: Manager Van Leer Fellowship

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

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

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

Hiring: Representative New Portfolio

Published April 21, 2023

The Representative [New Portfolio] will be responsible for building a new portfolio – based on previous work and including existing strategic partnerships – with an emphasis on working in partnership… Read more

Hiring: Representative Global Displacement Portfolio (Maternity Cover) (CLOSED)

Published April 21, 2023

The Maternity Cover for Representative Global Displacement will join the Foundation at an exciting time, with the ability to shape the portfolio in new ways… Read more

Hiring: Executive Assistant to the CEO (CLOSED)

Published March 6, 2023

We are looking for a driven professional to join our international office in The Hague, as Executive Assistant to the CEO, Michael Feigelson. Read more

Hiring: Administrative Assistant (CLOSED)

Published February 6, 2023

We are looking for a motivated professional to provide general administrative support to ensure the efficient operations of the Netherlands office and support management. Read more