Our team strives to enhance the lives of disabled people across the world.

We are committed to enhancing the lives of as many disabled people as possible through our projects and by partnering with others. We also strive to ensure that everyone who works for Motivation feels valued, inspired and empowered to make a positive change.

Our team of passionate experts know the wheelchair sector inside out. We understand the challenges facing disabled people living in the developing world. The practical knowledge and skills of our front line staff is complemented by a strong back office team who focus on raising funds, keeping on top of finances and making sure operations run smoothly.

If you would like to join our team, please see the roles listed below. Keep up to date with available roles on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Individual Giving Fundraiser

Bristol, Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum

We're looking for a passionate fundraising expert with proven experience of developing an individual giving portfolio. Joining our small but enthusiastic Fundraising & Communications team, the successful candidate will play an integral role in securing unrestricted income through the use of multi-channel communications. Our donors are incredibly important to us, so you must be able to provide excellent stewardship that builds long-term relationships while maximising the commitment of supporters. This will also include developing Motivation’s legacy marketing and administration.

Full details of the role can be found in the job description and person specification

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Vickie Wood, Head of Fundraising, on 0117 944 9864

To apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter (no longer than two sides of A4) evidencing your suitability for the role and illustrating how you meet the person specification with ‘Individual Giving Fundraiser’ in the subject line to [email protected].

Closing Date for Applications is Friday 24th January 5pm.  We will review applications on an ongoing basis and only shortlisted candidates will be notified. We are an equal opportunities employer. 


Evaluation Consultant

Remote with travel to Tanzania as required

We’re looking for an experienced consultant to evaluate the impact of our ‘Rebuilding Lives, Growing Livelihoods’ project in Tanzania. This two year project, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund, builds on Motivation’s existing Peer Training networks using our peer to peer approach (i.e. wheelchair user to wheelchair user) to empower disabled people to access relevant livelihood skills training and income generating activities (IGAs). In addition, the project engages with advocacy and awareness raising work through Economic Action Groups (EAGs) to advocate with the Government and other service providers on the need for the inclusion of disabled people in IGAs and saving schemes.

We are looking for someone with excellent facilitation skills and the ability to design and deliver a robust, mixed methods evaluation. Ideally the evaluator will have experience of both disability and livelihoods, and will be passionate about our work to empower people with disabilities. Knowledge of the Tanzania context is desirable but not essential.

Full details of the role and how to apply can be found in the Terms of Reference. For an informal discussion please contact Daisy Pitcher.

Please note, the closing date is 19 January 2020. We will review applications on an ongoing basis and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

We are an equal opportunities employer.


As the international development sector changes, we know Motivation must also evolve to achieve the greatest impact. Over the past year a new global focus on assistive technology for disability inclusion has emerged in politics and development. There has never been a better time for Motivation to influence wheelchair provision for future generations. 

To achieve this we are embarking on a period of change towards a global model of operation. We are building the capacity of our regional teams so they can drive and deliver the change that is required. We are exploring new funding models. We are building our sustainability. All this will enable Motivation to be in the best shape possible to grow our long term impact for disabled people in developing countries. Now is an excellent time to join our team. Read more. 

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