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​ Do you want to work for an organization that supports the work of the UNCCD? On this page we offer a selection of Internships, jobs, consultancies, fellowships and volunteer opportunities, all linked directly to capacity building within the framework of the UNCCD.
Ecology Volunteer on Lake Baikal in Russia
Volunteer

Save Baikal offers opportunities for both Russian and international volunteers to take part in a challenging outdoor project in Siberia, Russia, to help preserving lake Baikal.


Date:

Topic: environment; sustainability

Project Management Specialist (Agriculture) at USAID, Thailand
Jobs

The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is seeking an individual for the position of Project Management Specialist in the U.S. Agency for International Development/ Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA), located at Athenee Tower, Wireless Road, Bangkok.


Date: 09/07/2015

Topic: land management; Agriculture

Climate Change Adaptation and Water Security Experts at ICF International, Peru
Jobs

ICF International is seeking local and international applications for several long-term and short-term positions for a future program based in Peru to increase the resilience of people, places and livelihoods that are most vulnerable to climate change impacts in mountainous areas.


Date:

Topic: land management; Climate Change; Drought

Research Officer (Environment and Development) at the London School of Economics
Jobs; Fellowship

The London School of Economics is looking for a post-doctoral researcher to work with Professors Sam Fankhauser and Declan Conway on Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE), an International Development Research Centre (IDRC)-funded project on climate–resilient development in Africa and South-Central Asia.


Date: 12/07/2015

Topic: sustainability; environment

Senior Communications Associate at Fores Trends, USA
Jobs

Forest Trends is hiring a Senior Communications Associate to support its Communications team specifically with media and social media outreach, and to be an integral part of shaping a new outreach strategy starting this year.


Date: 15/07/2015

Topic: Forests; Biodiversity; Water

Land Rights and Natural Resource Governance Associate at WRI
Jobs

The World Resources Institute seeks a full-time Associate to support the Land and Resource Rights (LRR) initiative. The Associate will be a key subject matter expert, and will facilitate program management and contribute to the development of high-quality research products that are designed to influence targeted audiences in support of the vision and work of LRR.


Date:

Topic: land management

Civil Society Specialist for Global Forest Watch at WRI
Jobs

The World Resources Institute is seeking a full-time Civil Society Specialist for Global Forest Watch (GFW). GFW’s mission is to make high-quality information about forests universally accessible and useful for people worldwide, so as to empower them to manage forest landscapes sustainably and improve the livelihoods of local people.


Date:

Topic: Forests; land management

Congo Basin Regional Coordinator, Global Forest Watch at WRI
Jobs

The World Resources Institute (WRI) seeks a full-time Congo Basin Regional Coordinator to lead development of national strategies and manage on-the-ground implementation of Global Forest Watch (GFW) activities across six countries in Central Africa.


Date:

Topic: Forests; Biodiversity

Africa Forests Associate II, Global Forest Watch at WRI
Jobs

The World Resources Institute (WRI) seeks a full-time Africa Forests Associate to support Global Forest Watch (GFW) activities in East and West Africa. The Officer will lead development of strategies and support on-the-ground implementation to apply GFW tools and information to improve land-use decision-making and forest resource monitoring in priority countries.


Date:

Topic: Forests

Multiple Research positions at the IFPRI
Fellowship; Jobs

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is seeking to fill multiple researcher and senior researcher positions in various departments.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Food; land management

PhD Position - Plant-Herbivore Interactions at the University of Bern, Switzerland
Fellowship

The Laboratory for Plant Biotic Interactions at the University of Bern invites applications for a PhD in Plant-Herbivore Interaction.


Date:

Topic: ecology; environment; Biodiversity

PhD position "Analysis of agricultural policies in Central Asian agriculture"
Fellowship

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (Germany) invites applications for a PhD position “Analysis of institutional change in Central Asian agriculture” for a period of 36 months.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Food; institutional capacity building

Program Coordinator - Food, Forest, and Water (FFW) at WRI
Jobs

The World Resources Institute (WRI)'s Water program seeks an individual to support a diverse team of experts addressing global water challenges.


Date: 15/07/2015

Topic: land management; Food; Forests

Senior Program Officer - Forestry and Natural Resource Management at Winrock International
Jobs

Winrock International is lookign for a Senior Program Officer to support program, and project implementation and management, as well as new business development focusing on global forestry and climate change projects predominately in developing countries.


Date: 15/07/2015

Topic: environment; land management; Forests

On-Call Experts Program Management Consultancy at CDM Smith
Consultancy

CDM Smith seeks candidates to serve as Short-term Technical Specialists for an anticipated USAID-funded project to integrate disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into Indonesia’s core development plans and investments.


Date: 15/07/2015

Topic: Climate Change

Biodiversity International internship programme
Internship

Biodiversity International is looking for interns who are currently enrolled in a university or graduate school to acquire direct practical experience in their field of specialization.


Date: 26/07/2015

Topic: environment; ecology; land management; Agriculture; Biodiversity

Fellowships and scholarships at the Everglades Foundation - USA
Fellowship

The Everglades Foundation provides fellowships and scholarships for advanced research in support of the restoration of the Florida Everglades.


Date: 31/07/2015

Topic: environment; ecology; Biodiversity

Multiple positions at Landesa Rural Development Institute
Jobs

Landesa Rural Development Institute is a research and advocacy organization whose goal is to secure land rights for the world’s poorest people through improved policies, laws and programs.


Date:

Topic: land management; Agriculture; Food; Gender

Outreach and communications internship at the Women's Environment and Development Organization - USA
Internship

The Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) is looking for a creative, dedicated, and organized individual to join their team as and outreach and communications intern.


Date:

Topic: environment; Gender

Environmental Scientist at Century Engineering, USA
Jobs

Century Engineering is looking for an Environmental Scientist to assist with a wide range of natural resources assessment, permitting, and ecological restoration projects.


Date: 20/08/2015

Topic: Forests; Water; environment; ecology

Research on environmental degradation problems and experiences in dealing with them in South American countries (in Spanish)
Fellowship

The Andean Parliament is inviting researchers, students, government officials, and NGO representatives to participate in a publication containing research on successful strategies for the prevention of environmental degradation and climate change adaptation and mitigation.


Date: 31/08/2015

Topic: environment; Climate Change; Water; development; Sustainability; Biodiversity

Fellowship in Sustainability Studies at Yale University
Fellowship

Yale University invites applications from emerging scholars and early career faculty for appointment as the James and Mary Pinchot Fellow in Sustainability Studies.


Date: 31/12/2015

Topic: environment; sustainability; Forests

Director of Education and Dean of the Graduate School CATIE, Costa Rica
Jobs

The Tropical Agricultural Centre for Research and Education (CATIE) is hiring a Director of Education and Dean of the Graduate School to direct and lead the Education Division and the Graduate School, in order to achieve established objectives aligned with the institutional strategy and to position CATIE as a premier international land-grant university.


Date: 27/02/2016

Topic: sustainability; environment; Education

Internships at the Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment (SCOPE), Pakistan
Internship; Volunteer

The Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment's (SCOPE), an NGO working on sustainable natural resources management (NRM), combating desertification, clean drinking water and environmental law, offers internship opportunities for college students, recent graduate students, and professionals.


Date:

Topic: environment; ecology; Biodiversity; Climate Change

Volunteer at Liga para a Protecção da Natureza (LPN), Portugal
Volunteer

Liga para a Protecção da Natureza (LPN) is a Non-profit and Non-Governmental Organization based in Portugal. LPN, the oldest Portuguese environmental association, was created in 1948 with the main goal to protect the environment in the Iberian and needs volunteers.


Date:

Topic: environment; ecology; Awareness Raising; Education; Biodiversity; land management

Volunteering for the Everglades Foundation - USA
Volunteer

Volunteer opportunities with the Everglades Foundation, a US based non-profit  organization dedicated to leading efforts to restore and protect the greater Everglades ecosystem.


Date:

Topic: environment; ecology; Biodiversity

Volunteering positions with "Fight Against Desert Encroachment" (FADE)
Volunteer

Fight Against Desert Encroachment (FADE) is an international non-profit organization formed by Dr. Newton Jibunoh and is accredited to the United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development. FADE foucses on the prevention and control of environmental degradation and climate change with an emphasis on desertification and desert encroachment.


Date:

Topic: land management; Drought; Climate Change

Internships at The Global Crop Trust in Bonn, Germany
Internship

Global Crop Diversity Trust is an independent international organization which exists to ensure the conservation and availability of crop diversity for food security worldwide.
The Crop Trust accepts applications on a continuous basis for internships.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Food

Volunteers opportunities with the Ecocenter Jeyran Uzbekistan [Russian, German]
Volunteer

Ecocenter Jeyran Uzbekistan is looking for volunteers to help in preserving the rare fauna and flora species of Uzbekistan.


Date:

Topic: Education; Drought; land management

Volunteer opportunities with Ak'Tenamit, Guatemala
Volunteer

Ak’ Tenamit is a non-profit association working with Guatemalan Q’eqchi Maya communities. It provides access to education and healthcare, supports micro-enterprise efforts, and promotes environmental sustainability and climate change advocacy and mitigation work, among others.


Date:

Topic: Education; Biodiversity; Climate Change; Poverty Reduction; Gender; Forests

CCAFS Flagship on Policies and Institutions calls for interns or PhD fellows
Internship; Fellowship

Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Flagship 4 is looking for interns and PhD fellows to cover a multitude of topics related to policies and institutions for climate-resilient food systems.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; land management

Conservation Internship Program in Alaska
Internship

The Alaska Center for the Environment is looking for interns who plan a career path in conservation and are willing to make a long-term commitment to preserving and protecting the environment and diverse cultures of Alaska.


Date:

Topic: conservation

Global Volunteers Africa
Volunteer

Capacity Africa is continuously looking for international volunteers to join one of the Global Volunteers Africa projects in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania and South Africa, including environmental conservation.


Date:

Topic: environment; conservation; Education

Nature conservation volunteerism in Australia and New Zealand
Volunteer

Conservation Volunteers recruits volunteers from around the world to join environmental conservation projects in Australia and New Zealand, including land care.


Date:

Topic: conservation; environment; land management; Forests; Sustainability

Climate Change Experts at Agriconsulting S.p.A.
Consultancy

Agriconsulting S.p.A. is looking for Climate Change experts to be added into its database for future working opportunities in the climate sector.


Date:

Topic: Climate Change

PhD Research opportunities at ISRIC
Fellowship

The International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC) welcomes researchers and students to collaborate on global and regional soil information related initiatives.


Date:

Topic: Drought; land management

Short-term Volunteer Opportunities at Landesa
Volunteer

Landesa is seeking volunteers to help better improve their website and research assistants through the Washington State Work Study programs at both the University of Washington and Seattle University.


Date:

Topic: land management; Gender

UNESCO Internship programm
Internship

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) offers internship opportunities to students worldwide that allows them to gain practical experience in an international Organization.


Date:

Topic: Education

Volunteer at the Permaculture Institute of El Salvador - Sustainable development and food security
Volunteer

The Permaculture Institute of El Salvador (IPES) welcomes volunteers year round interested in sustainability, community development, organic farming and food security, to live and work on its permaculture demonstration site, offering hands-on experience in permaculture.


Date:

Topic: Sustainability; Food

World Youth Foundation: Volunteering Position
Volunteer

World Youth Foundation in Melaka, Malaysia is recruiting volunteers to support its activities. The organization engages in research, development and documentation of youth programmes.


Date:

Topic: environment; development

Become a Caux volunteer
Volunteer

Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions to assist the organization of Caux dialogue conferences, which will be held between June and August 2015 in Switzerland.  


Date:

Topic: land management; development; sustainability

Tetra Tech: Chief of party – West Africa biodiversity and climate change program
Jobs

Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for a potential Chief of Party position on a USAID-funded program to improve conservation and climate-resilient, low emission growth across West Africa.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Climate Change

Tetra Tech: Deputy Chief of party – West Africa biodiversity and climate change program
Jobs

Tetra Tech is currently accepting expressions of interest for a potential Deputy Chief of Party position on a USAID-funded program to improve conservation and climate-resilient, low emission growth across West Africa.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Climate Change

Internships with the Ramsar Convention Secretariat
Internship

The Ramsar (Convention on Wetlands) offers internship positions in their regionally oriented Internship Programme.


Date:

Topic: land management; environment; sustainability; development

International Internship & Volunteer Opportunities with the International Centre For Environmental Education and Community Development(ICENECDEV) 
Internship; Volunteer

The International Centre For Environmental Education and Community Development(ICENECDEV) is offering opportunities to become volunteers and interns in their organization as a way to get involved and have fun outside.


Date:

Topic: environment; Forests; Poverty Reduction; development; sustainability

Internship opportunity at the UNCCD
Internship

The Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification based in Bonn, the programme for Central and Easter Europe (CEE) announces the internship for duration up to 6 months to assist the Programme Officer for CEE with the preparation of the Regional Action Programme to combat land degradation, desertification in drought in the CEE region, among other tasks.


Date:

Topic: Drought; land management

Internship opportunity at the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
Internship

Do you want to contribute substantively to transboundary research while gaining valuable experience through doing an internship in a renowned research center in the fields of conservation agriculture, water management, renewable energy or socio-ecological ecosystems? apply now for study and internships at the Arava Institute!


Date:

Topic: Drought; Water; Renewable Energy; Biodiversity; Food

United Nations University: Internship communications and advocacy
Internship

The mission of UNU-FLORES is to contribute to the development of integrated and sustainable management strategies for the use of water, soil and waste resources in particular in developing and emerging countries in scientific, educational, managerial, technological and institutional terms.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Climate Change; Poverty Reduction

Oportunidades de investigación en el Centro de Interdisciplinario de Estudios Latinoamericanos (ILZ)
Fellowship

The main objectives of the Interdisciplinary Latin America Center (ILZ) at the University of Bonn include, among others, developing and implementing applied research projects and study programs in Latin America; reaching out to the next generation of students and academics interested in research on Latin America; and cultivating and publicizing the research, teaching and consulting related to Latin America at the University of Bonn.


Date:

Topic: Capacity Building Topics

Internships - United Nations University
Internship

The United Nations University (UNU) in Bonn recruits highly qualified applicants to work as interns at the different UNU entities.


Date:

Topic: Climate Change

International Social Science Council (ISSC): Internship programme
Internship

The ISSC’s internship programme provides students an opportunity to gain exposure to work in an international, multicultural science management environment.


Date:

Topic: Poverty Reduction

The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) Internship
Internship

The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) is offering a paid internship in its Brussels office.


Date:

Topic: Climate Change

Hopelink development project Kenya, Volunteer Opportunity
Volunteer

Hopelink development project is interested in working with volunteers across the world to provide linkages and long lasting partnership for socioeconomic prosperity.


Date:

Topic: Education; Food; Poverty Reduction

Become a World Youth Foundation Volunteer
Volunteer

World Youth Foundation invites volunteers to join their mission to promote goodwill and understanding amongst youth through organizing training, seminars, conference and exchange programs.


Date:

Topic: Poverty Reduction

UNESCO-UNEVOC: Internship Administration/Secretariat
Internship

The UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Bonn is currently looking for an intern to assist in the Secretariat and our Administratative Office.


Date:

Topic: Education

Volunteer/internship opportunities at the Young professional development society Nepal (YPDSN)
Internship; Volunteer

Support to enhancing the development of projects related to agriculture, education, socio economic advancement, and environment preservation in Nepal.


Date:

Topic: Climate Change

Diversas oportunidades de voluntariado en Guatemala!
Volunteer

Network of volunteer organizations in the promotion diverse volunteer opportunities in Guatemala.


Date:

Topic: Awareness Raising; Biodiversity; Education; Food; Forests; Gender; Poverty Reduction

PhD Fellowships at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
Fellowship

For developing countries, and especially the Least Developed Countries, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) offers more than 300 PhD fellowships a year at some of the most respected institutions in the developing world. These fellowships are hosted in Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico and Pakistan.


Date:

Topic: Food

Do an internship at The Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) in India!
Volunteer; Internship

Do you want to do something for the environment? Do want to make a difference in Conservation? Do you want to get hands-on experience? Work with the Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) Research Team, and do research on e.g. the linkages between Community, Climate Change and Conservation, or flood and desertification issues.


Date:

Topic: Forests; Biodiversity; Renewable Energy; Awareness Raising; Drought; Education; Water; Climate Change; Food

Student exchange/professional practices opportunity in Argentina
Volunteer

Implement your university knowledge or provide your professional skills to help the people of Paso Grande in Argentina to implement local development adaptation projects.


Date:

Topic: Drought

ACDI/VOCA: Graduate Student Overseas Volunteer Program
Volunteer

Are you a current or recent graduate student looking to make a difference overseas?


Date:

Topic: Poverty Reduction

Summer Internship Program: Agricultural Cooperative Development International and Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance
Internship

Are you a current or recent graduate student looking to make a difference overseas?


Date:

Topic: Poverty Reduction

ACDI/VOCA: Call for Climate Change Specialists, Worldwide
Consultancy

Agricultural Cooperative Development International and Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance (ACDI/VOCA) is currently seeking climate change specialists to join its pool of consultants for short and long term field assignments worldwide.


Date:

Topic: Climate Change; Poverty Reduction

Israeli Embassy in Guatemala, Guatemala - Kibbutz Volunteer Program Center in Israel
Volunteer

The kibbutz is a community with self-support services, a large percentage of the volunteers work in these service areas: agriculture, tourism or industry. The choice of available volunteer jobs depends on the person responsible for Kibbutz Volunteers, the season, the skills of the volunteer and the duration of their stay.


Date:

Topic: Food

Science Editor/Writer
Consultancy

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is seeking an experienced Science Editor/Writer to work alongside CIFOR’s communications team in Bogor, Indonesia.


Date:

Topic: Forests; Education

Awareness rasing (speakers) for Farm Africa in the UK
Volunteer

Farm Africa is looking for new speakers throughout the UK. You don’t need any previous public speaking experience, just a passion for Farm Africa and our work.


Date:

Topic: Awareness Raising

Internships and on-the-job training at International Rice Research Institute
Internship; Jobs

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) offers a "Non-degree program" for internships or on-the-job training.


Date:

Topic: Drought; Food; Poverty Reduction

Action contre la Faim
Volunteer

Action contre la Faim is looking for volunteers to support their goals: to act effectively and concretely against the persistence of hunger in a world of abundance.


Date:

Topic: Food; Drought; Climate Change; Poverty Reduction

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) Fellowships and Internships
Fellowship; Internship

The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Environmental Law Centre is a centre that recruits interns and fellowships from around the world.


Date:

Topic: Awareness Raising; Biodiversity; Climate Change

Internship in Namibia
Internship; Volunteer

Are you approaching the end of your studies and want to get valuable work experience? Are you focused and ambitious? Are you looking for an international “practicum” or internship during your studies? Then an internship through NamIntern might give you the work experience you are looking for.


Date:

Topic: Awareness Raising; Biodiversity; Climate Change; Drought; Education; Food; Forests; Gender; Poverty Reduction

The World Bank Group Fellowship Program
Fellowship

The Africa Region of the World Bank Group is launching the World Bank Group Fellowship Program for Ph.D. students of African descent.


Date:

Topic: Food; Poverty Reduction; Forests

International fellowship: Bringing together foresters from around the world
Fellowship

Work at the World Forest Institute for 6 to 12 months together with forestry and forest products professionals from around the world!


Date:

Topic: Forests

Worldwide Farmers Exchange internships
Internship

Do you want to get work-experience and training for one year on selected host farms in the United States in a specific field of agriculture? submit your application now!


Date:

Topic: Food

Student Internships
Internship

To promote capacity building in the environmental education sector in Namibia and worldwide, The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) offers student internships. Our main partner is the Polytechnic of Namibia's Nature Conservation department.


Date:

Topic: Climate Change; Education; Poverty Reduction

Opportunity: DAPA is recruiting interns
Internship

The Decision and Policy Analysis Area (DAPA) of the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is seeking English speaking recent graduates for 6-12 month internships.


Date:

Topic: Food; Education

Scholarships and fellowships for students from Commonwealth countries
Fellowship

These awards enable Commonwealth citizens to study for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in other countries.


Date:

Topic: Education

Volunteer or partner wanted for SOIL Haiti: Travel Agent
Volunteer

Are you someone who loves SOIL and could help them to keep their costs down by finding good travel deals?


Date:

Topic:

Research opportunities in School of Agriculture (RAU UK)
Fellowship

The School of Agriculture from the Royal Agricultural University Cirencester, UK offers various research opportunities at Masters and Doctoral levels.


Date:

Topic: Drought; Food

Research opportunities in Sustainable Land Management (RAU UK)
Fellowship

The research in the School of Real Estate and Land Management of Royal Agricultural University Cirencester UK embraces a range of disciplines from policy evaluation to sustainable development and market analysis.


Date:

Topic: Drought; Education

International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), Germany - Developing Country Scholars
Fellowship

Capacity building through education and training is an important element of our work as we aim to broaden and strengthen the community of young social scientists working on the human dimensions of global environmental change (GEC). The IHDP network includes members from over 115 countries and facilitates collaboration among more than 550 active project researchers, creating linkages among scientists and policymakers and strengthening research capacities in developing countries.


Date:

Topic: Poverty Reduction; Climate Change; Education; Biodiversity

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), USA - Internship
Volunteer

Internships offer a small group of outstanding graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work. They are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complements other international studies, including law. Internships can take place in a UNDP country office/ regional center or at the organization's Headquarters in New York. Assignments vary greatly in terms of content. Every attempt is made to match the interests of the intern with the needs of the organization.


Date:

Topic: Awareness Raising; Biodiversity; Climate Change; Drought; Education; Food; Forests; Gender; Migration; Poverty Reduction; Water; Renewable Energy; Capacity Building Types

UN Volunteers (UNV), Germany - Internship
Volunteer

UNV provides the opportunity for a limited number of internships at its headquarters in Bonn, Germany. The UNV Internship Programme offers the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNV’s work and is designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in development and volunteerism. It may also complement other studies such as international relations, communications, media relations and social sciences.


Date:

Topic: Awareness Raising; Biodiversity; Climate Change; Drought; Education; Food; Forests; Gender; Migration; Poverty Reduction; Renewable Energy; Water; Capacity Building Types

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Germany - Internships and fellowships
Volunteer

Occasionally the United Nations arranges ad-hoc internships for graduate students specialising in a field related to the work of the United Nations. These internships are intended to promote among the participants a better understanding of international problems and give an insight into the work of the United Nations and to provide departments with the able assistance of outstanding young students specialising in a field related to their own work.


Date:

Topic: Drought; Climate Change; Education; Food; Forests; Gender; Migration; Poverty Reduction; Renewable Energy; Water; Awareness Raising; Biodiversity; Capacity Building Types

Carpets for Communities, Cambodia - Development, woment empowerment and microfinance volunteers
Volunteer

Have a few spare hours a week? Why not put them to good use and make a significant contribution to helping break the cycle of poverty in Cambodia? Volunteer in a fun, dynamic environment alongside a team of passionate, like-minded people, to help empower Cambodian mothers and ensure their children receive the education they deserve.


Date:

Topic: Gender; Poverty Reduction

Navdanya, India - Internships on ecological agriculture, food sovereignty, and living democracy
Volunteer

Navdanya means nine crops that represent India's collective source of food security. The main aim of the Navdanya biodiversity conservation programme is to support local farmers, rescue and conserve crops and plants that are being pushed to extinction and make them available through direct marketing. The interns are part of a larger community on the farm that includes short term and long term volunteers, staff and visitors, and must be able and willing to participate with enthusiasm in the life of the farm and for the betterment of the community.


Date:

Topic: Food; Biodiversity; Awareness Raising

International Hand Foundation, Uganda - Volunteer
Volunteer

The purpose of the International Hand Foundation (IHF) is to provide scholarships to students in developing countries where basic educational needs are not provided by local government, organize volunteers to participate in community development projects and explore the use of modern communications and the Internet to spread awareness and create dialogue.


Date:

Topic: Education; Awareness Raising

Peace Corps, USA - Volunteer
Volunteer

Today's Peace Corps is more vital than ever, working in emerging and essential areas such as information technology and business development, and contributing to the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Peace Corps Volunteers continue to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities.


Date:

Topic: Education; Food; Biodiversity; Forests

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF), Worldwide - Volunteer
Volunteer

"WWOOF is a world wide network of organisations. We link volunteers with organic farmers, and help people share more sustainable ways of living. "


Date:

Topic: Food

Hope Link Development Project, Kenya - Volunteer in Development Projects
Volunteer

Hope link is integrated orphaned. We provide early childhood education and focus on the provision of satisfactory basic needs and create awareness in the community on needs and socioeconomic daily challenges facing the society, through networking and formation of long lasting partnerships. We intend to organize volunteer work camp known as ONE village work camp, we host volunteers in a family house and introduce them local food and cultural background, we provide them skills on organic agriculture, We want to make HOPE LINK a home for everyone!


Date:

Topic: Food; Education; Awareness Raising

UN Volunteers (UNV), Worldwide - Volunteer Programme
Volunteer

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development, and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.


Date:

Topic: Awareness Raising; Biodiversity; Climate Change; Drought; Education; Food; Forests; Gender; Migration; Poverty Reduction; Renewable Energy; Water; institutional capacity building; National Capacity Self-Assessment of country Parties; partnership for capacity building; research on capacity building; the use of know-now and traditional knowledge in capacity building; training in capacity building

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Worldwide - Distance Volunteer
Volunteer

You would like to engage with WWF and you are interested in virtual volunteering opportunities. This is for you! So read on…


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity

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