Thank you for your interest in working at International Rivers. Our global staff is dedicated to working in partnership with communities, organizations, and movements protecting their rivers, their ways of life, and our planet’s freshwater.

International Rivers’ Leadership Team on the Mekong River
Photo by Kitti, Naga Studio (2023)

Open Positions

Fundraising Consultant

International Rivers is seeking an experienced Fundraising Consultant to lead efforts in identifying new funding prospects, researching grant opportunities, and drafting compelling proposals.

The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of institutional fundraising experience, a proven track record of securing major grants from foundations, and knowledge of the environmental, human rights, and international development funding landscape. This 6-month contract position involves developing fundraising strategies, creating proposal templates, and coaching staff. Key responsibilities include conducting a funding landscape analysis, identifying new prospects, and securing new multi-year grant funding.

Qualified applicants should contact International Rivers at for full details and application instructions.

Internships & Volunteer Positions

From time to time, internship positions will be listed here. If you’re interested in interning with International Rivers, contact us via and sign up for our jobs and internships alert listserve.


If you are a student with opportunities for an internship to be compensated by a fellowship or academic credit from your educational institution, you are welcome to send your resume, a cover letter detailing your interest in our work and the specific internship requirements to


If you have skills and experience you would like to contribute to our work on a volunteer basis, you are welcome to write to Most of our volunteer opportunities are based out of our California headquarters and include help with database administration and communications.

If you’re interested in working for International Rivers in the future, sign up for our jobs and internships alert listserve.