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.

Internships & Volunteer Positions

From time to time, paid internship positions will be listed here. We do not offer unpaid internships. If you’re interested in interning with International Rivers, sign up for our jobs and internships alert listserve.

Open Positions


Director of Philanthropy

International Rivers is looking for a Director of Philanthropy to lead the design and implementation of the organization’s fundraising strategy. Preference for candidates based in the Bay Area, though candidates outside of the Bay Area are encouraged to apply.


Communications Manager

International Rivers is excited to announce an opportunity to join our team as a Communications Manager. The Communications Manager will be responsible for coordinating an effective external communications strategy that increases the organization’s visibility, support base, impact, and coordination across our regional teams.


Community-Based Water Governance Curriculum Consultant:

International Rivers is excited to announce an opportunity to join our team for a short-term position as a Curriculum Consultant to support the development of trainer modules for our Community-based Water Governance Curriculum (CBWGC). Over the past 2 years, International Rivers has been developing and piloting the CBWGC with local community partners in the Teesta basin in India and Bangladesh. The main aim of the CBWG curriculum is to be a comprehensive tool from which communities can engage with water and river governance issues in their areas. As the curriculum consultant, you will be responsible for collaborating with International Rivers’ staff to convert our existing curriculum content into trainer modules for uptake and use by civil society partners and educators.


South East Asia Graphic Designer

International Rivers is hiring a Graphic Designer consultant. The successful applicant will support International Rivers on a range of project items, which will include the design and graphical support for operational handbooks, safeguarding policies and project reports, among other items where design support may be required during the effective period.


Thai Translator

International Rivers is hiring a Thai Translator consultant. The successful applicant will support International Rivers on a range of project items, which will include translations from English to Thai of operational handbooks, safeguarding policies and project reports, among other items where translation may be required during the effective period.

Interns


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 contact@internationalrivers.org.

Volunteers


If you have skills and experience you would like to contribute to our work on a volunteer basis, you are welcome to write to contact@internationalrivers.org. 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.