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, 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.

Open Positions

Curriculum and Training Consultant

International Rivers is looking for a curriculum and training consultant to work with our regional programs to design a curriculum on rights of rivers for civil society and deliver trainings on gender and water, building on the International Rivers’ Transforming Power: gender guide and related resources.


The consultant will coordinate with International Rivers staff to:

  • Design and develop a training curriculum on rights of rivers
  • Design and deliver a two to three-day training on gender and rivers, drawing on Transforming Power and related resources in Thailand, including a pre- and post-training assessment.
  • Provide follow-up support to International Rivers team and partners


  • Rights of Rivers curriculum
  • Gender training design/program
  • Gender training report (10 pages max)


  • A passion for environmental, social, and economic justice
  • Experience developing curriculums, manuals and conducting workshops and trainings for local civil society and at the grassroots community level
  • Proven understanding and experience with experiential and participatory learning methodologies for civil society and community partners
  • Excellent facilitation skills, including in multi and cross-cultural contexts
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofing skills
  • Fluency in English, Thai-speaking (desired)

How to apply

Please send your application to with the subject line “Curriculum and Training Consultant”.
The application should include:

  • A cover letter, which outlines relevant expertise, experience
  • CV
  • Quote in USD, which includes rate e.g. per day or per hour
  • At least 2 samples of curriculum and/or training program

International Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of age, class, disability status, ethnicity, gender, race and sexual orientation.


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.