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Jobs / Internships / Volunteer
WITNESS is an international organization based in Brooklyn, New York. We are an equal opportunity employer. We value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.
Please note: When applying to Jobs, Internships, or Volunteer, due the volume of inquiries we will not be able to individually confirm receipt of your application, but you will receive an auto-reply acknowledgement. And please no phone calls—thank you for your understanding. We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible to ensure we have ample time to review.
Current job openings are listed below and on other nonprofit employment websites such as Idealist.org. Click on the job titles below for details and instructions for how to apply.
IT Help Desk Consultant: Click here for details.
Internships at WITNESS offer a unique, hands-on opportunity to gain experience in the areas of human rights, video advocacy, communications, media operations, fundraising, IT, human resources, and nonprofit administration. Interns participate in an array of activities depending on the department and projects, which may include logging footage, translation, research, event planning, online outreach, and organizational support. All internships are unpaid and are located in our Brooklyn, New York offices.
University Credit and Interns from Abroad
We are happy to assist candidates with applications for outside scholarships and arrange for academic credit. We welcome interns from abroad, however at this time WITNESS does not facilitate visa applications for internships.
We accept applications to internships on a rolling basis. Please see current listing of available internships for details of responsibilities, qualifications and instructions for how to apply.
We accept Volunteers at all levels of involvement that are interested in giving their time, talent, and skills in support of WITNESS’ work and mission. Volunteers do not receive compensation. You can volunteer to raise awareness about WITNESS in your local area, or lend your support in our Brooklyn office in New York City. From time-to-time we will announce specific Volunteer opportunities for WITNESS projects (see below):
Volunteer Position (Temporary): Translators: Click here for details.