Thank you for your interest to join IVolunteer International. At IVolunteer International we value communication and collaboration as our two major driving forces. Since we operate worldwide and our volunteers are from around the world, we utilize futuristic communication platforms to keep in touch to instill the impact we make in the world. We are excited to know that you’ve chosen our organization for the next step of your life, let it be a job, internship, or a staff volunteer opportunity.

Below are some of the opportunities that are currently available to you. If you meet the requirements and if you’re passionate, apply and let us know. Good luck!


This position is only open to residents of Sri Lanka. 

Deadline for application: March 15, 2020
Positions available: 2
Duration of position: continuous.

IVolunteer International is a 501(c)3 tech-nonprofit organization registered in the United States. We are seeking applications from young leaders in Sri Lanka to join our start-up tech-nonprofit. There are two positions available to join the Sri Lankan team. The selected candidate will work directly with the Pasindu Liyanage, Sri Lankan Country Representative, but will also collaborate with other departments and staff. You can apply for this position as a volunteer or as an intern for college credit at accepting colleges and universities. IVolunteer International will happily produce proof of internship/volunteer contribution and work with flexible working conditions. Whichever category it is (volunteer or intern) this is an unpaid position.

The Sri Lankan Team, spearheaded by IVolunteer International’s Country Representative to Sri Lanka, manage and pursue strategic partnerships with nonprofit, government, and for-profit organizations based in Sri Lanka with the goal of expanding IVolunteer International’s goals. As volunteers of the team, you will directly manage a portfolio of our partners in Sri Lanka.

Application Requirements

The ideal candidate will need to fulfill the following basic requirements;

  • Passion for volunteering and working with a nonprofit.
  • Have high integrity and accountability.
  • Curiosity and entrepreneurial grit.
  • Ability to implement new ideas and to take on responsibility with little to no supervision.
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Colombo for meetings.
  • Be fluent in English. Fluency in other national languages is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Be able to use Slack, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Hangouts, and other software.
  • Open to feedback and learning opportunities.
  • Ability to work with a culturally different, physically disconnected, and virtually collaborating team.

Commitment & Contract

A commitment of a minimum of 5-7 hours a week is expected. You will work at your own pace on a flexible schedule, so there is a lot of space for communication and adjustment. Please let us know if there are additional requirements needed by your university to confirm this as a credit-approving internship. We will work with you to add those requirements. It is important that the applicant is accountable and takes responsibility seriously, as our partners and their clients they serve will be directly impacted by the applicant’s work.

Recognition & Benefits

  • A letter of recommendation or certificate of completion at the end of the volunteer/internship period.
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of our partners in Sri Lanka and work with executive members of these organizations.
  • Ability to work alongside international coalitions operating in Sri Lanka and network with other international NGOs.
  • Gain experience in working at a start-up nonprofit organization and public service.
  • The benefit of working with a very flexible schedule.

If you’re interested, please apply directly below using the apply button. Please forward any questions to [email protected]

 


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Deadline for application: March 1, 2020
Duration of position: 5-months, with the opportunity to join the organization as a staff member thereafter.

IVolunteer International is seeking applications from aspiring creative graphic designers to join our start-up tech-nonprofit for a period of 5 months. The graphic designer will provide creative leadership to IVolunteer International’s new brand relaunch and work alongside the organization’s executives to create, edit, and establish IVolunteer International’s brand elements. The selected candidate will work directly with the Executive Director, but will also collaborate with other departments and staff. You can apply for this position as a volunteer or as an intern for college credit at accepting colleges and universities. IVolunteer International will happily produce proof of internship/volunteer contribution and work with flexible working conditions. Whichever category it is (volunteer or intern) this is an unpaid position.

Application Requirements

The ideal candidate will need to fulfill the following basic requirements;

  • Strong graphic design skills.
  • Personally own, or have publishing access to desktop publishing tools and/or graphic design software.
  • Some proof of previous design work (assignments/hobbies).
  • Be able to maintain and uphold confidentiality with sensitive company designs and work-in-progress products.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexibility.
  • Good Analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Open to feedback and learning opportunities.
  • Ability to work with a culturally different, physically disconnected, and virtually collaborating team.
  • Passion for volunteering and working with a nonprofit.
  • Curiosity and entrepreneurial grit.

Commitment & Contract

A commitment of a minimum of 5-7 hours a week is expected for a duration of 5 months. You will work at your own pace on a flexible schedule, so there is a lot of space for communication and adjustment. Please let us know if there are additional requirements needed by your university to confirm this as a credit-approving internship. We will work with you to add those requirements.

Graphic Designer Responsibilities

  • Work with the Executive Director and the launch-event organizing committee to design, edit, and publish business cards, banners, table-clothes, t-shirts, brochures, and other brand elements of the organization in preparation for the rebranding campaign of the organization and the mobile application launch event.
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand by testing graphics across various media, amending designs after feedback, and confirming final drafts.
  • Be able to use Gmail, Google Hangouts, Google Drive (and tools), Slack, and other company tools to communicate and collaborate.

Recognition & Benefits

  • A letter of recommendation or certificate of completion at the end of the volunteer/internship period.
  • Gain experience in working at a start-up nonprofit organization and public service.
  • An opportunity to hone graphic design skills and gain experience while giving back.
  • The benefit of working from home (virtually), with a very flexible schedule.
  • Work on a unique and innovative product that will be launched in Summer 2020.

If you’re interested, please apply directly below using the apply button. Please forward any questions to [email protected]


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Deadline for application: March 15, 2020
Duration of position: 6-months, with the opportunity to join the organization as a staff member thereafter.

IVolunteer International is seeking applications from aspiring UX designers to join our start-up tech-nonprofit for a period of 6 months. The UX designer will play an important role in launching our new social impact mobile application to be launched in late Summer 2020. The selected candidate will work directly with Akash Shah, our Chief Technical Officer, but will also collaborate with other departments and staff. You can apply for this position as a volunteer or as an intern for college credit at accepting colleges and universities. IVolunteer International will happily produce proof of internship/volunteer contribution and work with flexible working conditions. Whichever category it is (volunteer or intern) this is an unpaid position.

Application Requirements

The ideal candidate will need to fulfill the following basic requirements;

  • Some proof of previous UX, UI or similar work (assignments/hobbies).
  • Be able to maintain and uphold confidentiality with sensitive company designs and work-in-progress products.
  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture.
  • Familiarity with design software.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Open to feedback and learning opportunities.
  • Ability to work with a culturally different, physically disconnected, and virtually collaborating team.
  • Passion for volunteering and working with a nonprofit.
  • Curiosity and entrepreneurial grit.

Commitment & Contract

A commitment of a minimum of 5-7 hours a week is expected for a duration of 6 months. You will work at your own pace on a flexible schedule, so there is a lot of space for communication and adjustment. Please let us know if there are additional requirements needed by your university to confirm this as a credit-approving internship. We will work with you to add those requirements.

UX Designer Responsibilities

  • Work with the Chief Technical Officer and East Taylor Creatives to implement UX designs in the social impact mobile app.
  • Ensure final designs and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand by testing graphics across various media, amending designs after feedback, and confirming final drafts.
  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability)
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers
  • Be able to use Gmail, Google Hangouts, Google Drive, Slack, and other tools to communicate and collaborate.

Recognition & Benefits

  • A letter of recommendation or certificate of completion at the end of the volunteer/internship period.
  • Gain experience in working at a start-up nonprofit organization and public service.
  • An opportunity to hone UX skills and to contribute to launching a one-of-a-kind social impact mobile app.
  • The benefit of working from home (virtually), with a very flexible schedule.

If you’re interested, please apply directly below using the apply button. Please forward any questions to [email protected]


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Guest Bloggers will contribute to IVolunteer International’s blog with op-ed pieces to be featured to an international audience of readers that belongs to a diverse demographic. IVolunteer International’s blog has been the central location for a variety of discussion forums and idea-sharing. All op-ed pieces will need to fall into at least one of the following categories:

  • Capacity Development,
  • Sustainable Development Goals,
  • Women & Youth,
  • Human Rights & Security
  • Research & Opinion
  • Volunteer Stories,
  • Conferences & Commemorations.

Op-Ed Submission Requirements

Submit a 300-word personal biography and an article on a topic of your choice that falls into one of the 7-categories above (1000 words or less) to [email protected] with the subject: Guest Blogger Submission.

If your submission is confirmed, it will be published. Then, you will be invited to submit future op-ed pieces to IVolunteer International, which will be published on our blog after review. All articles must be the author’s own work. If needed, the content including information and images must be appropriately cited. All candidates must have a serious understanding of ethics in journalism and plagiarism. Cover photos for your articles may be selected and confirmed by IVolunteer International.

Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Recognition & Benefits

  • An opportunity to publish op-ed pieces to an international nonprofit organization’s blog which attracts more than 3,000 monthly readers from around the world.
  • Constructive feedback by the Editor-in-Chief
  • Consistent, passionate, and high-performing guest bloggers will be considered for a permanent position to work with IVolunteer International in the Writers’ Council.
  • Networking opportunities

By submitting your articles as a Guest Blogger, you agree that you hold responsibility for the content that is included in the article.

Note: Do not use the “Apply” button below to submit your article/application. Please refer to “submission requirements” above for submission info.


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