Jobs, internships & volunteering

Open positions

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Internships & volunteering

Border Violence Monitoring Network depends on the work from its volunteers. We offer internships & volunteering, both in the field of documentation of human rights violations in the Balkan region as well as in background work and advocacy.


The tasks within the internship depend on the current situation, your skillset and your interest. Possible tasks could be:

  • Collect on-site (Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, …) reports of human rights violations against people on the move by conducting interviews with victims and witnesses
  • Database maintenance (editing of case reports)
  • Communication with local organisations, networking with new potential partners
  • Supervision of volunteers who collect reports on site
  • writing inquiries, summary reports and statements for politicians and other NGOs
  • Communication with the press
  • Social media channel management
  • IT background work, web design, illustrative work
  • Fundraising work, submission of grant applications
  • Organization of public events

Personal requirements

  • Ability to cope with a stressful working environment and stories of trauma
  • Interest in the topic and the work
  • Very independent way of working
  • You should be able to communicate in English (phone calls, informal e-mails)
  • Commitment for a least a month

What we offer

  • International, motivated team
  • Depending on your and our financial situation, we might be able to reimburse travel costs for trips to the EU’s external borders and for networking meetings
  • You will be seen as a full member of the team
  • As a registered non-profit association we can issue you appreciative internship certificate and recommendation letters (if needed)

More information (not up to date, from 2018): Internship BVM

If interested, please write use your motivation, relevant experience and your availability to: