Volunteer opportunities and internships
We rely on the great work of interns and volunteers. Being part of the Foundation’s team as a volunteer or intern is a great way to develop your skills and expertise and be a part of a tight-knit community passionate about peace and justice.
You will be an important member of a small and committed team that delivers our annual Sydney Peace Prize program and associated events. Plus, you will have the opportunity to attend the Sydney Peace Prize events and take a look behind the scenes.
We are currently recruiting for a number of volunteer opportunities / internships. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, please apply as soon as possible. If you feel your skill-set spans elements of different positions please do not hesitate to get in touch, we would love to hear from you!
We are of course happy to honour and sign off on any accreditation/study requirements as well as provide a letter of recommendation and make ourselves available for reference phone calls.
- Events and Marketing assistant
We are urgently looking for one or two interns or volunteers to join our small team for the next five months whilst we organise the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize events with Naomi Klein.
You will help us reach thousands of Sydney-siders in the lead up to the Sydney Peace Prize events, and be an integral part of our small organising team. This is an opportunity to get substantial experience with organising and coordinating events, marketing, and communications. You will have considerable autonomy but work as part of a supportive and tight-knit team.
You should be available 1-3 days per week, with 2-3 days per week during October and in the lead up to the events in the second week of November. This role is unpaid, but provides free entry to all the events.
If you are interested please email your CV to , along with a cover letter expressing your interest and availability. We will need to make a decision by the end of July, and for the intern to start at the beginning of August, so please contact us asap!
- Communications assistant
We are looking for a motivated and creative communications volunteer or intern to write print, web and social media content to encourage the Sydney community to make nominations, market the November Peace Prize events, and raise awareness about this year’s Peace Prize recipient and his/her work.
This this is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience, be involved in projects from start to finish, and see the results of your work which you can use for your own portfolio.
Experience with iMovie or Final Cut Pro highly regarded!
- Web designer/developer
We are looking for a motivated and creative volunteer or intern who has a firm understanding and excellent skills in web design/development, and is looking to build up his or her portfolio and use his or her skills for social good.
This is an opportunity to contribute to a radical transformation of our website and online presence, and create an engaging and interactive website that effectively tells the stories of Sydney Peace Prize recipients and their inspiring work.
- Grants Researcher
We are looking for a passionate and motivated grant researcher to assist us with our fundraising efforts!
You would be responsible for seeking grants and raising support from foundations, corporations, and government sources requiring proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects.