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Paid and voluntary positions in London and the Bay Area are also posted here. For positions in other offices (Berlin, Paris, Madrid, Milan), please see the Survival website in the relevant language.

Survival does not manage any projects overseas – we do assist some projects with tribal peoples, but these are run by the tribe itself. We do not send volunteers into the field, or sponsor any visitors other than our own staff.

A genuine commitment to Survival and its work is more important than formal qualifications or a desire to work in the charity sector as a whole.

Director’s Assistant

Madrid, Spain

Closing date: 18 October 2018

Our Madrid office is looking for a native Spanish speaker to support the growth of our presence in the Spanish-speaking world.

By joining this very small team, you will contribute to many aspects of Survival’s work across a very wide variety of tasks, including supporter care, donor relations, outreach and marketing, administration, and office management. As a result there is great opportunity for professional growth.

You must be a native Spanish speaker (please do not apply if this is not the case)

Also required:
- Extremely high level of English
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Highly numerate
- Precise with a keen eye for details
- Flawless proofreading skills

If this position interests you, please visit our Spanish jobs page for the full job specification and instructions on how to apply.

Program Assistant

Oakland, USA

Survival International USA is recruiting a program assistant for its Oakland office to support the development of Survival’s presence and activities in the United States. This position will assist the director in all aspects of Survival International’s work through a wide range of tasks including media outreach, liaising with supporters, foundation management, and completing administrative tasks as needed.

This is an opportunity to play an active role in growing Survival International’s North American office and be at the heart of increasing exposure and support base in the region for our work.

Candidates should submit a resume (2 pages max.), cover letter (1 page max.) and completed application form to: [email protected]

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DIY volunteer

London, UK

Are you skilled at DIY and have time on your hands? We’re looking for someone personable, flexible and professional to help our friendly staff on an ad hoc basis with a wide variety of DIY jobs. Our maintenance list is ever-changing but will include tasks like putting up shelves, decorating, and basic plumbing (e.g. changing tap washers). Tools and equipment provided.

Volunteers must be physically fit, capable of climbing step ladders safely, and able to respond to requests in an agreed timely fashion.

If you’d like to share your talent, please apply by getting in touch with [email protected] outlining why you’d be a great fit for the job.

Internships in Press & Fundraising

Berlin, Germany

Survival’s Berlin office is looking for two interns in the fields of press and fundraising. Both positions require you to speak German as a first language and have a working knowledge of English. The positions are suitable for those interested in indigenous rights issues and human rights.

For more information and to apply visit our German-language jobs page →