Our work saves lives.

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is an international NGO operating in the field of unarmed civilian protection. Our programs in the Philippines, Myanmar, South Sudan, and the Middle East serve vulnerable and conflict-affected populations by working to reduce violence, protect human rights defenders, create safe spaces for dialogue, and facilitate conflict-sensitive returns of displaced persons. Internationally, NP raises awareness at the EU and UN level on the productive role and impact nonviolent international presence can make in areas of conflict and builds rosters of potential protection officers through trainings.

We are regularly looking for new motivated associates to join our team. Learn more about how you can be part of Nonviolent Peaceforce by reading our employment opportunities.

As we receive many applications for each position, only those selected for an interview will be personally contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Nonviolent Peaceforce.



International Protection Officer

Location: South Sudan (various)

Job Profile: here

Vacancy Announcement: here

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications will be processed on a “rolling” basis.

This is an urgent post - priority will be given to applicants who can deploy within one month of recruitment.

Send CV and Letter of Motivation to

Please include “International Protection Officer” in the subject line

Safety and Security Manager

Location: Juba, South Sudan (with frequent travel to field locations)

Job Profile: here

Applications will be accepted and processed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Due to the urgency of the need to fill the position, qualified candidates who can start immediately will be prioritized.

Please email your updated CV together with a letter of motivation that tells us why you are interested in this position and how you are ideally suited to this particular position to

As we receive hundreds of applications for each position, only those selected for an interview will be personally contacted. Thank you for your interest in Nonviolent Peaceforce.


The Nonviolent Peaceforce US office in St. Paul, MN accepts applications for various positions on a rolling basis. Interested candidates please contact with a resume and cover letter. Internships can be summer-long, semester-long, or customized to meet your needs. Generally NP interns are unpaid, but receive valuable work experience and credits towards their education, if applicable. Please note that the US office is unable to sponsor interns from outside the United States, and that interns must be available to work in the St. Paul office during the time of their internship.

Past internships have also included:

- Database Assistant

Communications Intern

Finance/Accounting Intern

The head Nonviolent Peaceforce office in Geneva is currently not looking for internships. Open positions should be publish in summer 2020.

Prospect Research Intern

St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Profile: here

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Email resume to Liesl Spitz at


Looking for volunteer opportunities?

We need St. Paul, Minnesota, US-based volunteers interested in tabling at local Twin Cities' events for Nonviolent Peaceforce, inviting people to upcoming events, writing handwritten notes, helping archive communication material and other general office duties as assigned.

If you are interested in taking part please contact us at 612-871-0005 x221 or

Unfortunately we are not able to accept volunteers in our program locations. Please review job opportunities on our website and apply if you are interested.

Consultancies and Tenders

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) engages consultants from time to time, typically to conduct evaluations or trainings.  Expressions of interest should be sent to the person named in the listing.

Training Consultancy on Conflict Resolution and Mediation for Nonviolent Peaceforce Iraq

Terms of Reference: here

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12 February 2020, 17.00 UTC+3

Please email your CV together with a cover letter under the subject line: Conflict Resolution Trainer and explains why you are suited for this consultancy, an outline of your tentative training agenda, confirmation of availability. Please indicate your desired compensation in the cover letter for a total of nine (9) days consultancy (suggested: 4 days curriculum design, 4 days of training delivery, 1 day for debrief and report).

Please note that only applicants who provide these 5 (five) items mentioned will be considered.

Email address is:

As we receive a large volume of applications, only those selected will be personally contacted.

External End-line Evaluator: Preventing Violence & Building Safer Communities in Wau State

Terms of Reference: here

Prospective individual consultants should submit written proposal and other details listed above to by 5 p.m. UTC on February 7, 2020.