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.
Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to download and complete the NP Application to accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page).Please send completed applications to [email protected] Incomplete applications will not be considered
Please state in the subject line of the email: “Country Access and Security Officer”
This position is open to qualified national candidates only
The closing date for applications is Sunday, 7th March 2021
Candidate may be selected before the closing date, apply early
As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment before participating in an interview.
The Nonviolent Peaceforce US office in St. Paul, MN accepts applications for various positions on a rolling basis. Interested candidates please contact [email protected] 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.
Internships are unpaid and a minimum of 8 hours per week. Preference will be given to those who are available for six months or longer.
Please apply by emailing Liesl Spitz at [email protected] with a cover letter and resume and the subject line “Internship”. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please note, due to volume of applicants we will only respond to those whom we will request to interview.
Due to Covid 19, NP-US staff are largely working remotely, with staggered presence and health precautions observed in the office. As we are likely to continue working remotely through the spring and summer, this position does not need to be located in the Twin Cities area
Unfortunately, we are not able to accept volunteers in our international program locations. Please review job opportunities on our website if you are interested in working internationally.
NP Community Safety Teams
You’re invited to join Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) Peace Teams in the Twin Cities. The Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a global civilian protection agency (NGO) based in humanitarian and international human rights law. As a part of our growing work in Minnesota, we are organizing continued direct protection and violence prevention response for both the upcoming and ongoing racial justice protests and communitybased protection initiatives. Peace Teams will consist of a core group of community members, national and international allies.