Compiled by Terry Harris - March 3, 2004[1]



DevelopmentEx Job Opportunities Center

Gateway to International Development and Environment Jobs



A source for overseas nursing jobs.   at 



institute for international mediation and conflict resolution




The Drum Beat Classifieds




Job Banks

Lifeworth: mostly CSR related jobs in developed and developing nations

Careers Without Borders: Interactive website

*** Canadian Council for International Co-operation

*** Dev Zone

large international development job database grouped by categories

Dev Jobs

International Job Center

job bank, some only accessible to members

*** Canadem

*** CIDA

web page with links to Canadian NGO job sites

*** Canada Public Service Commission

web page with links to large list of international organizations employment pages


*** One World

Pambazuka - African Jobs

*** ReliefWeb

The Communication Initiative

The Development Executive Group




Mercy Corps

CARE Canada


British Council Development Services

Concern International




Consulting Opportunities

British Council Development Services

opportunities for consultants, associate advisers and development professionals

Consulting Base

The Development Executive Group



Recruitment Agencies






Relief Web
This website includes a section on job vacancies in the humanitarian sector.


The United Nations
This website lists job opportunities in the UN and in UN-affiliated organisations.


UN Department of Peacekeeping
This website lists vacancies in various UN peacekeeping field missions.


UN Volunteers
This website lists vacancies for United Nations Volunteers.


International Crisis Group

This website provides information on becoming a field analyst with the International Crisis Group


European Platform for Conflict Prevention and Transformation
The website lists vacancies in conflict resolution organisations.


The Network: Interaction for Conflict Resolution
This website is focused on conflict resolution, coexistence and peacebuilding.


ProPoor InfoTech Centre
This database driven website lists job vacancies in different NGOs across South Asia. It also provides the opportunity to post individual CVs.


One World Online
This website posts jobs available at various levels in the humanitarian and development sector.


Peace Brigades International
This website has information on becoming a Peace Brigade volunteer and it lists jobs within the Peace Brigades.



This website provides executive and administrative job listings in non-profit, human rights and socially conscious organisations.


The Management Center
This website provides a searchable database of jobs in non-profit organisations in the USA and worldwide.


Quaker Information Center
This website lists numerous Quaker and non-Quaker websites that advertise jobs in the field of coexistence.


Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
This online journal has a section on job vacancies in the humanitarian sector.


Yellow Monday
The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Sussex publishes this newsletter weekly. It lists internal and external job vacancies in the development sector and is available online or by email.


This listserve discusses and disseminates news on human and minority rights in South Eastern Europe (Balkans) and includes job vacancies in this field.

This listserve is purely aimed at disseminating information on vacancies in the conflict resolution field. It has a strong US-focus but also lists international openings.

This listserve disseminates information and job vacancies in the conflict resolution field on an ad hoc basis. To subscribe include message SUBSCRIBE CONRES

This listserve is distributed on an ad hoc basis and contains general information and job vacancies related to ethnic minorities, minority rights and the origin, development and settlement of ethnic conflicts.

This is a listserve for the distribution of information on jobs, internships, fellowships and conferences in the human rights field. To subscribe send a blank message.

This listserve disseminates information and job vacancies in human and minority rights.

This listserve focuses on jobs related to the former Soviet Union (Newly Independent States). However, most jobs are located in the USA.

Peacebuild Digest
This weekly listserve is maintained by McGill University. It disseminates information on different peace building issues including job vacancies in this field.
 and the 1-800-O-CANADA phone number. There is also a mail listing you can get on for federal jobs. Also check out the mail list at





Another bonus site will be the Chemonics International, Inc.


And for those looking for unpaid internship or even work in Europe, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) might be attractive to them.




Counterpart International



For those of us with an interest in development the following comes from London School of Economics,, and is provided as an aid to students to find employment.


Development Job Web Sites

Email Mailing List to Join

Internships and Volunteering in Development





Employment Links (All things HSP and Development)


Care Canada


CARE Canada, the humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE is dedicated to helping the world's poor children and their families to solve their most threatening problems.


Canadian Centre for International Studies and Cooperation


The Canadian Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to fight poverty and exclusion in the developing world and in other countries.


Center for Civil Society International


Civil Society International (CSI) assists independent organizations working for democracy and civil society in countries closed, or inhospitable, to these principles. We bring together in one place information about projects worldwide committed to the keystones of civil society: limited government, popular elections, and the rule of law; free association and expression; regulated, but open and market-oriented economies; aid to the poor, orphaned, elderly, sick, or disabled; and finally, civic cultures that value pluralism and individual liberty but also respect human needs for community and shared visions of the common good


Charity Village

The purpose of this award-winning site is to encourage, support and serve the 175,000 registered Canadian charities and nonprofit organizations, and the millions of professionals, staffers, volunteers, and donors who make this sector such an important part of our national fabric. We welcome our thousands of visitors from Canada and 51 other countries around the world.  Charity Village has no religious or political affiliation, and strives to maintain objectivity and balance in its treatment of issues.


Human Rights Internet

HRI is dedicated to the empowerment of human rights activists and organizations, and to the education of governmental and intergovernmental agencies and officials and other actors in the public and private sphere, on human rights issues and the role of civil society.


Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.


International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

International Federation programmes assist the world's most vulnerable people. Our activities, which are funded by appeals, focus on health, disaster management and promoting humanitarian principles and values.


International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee is among the world's largest non-profit, non-sectarian, voluntary agencies providing assistance to refugees, displaced persons and others fleeing persecution and violent conflict


Lawyers Committee for Human Rights

Since 1978, the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights has worked in the U.S. and abroad to create a secure and humane world by advancing justice, human dignity and respect for the rule of law. We support human rights activists who fight for basic freedoms and peaceful change at the local level; protect refugees in flight from persecution and repression; promote fair economic practices by creating safeguards for workers' rights; and help build a strong international system of justice and accountability for the worst human rights crimes.


Organization of the American States

The nations of the Americas are working more closely together than ever before – strengthening democracy, advancing human rights, promoting peace and security, expanding trade and tackling complex problems caused by poverty, drugs and corruption. Together we are building a better future for the next generation.



Russian and East European Institute

The Russian and East European Institute was established in 1958 on Indiana University's Bloomington campus. It administers one of the country's foremost programs in Russian and East European Area studies. Since its creation, the Institute has developed a broad, interdisciplinary curriculum offering extensive range and depth in advanced language and area training focusing on Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Southeastern Europe, the Baltics and Central Asia and the Transcaucasus. More than one hundred faculty from eighteen departments and schools are affiliated with the Institute.

Relief Web

Serving the information needs of the humanitarian relief community.

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is the largest regional security organization in the world with 55 participating States from Europe, Central Asia and North America. It is active in early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation

United States Institute for International Development

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States.


Jobs in Afghanistan:


Canadem job website at



NATO Recruiting




Reuters Alertnet




Human Rights Jobs


Development Gateway



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PAE Government Services


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Action contre la faim


Handicap International


Médecins du Monde




Aide Médicale Internationale


Pharmaciens sans frontières




Human Village


Action Against Hunger


Save the Children UK


International Alert


Norwegian Refugee Council


Danish Refugee Council


Swedish Committee for Afghanistan





COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale





CUSO (Canadian University Services Overseas)


Canadian Peacebuilding Coordinating Committee




Action Against Hunger



Public Service Commission of Canada- 




CCIC : the canadian council for inmternational cooperation:


IOM: international organisation for migration


World University service of Canada


Institute for internation mediation and conflict resolution


International job center


Job links :






FOCAL : (latin america) Canadian foundation for the americas


World food programme




The Gordon group home page - for international related career



overseas job express:





[1] Job sources Identified by the Class Discussion Group.

Masters in Human Security and Peacebuilding,

Royal Roads University, Victoria, B.C.             Go to the top of the page