Job Opportunities

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law works around the world to promote a legal environment where civil society, philanthropy, and public participation can thrive. Interested in joining our team? See below for our current vacancies.

Open Positions

Project Accountant - Washington, DC

ICNL is seeking a Project Accountant to support ICNL’s finance team in the financial management of our programs. ICNL works to advance civil society, philanthropy, and human rights in over 100 countries. This position is a great opportunity to work with an international organization. The role involves working with a Senior Program Financial Analyst and program staff on financial reporting and budgeting.  The position is full-time and based in our Washington, DC office. The Project Accountant reports to ICNL’s Finance Director. More information and application instructions can be found here.

Legal Advisor, Asia - Washington, DC

Do you want to protect civic freedoms in Asia? The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is looking for a creative, strategic, and highly motivated lawyer to help us do just that.

ICNL promotes the freedoms of association, assembly, and expression and supports civil society, digital rights, and philanthropy in countries around the world, including in Asia. ICNL engages with civil society, governments, parliaments, and the United Nations.

The Legal Advisor – Asia will be based in ICNL’s Washington, DC office. This is a full-time position, with significant travel (pandemic permitting). The Legal Advisor – Asia will help design and implement ICNL’s programs across Asia.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

Consultancies

Call for Proposals: Defending Tunisia’s CSO Legal Environment

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to invite proposals for grants to defend the legal environment for civil society in Tunisia. ICNL seeks to provide three grants to support Tunisian civil society organizations (CSOs).

Proposals should address one of the following activities: (1) raising awareness of the positive impact of civil society in Tunisia; (2) researching the potential impact of proposed foreign funding and other restrictions on the economy, civil society, and the public; and (3) researching and documenting solutions to the incremental encroachments on civic space through restrictive practices in implementation of Decree 88 on Associations and other Tunisian laws and policies.

The ceiling for each subgrant is USD $10,000. Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis and are due by December 31, 2022. All activities should be completed by May 30, 2023. For details and application instructions, please see below.

ENGLISH: For more information and application instructions in English, click here.

ARABIC: For more information and application instructions in Arabic, click here.

Call for Proposals: Civic Freedom Monitor (CFM) for Sri Lanka

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is soliciting applications for a consultant for the Civic Freedom Monitor (CFM) project to develop reports on the legal environment for civil society and civic freedom in Sri Lanka. Applications are due by October 24, 2022.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

Call for Proposals: Improving the Legal Environment for Financial Sustainability of CSOs in Uzbekistan

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to invite applications from local expert organizations focused on improving the legal environment for financial sustainability of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Uzbekistan. Applications will be considered until October 15, 2022. Only one applicant will be selected to implement the contract.

For more information and application instructions in English, click here.

For more information and application instructions in Russian, click here.

Call for Proposals: Design Consultant

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is seeking a designer to create a suite of graphics for our digital and social media platforms. We are looking to create a set of evergreen graphics that cover our various country, regional, and issue-based content, totaling in up to 89 graphics. The project will run from date of hire through August 31, 2022.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

Call for Proposals: Communications Support Consultant

The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is seeking a communications support consultant to assist with ICNL’s digital platforms, document production, and provide general communications support. The consultancy will be up to 20 hours per week and will run from date of hire through December 31, 2022, with the possibility of extending. Work will be performed remotely, though the candidate must be based in the US.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

Grants & Fellowships

Occasionally, we offer grants to civil society organizations and others working to promote and protect civic freedoms, as well as fellowships and internships at ICNL. Click here for our current opportunities.