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

Legal Advisor, Africa - Washington, DC

Do you want to protect civic space and promote an enabling environment for civil society in Africa? The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is looking for a creative, strategic, and highly motivated lawyer to join our Sub-Saharan Africa program team. The Legal Advisor will be based in ICNL’s Washington, DC office. This is a full-time position, with significant travel. The Legal Advisor will help design and implement ICNL’s programs in Central, East and Horn, Southern and West Africa, as well as work with regional, continental and global multilateral institutions.

ICNL promotes the freedoms of association, assembly, expression, and public participation in countries around the world, including in more than 35 countries in Africa. Our work on civic space focuses on themes such as digital rights, philanthropy, counterterrorism and security, and climate change. ICNL engages with civil society, state actors and legislative representatives, and multilateral institutions including the African Union’s human rights mechanisms and the United Nations, including its Special Rapporteur on the Freedoms of Peaceful Assembly and of Association.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

Program Assistant, Eurasia - Washington, DC

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

The Program Assistant –Eurasia will be based in ICNL’s Washington, DC office. Following ICNL office policy, some remote work may be permitted. This is a full-time position.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

Legal Advisor, Eurasia - Washington, DC

Do you want to protect civic freedom in Eurasia? 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 the former Soviet Union (Eurasia) region. ICNL engages with civil society, governments, parliaments, and the United Nations.

The Legal Advisor –Eurasia will be based in ICNL’s Washington, DC office. Following ICNL office policy, some remote work may be permitted. This is a full-time position, with the possibility of significant travel.

For more information and application instructions, click 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.

Legal Advisor, Digital Rights - Washington, DC

Do you want to protect digital rights and online freedoms? The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is looking for a creative and 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. ICNL engages with civil society, governments, parliaments, and the United Nations.

The Legal Advisor for Digital Rights is a full-time position based in ICNL’s Washington, DC office. The job is dynamic, fast-paced, and best suited to someone creative, flexible, and comfortable with multi-tasking. Significant travel is expected.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

Consultancies

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.