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There is currently 1 staff vacancy. See more about our current staff and representatives.

Finance and Admin Officer

Part time (3 days), Central London, UK

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated finance and admin officer to join our team and help us manage our growth.

This post will take over aspects of work that are currently done by other staff, and external consultants. This means that part of the job will involve creating new internal processes and systems. This job will suit someone who has a high level of experience, and who is passionate about our cause and wants to help the organisation grow into its next phase.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on 13 December.

For all information and application process see:

Volunteering Opportunities

Annie and Emma volunteer at World Humanist Congress 2014

Annie and Emma volunteer at World Humanist Congress 2014

Be a friend to international Humanism, by donating your talents!

IHEU is dedicated to building the worldwide humanist community, to networking our Member Organizations together, and to advancing our policy agenda at the international and regional levels.

We have a small staff team managing key work areas and coordinating activities between national and local Member Organizations, and we are very grateful to the various volunteers who contribute to our work.

Some of our volunteer opportunities can be worked remotely (online) from anywhere in the world. No previous experience in the organized humanist movement is necessary.

Volunteer Advocacy Research Assistant

The IHEU is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to volunteer in providing research assistance to our Director of Advocacy. The role is based in Brussels, or can be worked remotely if not possible. The volunteer will work under the guidance of our Director of Advocacy and assist her work through research, writing briefing notes, drafting written statements and submissions for our work at international institutions, liaising with our Members and undertaking translation where possible.

Apply: Download the Volunteer Call document (PDF) for more information, criteria, and application process.

Country Researchers (Freedom of Thought Report)

The Freedom of Thought report surveys discrimination against the non-religious around the world. You can read about the project and discover the entire Online Edition on the dedicated website at

A team of researcher volunteers works to keep the report up to date on an ongoing basis. You may either join the team with permanent access to the report’s collaborative editing suite, or if your availability is limited to a shorter time frame you may be able to focus on a specific country, countries, or region. Some skills and experience in writing, research, or policy work would be beneficial.

Volunteers for this project can work remotely from anywhere in the world. Some use of email and online documents will be required.

Apply: To apply as a volunteer researcher please complete this online application form.


We are looking for people to help us translate IHEU material and stories. We are looking for individuals who can translate from English into other UN languages. We are particularly interested in Spanish and Portuguese (our current “priority region” under our Growth and Development programme is Latin America).

We are also producing development materials and resource packs for new groups, and we want these also to be translated. We are committed to translating some of our historic resolutions into many languages.

If you can help on an ad hoc or ongoing basis please email with your stated languages and any experience in translation.

The International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization incorporated in New York, USA. And registered in England, number FC020642.

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