How do I volunteer with Amnesty International?

Should you wish to volunteer your time to Amnesty you may be asked to assist our work through such things as:

  1. monitoring the international press.
  2. translating.
  3. undertaking research tasks.
  4. participating in online communities.
  5. raising funds assisting our human rights education.

Do you get paid to volunteer abroad?

You can get funded to volunteer abroad, but it’s important to remember that paid volunteer work isn’t strictly a job abroad. You shouldn’t expect to get paid a grandiose sum in cash for your time and labor.

What countries have Amnesty International helped?

In addition to these resources, Amnesty International’s global website provides extensive information on human rights in specific countries.

  • Afghanistan. Albania. Algeria. Angola. Argentina.
  • Dominican Republic. Ecuador. Egypt. El Salvador.
  • Liberia. Libya. Lithuania. Macedonia.
  • Sierra Leone. Singapore. Slovak Republic. Slovenia.

How do I join Amnesty International?

Register for By registering on you can join in on the human rights conversation and ensure your contributions are combined with ours. If you come from a country that doesn’t have an office you have the option to become an International member.

Who is Amnesty International funded by?

Who finances Amnesty International’s work? The overwhelming majority of our income comes from individuals the world over. These personal and unaffiliated donations allow Amnesty International (AI) to maintain full independence from any and all governments, political ideologies, economic interests or religions.

What is the best way to volunteer abroad?

Programs that can help you find the best way to volunteer abroad

  1. International Volunteer HQ. This is a great organization for those looking to volunteer on safe, reliable, but also affordable programs abroad.
  2. GVI.
  3. Cross-Cultural Solutions.
  4. GoEco.
  5. Kaya Responsible Travel.

How can I go overseas for free?

Travel Tips to See the World for Free

  1. Work Abroad in Expat-Friendly Industries.
  2. Look for Work Exchanges.
  3. Volunteer Long-Term With the Peace Corps.
  4. Volunteer With Short-Term Volunteer Organizations.
  5. Organize Your Own Volunteer Trip.
  6. House-Sit or Pet-Sit.
  7. Swap Houses.
  8. Travel to ‘The Old Country’ for Free.

Is volunteering abroad worth it?

One of the benefits of volunteering abroad is that you learn many new skills. These skills can be beneficial for you both personally and professionally.

Is Amnesty International successful?

We’re one of the world’s most influential NGOs, with a track record of success. Yet in terms of how much we spend on our work, we are smaller than many people think. Because our campaigning work is done so effectively through our volunteer networks and individual members, we get a big ‘return on our investment’.

Does Amnesty International work?

Amnesty International United Kingdom Section is the legal entity responsible for the majority of activities carried out by us in the UK. These include our campaigning work, fundraising and communications. Amnesty members in the UK belong to the UK Section.

Are there any volunteer opportunities for Amnesty International?

Leadership Opportunities for Volunteers. Amnesty International is an international grassroots movement. Much of our work is done by our network of volunteer groups. We have groups in communities and churches and on high school and college campuses. There are professional networks of lawyers and educators.

How to become a decoder for Amnesty International?

Amnesty International Decoders ( are a group of digital and online volunteers that focuses on helping expose human rights abuses. Each of the volunteers receive a short description about someone who has suffered from human rights abuses who need support.

How many people are members of Amnesty International?

With more than 7 million members and supporters worldwide, more than a million of whom are in the United States, Amnesty International is the work’s largest grassroots human rights organization. Fight injustice and help create a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.

What did Amnesty International find out about Myanmar?

Our investigations found clear evidence of a scorched earth campaign by the Myanmar military and a litany of grave abuses. With your support, we will make sure that those responsible are held to account.