Start volunteering at People in Need!

Dear passionate individuals seeking to make a difference,
Thank you for considering People in Need as a platform for your volunteering and internship endeavors. Your dedication to aiding those in need is truly commendable, and we are grateful for your interest in joining our programs.
At People in Need, we continuously update our list of volunteering opportunities to ensure that we effectively address the evolving needs of the communities we serve. You can explore the current openings and areas where your assistance is most needed through this link. 😊
Your willingness to contribute to our mission is invaluable, and we remain hopeful that we can find a fitting role for you within our organization, whether it be through volunteering, internships, or other opportunities.

What can you do in PIN?

Lots of things. From simple, office-based tasks to more complex fieldwork and research. Our activities are very dynamic, sometimes they change from project to project, sometimes they are more constant and we carry them out over a longer term. And we're talking here about helping out with mailings, data entry, phone calls, and other administrative tasks; public event organization, training, monitoring, and more. You can learn to do many useful, career-enhancing things that will improve your CV.

Who can volunteer?

We welcome all volunteers who want to make a difference around them, regardless of education or professional experience. Our volunteers can be students, graduates, young professionals with various backgrounds.
We need people who are committed, responsible, and cheerful. It is important that they feel defined by our values: integrity, professionalism, efficiency, proactive involvement, and responsibility.

Below you can find out the sectors we currently need you:

  • CIVIL SOCIETY & GOOD GOVERNANCE. PIN aims to promote democratic values, inclusion of citizens in decision-making processes, and transparency in the democratic process. We support local initiatives and encourage action groups to contribute to improving people's lives across the country. It is important to us that everyone knows their rights and freedoms and how they can contribute to the development of their communities.
  • SOCIAL INCLUSION & PROTECTION. PIN main activities include capacity building to strengthen social services, providing psychosocial support, legal aid, information counselling, promoting social cohesion, facilitating multi-sectoral referrals, and raising community awareness. 
  • EMERGENCY RESPONSE & RECOVERY. One of the pillars of PIN Moldova's work is helping people affected by crises that require immediate response and long-term recovery. Wars, pandemics, economic crises, and natural disasters are just some of the circumstances that can directly and significantly affect the quality of life of disadvantaged people, and we aim to stand by these people, both through humanitarian aid and through projects that help them better integrate into society, become more attractive to the labour market and become resilient to challenges.
  • RURAL DEVELOPMENT, LIVELIHOODS & SUSTAINABILITY. PIN believes that a sustainable and inclusive business environment is crucial to achieving the reduction of poverty and mitigating the massive emigration of the active population. In continuity with our previous strategy, we intend to facilitate the cooperation between local actors from the private and public sectors, support the development of sustainable and inclusive businesses, increase local incomes, and contribute to the growth of local business support infrastructure.
  • HUMAN RIGHTS & MEDIA LITERACY. Relief and Development Department of PIN, working in coordination with colleagues from the Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, provides various activities to enhance and increase the socialization of human rights and media literacy skills in Moldova. 
  • OPERATIONAL DEPARTMENT (Finance, Human Resources, Procurement and Logistics).
  • COMMUNICATION, MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) DEPARTMENTS.

What are the benefits?

  • Experience in an international organization;
  • Multinational team;
  • Professional capacity building (trainings);
  • National health insurance;
  • Possibility to travel within the country and coverage of accommodation and per diem expenses during field trips;
  • Inclusion of volunteering experience in the CV and the issued by PIN the volunteer Card or volunteer Certificate, will serve as proof of seniority;
  • Tea/Coffee/Teambuilding.

How to apply?

If you are interested, we welcome you to sign up for our database of volunteer applicants by submitting your CV and motivation letter detailing location your desired area of involvement within PIN Moldova (Ref: Comrat Emergency Response and Recovery), using this application form.
After the evaluation of all applications, selected candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview on a rolling basis.
Thank you once again for your interest in People in Need. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need.

People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct, and committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need engages /is in contact. People in Need expects all staff/volunteers to perform job duties and responsibilities following the People in Need Code of Conduct and Key Policies (available at: People in Need staff/volunteers will undertake the appropriate level of training.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
We are committed to ensuring diversity (people from different social and ethnic backgrounds and of different genders, sexual orientations, etc.) within our organization and encourage interested candidates to apply.

By sending their CV and other documents to the aforementioned link the candidate implicitly consents to their Personal Data appearing in the CV and such other documents being held and processed by PIN exclusively with the view to analyzing the candidate’s suitability for the position and keeping such data in our files for a reasonable period following the PIN's Data Protection Policy. The candidate can revoke such consent anytime by sending an according notice. Kindly refrain from including any special personal data, whose processing, as per applicable law, requires the express written consent of the subject of such data.