Paid Volunteer Placements

At MOAS Head Office- Malta


Are you looking for a paid volunteer placement in the humanitarian/migration field? MOAS Foundation is looking for 2 ESC volunteers to join their Malta team.


About ESC:

These placements, for 12 months each and are an opportunity for career-minded, highly motivated young people to gain experience in one of the world’s leading humanitarian organizations. The initiative is funded by the European Commission and provides participants with funding to cover flights, accommodation, insurance and a small stipend to contribute toward living costs for the duration of the placement. For more information on the ESC scheme more generally please visit

Available Roles:

The volunteers will be based at our HQ in Malta and mentored within various teams at MOAS including communications, fundraising, PR and research. Volunteers’ interests and areas of expertise will be taken into consideration when allocating tasks.

We are looking for motivated individuals with a strong interest or experience in the fields of humanitarian assistance, development and/or migration.


Profile: UK residents between the ages of 18 and 30 available to start in January 2021.

Interests: Potential candidates should also be interested in the following topics: law, development studies, humanitarian studies, social science, political science, migration studies, journalism, fundraising etc.

Skills: Motivation, self- discipline, sense of initiative, ability to work well in a team.

These positions will offer volunteers:

  • Experience working/volunteering in I/NGOs or humanitarian organisations
  • Research experience (qualitative and quantitative)
  • An opportunity to grow existing video and photo editing skills
  • Experience in fundraising and campaigning, including learning how to craft language for advocacy campaigns
  • Skills development in media/communications/social media
  • Knowledge development in migration and human rights, with a focus on the Mediterranean and Asian context
  • Opportunities to practice Italian and French translation and conversaion

How to Apply:

Send your CV and a cover letter in PDF/Word format to with reference to “ESC Volunteer Opportunity, YOUR NAME” in the subject line of your covering email by the 13th November 2020.

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MOAS is looking for skilled volunteers in the areas of operations. If you think that you have the skills to assist us in our mission then  email your CV with a cover letter to

Previous experience in the NGO sector is preferable.


MOAS is always looking for bright and committed individuals who would like to gain experience in the humanitarian field.

If you are a recent graduate who would like to contribute to MOAS’s work, please send a CV and cover letter to

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