Pro Bono Lawyer & other types of Volunteer
We have numerous possibilities for legal and non-legal volunteer work in our headquarters office in Geneva as
well as on site at one of our many country programs. Please contact opportunities@ibj.org directly with your
particular interest and inquiry.

Conduct Research for DefenseWiki
Law students/professors/experienced criminal defense practitioners and others can share their knowledge on
our DefenseWiki website in order to create a valuable online resource for criminal defense lawyers in
developing countries. Contact us at defensewiki@ibj.org for more information.

Develop eLearning content
Law students/professors/experienced criminal defense practitioners and other interested professionals can help
develop materials for our eLearning Program that offers defense lawyers both general instruction as well as
more advanced practice courses in criminal defense. Contact us at elearning@ibj.org for more information.


Translate
IBJ needs help with translation of its publications, from blog posts to legal training curricula, especially in the
following languages: French, Chinese, Arabic, Spanish, and Khmer.
Contact us at translators@ibj.org for more information.


Mentor, Train, Advise or Create a Community of Conscience
Our Communities of Conscience program enable legal aid lawyers in developing countries and defense
lawyers in North America and Europe and to exchange best practices and skills.
Typically, selected legal aid lawyers travel to a North American or European location for an intensive training
program that comprises on-site visits to public defender or legal aid offices, detention centers, courthouses and
law firms and also offers practical skills training in legal skills vital for effective practice. The participants
return to their legal communities to operate as leaders and trainers.
Contact us at opportunities@ibj.org for more information.


Host a Defender party
Finally, if your time is limited but your network strong, you might want to host a ‘Defender Party’ and show
the TED video, distribute IBJ information, and get people talking about what all of us can do, working
together, to end torture as an investigative tool!
Contact us at opportunities@ibj.org for more information.