Information for Volunteers

This is a great opportunity to be a part of efforts to advance human rights at home and around the world.

In the process of addressing a science or technology question or need, you also will be helping expand the public's understanding and appreciation of science and technology in the service of human rights.


On-call Scientists seeks candidates from all scientific disciplines with a diversity of professional experiences. Volunteers will come from a range of sectors, including academia, industry, and non-profits, representing a spectrum of career stages, from recent graduates to faculty on sabbatical, to retired scientists and engineers. Regardless of background, career stage or age, to volunteer as part of On-call Scientists, you must meet the following minimum requirements:

On-call Scientists is intended to be a global network. Citizenship and language requirements will depend on the location and needs of the host organization. Volunteers from all countries and regions of the world are encouraged to register.

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