Working with us

There is a enthousiastic team from the World Fish Migration Foundation working to connect fish, rivers and people. Are you interested to become part of this international team? Have a look at our volunteer positions, internships and job opportunities below.




Would you like to be part of a team of enthusiastic colleagues working on preservation and restoration of migratory fish species and free-flowing riverson an international level? Perhaps volunteering at the World Fish Migration Foundation might be something for you!

The World Fish Migration Foundation (WFMF) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the preservation and restoration of migratory fish species and free-flowing rivers around the world. The foundation strives to reach its vision of “Open rivers, full of fish for the benefit of all” by “Connecting fish, rivers and people”. We do this by raising awareness on the importance of migratory freshwater fish and of open, free-flowing rivers to freshwater and marine ecosystems and fisheries and human communities. For more information about our organization, visit

For our organisation we are looking to attract:

Volunteers for the World Fish Migration Day

As a volunteer you will be working on the World Fish Migration Day, a big international awareness raising day with many local events. Together with an international team you will be searching for new event locations and supporting organisations.

What will you be doing as a volunteer?

  • Search for new participants to join the WFMD
  • Search for new supporters, send updates and communication materials
  • Communicate about WFMD to interested parties
  • Flag interesting opportunities for sponsoring
  • Communicate activities with other volunteers
  • use the database: store contact information in database

What do we look for in a volunteer?

  • Available for minimum of 1 day per week for a minimum of 6 months
  • Access to internet and a computer (work will be done via internet)
  • Excellent communication skills (both spoken & written)
  • Proficiency in English language, additional languages are preferential
  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Capable to work both independent and in a team
  • Real networker
  • A love for fish and rivers

What do we offer?

The World Fish Migration Foundation is a young and dynamic organisation with an informal working atmosphere, based in Groningen, the Netherlands. The World Fish Migration Foundation offers enthusiastic colleagues and the opportunity to make international connections with fish/river organizations and broaden your network. Volunteers work from their own location and have regular contact with the volunteer-coordinator.

Information & procedure

If you are you interested in volunteering and you recognise yourself in the above mentioned profile, we invite you to send an message declaring your interest and your CV to