Jobs, consultancies and volunteering

CiFAR works at the forefront of civil society activism against stolen assets. Our work is often complex and demanding, but we strive to also make our organisation somewhere people enjoy working and are able to balance this with the rest of their lives. We’re based in Berlin, a lively and relaxed city, which is also the home to several other organisations working on good governance.

We are an equal opportunities employer and actively encourage applications from women and persons part of disadvantaged groups.

We advertise all our positions here and do not accept unsolicited applications.

Open positions

We do not currently have any openings.


We regularly publish calls for external consultants for our projects in this section.

We do not currently have any consultancies open for application.



We are currently looking for new board members to provide strategic direction and oversee the work of the organization. We are focussing on recruiting an investigative journalist to join our board to provide strategic direction to our investigative work.

Read more and apply here.

In general we look for volunteers who are interested in:

  • Researching ongoing asset recovery processes
  • Blogging on asset recovery

We occasionally look for volunteer support also for support with specific tasks.

If you would like to volunteer with us, please send an email to info@cifar.eu telling us how you would be interested in volunteering with us and the time commitment you could give.