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Join Our Team

Voice of Witness (VOW) is a nonprofit that amplifies the stories of people impacted by—and fighting against—injustice through oral history, education, and advocacy. In our programming and partnerships, we work with communities to document and center unheard voices, teach ethics-driven storytelling, and develop educational resources.

We believe oral history has the power to build community, heal and support storytellers, and advance justice through education and narrative change. Learn more about our mission, vision, and programs here.

Available Opportunities:


Voice of Witness is actively seeking new board members! The purpose of the Voice of Witness Board of Directors is to help the organization pursue its mission of advancing human rights by amplifying the voices of people impacted by—and fighting against—injustice through oral history, education, and advocacy. We’re seeking board members who will be enthusiastic partners as we embark on our new vision plan and will support the organization through governance, strategic planning, fundraising, and outreach.

Find more information about this opportunity here.

We are seeking an experienced editorial program manager (EPM) with a passion for oral history and social justice to join our dynamic team. As VOW’s EPM, you will manage our editorial projects, including the book series, and promote our work in alignment with the organization’s mission. You will ensure the ethical and timely shepherding of our editorial projects, typically overseeing 2–3 projects a year at various stages of development in close collaboration with external project leads, publishing partners, and VOW staff. You will also support our work through partnership development, trainings and public speaking, and cross-departmental strategic planning.

This is a rolling application process. Interviews will begin the week of June 17th.

Full job description and application instructions.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

With a staff and board dedicated to human rights storytelling and advocacy rooted in equity and empathy, a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds is crucial to our ability to pursue our mission. Voice of Witness is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Candidates who identify as being from underrepresented groups or identities and/or have nontraditional career paths, work skills, and community-based work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. We enthusiastically welcome all applicants, no matter your race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, or abilities. We know there are great candidates who won’t fit every qualification; please don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.