Praxis UK : get involved

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There are four different ways you can get involved with Praxis UK’s work: as a salaried member of staff, a consultant, a volunteer, an advisor or a member of one of the Friends of the Nile Association.

News and Events

The Workshop 2011

TheWorkshop 2011 is the fifteenth annual international commune on participatory development Praxis has run. Each year, over 120 participants from NGOs, government and multilateral institutions, representing as many as forty seven countries come together to share and learn the latest developments in participatory approaches. For further details on how you can take part this year click here.

Current staff vacancies

  • Internship in India

    Praxis currently has an opening for an intern at one of its offices in India. For further information on the post and how to apply, please click here.

  • Consultant opportunities

    Praxis UK maintains a database of international consultants with experience in participatory approaches in a wide range of topics. We are particularly interested in expanding our pool of consultants from the South. If you would like to be considered for the Praxis UK consultant database, please email your CV to quoting reference ‘CO’.

  • Volunteering opportunities

    From time to time, volunteering opportunities arise with Praxis UK. We believe in supporting our committed volunteers to get the most out of their volunteering experience. To enquire about current volunteering opportunities, please email a copy of your CV to, quoting reference ‘VO’ with a covering letter explaining what you would like to learn, and what you feel you have to contribute.

  • Advisory team opportunities

    In addition to our trustees, Praxis UK also has two advisory teams to help guide us with specific aspects of Praxis UK’s work . We currently have a programmatic advisory team and a resource mobilisation advisory team. If you have considerable experience in these themes, and would like to broaden it still further by contributing to the growth of new charity, please contact quoting reference ‘AO’.

  • Friends of the Nile Association

    Praxis UK hosts the Friends of the Nile Association — this is an association of people who are interested in participating in the Voice of the Nile project. If you are interested in becoming a member of the association, please contact quoting reference ‘FO’.

River Voices – add your river’s voice

Whether you are an individual or an organisation, there are a whole raft of ways in which you can take part and benefit from the River Voices programme.

If you are an NGO: do you want to highlight the work your organisation does? Do you want to give the communities you work with a voice? Do you have a river related issue you want the world to know about? Do you want to mobilise increased funds and resources for your work? E-mail us to find out how you can take part.

If you are a youth or community organisation: and would like to learn more about rivers throughout the world, explore your own river and help protect it click here

If you are a research institute: and would like to inform the research or take part in the action research expeditions, email us, we would like to hear from you.

If you are a governmental or policy-making institution: and would like the project to contribute to your work you can email us to find out more

If you are a donor or sponsor: and would like to support the objectives of the project please email us.