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Chemists Without Borders

Become a Member

Welcome to Chemists Without Borders. Become part of a global community that solves humanitarian problems. We are over 660 chemists and non-chemists living across 52 countries. We leverage our knowledge to provide expertise, evaluate technologies, and educate people throughout the world. Your skills are very important to us. Our organization takes everyone's contribution to fulfill our mission and vision.

Join to receive our periodic newsletters to learn the current activities of our organization. Discuss topics of mutual interest during our bi-weekly conference calls to inform members of recent activities, share knowledge, and obtain your input. If you want to volunteer, your skills and talents may be utilized in operations, activities, or appropriate projects. The extent to which you engage is up to you.

Volunteer Positions lists our current internal volunteer needs. Some of these positions may require a minimum commitment of up to 20 hours a week for six months, many require <5 hours. Most requirements are fulfilled over the phone, web communication, and email. Our baseline staff operates in the areas of Fundraising, Communications, and Project Management. Persons with the following skills are also highly valued:

  • Computer, internet skills: weblog, website, social networking, etc.
  • Administrative skills
  • Writing; communications; grants
  • Volunteer Management
  • Public Relations
  • Financial training, accounting
  • Legal training
  • Management skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Recruiting
  • Advertising
  • Fundraising; grants
  • Presentations
  • Field or lab work
  • Your skills


If you have any of these skills and want to change the world, contact us.

Likewise, Volunteer Opportunities help our internal staff in running our organization. Demanding fewer than 10 hours a month or volunteering your time in project opportunities in your area and around the world.


Your skills are very important to us. Our organization takes everyone’s shared contribution to fulfill our mission and vision.

You might:

  • Learn or develop a new skill
  • Be part of your community
  • Achieve change
  • Boost your career options
  • Make tangible improvements using your chemical knowledge
  • Solve problems
  • Strengthen communities
  • Improve lives
  • Connect with others
  • Transform your own life
  • Echo the values of Chemists Without Borders


Want to make a difference, join today!