Get involved

There are many ways to become involved in ORG’s work. You can support our campaigns, become a member, donate, attend our events, join one of  ORG’s activist groups across the UK or apply to volunteer.

We do not offer structured, unpaid volunteer roles in our offices because we recognise that not everyone is in a position to give their time for free. Instead, we seek funding from universities, find paid fellowships, and work with corporate partners who offer their staff secondment opportunities, as well as working with charitable trusts who fund internships.

We do however offer less structured, remote volunteer opportunities. If you are interested, drop us an email.

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Let us know what kind of volunteering you would like to do, how much time you have to give, and what you think your skills are.

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Law School Placements

ORG sometimes collaborates with law schools to enable students to work with ORG. If you are interested in a placement with ORG through your law school, please get in touch with

ORG is not able to provide direct funding. We ask applicants to seek sponsorship from law school-funds and other public interest funding initiatives. Please get in touch with if you are interested in discussing this further.

Corporate Placements

ORG is looking to collaborate with companies and corporate partners who offer secondments to their staff. If you are interested in providing a secondment opportunity for your staff we would love to hear from you. Please get in touch with


Advocacy Volunteer

We are looking for Advocacy Volunteers to help communicate ORG’s campaigns and issues to elected politicians. Read our role profile for further information.


Advocacy Volunteer

Type of role

WhereWorking from home, and/or attending meetings with your local MP, or Council.
Flexible within your own time availability
Role summary
Our advocacy volunteers help explain why digital rights issues matter to their MPs, Councillors, and other elected officials.
What’s involved?
• Explaining digital rights issues to MPs, and bringing these issues to life with examples of how they impact people in your constituency.
•Reading and understanding ORG’s policy briefings.
•Working alongside ORG’s advocacy and campaigns manager and our policy managers to develop your advocacy skills •Taking part in briefings about bills and issues we are campaigning on
•Undertaking training on how to advocacy for a policy position •Meeting with your local Councillors and other elected officials to explain how digital rights issues impact people who live in the area.
•Representing ORG professionally, and learning how to present yourself well to politicians.
This role will suit you if you…
• Have a good grasp on the political and policy issues around digital rights
• Are a good communicator and speaker who is able to get across points clearly.
• Are passionate about standing up for people’s digital rights\ •Someone who is able to present themselves well to others to leave a good impression
•Wish to learn how to advocate for policy positions within political environments.
By getting involved, you could
• Develop your political advocacy skills with training opportunities.
• Strengthen and improve your CV
• Put your professional skills and abilities towards upholding people’s digital rights.
• Meet new people and be part of a team of like-minded individuals who share a passion about defending digital rights.

Join or Start an ORG Local Group

Open Rights Group has local groups of activists in many locations across the UK. Our local groups contribute hugely to ORG’s work by promoting our campaigns and hosting events across the UK. Local groups events are coordinated by a volunteer organiser and are supported by ORG staff.

If you would like to know more about opportunities at ORG please get in touch