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Volunteer Vacancies

We are an entirely volunteer-led organisation, and our team of volunteers play a critical role in supporting the work that we are committed to conducting. Our volunteers enable us to achieve our goals more effectively and efficiently, and also help to build awareness, support, and engagement with our mission as a charity.

Here you will find an overview of our current vacancies.

Undergraduate Programme

Are you an undergraduate currently studying any forensic-related course, law, criminology, or policing at a UK university? Are you interested in being part of a groundbreaking National Review Service for Missing and Unidentified People? We are seeking the 50 most talented undergraduates to be trained as volunteer Investigators with Locate International and to work with us on unsolved cases. In return, we offer you a comprehensive training package and a unique experience in providing a service to the families of the missing in the UK and internationally. If you feel you have what it takes to join us, please apply here to be considered.

Graduate Programme

Are you a recent UK graduate seeking a voluntary opportunity to develop your leadership skills? Would you like to help lead teams on a range of projects relating to missing and unidentified people? We are seeking the most talented graduates to join our 12 month Graduate Programme where, working alongside specialists in their fields, we will provide you with individualised training and mentoring to develop your skills in investigation, analysis, research and leadership. The programme starts every August. If you feel you have what it takes to become a Locate International leader, please apply here to be considered.


Are you an experienced open source intelligence specialist looking for a challenge? Are you new to OSINT and looking to develop your skills? Could you offer your time, energy, and skills to our work in our National Review Service for Missing and Unidentified People? This is an opportunity to work with other specialists who have dedicated their efforts to help others or to develop your skills through a leading training programme and apply that knowledge alongside specialists. This is a flexible programme – to be considered, please apply here.

Media and Marketing

Our Media Team are looking for volunteers with experience in Online and Offline Marketing, Social Media, Media, PR and Journalism, Content & Copy, SEO, Digital, WordPress, and Design experience. All input and time is appreciated, and there is no minimum time requirement. You are likely to have involvement with ongoing cases, where you may assist with Media Appeals and Social Media / Website posts, and general support with future plans for building our brand awareness and impact as a charity. Please apply here to be considered.


We are an entirely voluntary organisation that relies on donations to sustain our work. We are currently seeking volunteers to assist us in raising funds through fundraising activities or identifying and applying for funding. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and gain valuable experience. We will offer flexible scheduling and provide training and support to ensure that you feel confident and prepared to make a meaningful impact. If you can offer skills, and experience in fundraising or bid writing, or you have time to commit to helping us raise money, please apply here as we would love to hear from you.


Are you an experienced investigator or do you have the skills and attributes to become one? We are seeking volunteers who can join our National Review Service for Missing and Unidentified People. Our volunteer Investigators come with a broad range of skills and experiences, but each Investigator undergoes the same unique 35-hour training package with opportunities to undertake further optional courses to develop their knowledge and skills. As an Investigator, you will be part of groundbreaking work investigation and review work, all conducted online. Please apply here to be considered.

Analysts and

Are you an experienced analyst looking for a volunteering opportunity to match your skills? Could you offer your time, energy, skills and ideas to our work in our National Review Service for Missing and Unidentified People? This would mean working as part of an Operational Analysis and Research Team providing analytical support for individual cases or for wider analytical and research projects within this field. Our analysts come from a range of backgrounds but all share the same passion and drive to make a difference and initiate change. If you can offer our team your experience, please apply here.

Volunteer Coordinator and

We have an incredible team of over 300 volunteers from communities and universities across the UK and internationally, bringing with them a diverse range of backgrounds, skills, experience and specialisms. We are looking for motivated and experienced volunteer administrators and a Volunteer Coordinator to help support our operational teams at Locate International. Do you have relevant skills and experience to offer? Could you provide some much needed and invaluable support to our work and team of volunteers? If you would like to join our team, please apply here.