From joining a voyage as a participant to volunteer or intern opportunities onboard and on land, there are many ways to get involved with Peace Boat.

As a Passenger

Peace Boat is an NGO funded on a social business model through our voyages, enabling us to maintain our financial and ideological independence, while securing sustainability for the future. Peace Boat calls our passengers “participants”, because everyone who joins a voyage contributes to Peace Boat’s activities, and becomes an active "participant".

Click the icon for more information about joining as a Passenger (Participant).


As a Volunteer Onboard

Looking for an exciting opportunity to use your language skills to forge new friendships, learn about global issues, and contribute to international peacebuilding activities—all while traveling around the world?

Peace Boat offers opportunities for people with specific skills to further develop their capacity while contributing to Peace Boat's activities. We currently have positions for volunteer interpreters and language teachers on each voyage. 

Would you like to use your language teaching skills to help build a global culture of peace while se...

Now accepting applications for Voyage 116 Volunteer Interpreters. 

As an Intern on Land

Our Peace Boat Centers across Japan, our main office in Tokyo and our sister organization in New York welcome volunteers and interns throughout the year. Please note that availability is limited; please contact us for details.

Applications for the internship programme are accepted on a rolling basis. We welcome the applicatio...