Young Friends of the Earth Europe is seeking a Project Coordinator
Deadline: 7th April 2020
Young Friends of the Earth Europe (YFoEE) is a grassroots network of young people and youth organisations working collectively for social and environmental justice on a local, national and European level. We organise events and inspire young people to take action on issues ranging from climate change, food and agriculture and education for sustainability – to ensure the voices of young people are heard in Europe and beyond. YFoEE is part of Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE) and as such part of the FoE International. Please see http://www.foeeurope.org/yfoee for more information.
Purpose of the role:
To manage a YFoEE Erasmus+ funded project, "Intersectional Convergence of European Youth towards Green New Deal" (ICEY-GND) related to European youth's work on Green Deal in 2020 - 2021. In particular, this will mean the coordination of partners in charge of various work packages across ten countries and particularly responsible for two work packages.
ICEY-GND aims to provide a platform for more inclusive democratic and civic youth engagement in multi-levelled decision-making for the development and implementation of policies that will shape our future, in particular the European Green Deal and similar policies, both at the European and national levels. We aim to engage under-represented youth across the board in a more structured intersectional cooperation for collective visioning and joint plans and actions towards a socially just and environmentally sound future.
A joint platform will be employed by young people to develop practical steps to democratise our commons and set up the contours of national and European-wide Green New Deal(s).
• Project management of ICEY-GND, ensuring all work packages and partners remain on track whilst delivering on expected project results.
• Specifically, this includes:
• Being in charge of the following activities within the project:
• Seek price quotes from consultants to deliver trainings and materials;
• Coordinate with hosting partner organisations and voluntary Young FoEE steering and communications working groups;
• Promote YFoEE's identity and values through our external communications;
• Work closely with communication volunteers of YFoEE to create online content and support their needs;
The position is based in Brussels (part time, 80%) in the FoEE office.
The salary range is expected between Euro 2.113 and 2.300 gross per month (for an 80% position), depending on experience. FoEE offers an attractive benefits package, including a 13th month salary, lunch vouchers (Eur 8,- per worked day), an additional 5 days of holidays per year, pension scheme, hospitalisation and comprehensive travel insurance. We also offer full coverage of train travel in case of commuting within Belgium. FoE Europe offers a motivating working environment in an international NGO and an office located in an environmentally-friendly NGO building.
Conditions of employment are according to Belgian legislation; hence the position is open solely to persons with the right to live and work in the EU. Friends of the Earth Europe welcomes candidates regardless of their age, sexual orientation, marital status, birth, fortune, religious, philosophical or political beliefs, language, present or future state of health, disability, physical or genetic characteristics, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, maternity, change of sex, nationality, alleged race, skin colour, ancestry, national, ethnic or social origin. FoE Europe strives to make our office as diverse as possible.
If you feel you meet our criteria, and are inspired by the objectives and challenges of the position, please send us a motivation letter with a CV and contact details for two references to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight CET on 7th April 2020.
The recruitment process will consist of two steps: 1) an online test that will help selecting candidates for an interview and 2) an interview. The test is planned between April 13th and 15th and interviews are planned between April 21st and 23rd.
FoEE will store your application and all corresponding data for a period of 6 months after the job advert closes. If you would like us to keep your CV and application letter on file, please indicate this in your email.
Only candidates selected for the online test and interviews will be contacted – thank you for your understanding.