NGO Project Leader


Locatie

Fokke Simonszstraat 42, 1017 TH Amsterdam, Nederland


Vacaturenummer: 1565516

In het kort

educate. is a non-profit organisation that works to empower children and young people in Honduras through education. We are looking for two project officers to help manage our growth in Honduras!

taakomschrijving

educate. is a grassroots non-profit organisation that works to empower children and young people in Honduras through supporting community-driven projects focused on education. We work with communities in Honduras, one of the poorest and most unequal countries in Latin America, to run a scholarship programme that gives high-potential youth from low-income backgrounds the chance to go to university, and we work with schools to support projects like starting school-based community libraries. We believe in the importance of local leadership and working against the non-profit sectors unequal power relationships.

We have a team in Honduras as well as a team in Amsterdam, and we are looking for passionate and highly organized Project Officers to support with the management of our projects in Honduras, including our growing scholarship programme and the setup of a new Youth Centre. You'll be in direct contact with our team in Honduras and will gain first-hand experience in project management.

Wat voor kennis of vaardigheden zijn nodig?

  • Fluency in English and Spanish.
  • An understanding of non-profit work, especially in the field of education and community-driven development.
  • Highly organized, able to keep track of project processes and logistics.
  • A good communicator and team player.
  • Someone with a lot of initiative.

Wat voor scholing krijg je aangeboden?

You will be onboarded by our Head of Project Management, and will receive mentorship and ongoing support throughout the internship.

Wat krijg je er voor terug?

  • Training and mentorship as part of our team.
  • The chance to be part of a growing non-profit in the international city of Amsterdam.
  • An opportunity to make tangible impact in education for underprivileged students in Honduras.
  • A letter of reccomendation upon sucessful completion of your internship.
  • (Please note this internship is unpaid).

Wat is de meerwaarde van dit vrijwilligerswerk?

This is an opportunity to work as part of a passionate team and for your work to have real, tangible impact. By being a part of the management of our library projects in Honduras, you'll gain valuable first-hand experience.

Werktijden

5-8 hours per week on average. Team meetings most Thursday evenings from 6:30pm.

Hoe kom je in aanmerking?

Please send an up to date CV and a motivation letter describing why you are interested in joining the educate. team and what makes you a good fit for this position.