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Important Note: Before you proceed, please take note of the following important points.

  • Despite the detailed skills requirement, we welcome people with little or no experience. As long as you have a giving heart and a willingness to learn, you are the right fit for our team. You can also feel free to negotiate what kind of tasks you can help with. It doesn't have to be all that are listed.

  • that at the moment and due to our financial capacity, we are unable to provide transport reimbursements for those joining our team. Depending on the availability of funds and the nature of the event, we sometimes pre-arrange transport reimbursements with team members to encourage their participation and continued impact in the community. We hope you can join us to achieve more.

  • We require two letters of recommendation sent directly by referees (one of which must be from an academic) to our email address hello@uidnl.org

  • You will be provided with a template to request such letters.

  • WE AIM TO REPLY CANDIDATES BETWEEN 4-6 WEEKS OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION. This may vary depending on the time of year. Please know that we appreciate your interest in our work.

SOCIAL MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS VOLUNTEER

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Job Description:

We are looking for someone to assist with our social media platforms, help run our website, and assist in rebranding UID as it enters a new stage across two continents (both in Europe - NL and Africa - Nigeria). This is a great opportunity to gain skills and experience working for an incredible NGO to help promote and communicate our programs and offerings.  

 

Skills:

  • Basic social media and communication skills (ie Instagram, FB, and Wix) eager to learn and expand on these skills

  • Ability to work with a team and be motivated to promote UID

 

  • If interested, please send your CV and a short motivation letter (max. 500 words) to hello@uidnl.org

  • We will then be in contact to set up a short interview

All successful applicants will be required to commit a minimum of 6 hours per week to volunteer.  The minimum period for volunteering is 6 months. The start date for this position is immediate. 

ENGLISH TEACHER

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Job Description:

We are looking for an excellent English teacher to help teach a range of students from beginner to advanced levels. We usually keep our class sizes quite small (around 2 to 5 students maximum) to better facilitate teacher-student communication) and so you can expect a comfortable teaching environment. Additionally, classes will usually take place 1-2x per week depending on the availability of teachers and students. Due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19 all classes will be held online for the time being. 

 

Skills:

  • We prefer native English speakers (but will still consider non-natives who can prove they are fluent)

  • We prefer English teachers who have experience teaching and it is better if they have some qualifications already, but this is not a requirement

  • Ability to manage classrooms effectively 

 

  • If interested, please send your CV and a short motivation letter (max. 500 words) to hello@uidnl.org

  • We will then be in contact to set up a short interview

All successful applicants will be required to commit a minimum of 6 hours per week to volunteer.  The minimum period for volunteering is 6 months. The start date for this position is immediate. On occasion, we can accept applicants who have lesser months to volunteer.

LANGUAGE PROJECT ASSISTANT

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Job Description:

We are looking for someone to assist our language project coordinator with running the language project. The tasks mainly include doing research on future projects and providing support to the project coordinator. Please note that we require a commitment of 6-9 months for this job (between 6-10 hours per week), as the goal is to train the project assistant to take over the position of our project coordinator. Thus the ideal candidate should be willing to take over the coordination of the project in a few months (the date can be discussed upon commencement).  

 

Requirements: 

- Ability to work independently as well as in a multicultural team

- Willingness to take initiative

- Ability to lead a group of teaching volunteers and their students

- Excellent communication skills

- Strong organizational skills

- Excellent work ethics and a strong sense of commitment to the project 

- Previous experience in teaching English and/or working in the non-profit sector is desirable but not a requirement

  • We require one letter of recommendation sent directly by referees (one of which must be from an academic) to our email address hello@uidnl.org

  • If interested, please send your CV and a short motivation letter (max. 500 words) to hello@uidnl.org

  • You will be provided with a template to request such letters.

All successful applicants will be required to commit a minimum of 6 hours per week to volunteer.  The minimum period for volunteering is 6 months. The start date for this position is immediate. On occasion we can accept applicants who have lesser months to volunteer.

COMMUNICATIONS VOLUNTEER

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Job Description:

We are looking for social media and web-savvy volunteers to join our Communication Team. The communications volunteer will assist Project Manager with UID’s communications, promotion, branding, or marketing. This position will help to gain hands-on experience and training in many aspects of marketing and development, while also gaining a good understanding of a small nonprofit organization.

 

Volunteer's responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Project Manager with overall external and internal communications.

  • Assisting with the implementation of the Strategic Development plan for communications, including newsletters (internal, external), and other related to social media tasks in general.

  • Participating in the branding of specific projects, fully supporting the PR strategy of the foundations and executing it in different phases.

  • Creating and curating engaging content.

  • Maintaining and updating UID social media sites. This can be done with other social media volunteers.

  • Assisting in liaising with volunteer coordinators and project management team to create relevant media content for each project (promoting events).

  • Assisting with certain press opportunities – press releases, sponsorship opportunities, advertisements, and promotional materials, etc.

  • Assisting staff with tracking, formatting, and archiving reviews and other media on socio-cultural integration, alongside the research team.

  • Assisting with mailings to our audience and other contacts.

  • Attending the monthly meetings to report and provide input from the Social Media POV for overall marketing efforts for UID’s project and UID in general for the year.

Regular commitments/meetings:

  • UID’s projects, events, and community outreach.

  • Regular Committee or project meetings.  

  • Attend the monthly meetings to report and provide input from the Social Media POV for overall marketing efforts for UID’s project and UID in general for the year.

Skills:

  • You are energetic, inventive, and hard-working with ideas about creative ways to engage audiences in achieving the organization’s mission.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, the knowledge of Dutch is an advantage.

  • Knowledge and experience with social media platforms.

  • A commitment to professional ethics and abilities to handle sensitive and confidential information.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team of multicultural individuals.

  • Affinity with Graphic design platforms and  Website content management system is a plus.

  • We require one letter of recommendation sent directly by referees (one of which must be from an academic) to our email address hello@uidnl.org

  • If interested, please send your CV and a short motivation letter (max. 500 words) to hello@uidnl.org

  • You will be provided with a template to request such letters.

All successful applicants will be required to commit a minimum of 6 hours per week to volunteer.  The minimum period for volunteering is 6 months. The start date for this position is immediate. On occasion we can accept applicants who have lesser months to volunteer.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Job Description:

We are looking for an excellent admin assistant who will help us with varied admin and clerical tasks within our foundation. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include providing support to our team members and the board. Assisting in daily office needs and managing our foundation’s general administrative activities. Administrative Assistant responsibilities include tracking team member's log sheet, arranging and participating in interviews, providing meeting minutes and preparing reports and maintaining appropriate filing systems. The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organize their work using tools, like MS Excel and office equipment. If you also have previous experience as a Secretary or Executive administrative assistant and familiarity within the nonprofit sector, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, a successful Admin Assistant should ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office. You do not need to work full time, a couple of  hours a week will be appreciated.

 

  • Answer and direct phone calls

  • Organize and schedule appointments

  • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes

  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms

  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports

  • Develop and maintain a filing system

  • Update and maintain office policies and procedures

  • Maintain contact lists

  • Submit and reconcile expense reports

  • Provide general support to visitors if needed

  • Liaise with the director and team members for specific assignments.

Skills:

  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant, virtual assistant or office admin assistant is desired but not required

  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures

  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines

  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

  • We require one letter of recommendation sent directly by referees (one of which must be from an academic) to our email address hello@uidnl.org

  • If interested, please send your CV and a short motivation letter (max. 500 words) to hello@uidnl.org

  • You will be provided with a template to request such letters.

All successful applicants will be required to commit a minimum of 6 hours per week to volunteer.  The minimum period for volunteering is 6 months. The start date for this position is immediate. On occasion we can accept applicants who have lesser months to volunteer.

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Currently we do not have any other vacancies. Please check back in the future to join our team!

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