Copyright 2018 by Unity In Diversity
Chamber of Commerce (KVK) 68050615

UID VACANCIES

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

  • Because of our internal restructuring, we are currently only recruiting for our fundraising and communications volunteer or internship positions. We will open up more positions as soon as we are ready.

  • that at the moment and due to our financial capacity, we are unable to provide transport reimbursements for those joining our team. Depending on 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.

  • If you are applying for an internship position, 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

  • 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.

COMMUNICATIONS VOLUNTEER

VACANT

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.

 

Interns' or volunteers' responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting 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 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’ projects, events and community outreaches.

  • 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.

 

All successful applicants will be required to commit 3/4 hours per week to volunteer. Minimum period of volunteering for this position is 6 months. Start date for this position is immediate or by May 2019 at the latest.

FUNDRAISING VOLUNTEER

VACANT

Job Description:

This is an important role, that will enable Unity in Diversity to attract financial support and donations from individuals, groups, the national government and international bodies. Unity in Diversity aids refugees and asylum seekers for sustainable integration in the host communities. We are now searching for committed individuals with previous fundraising experience or who would like to gain such experience, to help support our team in planning of fundraising activities or other ways to raising funds for our cause. As our fundraising volunteer or intern, you will be supervised directly by the project manager and overall by the director.

 

Fundraising Volunteer/intern duties:

  • To help promote and source support for our the foundation’s projects

  • To help promote the sponsorship packages by sourcing suitable organisations, making contact with the appropriate people and securing financial and in-kind support

  • To source organisations and contacts to provide auction and raffle prizes

  • Communicating the importance of UID’s work and our fundraising activities and the benefits to sponsors and supporters in being involved with these events

  • Helping promote our fundraising pages or need through our social media channels and Facebook advertising

  • Assisting with general event planning, administration

 

Personal qualities and Skills:

 · An interest and commitment to humanitarian causes, especially with regards to refugees, education and empowerment

· Good interpersonal skills, you will be friendly, professional and have a persuasive manner

 · Excellent written and verbal skills in English. Knowledge or Dutch language is desirable but not essential.

· Self-motivated

 · Strategic and thorough in recording details

· Excellent organisational and administrative skills

 · Experience of managing simple databases in Excel

· Excellent attention to detail

· Previous experience of working or volunteering in the not-for-profit sector (voluntary or paid), is desirable but not essential

· Previous experience in fundraising/event management is desirable but not essential

 

All successful applicants will be required to commit 3/4 hours per week to volunteer and 15 to 40 hours a week to intern. Minimum period of volunteering or interning for this position is 6 months.