Community Development Internship
Employer: The Hague Humanity Hub
Type: Internship (+/- 4 days a week)
Location: Humanity Hub City Centre
Duration: 6 months
Period: End of February 2022 – End of August 2022
Applications are open!
Please note that we will be inviting candidates for interviews on a rolling basis before the deadline!
FIRST DEADLINE: THURSDAY 23 DECEMBER 2021
Extended deadline: Wednesday 12 January 2022
Are you the next best community development intern A-player we are looking for and up for a new challenge? Are you a motivated, multi-talented student who knows how to build community spirit and get things done? Are you interested in actively helping us grow and engage our community of professionals striving for a peaceful and just world?
If this sounds like something you would appreciate, join our international and dynamic team!
Next to supporting our community management team, you will help the development of a diverse community and help members make valuable connections, be creative by developing and implementing new projects, and work closely with and support the rest of our lovely team in other areas where needed.
What you will do
- Organise community-building activities and act as a host for prospective members
- Manage the administration of memberships
- Support the acquisition and onboarding of new members
- Host monthly onboarding sessions to welcome new members
- Identify together with members relevant opportunities for connection and collaboration
- Work with programming team to develop community-led programming
What you bring
Some additional things to consider
What we offer
- Ideally you have experience with administrative or customer relations work
- Excellent communication skills, in writing and verbally
- A demonstrated interest in the areas of peace, justice, development and humanitarian action
- A curious, friendly personality with a genuine interest in our community and members
- You are punctual, organized, proactive and can multi-task
- You are fluent in English and can (ideally) communicate in Dutch
- A flexible, can-do attitude, ready to jump between tasks and help where needed, and suggest improvements
- You are able to work independently as well as collaborate within a team. You welcome feedback and use it to improve and learn
- You are tech savvy and aren’t afraid to learn how to use new tools
- You are currently enrolled in an academic programme: you are in the final stages of your studies in a relevant field (for example, but not limited to: Development Studies, International Relations, International Law, Political Sciences, Public Relations, Communication, Business Management)
- You must be enrolled in an educational institution for the entire duration of the internship period
- You are legally allowed to do an internship in the Netherlands
- You are living in, or near, The Hague
- An internship position of +/- 32 working hours per week for a period of 6 months at the Humanity Hub
- An energetic and purpose-driven organisational culture in a vibrant workspace with a diverse group of colleagues
- The chance to build a network with leading innovators in the fields of peace, justice, and humanitarian action
- A great learning opportunity to develop your professional and social skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment
- Personal development with challenging responsibilities, as well as free attendance to events and workshops
- An internship allowance of €400 per month, based on 5 days a week
Want to work with us?
Please submit your complete application on the form found at the link below (indicating the preferred position and including all relevant documents as detailed). Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants will be invited for interviews on a rolling basis before and after the deadline.