Community Development Internship(Closed)

Employer: The Hague Humanity Hub
Internship (+/- 4 days a week)
Location: Humanity Hub City Centre
Duration: 6 months  
Period: End of February 2023 – End of August 2023

Are you a motivated, multi-talented, people-focused student who knows how to build community spirit and get things done? Are you interested in actively helping us grow and engage a vibrant community of professionals working towards a more peaceful and just world? If yes, then why not join our international and dynamic team as The Humanity Hub’s next Community Development Intern! 


Next to supporting our community management team, you will aid the curation and development of a diverse community of professionals; actively help our members to make relevant connections within The Hague’s peace and justice ecosystem; use your creativity to develop and implement new and exciting projects; and work closely with and support the rest of our team where needed. 

What you will do

  • Organise community-building activities and coordinate community programmes like peer-to-peer groups, etc. 
  • Act as a host for prospective members, support membership sales and the acquisition of new members 
  • Manage the onboarding journey of new members and host monthly onboarding sessions 
  • Research, build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, partners, potential members and speakers 
  • Understand our members and identify relevant opportunities for connection and collaboration within the Hub’s ever-growing community and beyond 
  • Work with our programming team to develop community-led programming 
  • Work with the communication team to promote membership and community activities 
  • Support the finance and admin team with the administration of memberships 
  • Support the development, design and execution of new event formats, programmes and community projects 

What you bring

Some additional things to consider

What we offer

  • Ideally, experience with administrative or customer relations work 
  • Fluency in English and , ideally,an ability to communicate in Dutch 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • A genuine interest in the Humanity Hub’s community and The Hague’s ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world 
  • A curious, friendly personality with the ability to stay calm, responsive and solution oriented 
  • You are punctual, well-organised, proactive and can multi-task 
  • A self-starter with proven leadership skills with an eye for detail and finishing touches 
  • A flexible, can-do attitude, ready to jump between tasks, help where needed, and suggest improvements 
  • The ability to work independently as well as collaborate within a team
  • Openness to feedback and hunger to improve and learn  
  • Tech savviness and confidence in using new tools  
  • Flexibility in working hours to support events as required 
  • You must be enrolled in an educational institution for the entire duration of the internship period
  • Ideally, you are in the final stages of your studies in a relevant field, for example: Development Studies, International Relations, International Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Communications, Business Management 
  • You must be legally allowed to do an internship in the Netherlands 
  • You must be living in, or near, The Hague 
  • An internship position of 32 working hours per week (4 days) for a period of 6 months at the Humanity Hub
  • An internship allowance of €320 per month, based on 32 hours a week
  • Paid holiday allowance (depending on how many hours you work: 8 days based on 32 hours per week)
  • The possibility of part-time hybrid working (usually 25% of your working hours)
  • 25% discount on all food & beverage at the Hub Cafe
  • Free attendance to events and workshops
  • The chance to build a network with leading innovators from the ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world
  • A great learning opportunity to develop your professional and social skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment
  • Take a proactive role in developing the Hub from a communications point of view
  • Guidance throughout your internship and potentially valuable input for your thesis topic
  • An energetic and purpose-driven organisational culture in a vibrant workspace with a diverse group of colleagues

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.