Job opportunity: Conference coordinator position at GEN Europe

Posted by on sep 15, 2018 in Internationaal, Jobs, Nieuws | 0 comments

September 2018 Dear friends, We are happy to announce that GEN Europe is looking for a Conference Coordinator to work on the yearly GEN-Europe Conference and other events. Applicants from all countries are welcome to apply, but must have the right to work in the EU. The Conference Coordinator is expected to be at Bagnaia ecovillage, Italy (host of the European Ecovillage Conference 2019) 1-17 July 2019. Job title: Conference Coordinator   Salary: 20 Euro per hour/48 hours per month 960 Euros gross salary (before any organisation or employee deductions) Location: The selected candidate can work from home office or at the GEN-Europe office, but is expected to be at Bagnaia, Italy at least from 1-17 July 2019. Work time: approximately 48 hours per month Contract duration: 2 years, with an initial evaluation period of 6 months Contract: 2 year employment contract as an employee Starting date: 1 November 2018 The European Ecovillage Conference is the annual gathering of European ecovillages and all those curious about community and alternative living, sustainability and regeneration. It takes place over four days in a different European ecovillage each year, and welcomes around 500 people. It’s a unique mix of talks and participatory workshops, authentic networking and connection, and displays of innovation and tradition.  It seeks to incorporate all four dimensions of sustainability: social, economic, ecological and cultural. The programme often ranges from displays of cutting-edge sustainable technology to ceremonies that draw on indigenous traditions, and from crash courses in environmental advocacy to meditation and yoga sessions. Our challenge is to provide a homecoming space for the longtime GEN Europe family as well as a space to welcome the curiosity of those new to the ecovillage movement.  Now approaching its 23rd year, we also seek to balance growth and creating a financially sustainable event with accessibility and remaining true to our core values. We are seeking someone who is full of ideas about how to meet these challenges while working with transparency, excellent organisation skills, and enthusiasm for the event and the movement. The candidate will be working with the small but growing team at GEN Europe, as well as the host ecovillage, and thus must be comfortable and confident working with remote teams. Main tasks and responsibilities: Overall coordination of the working groups (Marketing, Registrations, Program, Fundraising and IT) Developing and managing the conference project plan Volunteer coordination Budget management before, during and after conference Coordinate with the conference host Provide periodic progress reports to the GEN Europe office and council Requisite skills: Event Management Leadership Event marketing, PR & media relations Budget and financial management Communication in group settings Ability to motivate diverse groups Technical skills working with office software Proficient...

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GEN Translators Needed

Posted by on jun 13, 2015 in Internationaal, Jobs | 0 comments

Dear friends and ecovillage enthusiasts, The Global Ecovillage Network is currently looking for volunteer translators for the Youth-led Societal Innovation for Resilience project (ySI4R), an EU-funded project within the Erasmus + programme. The project aims at combining youth leadership and sustainability and is to facilitate active citizenship of young people in representative democracy providing opportunities for young people to exchange views with policy makers on sustainability-related issues. Its innovative approach is in that it addresses youth workers specifically and thus has a multiplier effect on youth (at least 1000 youth workers within one year of its launch!); it is a completely free online course; intellectually stimulating and fun at the same time and it is to be translated into 7 different languages at least! For this, we need you! If you are fluent in any of the following languages: Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Italian, German and want to contribute to making a difference in the world, please contact us at gabriela@gen-europe.org Volunteer certificates are to be awarded! Warmest regards, the GEN Europe...

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