GENERAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

VOLUNTEERS: If you want to become a volunteers you can sign up for our mailing list by emailing us at info@greenofficevu.nl. We will send an email when we have new (short-term and long-term) projects for volunteers. Stay tuned to our social media and our website!

COORDINATORS:
At the moment we are hiring! We are looking for an Education Coordinator and Media Coordinator. Want to apply? Send your CV and a short motivation (maximum one A4 page) to info@greenofficevu.nl. Deadline: 15th September. Keep track of announcements on our social media and our website!

EDUCATION COORDINATOR
Starting: October 2019

The position:
At the Green Office, we dream of seeing each and every student of each and every study learning something about sustainability during their time at the VU. After all, the climate crisis is something that affects us all… As Education Coordinator, it is your job to make this dream come true! This is not an easy job. You must first analyse the current situation at the VU, and then come up with a plan of how to integrate sustainability into each study. You can see yourself as a “consultant”- helping each faculty to learn about sustainability.

Are you our new Education Coordinator?

Do you have knowledge about sustainability and the climate crisis? Do you have an affinity with education? Are you a “people person”? Do you speak fluent English? Then we are looking for you! Priority goes to students with a good contact-base at the VU, (at least) a basic understanding of Dutch, and over the age of 21.

What’s expected of you?

12 to 16 hours per week, (at least) 8 of which are spent at the Green Office. Availability of minimum 12 months.

Why apply?

The GO offers the opportunity to develop your skills and the freedom to choose how to do so. As Education Coordinator you will develop skills in leadership, presentation, critical thinking, persuasion, etc. You will deepen your understanding of sustainability and the education system. You will work towards a better – more sustainable – future! And you will add some great experience to your CV. Last of all- you have the chance to work as part of a great team.

MEDIA COORDINATOR

Starting: October 2019

The position:

As media coordinator, you will be in charge of coordinating our entire online presence. This includes managing the GO website, maintaining and improving GO Facebook and Instagram accounts, and establishing a Twitter and Linked-in presence. Furthermore, it will be your responsibility to create content such as posts for social media and promotional material for events. You will also be the contact person between the GO and the VU Communications department.

Are you our new Media Coordinator?

Are you a creative mind? Do you have (some) experience with web design or online content creation? Are you comfortable using photoshop or something similar? Do you speak fluent English? Then we are looking for you! Priority goes to students who can also speak Dutch.

What’s expected of you?

12 to 16 hours per week, (at least) 8 of which are spent at the Green Office. Availability of minimum 12 months.

Why apply?

The GO offers the opportunity to develop your skills and the freedom to choose how to do so. As Media Coordinator you will develop skills in web-design, content creation, marketing, leadership, etc. You will deepen your understanding of sustainability and communication regarding this. You will work towards a better – more sustainable – future! And you will add some great experience to your CV. Last of all- you have the chance to work as part of a great team.

MANAGER: a new manager gets recruited once a year. Managers always begin their term on January 1st, with a recruitment period taking place in November. More specific dates with be announced on our social media and our website!

INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

The Student Consultancy Hub offers voluntary research projects, thesis projects and internships. If you are interested in a sustainable research project, take a look here or come by our office.