Bundesfreiwilligendienst zur administrativen Unterstützung unseres Science-Teams

Application Deadline: 1 February 2021
Starting date: As soon as possible
Location: Berlin, Germany
Terms: 12 Months Volunteer Arrangement in Cooperation with Bundesamt für Familie und zivilgesellschaftliche Aufgaben – you need to be registered in the Programm

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Volunteer within the Bundesfreiwlligen Programm for our international and diverse Science Team to support all team members on administrative tasks.

Your Responsibilities

You will participate in all science team meetings and can be involved (depending on the areas of interest and qualifications) in a varying set of management and research activities.

Most importantly, you will support the project- and team management of the science team to foster the smooth running of the team and increase efficiency of processes and structures. These activities contain, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with travel bookings (visa applications, getting flight quotes, sending itineraries and hotel confirmations etc.)
  • Creation and Maintenance of a database of qualifications and areas of expertise of the team to reveal and exploit synergies
  • Tracking review processes and scheduling performance review meetings
  • Organizing presentations for the science team meeting (coordinating possible presentations with colleagues and organizing schedule)

However, you will also be invited to support the science team members in research-related and organizational matters. These activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participation in Science Team meetings and project-related team calls including documentation of results/action points
  • Fullfill targeted research assignments for colleagues for proposal writing and publications
  • Writing and updating the science team inputs for the website, e.g. project descriptions.
  • Supporting the writing and publishing of blog-entries in coordination with the communication team
  • Maintenance of the project catalogue for Science Team projects (Updating existing entries and Writing entries for new projects)

Your Profile

You ideally have the following skills:

  • You are motivated to help a non-profit organisation and have fun doing administrative tasks
  • You are highly organized, detail-oriented and a motivated self-starter. As a team-player, you can easily interact with a diverse array of people, including remotely in a highly international team.
  • Ideally you are also interested in climate change related topics and have knowledge about research and assignment writing
  • Our working language is English. Therefore, fluency in English and German are necessary.

Conditions

Application Deadline: 1 February 2021
Starting date: As soon as possible
Location: Berlin, Germany
Terms: 12 Months Volunteer Arrangement in Cooperation with Bundesamt für Familie und zivilgesellschaftliche Aufgaben – you need to be registered in the Programm

Please apply with your CV, cover letter in PDF format by 1 February 2021 and indicate in your cover letter your earliest start date.

Please apply exclusively using the application form. Applications by email or by post can unfortunately not be processed.

For further information send your questions via email to . For further information about how to become a Volunteer (Bufdi) in this programm have a look here: www.bundesfreiwilligendienst.de

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