Internship / Working student: Board secretary (m/f/x) for COC Haaglanden (8 – 10 hours a week)

The COC
COC Haaglanden has been defending the interests of lesbian women, gay men, bisexuals, transgenders and intersex people (LGBTI) since 1947. We are committed to equal rights, emancipation and social acceptance of LGBTI people in the Haaglanden region.

COC Haaglanden is active in many areas, with an emphasis on young & school, 50 plus, (political) advocacy, safety and culture & faith.

Our working method is inside-out: we support LGBT people and heterosexuals to bring about change themselves from within. The power from within often has more impact than influence from the outside. Moreover, we achieve more when millions of straight and LGBT people participate in the pursuit of emancipation, social acceptance and equal rights.

The job
For the benefit of the board, you offer administrative support and you know how to easily make connections between the board and our volunteers and external relations. You are responsible for timely making and monitoring preparations for administrative processes. You provide solicited and unsolicited (administrative) advice. You support the daily board (chairman, secretary and treasurer) in drawing up policy memorandums, reports, reports/notes and minutes, preparing policy proposals and monitoring the decision-making process.

Who are you?

  • You are studying (or graduating) at an HBO or university. Preferably public administration, law or political science;
  • You are familiar with board work in a volunteer organization, you understand the challenges;
  • Broad theoretical/specialist knowledge of the field
  • You like to bite into reading or co-writing policy advice, editing texts and designing adequate communication;
  • You have a good sense of administrative relationships and you function tactfully and patiently;
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • You have a proactive attitude and hands-on mentality and you are stress resistant;

Our offer

  • An informal and innovative working environment where people are passionate and committed to a strong community;
  • An internship agreement with appropriate compensation / temporary employment for 6 months with the possibility of extension. We agree on working day(s);

For more information, call Peter Scheffer (chairman): 06 – 11 15 98 98. If you would like to apply, send an email with your short motivation letter and CV to chairman@cochaaglanden.nl

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