Job Opportunity | Project Coordinator

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About Us

Youth and Environment Europe (YEE) is the largest independent European network of environmental youth organizations. YEE unites 52 member organisations coming from 30 countries.

Our mission is to unite environmental youth non-profit organisations in Europe. YEE’s goal is to mitigate the climate crisis by:

  • raising awareness and building capacity among youth on the climate crisis;
  • enhancing international cooperation and knowledge-sharing among our members;
  • strengthening the participation of youth in environmental and climate decision-making processes.

YEE is looking for a part-time (20 hours per week) Project Coordinator to work with us on international youth projects and promote the inclusion of diverse young people in the European youth climate movement and environmental decision-making processes.

Who are we looking for:

  • A young European between 18 and 29 years old, based in Prague or able to relocate to Prague, Czechia.
  • With experience in project management, project writing and reporting, budgeting, and financial reporting for projects (especially Erasmus+, European Solidarity Corps, and European Youth Foundation)
  • At least B1 or fluent in Czech/Slovak language.
  • With a strong ability to communicate clearly and consistently in a group setting.
  • Well-organised and result-oriented, able to manage their time, set priorities, find resources, and deliver results autonomously.
  • With a kind, sensitive and intersectional approach to people.

Would be an asset:

  • Experience in Erasmus+ projects, youth exchanges, European Solidarity Corps projects.
  • Experience in managing volunteers.
  • Experience in working with marginalised communities (BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Roma people, etc.).
  • Knowledge of the climate crisis, environmental movements, policy, UN processes, European policy, involvement in or good understanding of Green movements and Green politics.

What the job will entail:

  • Leading two interconnected youth projects funded by the European Commission and the European Youth Foundation (EYF) scheduled to run from September 2021 till August 2022.
  • Establishing and managing a team of volunteers who will be working on these projects.
  • Reporting to the funders: communication with the Erasmus+ Czech National Agency and the EYF, writing narrative reports, preparing financial reports together with the Secretary-General.
  • European Solidarity Corps applications and reporting, communication with the Czech National Agency.
  • Further Erasmus+ project applications.
  • Regularly updating the YEE team about the progress of their work, attending team and statutory meetings.
  • Occasionally, work during weekends and/or in evenings is required and will be compensated with equal time off.

What we offer:

  • A 12-month part-time (20 hours per week) employment contract with social and health insurance in Prague, Czechia, with a possibility to prolong and/or extend to a full-time contract depending on available funding and performance. 
  • A monthly net salary of 23 000 CZK. 
  • Work in the office in the Prague city centre, together with an ambitious and supportive international team in Prague and all over Europe.
  • Non-hierarchical setting with plenty of opportunities to input on other projects, co-design processes, participate in organisational decision making and grow as a professional.

 

Starting date: August 16th, 2021.

Apply here till the 11th of July. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a short test task.

In case of any questions, please, contact our Secretary General Tetiana Stadnyk at tanya@yeenet.eu. Good luck! 

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