Euclid Network is the European network of civil society professionals, which promotes leadership and innovation in civil society through connecting around 300 leaders more than 30 countries. We also run major projects to develop and empower civil society and are funded by the European Commission and the British Government. We work closely on key policy issues both with the EU, and with other international, national and regional organisations and decision makers.
We are looking for an intern to support a range of essential activities within this international team. The internship is full time, and at least three months long. In exceptional circumstances these commitments could be relaxed, depending on the quality of the applicant.
The role will be highly challenging and diverse, encompassing project management, research, and fundraising, as required and depending on the skills of the applicant. You will be assisting the staff on general national, EU and international policy issues and work on projects related to social innovation, social finance and the western Balkans.
The successful applicant will be:
- motivated and hard working
- very organised
- a quick learner
- a strong communicator, both written and verbally
- fluent in English
Another European language would be desirable but by no means essential.
Applicants must have a proven interest or a desire to learn about issues relating to international development, the European Union, international politics and global civil society.
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage legislation. See http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment/Employees/
TheNationalMinimumWage/index.htm for more information about National Minimum Wage.
In May 2012 the House of Commons Library revised their Standard Note ‘National Minimum Wage and Volunteers’ and it can be seen here: www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/SN00697