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31 Jul 2017

The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) represents over 15,000 social and health service provider organisations across Europe and across disability. The main objective of EASPD is to promote equal opportunities for people with disabilities through effective and high quality service systems. EASPD works towards ensuring the full implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and is accredited to the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD.

More information about EASPD is available at www.easpd.eu.

EASPD is currently offering internship positions:

1. Policy assistant

2. Project assistant

3. Communications and Membership assistant (internship)

Starting date: 1st September, for 6 months

Below you can find the description of the 3 internship positions:

 

1. Policy assistant (internship)

We are looking for a junior profile willing to complete his/her ongoing studies with an exciting working experience in EASPD’s headquarters, in Brussels. The Interrn will work directly with and under the supervision of EASPD’s Policy Manager and in close cooperation with other members of the Policy team. The work would involve covering a broad variety of topics:

  • EASPD’s annual conferences and events
  • European semester, with specific emphasis on investment policies in the social sector
  • the financing of social services, looking at both European Structural Funds and the European Fund for Strategic Investment
  • European Social Dialogue and improving the attractiveness of the sector for young professionals
  • The implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Starting date: 1st September, for 6 months
Selection process: Candidates should send a CV and cover letter (max 1 page) in English to Ms Sabrina Ferraina sabrina.ferraina@easpd.eu by 31st July 11:59pm. Interviews will take place mid-August either in person or on Skype.

For more information click here.

 

2. Project assistant (internship)

EASPD is currently looking for a volunteer for the role of Project Assistant to work on various projects co-funded by the European Commission. The Project Assistant will mainly be supporting the EASPD Project Team.
 
The tasks to be performed mainly include support in:

  • Writing and/or editing articles in English (newsletters, reports, website articles, etc.
  • Contributing to the external communication of the organisation, social media (drafting articles for newsflashes and newsletters, update website and Facebook page, etc.)
  • Research, drafting reports in English
  • Planning and organisation of events (seminars, conferences)

Starting date: 1st September, for 6 months
Selection process: Candidates should send a CV and cover letter (max 1 page) in English to Ms Asel Kadybaeva asel.kadyrbaeva@easpd.eu by 31st July 11:59pm. Interviews will take place mid-August either in person or on Skype.

For more information click here

 

3. Communications and Membership assistant (internship)

We are looking for a junior profile willing to develop further skills in an exciting working environment in EASPD’s headquarters, in Brussels. The intern will support the EASPD’s Communications and Membership officers and will be under the direct supervision of EASPD’s Communication Officer. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates willing to develop their skills in Digital Communication, Event Management, Database Management, and Membership relationship management in a European Association.
 
Expected tasks:

  • Create and update content on the website regularly
  • Assisting in filming a video creation
  • Create Social Media content (Facebook/Twitter/Linkedin) and prepare social media campaigns
  • Support EASPD’s Membership officer in the communications with our members
  • Support EASPD’s Membership officer in maintaining and updating an accurate membership database
  • Support EASPD’s Communication officer in receiving and adapt content of members
  • Support the dissemination of EASPD’s activities
  • Assist with Direct Mailing Communications
  • Assist the team on the organisation and coverage of EASPD’s events
  • Organisation of visits to European Institutions for members and students

Starting date: 1st September, for 6 months
Selection process: Candidates should send a CV and cover letter (max 1 page) in English to Mr Andre Felix andre.felix@easpd.eu by 31st July 11:59pm. Interviews will take place mid-August either in person or on Skype.

For more information click here

 

Terms of contract for the internship positions:

  • Minimum 25 hours / week and based in Brussels (BE), flexible hours possible and to be negotiated.
  • No  remuneration will be provided, but EASPD will cover local transport costs and offer a small stipend
  • Minimum 6 months’ internship.
  • The preferred starting date is 1st of September

 

 

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