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Volunteer Service as Program Assistant, Carnism Awareness and Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy
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The Program Assistant will assist with the operations, public relations, and travel related to carnism awareness projects and CEVA vegan advocacy trainings, joint activities between Beyond Carnism and ProVeg International. They will work closely with the Program Manager, Communications Manager, and Program Coordinator on all carnism-awareness and CEVA (Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy) programs and campaigns. The successful candidate will have excellent English communication skills. They will also be committed to the Beyond Carnism beliefs and values as well as to the ProVeg mission.
Background
ProVeg International is a food awareness organization with the mission to reduce global animal consumption by 50% by the year 2040. We launched earlier last year and are active in six different countries – the UK, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, South Africa and Spain – with more to follow in 2019. With effective campaigns, international events and other innovative projects, ProVeg supports a transition to plant-based living, providing the public with practical help, tips and information in order to make more informed dietary choices. Animal Charity Evaluators rates ProVeg as one of the four most effective organisations working against animal suffering in Europe.

Beyond Carnism
Beyond Carnism is a US-based, international organization dedicated to exposing and transforming carnism, the invisible belief system that conditions people to eat certain animals. Beyond Carnism is the first and only organization that focuses exclusively on carnism, making it a pioneering and landmark institution and a hub of international carnism-awareness activity. Our programs and campaigns are innovative and powerful, and have a significant global impact. We are run by a team of committed, compassionate, and exceptionally talented staffers and volunteers in the US and Europe. Beyond Carnism is the parent organization of the Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy (CEVA), whose mission is to increase the impact of vegan advocacy worldwide. CEVA offers on-site trainings, organizational consulting, grants, and a strategy resource center.

Position Overview
The BFD (Volunteer Service) Program Assistant Carnism Awareness provides support to our Carnism Awareness programs and campaigns. They will also manage travel coordination for CEVA trainings and carnism talks, assist with administrative tasks and help with public relations. They will work closely with the Program Manager, Program Coordinator and founder on all carnism awareness programs and campaigns.






Key responsibilities
Assist with the development and execution of programs and campaigns
Assist with international travel itineraries for CEVA trainings and carnism talks
Collect and evaluate data relevant to programs and campaigns
Research and process information relevant to programs and campaigns
Assist with public relations
Assist with administrative tasks

Requirements

Excellent administrative and organizational skills
Interest in program and campaign management
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
Written and verbal German communication skills desired, but not required
Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as an effective team member
Ability to give and receive support and feedback
Demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional development
Willingness learn about carnism, veganism, animal rights, and other social justice issues
Commitment to representing ProVeg, CEVA, and Beyond Carnism in a positive and constructive way
Please note that Beyond Carnism/CEVA work in the offices of ProVeg International.

Work Environment
Monthly allowance
BFD Volunteer ID card (permits access to discounted public transportation tickets, discounted tickets to museums, cinemas etc.)
Opportunity to attend the (legally required) BFD seminars
Accommodation may be provided (subject to availability)
Social security (statutory social and accident insurance)
Holiday entitlement
Ongoing support and supervision
References given subject to ProVeg policies
Opportunity to develop and update skills and gain new experiences
Become part of a great team and make a difference!

When?
Location: Berlin, Germany; must be eligible to work in the EU
Hours: 40 hours/week
Length: 6-18 months
Start: August 2018




Your application should include a CV, a cover letter and job references. Please send the documents to Nora Winter via jobs@proveg.com. Only English applications will be accepted.
Organisation ProVeg Deutschland e.V.
Einsatzort Hauptstadtbüro Berlin
 
Art der Stelle Bundesfreiwilligendienst
Themenbereich Umwelt, Soziales, Agenda 21 / Nachhaltigkeit, Internationale Projektarbeit, Gesunde Ernährung / Verbraucherschutz, Klimaschutz, Alternatives Leben, Tierschutz
Aktivitäten Büroarbeit, Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Veranstaltungen / Seminare, Internationale Projektarbeit, Umweltaktionen, Kampagnen Arbeit, Projektmanagement, Beratung/Planung,
Computer: Datenbanken, Internet
Angebote ÖPN-Zuschuss, Versicherung, Arbeitsgerät, Eigener Arbeitsplatz, Eigener Computer, Eigene Projekte möglich
Ausbildungen Sprachkurs, Bildungsangebot
Zertifikate Zeugnis
Gesprochene Sprachen Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch, Spanisch, Italienisch, Griechisch, Niederländisch, Dänisch, Tschechisch, Polnisch, Russisch
Bezahlung Taschengeld
 
Vorraussetzungen Computerkenntnisse, Ausbildung, Studium, Berufserfahrung, Selbstständiges Arbeiten
Kenntnisse Texte Verfassen, Projektmanagement,
Computer: Allgemein, Layout, Email / Internet,
Umweltkentnisse: Allgemein
Altersgrenze 18 — 
Vorausgesetzte Sprachen Deutsch, Englisch
 
Beginn der Stelle 01.08.2018 — 01.09.2018
Dauer der Stelle nach Absprache
Gültigkeit der Stelle unbefristet
Bewerbungsfrist 31.08.2018
 
Bitte Bewerben bei
Einsatzort
Ansprechpartner
Nora Winter
nora.winter@vebu.de
Adresse
Genthiner Str. 48
10785 Berlin
Berlin
Deutschland
Telefon
030 290282530
Email
jobs@proveg.com
Webseite
http://www.vebu.de