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Fundraising Manager- Trusts & Grants

Job Title:                    Fundraising Manager- Trusts & Grants (Maternity Cover)

Location:                   Brussels, Belgium

Hours / Tenure:      35 hours a week – Fixed Term Contract for 8 months

Salary:                        €3,258.25 per month

Closing Date:            18th December 2017 (17:00hrs GMT)

Interview Date:        5th – 11th January 2018

About Us:

Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing.

About the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our organisation. The role will operate at a senior level to generate voluntary income from grant-givers with a focus on those operating internationally.

You will work closely with some of the organisation’s most valuable stakeholders.

About You:

As a successful candidate, you will have significant experience in fundraising with experience of youth organisations in Europe.

You will have a great track record of developing partner cultivation and stewardship plans, including experience of prospecting.

It is essential that you can demonstrate experience of reporting to senior level stakeholders and have excellent interpersonal, communication and delivering & proposal skills together.

This is an eight month maternity cover role from February 2018 to September 2018.

What you can expect from us

  • 20 days annual leave plus 6 days extra-legal leave per annum
  • Generous Pension Contribution
  • Group and hospitalization insurance,
  • Meal vouchers
  • Transport supplement.

 How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, you can download the recruitment pack and apply online by going to https://www.wagggs.org/en/jobs-opportunities/fundraising-manager-trusts-grants-maternity-cover/

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team (hr@wagggs.org) to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.

A Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.

Regional Circular 31 2017: Event Invitation for Rovers: 8th Sharjah International Youth Gathering 2018

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The European Scout Region has received an invitation from the Arab Scout Region for the NSOs in the Region to be represented in the 8th Sharjah International Scout Gathering which will take place in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, between 1-10 February 2018.

If your National Scout Organisation would like to send a Rover representative to this event, please make sure that the registration form is returned duly completed and signed by the deadline 17 December 2017!

Regional Circular 31 2017-CoverNote-Sharjah International Youth Gathering 2018 (in English only)
Regional Circular 31 2017-Annex1-Event Invitation-Sharjah International Youth Gathering 2018 (in English only)
Regional Circular 31 2017-Annex2-ReginstrationForm-Sharjah International Youth Gathering 2018 (in English only)

Regional Circular 30 2017: Call for Partners for five Erasmus+ Projects

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Socut Movement has launched a Call for Partners for five Erasmus+ Projects planned to be organised in 2018 and 2019.

We recognise that the deadline set for this series of applications is very short. However, as you are aware we are flexible when it comes to the events when they come around. We want to make best use of the time we have available to submit early applications – allowing us to resubmit some applications if they are initially unsuccessful, and recognising that we have a finite amount of time to apply for grants, run the events and then report. We hope you will understand the difficult balancing act that we need to carry out.

Regional Cuircular 30 2017 provides you with information on the next five applications for which your NSO/NSA can be partners: the GSAT Self-Assessment Training, the CubNet-ScoutNet Network Meeting, the Refugee Response Conference, the Partnership Event, and the RoverNet-VentureNet Network Meeting.

If your National Scout Organisation would like to be considered partner to one or more of these projects, please make sure that the relevant mandats are returned duly completed and signed by the deadline 8 January 2018!

Regional Circular 30 2017-Call for Patners for five Erasmus+ Projects (in English)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Call for Patners for five Erasmus+ Projects (en français)

Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 1-GSAT SelfAssessmentTraining-AT (English only)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 2-CubNEtScoutNet-LU (English only)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 3-RefugeeResponseConference-BE (English only)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 4-RoverNetVentureNet-HR-AT (English only)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 5-PartnershipsEvent-ES (English only)

Regional Circular 28 2017 – Event Information: European Scout Region’s Seminar on Growth in Scouting

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Growth is very important and relevant segment for European Scouting. It is part of the Regional Scout Plan and a part of the European Scout Region’s contribution to WOSM global vision where the Region “will actively contribute to the development of World campaigns and initiatives to propose growth of 5% year on year in each and every National Scout Organisation (NSO) in Europe.

To address this important area and to work towards the implementation of the Regional Scout Plan, the European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is organising the Seminar on Growth in Scouting where NSO/NSAs from all over Europe can meet, learn about the various aspects of Growth and share experiences, as well as ideas and knowledge regarding the growth in their NSO/NSAs.

Regional Circular 28 2017 contains all relevant event information and the link to the online form where those wishing to attend can signal their interest. Please note that the deadline for doing so is 10 January 2018.

Regional Circular 28 2017-Event Information: Seminar on Growth in Scouting (in English)
Regional Circular 28 2017-Event Information: Seminar on Growth in Scouting (en français)

Regional Circular 27 2017 – Call for Partners Erasmus+ Project on Social Inclusion

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is launching a Call for Partners for a planned large Erasmus+ Project in the area of Social Inclusion.

Regional Circular 27 2017 provides you with relevant information to help your National Scout Organisation or National Scout Assocation to determine whether or not it is interested in joining the project as a partner. The declaration for declaring your interest in becoming partner is 17 December 2017:

Regional Circular 27 2017-Call for Partners: Erasmus+ Project on Social Inclusion (in English)
Regional Circular 27 2017-Call for Partners: Erasmus+ Project on Social Inclusion (en français)

Communication and Partnerships Intern Needed

Internship Poster

The European Scout Region is looking for a Communication and Partnerships intern who will support the area of external communication by contributing to our bimonthly newsletter and proposing articles for various social media platforms. The intern will also be expected to represent Scouting  in external meetings , support the development of funding applications by developing first draft projects and helping collecting relevant information from external partners.

Duration: 6 months

Beginning: 12 Feb 2018

Ending: 08 Aug 2018

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Profile:

  • University degree in law, communication, social or political sciences
  • Good capacity to work in a team
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good level of English is needed – any other languages are an asset
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office and social media networks

Please note that the European Scout Region is not in charge of the recruitment process. All interested applicants should apply through the Eurodysée portal here . Only applicants from eligible regions can apply. A full list of eligible regions can be found here .

We advise all interested individuals to send their applications as soon as possible as the recruitment process might be lengthy and some applications could be added to a waiting list.

 

Regional Circular 26 2017 – Event Information: EuroSea 14, 5-9 September 2918

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The planning team of the European Sea Scout Network, The Odysseus Group, is thrilled to share relevant event information of EuroSea 14, the European Sea Scout Seminar 2018. If you are a member of prospective member of a regional or national team supporting the Sea Scouting branch of your National Scout Association / National Scout Organisation than make sure not to miss this networking and training event.

The 2018 edition of EuroSea is hosted by the Federació Catalana d’Escoltisme i Guiatge at the International Sailing Centre Barcelona and will take place from 5 to 9 September 2018.

European Youth Event 2018, Save the Date

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Between 30 May and 3 June 2018 Scouts will once again join the EU’s largest Youth Event at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France,  to build a better Europe.

Join more than 8000 Scouts and young people inside the European Parliament in Strasbourg for 3 days of debates, workshops, concerts, talks and much more!

An Open Call for Scouts is coming soon! Stay tuned for updates!