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Administration Officer Vacancy- World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

Job Title:                    Administration Officer (1 Year Fixed Term Contract)

Location:                    Brussels

Hours / Tenure:        35 hours a week – Fixed Term Contract to September 2018

Salary:                        c €31,500 per annum

Closing Date:            31st July 2017 (12.00hrs)

Interview Date:        TBC

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 provide a professional administration function to support the work of the Europe Region of WAGGGS and the day to day upkeep of the WAGGGS Europe office, focusing on communication, financial and HR processes, office-related tasks and meeting logistics.

About You:

As the successful candidate you will have significant experience undertaking administration duties in a busy office and financial and HR procedures in the Belgian context.

You will have ideally of experience of AISBL regulations and Belgian labour law, working with and managing external suppliers and drafting and formatting documents in English and French.

You will have a great track record of developing and maintaining effective administration systems, working with a minimal supervision and taking the initiative.

It is essential that you can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English and French, both written and verbal.

What you can expect from us

  • 20 days annual leave plus 6 days extra legal leave
  • 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/administration-officer/

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.

Regional Open Call Extended!

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The deadline for the recruitment of additional regional volunteers in the European Scout Region has been extended!
If you are interested in joining – or know someone who might be – the team of volunteers and work in the
(1) Supporting our Finances Area of Operation– Financial Support Group (three vacancies), or the
(2) Continuous Improvement Area of Operation – Volunteer Management Team (one vacancies)
then check make sure to apply by 3 August 2017!
For more details – including the link to the online application form – please check Regional Circular 12 2017

Regional Circular 13 2017 – Open Call to solicit project under MOP “Mini Grants in Europe II”

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The European Scout Region through the Regional Decision Committee (RDC) of the Messenger of Peace (MOP) Initiative of WOSM is launching a new open call for “Mini Grants Projects” to be submitted not later than 15 August 2017.

The “Mini Grants Project” is to support a total of three such projects in the European Region to be implemented from 1 September 2017 for one year.

Further information is available in Regional Circular 13 2017 and its annexes:

Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Cover Letter EN
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Cover Letter FR
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 1 – Open Call EN
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 1 – Open Call FR
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 2 – Application Form EN only

Regional Circular 12 2017: Open Call to recruit Regional Volunteers: Finance Support Group (3) and Volunteer Management Team (1)

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The European Scout Region recently closed the initial round of recruitment for the teams supporting the delivery of the Regional Scout Plan. At present, we advise of two opportunities for additional recruitment in the Supporting our Finances and Continuous Improvement Areas of Operation:

1) Supporting our Finances Area of Operation– Financial Support Group (three vacancies)
2) Continuous Improvement Area of Operation – Volunteer Management Team (one vacancies)

An online application form for both positions is available here: https://europeanscoutregion.typeform.com/to/jIp713
Additional background document: Regional Circular 15 2016 – Open Call 2016-2019

DEADLINE for applications is 28 July 2017 (for the Financial Support Group) and 18 July 201 (for the Volunteer Management Team).

Regional Circular 10 2017 – Regional Open Call: Partnerships and Communications Teams, Spreading our Message Area of Operations

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the European Scout Region recently closed the initial round of recruitment for the teams supporting the delivery of the Regional Scout Plan. As anticipated, we advise of two opportunities for additional recruitment in the Spreading Our Message Area of Operations and specifically in two teams:

1) Spreading Our Message Area of Operation – Partnerships Team
2) Spreading Our Message Area of Operation – Communications Team

An online application form for both positions is available here: https://europeanscoutregion.typeform.com/to/kgCwvS
Additional background document: Regional Circular 15 2016 – Open Call 2016-2019

DEADLINE for application is 31 May 2017.

Call for a Communications and External Relations Officer

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The World Scout Bureau – Europe Support Centre, Brussels, part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), is seeking a Communications and External Relations Officer.

The person hired will support the Communication of the European Scout Region together with a group of volunteers working on communication, and will provide support to National Scout Organisations in their own communication. The Communications and External Relations Officer will also support the External relations area through the organisation of visibility events and other representation activities towards the European Institutions. The person will work under the supervision of the Director for External Relations and Funding. A limited amount of travel within Europe will be required.

If you are interested, make sure that your application (including a letter of motivation and a curriculum vitae in English) reaches the Europe Support Centre no later than 17.00 CET on Monday 15 May 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be advised by Wednesday 17 May 2017 and interviews will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on 23,24 May 2017 for a start date as soon as possible, depending on the availability of the selected person.

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Regional Circular 7 – [URGENT ACTION] – Call for Partners: four Erasmus+ Applications for Regional Events in 2017 & 2018

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The European Scout Region of WOSM is inviting members organisations to consider becoming partners in four Erasmus+ projects in 2017 and 2018. The applications will be submitted at national level by the respective host assocaitions:

–       Management of Volunteers in Scouting (MOVIS), Spain, 7-10 December 2017
–       9th Educational Methods Forum, Romania, 31 May – 3 June 2018
–       Regional Communications Event, Estonia, 31 May – 3 June 2018
–       European Agora, Ireland, in April 2018

Please note the very short deadline: 15 April 2017!

Regional Circular 3 2017 – Job Opportunity at the Brussels Office: Funding Officer

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The World Scout Bureau – Europe Support Centre, Brussels, part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), is seeking a Funding Officer.

The person hired will support the development of funding applications to European donors and support the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy. The person will work under the supervision of the Director for External Relations and Funding. The successful applicant will also be at the service of all National Scout Organisations in Europe to strengthen their access to funding. A limited amount of travel within Europe will be required.

If you are interested, make sure that your application (including a letter of motivation and a curriculum vitae in English) reaches the Europe Support Centre no later than 17.00 CET on Wednesday 1 February 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be advised by Monday 6 February 2017 and interviews will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on 16 February 2017 for a start date as soon as possible, depending on the availability of the selected person.

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