Projects Officer – Internship

  • Solliciteren voor: 06/12/2021
  • Locatie: The Hague - Netherlands
  • Uur per week: 32

UNOY Internship – Projects Officer

Starting date: 10 January 2022
Duration: 6 months (4 days a week-32 hours)
Location: Den Haag, Netherlands/Remote (In line with Dutch government guidelines, a working-from-home policy is currently in place until further notice)

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please note that the position is unpaid. You will receive a stipend of 400 EUR per month to cover some expenses ( additionally, commuting to the office is reimbursed by UNOY). You must be a legal resident or citizen of the EU. We unfortunately cannot sponsor a work permit/visa. You need to be already registered or be able to register in the Netherlands from abroad as BSN (Dutch registration number) is a legal requirement. You should also be enrolled in a university for the duration of the internship. Age between 20 and 29. You also need to have access to a personal computer and secure internet connection.

About UNOY Peacebuilders
UNOY is a youth-led network of over 120 youth organisations working towards more peaceful societies. We embrace values of peace, diversity, inclusion, and participation. At UNOY, young people have the opportunity to gain work experience in the field of peacebuilding, join an international team, develop new skills, and connect with young people and organisations around the world. All interns are supported by a supervisor in identifying their personal learning goals, training opportunities, and monitoring progress throughout the internship.

As a projects Officer, you will support:

Capacity Development:
– Support the development of the Youth 360 methodology;
– Support fundraising, preparation and implementation of a training program on protection and financial sustainability for young peacebuilders from the Middle East and North Africa;
– Coordinate UNOY’s Pool of Trainers;
– Support development and implementation of UNOY’s capacity development strategy including mainstreaming gender into the capacity development portfolio;
– Support development of programs with external partners;

Communications & Administration:
– Support internal and external communications for UNOY’s projects, including the production and editing of online content for UNOY website and social media channels;
– Support development of internal policies;
– General office support beyond the assigned programme tasks, when requested.

This list of tasks and the time allocation between them is indicative and subject to change if internal priorities evolve.

We are looking for candidates that have:
– Experience or strong interest in peacebuilding and youth empowerment;
– Project management skills and can-do attitude;
– Excellent English speaking and writing skills; French, Arabic and Spanish are an asset;
– Experience or strong interest in organising training courses and other events;
– Strong intercultural communication skills and ability to work in teams and individually under limited supervision;

We offer you:
– Being full part of a young, dynamic and international team;
– Opportunity to acquire new skills;
– Opportunity to work independently and take responsibility;
– A great stepping stone for your future career – former interns have moved on to work in international organisations, academia and in the government sector;
– Internal and external training opportunities;
– Possibility to use your internship for studies/research.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by sending your CV and application form (available at to, with ‘Projects Officer’ in the subject line. Deadline to apply: 6 December 2021 23:59 CET.