Tuesday, 19 May 2015

GCAP Internship

GCAP is a global civil society movement calling for an end to poverty and inequality.
With National Coalitions and Constituency Groups in more than eighty countries across the world, this southern-led movement works to challenge the institutions and processes that perpetuate poverty and inequality across the world, to defend and promote human rights, gender justice, social justice and security needed for survival and peace.

As governments negotiate the international framework for a post-2015 agenda: Sustainable Development Goals (New York, September 2015), a binding climate change agreement (Paris, December 2015) and a financial framework to fund both (Addis Ababa, July 2015), GCAP constituents have organized consultations and are mobilizing under the banners of the Global Moves for Justice and the action/2015 campaign.

For the first time ever, in 2015, the European Year is dedicated to a global topic: development cooperation.  In this context, GCAP European office works on raising the role of the EU and its citizens in securing ambitious agreements for people and the planet in Addis Ababa, New York and Paris.

As the campaign gains momentum, GCAP is opening a 6 months internship/trainee position to support the European coordination of the movement.

Please answer this advert only if you are:
Ready to take action in 2015 for a world freed from poverty, inequalities and climate changeKeen on gaining experience working in an international civil society network that involves a huge diversity of actors and partners (development NGOs, feminist, faith-based, social movements…)
Committed to raising awareness and sensitizing on Europan responsibility in the fight against global injustices and in the development of alternatives to poverty, inequalities and climate change 
Proficient in English (Spanish desirable; other languages an asset) 
Comfortable working with Social media 
Human qualities such as creativity, intuition, authenticity, ability to operationalize complex processes

Planning, coordination and logistical organisation of events and actions: take an active part in setting up stunts, marches, stands at fairs and public events, as
actions in 10 European countries actions in Brussels
Support the European and Global Secretariat through
Communication and translationUse of social mediaAdministration and financial project management

We offer:
Interesting and meaningful work
Paid internship within the Belgian legislative framework
A nice team and pleasant working environment

Desired start date: as soon as possible.

Please apply before 31 May by sending an email to Claire.desmesnards@whiteband.org  with as title ‘Internship/trainee position” and your possible start date.

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