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Call for Treasurer

FYEG is looking for a person to fill the vacant position of treasurer at the General Assembly in Madrid.

 

Treasurer

The Treasurer is responsible for the yearly budget of FYEG and for the bookkeeping. Experience with this matter is absolutely necessary. You should have a feeling for what kind of costs a board and an organisation can have. You should set goals and priorities for where to put the money and give a monthly update to the EC on finances. You also have the responsibility for fundraising. The treasurer works closely together with the Secretary General. If you have any questions about this role you can contact the current treasurer, Jean-Michel (jm@fyeg.org).

 

A year in FYEG would offer you:

  • The opportunity to work for a dynamic, youth-powered,  and growing European political youth organisation.
  • A year in which you will get familiar with European level youth policy and the field of European Youth NGOs.
  • Space to work within the Green family on international, European, and national contexts
  • A chance to improve your professional, political, and activist skills and enhance them with hands on experience.
  • A possibility to work on a project basis in multicultural and international teams and through this develop your team-work and leadership skills.
  • A lot of hard work and a lot of fun.
  • A year you'll never forget.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Treasurer candidates should:

  • Not be older than 35 years old.
  • Speak and write comfortably English (as a working language).
  • Be pro-active and have the sense of initiative.
  • Have enough time and thus preferably not cumulate with other mandates.
  • Have good organisational skills.
  • Be a good team player.
  • Be responsible for the tasks undertaken, especially projects preparation, implementation and follow up in line with the team and the office.
  • Be committed to the goals of FYEG and cannot be member of another movement/ political party in contradiction with FYEG's political platform.
  • Be prepared to travel: There are approximately eight to ten EC meetings a year; additionally you most probably will have responsibility for additional projects where you must be present, as well as many possibilities to participate in other international activities.
  • You should have regular Internet access and you should be prepared to do most of the communication online.

 

Multiple positions holding

FYEG strives to have non-cumulation of positions.

Candidates have to lay open what other mandates and functions they have.

 

APPLICATIONS

  • To apply please send the following documents to office@fyeg.orgby MAY 5th 2017 midnight CET.
  • Filled-in application form (PDF/doc)
  • A comprehensive motivation letter, explaining how your experiences match the profile, what you think you can contribute to FYEG and your vision on the role of a European political youth organization.
  • Outline of what your plans are with the organisation or your vision on FYEG
  • Detailed CV
  • A copy or scan of your passport/ID AND (if you are not from or resident in Belgium) a copy or scan of a proof of residence (either from your local authorities or a water/electricity/phone bill in your name showing your address).
  • A short presentation text for on the website and in the EC candidate brochure. Also attach a digital image for on our website.
  • At least two letters of support, one being from the MO you belong to. (If that is not possible, the MO of which the candidate is from must provide an explanation of they rejection and the possible candidate has the right to provide a letter of justification. Both letters will be send to all MOs and the GA will decide whether this person is admitted to be candidate or not).

 

Please bear in mind that your CV, your motivation letter, the MO references and your plans outline will be publicly available to all MOs and delegates at the GA.

 

We expect all the candidates to attend the GA. Their travel costs will be reimbursed but they will have to pay the regionally adjusted participation fee that covers the accommodation and food. The participation fee should not stop anyone from candidating so if you and your organisation find yourself unable to pay this fee please get in contact with the Treasurer (jm@fyeg.org).