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Join our team of volunteers! 

Would you like to be a part of the young and international team with a mission? Learn about social impact, entrepreneurship, and innovation? Develop event management, social media, and project management skills?  

Then you are in the right place!  

We are looking for people dedicated to learning and open to new experiences to join our team of volunteers based in Vienna and Berlin. During the 6-months volunteering program, lasting from January to July, you will support our team with different activities. 

To maximize the learning experience, we have different roles for our volunteers in both cities. You can read more about them below and decide which one(s) suits you best. 🙂

Applications are closed. The next application round will open in May 2022.

Vienna-based roles

Alumni Community Support 

You are passionate about communities and eager to build ecosystems that can support the work of young social entrepreneurs. You’re ready to organize events for alumni, curate the Facebook group, update our growing alumni database, onboard new alumni, prepare content for newsletters, and engage with our alumni across the world. 

This role is for you if you have strong communication and organization skills if you can join working sessions with our team, but also work independently, and are curious about community building.

 

Communications Support 

You will be sourcing and publishing the content for our social media channels, newsletters, blogs, and media. You are always on the lookout for cool stories and resources, are engaged on social media, and know how to turn a simple photo into a cool Instagram story.

You should be passionate about writing, coming up with eye-catching captions, and overall, interested in the field of communications

 

Website content manager

You love it when websites have the right information, have an eye for details, and are not afraid of technology? Then this position is for you!

You’ll be supporting our team in creating content for and updating our WordPress websites, managing various online tools (such as Eventbrite, Mailchimp, etc), and maintaining our database of experts.

 

Workshop and Event Support 

You love events and workshops, mingling with people, coming up with new ideas for great gatherings – whether in an online or offline setting. You are curious about new ways of meeting and learning, ready for action in unexpected situations. 

In this role, you’ll be supporting our Austrian team in delivering various events and workshops (online and offline), supporting logistics before, during, and after the event, all the while having an amazing opportunity to connect with our participants from all over the country (and sometimes – world!). You’re very organized, work well with digital tools, and are not afraid to improvise when needed.

 

Financial and HR support  

You’d be in charge of organizing fun team-building activities, supporting the recruitment of SIA staff and volunteers, and greeting overall good vibes among the team. You would also be supporting our financial department in managing the invoices and reimbursements. 

You’re organized, extroverted, love to get people together and come up with new fun activities, you also love numbers and keeping your desk always in order.

 

Berlin-based roles

Communications Support 

You will be sourcing and publishing the content for our social media channels, newsletters, blogs, and media. You are always on the lookout for cool stories and resources, are engaged on social media, and know-how to turn a simple photo into a cool Instagram story.

You should be passionate about writing, coming up with funny captions, and overall, interested in the field of communications.  

This position is open to people fluent in both German and English language.

 

Website content manager 

You love it when websites have the right information, have an eye for details, and are not afraid of technology? Then this position is for you!

You’ll be supporting our team in creating content for and updating our WordPress websites, managing various online tools (such as Eventbrite, Mailchimp, etc), and maintaining our database of experts. 

This position is open to people fluent in both German and English language.

 

Workshop and Event Support

You love events and workshops, mingling with people, coming up with new ideas for great gatherings – whether in an online or offline setting. You are curious about new ways of meeting and learning, ready for action in unexpected situations. 

In this role, you’ll be supporting our Austrian team in delivering various events and workshops (online and offline), supporting logistics before, during, and after the event, all the while having an amazing opportunity to connect with our participants from all over the country (and sometimes – world!). You’re very organized, work well with digital tools, and are not afraid to improvise when needed.

This position is open to people fluent in both German and English language. 

 


What will we provide you with?

In exchange for your time, dedication, and creativity, we will provide you with:

  • The opportunity of working in a young, enthusiastic, and multicultural team, and directly with SIA’s core members
  • Development of entrepreneurial skills (project management, communication, social innovation, and more)
  • Behind the scenes look into the social entrepreneurship scene in Austria/Germany and beyond
  • Certificate of completion & recommendation

Our expectation is that you commit 6 hours per week to work with us and that you will join us offline, when the situation allows, and online. You should also feel comfortable communicating in English.

 


Interested? 

Applications are closed. The next application round will open in May 2022.

For the selected candidates, interviews will be conducted in the following weeks with the onboarding kicking off on January 28th, 2022.

If you have any questions, write to us at people@socialimpactaward.net. Who knows, some of them might be answered in the story of our former volunteer Lukas.

 


Who are we?

Social Impact Award is a global, growing community for aspiring social entrepreneurs. We support young, motivated people in the development and implementation of their own innovative ideas to solve the biggest social challenges of our time. For this we organize educational and incubation programs in more than 20 countries in Europe, East Africa, and Central Asia. Since its founding in 2009 Social Impact Award headquarters are located in Vienna, where a small, agile team coordinates national teams and program development as well as global growth.

 

 

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