24 September 2014

European Roma Information Office (ERIO), Brussels
Part-time internship
Deadline for application: As soon as possible

The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) was founded in 2003 as a non-profit organisation under Belgian law, working with an international and European scope. In spite of the role that we play in the advocacy of Roma rights at the European level, we do not seek to replace any other Roma organisations. As an informational platform, ERIO ensures that the voices of all European Roma are heard by EU and governmental officials. Our work currently focuses on anti-discrimination policies in the fields of education, employment, healthcare and housing.

ERIO has a position for a 5-month part-time internship (minimum 3 days per week) starting as soon as possible.

• Carrying out research on EU and national politics with regards to Roma issues and in the fields of anti-discrimination and social inclusion
• Assisting with current projects
• Assisting with drafting of publications
• Supporting the information programme (e.g. e-news, newsletters, press releases, etc)
• Assisting with the organisation of events
• Proofreading and editing texts
• Supporting the maintenance of ERIO's database
• Supporting the updating of ERIO’s website

• Excellent English both verbally and writing
• Fluency in French and/or Dutch would be an advantage
• Demonstrated knowledge of Roma issues, discrimination/human rights and of European Union policies and institutions
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Strong communication skills
• Computer skills
• Commitment to the promotion of Roma inclusion and human rights

Internships are unpaid. however, we can offer you the possibility to:
• Gain knowledge on lobbying with European institutions on anti-discrimination and social inclusion issues
• Become familiar with EU policies on Roma, human rights and anti-discrimination issues
• Become familiar with the landscape of Brussels-based NGOs
• Work in an international and multicultural environment
• Gain knowledge on fundraising issues

How to apply
If you are interested in an unpaid internship, please send your CV and a motivation letter stating your interest for this internship as well as your availability (i.e. starting date and duration of internship) to marta.pinto@erionet.eu.

1 comment:

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