Understanding and supporting the work of community-based organisations

Understanding and supporting the work of community-based organisations


Brussels, Belgium

Activity description

End FGM EU is looking for 1 volunteer to join the Communication department of the Network to highlight and promote the work of community members in ending FGM and supporting survivors. Mapping communities against FGM: • Supporting the organisation of interviews of community activists • Online promotion of the work of community-based organisations against FGM based in Europe. • Developing online content promoting the work of community-based organisations. Online presence of the Network: •Support the production and publication of content for the Network’s social media accounts • Assist with the communication side of the Youth Ambassadors and Ambassadors programmes. • Support the creation and dissemination of the quarterly Newsletter Network's communication strategy: • Preparing specific communications actions for events and campaigns • Support the sending of updates and information to Members and Ambassadors through our international communications channel

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

• A monthly allowance (food, housing) • Travel costs to Brussels (a lump sum depending on the distance to Brussels) • Monthly pocket money • Local transportation in Brussels

Training during the activity

• On-arrival training with other Solidarity Corps volunteers, and lots of learning and development opportunities with our members • Internal FGM training done by the End FGM EU

Participant profile

• Young volunteer between 18 and 30 living in Europe and coming from an FGM-affected community • Good English language skills, both oral and written, French is an asset • Knowledge of or interest in gender equality and gender-based violence issues • Willingness to engage in productive and challenging work • Ability to focus well under deadlines • Understanding of debates on female genital mutilation (FGM), violence against women and gender issues

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/07/2022 to 30/11/2023

Activity location

Rue d'Edimbourg 26, 1050 Brussels Belgium

Looking for participants from

Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Denmark, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Spain, Greece, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania

Activity topics

Social challenges

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 05/09/2022