Research Consultant – CSO Solidarity Playbook

Position: Research Consultant – CSO Solidarity Playbook

Starting date: As soon as possible

How to apply: If you are interested in this consultancy, please submit a resume, cover letter, two references to Miriam Niehaus (mniehaus@icscentre.org) by 29 July 2019 COB. Please include your consultancy rate and outline how many working days you expect to need for which task. We expect the overall consultancy to encompass no more than 15 working days.

When we admire decentralised power in other NGOs but we struggle with it in our own

17th September 2019 by Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken

NB: While Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken penned this blog post, thanks goes to Long Tran, the author of the article discussed, who reviewed and had input into its content.

The question

What is the influence of our organisational structure on our NGOs’ effectiveness? Many mid to large size NGOs have built complex, ambitious, often multi-layered organisational forms in the last decade or so,

Digital Transformation: Why we need personal data accounts, similar to today’s personal bank accounts

21st August 2019 by Karl Steinacker

Karl Steinacker explains that in a society of rapid technological change personal data accounts should become the cornerstone of digital interactions, much like a personal bank accounts of today which have transformed beyond recognition in the last 40 years. The key, he argues to change is government legislation and, critically, civil society involvement.

As someone who has lived the transition from the analogue to the digital age,

IT Administration Working Student

Position: IT Administration Working Student

Starting date: As soon as possible

How to apply: Please upload your application below, as a single PDF document with your name and job reference “IT Student Assistant” in the document title. Your application should consist of a CV, cover letter (incl. salary expectations, earliest possible start date, and suggested amount of hours/week), and references expressing your motivation and capturing why you are a suitable candidate for this position (in English).

Programme Intern: Leave No One Behind

Position: Programme Intern – Leave No One Behind

Contract Period/Starting Date: as soon as possible

How to Apply: Your application should consist of a CV and cover letter expressing what you would like to learn in this internship (English); please include your possible starting date and desired duration of the internship. It should be submitted through our online application form, which can be found below

Application Deadline: 30 June;

Internship: Global Perspectives Conference

Position: Intern – Global Perspectives

Contract Period/Starting Date: as soon as possible

How to Apply: Your application should consist of a CV and cover letter expressing what you would like to learn in this internship (English); please include your possible starting date and desired duration of the internship. It should be submitted through our online application form, which can be found below

Application Deadline: 30 June;

Fundraising and Communications Internship

Position: Fundraising and Communications Intern

Contract Period/Starting Date: as soon as possible

How to Apply: Your application should consist of a CV and cover letter expressing what you would like to learn in this internship (English); please include your possible starting date and desired duration of the internship. It should be submitted through our online application form, which can be found below

Application Deadline: 14 June;

Developing a Blockchain Collaboration Model for Social Good

18th April 2019 by Andrea Christie

On 19–20th March, I was honoured to represent Blockchain Philanthropy Foundation (BPF) as the Chief Education Manager at the Blockchain For Social Impact Summit in New York, held by the Rockefeller Foundation. As a 2-Day conference co-hosted by the International Civil Society Centre and MercyCorps, its key purpose was to facilitate early thought-leadership discussion amongst blockchain entrepreneurs and leaders who are currently using this technology to create social impact. 

We need more Policy People – and more collaboration. The importance of ‘policy coherence’ and what more can be done to promote EU policies that work for people and planet

19th March 2019 by Seamus Jeffreson

In this blog piece, Seamus Jeffreson, former Director of CONCORD – the European Confederation of Development NGOs – asks if European NGOs concerned with global development are investing enough in EU Policy and Advocacy work and calls for more joint work among NGOs to boost this critical work.

European development NGOs’ mission is to champion and fight for greater equality,