Catalyst 2030 Membership Selection and Onboarding Intern

Humanities, Social Sciences
1 Jul, 2022 to 1 Jan, 2023
2 Jul, 2022

General information

6 months

About the internshipA global movement of social change innovators

Catalyst2030 consulted with our global membership, following our incubation period, and shaped our ambitious plans based on their feedback. Our key focus areas are supporting member collaborations, growing our membership and our in-country chapters, facilitating systems learning and shifting the current funding paradigm.

Build and Maintain the Movement of Social Innovators

The Catalyst 2030 Membership Team is responsible for guiding and supporting  the movement, identifying potential members for Catalyst 2030 and facilitating their active participation. We are focused on streamlining the membership application process and onboarding new members and on shifting consciousness to embody Catalyst 2030’s values in the community.

 About the role

This internship position is crucial to our goal of supporting our fast growing movement of social entrepreneurs. We are therefore looking for an outstanding candidate who has great attention to details, has excellent communication skills and who can seamlessly run and optimise projects. You are a team player, ready to work across our secretariat departments and engage with our membership to support the growth of our network. You are finalising or have completed your academic studies. You will report to the Selection & Onboarding Coordinator and to the Membership Facilitator.


Building the movement

  • Support the movement’s membership selection process, review membership applications, conduct research and prospective member 

  • Assist with coordination of the membership process in different languages

  • Communicate with members by sending follow-up emails after meetings and making introductions to connect members

  • Ensure correct collection and management of membership data

  • Assist with the production and editing of documents

  • Help to coordinate the needs of membership selection and onboarding teams as well as other groups, including organisation of meetings, developing presentations and helping to support the group

  • Update and prepare overviews, membership data analysis and reports using digital tools such as Saleceforce, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Coordinate and support internal and external activities and meetings as well as partners’ communications via email

  • Collaborate with other teams across the Catalyst 2030 Secretariat

  • Support the organisation of the monthly, cross-network General Assembly

  • Other ad hoc tasks


Requirements and Skills

  • Preference for students who are finalising or having completed their academic studies

  • Good Excel skills in manipulating data and datasets

  • Fluency in English and another language/s (Spanish, Chinese, French, Portuguese or Arabic), while other languages such as Russian and Sign Language – ASL would be an asset

  • An active interest in global issues and challenges, their complexity and nuances

  • Proactive in seeking out solutions and preempting challenges

  • Ability to work in a multicultural, global digital environment and demonstrate cultural sensitivity

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, passionate about communicating with people and building trustful relationships

  • Proven organisational skills and the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment across time zones

  • Ability to manage time effectively and to adapt to changing environments

  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn from experience

  • Desire to work collaboratively, with a positive attitude and ability to rise to challenges

  • Flexibility to work in an organisation which is developing rapidly and where responsibilities might change

  • An open mind and the ability to easily adapt to new tasks and assignments

  • Preferably available immediately for a minimum of six months with the ability to work remotely

 Our Offer

  • The opportunity to work as part of a young and dynamic team in a fast-paced global environment, on-the-job training opportunities and experience within an international NGO

  • The ability to organise and coordinate personal projects to improve the work of the organisation

  • Good working atmosphere as part of a small, dedicated team

  • An opportunity to work with the world’s most prestigious social entrepreneurs and innovators

  • Six month internship contract

  • Vacation days plus national holidays

  • One Family Foundation can offer a stipend of maximum 300 Euros a month to interns who do not have access to grants, a scholarship or other means of financial support. This offer is limited by budget and is designed to offer a learning experience to a number of graduate students or recent graduates who would not otherwise be able to apply for this internship.


Preferred Start DateAs soon as possibleJob LocationRemote working from anywhere in the world, although with circa four business hours cross over with Central European time (CET), or the ability to schedule work patterns to incorporate those hours.

No financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 

Additional Information

How to apply To apply, please email your CV and letter of motivation in English to Maddalena at [email protected]
English: Proficient User C2
Level of Studies: