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We are hiring | Program Assistant

We are hiring | Program Assistant

15-10-2021

VACANCY: Are you a strong and creative coordinator who can help our activities come true?

Do you like to create great experiences for youth? Do you find solutions and pay attention to detail? The Ukrainian-Danish Youth House is looking for a Program Assistant to help making our many activities, workshops and events happen.

As our Program Assistant, you will be a part of the program team and will contribute to implementing the program strategy and achieving the expected outcomes. You will support the work with the Ukrainian-Danish Youth House program and events both offline and online, regional and in Kyiv. You will assist with planning, coordination of practicalities, communication with participants, contribute to post-program evaluation, and help with the development of our public program. You will be part of a growing international democracy initiative with a very dedicated team, where we emphasize a good working environment.

The Ukrainian-Danish Youth House is a platform for young people from Ukraine and Denmark that supports youth participation, democratic dialogue, and creativity. Based in Kyiv and with, we offer a creative, democratic platform for everyone between 16 and 35 years of age to engage, facilitate and support youth projects and activism across our countries. The Youth House is formally steered by a consortium consisting of the Danish Youth Council and the Danish Cultural Institute.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with program and event development, implementation, and evaluation;
  • Assist with correspondence with partners and participants;
  • Assist with organizing public events for a general audience;
  • Assist with the daily work of the physical Youth House;
  • Write and produce informational material and guidelines;
  • Help with basic translation and interpretation (Ukrainian-English);
  • Assist with technicalities of online (and offline) events;
  • Answer general requests, emails and calls
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree (or a last-year student);
  • Experience from event management (internships and volunteering count too);
  • Good command of English (office language) and Ukrainian;
  • Good written and oral communication;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sense of good customer service;
  • Structured and efficient;
  • Thorough and attentive to detail;
  • Good technical abilities/understanding;
  • Knowledge of the youth and/or cultural sphere is an asset;

What we offer:

  • An entrepreneurial and dynamic workspace, where you will be part of shaping the Ukrainian-Danish Youth House as the project grows;
  • An international environment with a comfortable office in the centre of Kyiv;
  • A full-time position with a one-year contract, with a possibility of prolongation;
  • Salary 22.000 UAH (net);
  • Uniqa health insurance;
  • General working hours 10:00-18:00;
  • Computer and phone for professional use.

How to apply:

Send your CV and letter of motivation in English as separate files with "Program Assistant" in subject line to Roman Tyshchenko at rt@theyouthhouse.org. The deadline for application is October 27th at 23:59.

Should you require additional information, you are welcome to contact Program Manager Roman Tyshchenko at rt@theyouthhouse.org or Director Julie Arnfred Bojesen at jab@theyouthhouse.org.

We encourage you to apply regardless of gender, sexuality, physical abilities, ethnicity, religious beliefs.