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HR Coordinator (unpaid)

Organisation role · 2–4 hrs/Week
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Do you want to help SIW attract the right volunteer employees who help other volunteers to experience a beautiful intercultural adventure?

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What are you going to do?

As HR Coordinator you focus on the volunteer policy in the organization. We want SIW to be a pleasant place to do voluntary work, where you contribute to society and where people's talents are optimally used. We are looking for someone who will help to further expand the team of voluntary employees, while emphasizing a more diverse organization. You are responsible for the recruitment & selection, functioning, motivation and evaluation of employees in the organization. This occasionally includes interns and students who are graduating. Finally, you ensure compliance with the VOG and privacy policy. You ensure that expectations are clear based on job profiles and volunteer agreements. You coordinate the tasks within the HR team and you have regular contact with the chairman and other board members.

Who are you?

· You are enthusiastic about the projects, objectives and mission of SIW;

· You have experience or affinity with organizational policy/HRM within organizations;

· International (volunteer) experience is a plus;

· You have good communication skills, both oral and written;

· You are orderly, administratively skilled and you know how to handle sensitive information with care;

· You also help to promote SIW to potential participants, for example on information days/evenings, at trade fairs, school meetings and/or on social media;

· You are willing to set aside approximately 4 hours a week (flexible deployment);

· You intend to commit yourself to SIW for at least 2 years;

· You preferably live in the Utrecht area;

· Young people and people with a multicultural background are expressly invited to apply in order to form as diverse a team as possible.

What do we offer you?

· You will have the opportunity to gain relevant experience in the international non-profit sector and to further develop skills and competences;

· You will join an innovative team in which you will be given a lot of space to develop ideas;

· You will also end up in an organization with many enthusiastic people with a passion for international volunteer work;

  • Incidentally, it is possible to participate in (inter)national training courses and meetings;

· The (travel) costs incurred are reimbursed, as well as a discount on an international volunteer project through SIW.

Who are we?

SIW International Volunteer Projects is a versatile Dutch non-profit exchange organization (NGO). For more than 65 years, SIW has been sending out Dutch volunteers to projects all over the world and receiving international volunteers on various projects in the Netherlands. In total, this concerns approximately 250 broadcasts and receptions per year. SIW is part of three international networks: Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations, CCIVS International Voluntary Service and Service Civil International (SCI).

SIW's mission is to encourage people to broaden their horizons. SIW does this by bringing volunteers into contact with other cultures. In this way, SIW wants to increase intercultural understanding, contribute to the personal development of volunteers and encourage them to dedicate themselves to a better society.

The activities of SIW are organized by approximately 70 enthusiastic volunteer employees, supported by an office in the heart of Utrecht and with a board of 8 volunteers.


Our website provides more information about SIW. For more information about the position, please contact Sarah Chaquibi. You can send your motivation with CV until July 15, 2020 to our email address, stating “HR Coordinator".

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About SIW Internationale Vrijwilligersprojecten

SIW International Volunteer Projects has been the best volunteer organization in the Netherlands and the surrounding area for more than 65 years. SIW sends volunteers to partner organizations in about 70 countries worldwide and also organizes several international volunteer projects in the Netherlands every year.
This year the focus is on Europe.
'Discover your impact abroad' is our slogan. You can discover this by doing volunteer work in other countries, such as improving nature, working on a cleaner environment or a more sustainable society. We have short and longer projects, both for a short holiday or if you are taking a gap year.
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