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Position: Volunteer Relations Manager for the European Green Party for the 2024 EU elections campaign

Deadline for application: November 22nd 

Position: Volunteer Relations Manager for the European Green Party for the 2024 EU elections campaign 

About the European Greens:  

The European Green Party brings together political parties that share our Green values and are active across the entire European continent. Among other things, our positions focus on fighting back against the far-right, protecting fundamental rights, tackling the climate crisis, creating a fair economy, and building a strong, democratic Europe.  

About the position: 

If you are passionate about mobilizing volunteers to support the European Green Party's mission in the upcoming European Parliamentary elections, we’d love to hear from you!  

As our Volunteer Relations Manager you will: 

  • Develop and implement strategies to attract dedicated (digital) volunteers from all over Europe who are aligned with the European Greens’ values and objectives; 
  • Foster a sense of community and commitment among volunteers, keeping them motivated and informed about the campaign activities;
  • Assess volunteers' skills and interests and accordingly assign them to tasks and projects that match their abilities (e.g. spotting and dealing with disinformation, providing translations, making memes, reacting to online comments, organizing at events, etc.);
  • Provide training, guidance, and support to volunteers to ensure they can perform their tasks effectively;
  • Cooperate with the rest of the EGP Team on additional tasks that might be upcoming in relation to activities, events, visits as part of the Common campaign of the EGP. 

Deadline for application: November 22nd 

Indicative starting date: Position to be filled in immediately / as soon as possible. 

End date: 30 June 2024 


  • Proven experience and/or talent for managing and coordinating volunteers, preferably in a political campaign or similar environment;
  • Skilful in volunteer recruitment strategies, attracting individuals who share the European Green Party's values and maintaining digital communities;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to maintain volunteer motivation and engagement;
  • Ability to evaluate volunteers’ skills and effectively match them to required tasks;
  • Flexibility and interest in participating in other aspects of the European Green Party Campaign;
  • A strong grasp of Green, European and global politics with strong political sensitivity, a genuine passion for green causes and a commitment to promoting the European Green Party's vision;
  • Work permit in Belgium (due to brief timeline, EGP (European Green Party) will not be able to apply for a work permit for this position. This means that non-EU candidates must already have a work permit in Belgium to apply). 


  • Experience in managing volunteers in a political campaign or similar advocacy effort.  
  • Proficiency in multiple European languages to engage with a diverse volunteer base. 
  • Skills in fostering a sense of community, motivation, and purpose among volunteers. 
  • Experience in providing training and support to volunteers, enhancing their skills and knowledge. 
  • Experience with digital communication platforms such as Slack, Discord and Telegram.  
  • Knowledge of volunteer recognition programs to motivate and acknowledge outstanding contributions.  
  • While not mandatory, previous work experience within a Green Party would be considered an asset. Alternatively, work experience in a political campaign, another political organisation, an international institution, an NGO or a campaign organisation focused on EU politics will be considered an asset; 

Our offer:  

  • A full time (38 hours / week) contract (until 30 June 2024) with flexible working hours. Please note that occasional work-trips abroad and, in urgent cases, unsocial working hours may be required; 
  • A competitive salary and benefits package (13th salary, public transportation costs, meal vouchers, etc), and work equipment (phone, laptop, mobile subscription, etc); 
  • A teleworking policy with monthly allowance for working from home, and policy for working from abroad; 
  • The opportunity to work on a pan-European election campaign that only happens every five years and be part of a movement that is advancing social justice, human rights, democracy, rule of law and the protection of our planet; 
  • An opportunity to learn and grow through professional training and development; 
  • An international working environment with passionate and progressive colleagues; 
  • An opportunity to travel around Europe on the election campaign trail; 
  • An opportunity to reach millions of Europeans with captivating messages. 

Work location: 

The work is mainly located at the European Green Party headquarters: Rue du Taciturne 34, 1000, with occasional travel, both in Belgium and abroad. 

Apply for this job:   

Fill in the form here and submit the following items: 

An application containing 3 elements: 

  1. An updated CV, highlighting your relevant experience; 
  2. A motivation letter; 
  3. A one-pager outlining your thoughts and ideas on recruiting, making use of, maintaining, training and allocating volunteers in the context of the European Green Party’s election campaign.  

The deadline for receiving applications is 22 November 2023. 

For more information: 

Should you need more information kindly contact our Campaign Manager, Sybren Kooistra, on sybren.kooistra@europeangreens.eu and our HR team, on vacancy@europeangreens.eu.  


At the European Greens, we value diversity and welcome applicants from any underrepresented ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, colour, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation and identity, or age. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect and to promoting active political participation of persons with disabilities and of disadvantaged groups. All applicants are encouraged to submit their application and to self-identify if they wish to, on either their cover letter or CV. In case of equal appreciation on competence and suitability for the position, preference will be given to applicants from disadvantaged groups. In any case responses will remain confidential within the selection committee treating the dossier. 

Join us in shaping a Greener and more sustainable Europe through the power of social media! We look forward to receiving your applications and welcoming you to our team!