Who We Are
We, as Broken Chalk, aim to help people who face human rights violations across the globe in the educational field and aims to be the voice of those who face human rights violations at the scope of education in the World for them to overcome their challenges. What we do together with our international sponsors and partners is to encourage and support the following activities/projects:
- Removing obstacles in education
- Contributing to the achievement of peace and tranquility in the society through adaptation studies in an environment of intercultural tolerance
- Preventing radicalism and polarization
- Eliminating the opportunity gap in education in the context of young, old, women, men, and children
Our goal is to work together with global partners to remove barriers to education and take concrete steps to ensure universal access to education.
Due to COVID-19, Broken Chalk, almost all works online. We prioritize the safety of our volunteers.
- Project Specialist (Internship)
- Reporting Specialist (Volunteer)
- Web-Content Editor (Volunteer)
- Proof Reader (English) (Volunteer)
- Social Media Specialist (Volunteer)
Broken Chalk is seeking Interns
1. Project Specialist (Internship)
The role will emphasize the project proposal writing for EU calls.
The tasks consist of:
- Writing proposals for EU programs, i.e. (CERV, AMIF, etc.)
- Organizing and implementing EU programs
- Supporting research activities in a general sense;
- Assist in the organization of (online) discussions and meetings.
We want to meet you if the following job requirements are met:
- Good research and writing skills;
- Excellent command of the English language (written & verbal)
- Excellent communication & organizational skills;
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team;
- Highly self-motivated and methodical, paying attention to detail;
- Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines;
- Being in the final phase of a relevant field of study;
- Proactive attitude and flexibility.
Broken Chalk is seeking volunteers.
2. Reporting Specialist (Volunteer)
The role will emphasize fundraising, acknowledgment letter writing, prospect research, and donor engagement. Ideally, the candidate will be available for 15 to 32 hours per week for at least six months.
The volunteer will learn and be exposed to:
- Conducting prospect research;
- Cultivating donor relations;
- Drafting documents and other correspondence related to donor outreach;
- Creating promotional materials and mailings;
- Using fundraising and donor databases;
- Proofreading solicitations and proposals;
- General research on our programmatic work to assist colleagues in preparing for briefings.
- Preparing reports on the Human Rights Violations related issues;
- Writing an article on the current Human Rights Violations in the World.
- Doing interviews with human rights defenders who are prominent in their society.
Qualifications: Applicants should be well-organized, self-motivated, and reliable, with a strong interest in international human rights. Relevant coursework is highly desirable, and knowledge of Computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office, Internet applications) are required. Proficiency with Microsoft word would also be beneficial. The level of English should be professional, and knowing Dutch or any other language is a plus.
3. Web-Content Editor (Volunteer)
The tasks consist of:
- producing new content and writing it in an exciting and appealing manner
- sourcing images and artwork, and commissioning photographers
- liaising with clients or internal departments
- maintaining the site once it is life and ensuring the information is accurate
- have excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- be able to undertake research using a variety of sources
- be creative, able to alter their style of writing to reflect their audience
- be computer literate and possess good keyboard skills
- be interested in different methods of communication
- be able to work on websites which are based on Word Press
4. Proof Reader (English) (Volunteer)
The tasks consist of:
- Read and evaluate written text for grammatical and typographical error
- Liaise with writers and editors to determine the composition of specific texts in a document
- Compare typeset proofs against original copy to identify the mistakes or omission
- Analyze documents to ensure chapter titles match the list of contents
- Use symbols that are standard and recognized by printing and publishing companies
- Rephrase written text to ensure document structure and content are consistent
- Contact authors directly to clarify grammatical inconsistencies related to style and text choice
- Forward proofread materials for approval and publication
- Bachelor’s degree is most preferably in English, journalism, mass communication, or related fields.
5. Social Media Specialist (Volunteer)
- Manages Broken Chalk’s social media accounts and posts content.
- Brainstorms campaign ideas.
- Monitor various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
- Knowledge of Social media such as Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
- Online engagement
- Verbal communication
- Customer focus
How to Apply:
- letter of interest
or Easy Apply through Linkedin Link
Only complete applications will be reviewed.
Broken Chalk is diverse. We do not discriminate in hiring practices and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all abilities, ages, gender identities and expressions, national origins, races and ethnicities, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, and those with criminal records to apply. We welcome all kinds of diversity. Broken Chalk is an equal opportunity employer.