Trainee Member Program Social Enterprise NL

Social Enterprise NL

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Internship Description

Do you like to contribute to a better world?Would you like to meet inspiring social entrepreneurs, are you a real doer and not afraid to show initiative?Then the membership program of Social Enterprise NL is looking for you! 


What does Social Enterprise NL do? 
Social Enterprise NL is driving the growing movement of social entrepreneurs in the Netherlands. Together with more than 420 social enterprises, we are working on the social enterprise sector. Social entrepreneurs seek innovative solutions to social challenges. The goal is to create social added value: impact first! Think of companies such asTony's Chocolonely,Dopper,Happy Tosti,SeepjeandCyclone. 

What does the membership program do?  
One of the goals of Social Enterprise NL's membership program is for its growing network of 420+ social enterprises to professionalize and make more impact through workshops, growth programs and networking events, among other things.  

Who are you? 
First, we are curious to hear your story: what do you want to develop in yourself? In addition, we do have a few things we think are important when you join us: 

  • The membership program includes a variety of work, so it's important that you can do well switching between these. In doing so, it is also important that you accurate work, to maintain good contact with our network. 
  • You are someone who is good at collaborate and you are a real doer Who turns ideas into action immediately and knows how to take action.  
  • Also don't shy away from it To maintain contact with social entrepreneurs in the network. 
  • No one is always right, including us. At the same time, that means there is always something to learn. That's good news, but it requires that you can reflect: what went well, what didn't and how do we tackle it together next time? 

What do we offer you? 

  • An internship starting in February 2023 of basically 5 months and for 4 or 5 days per week. If you want/can/need to intern for less than 5 months and/or 5 days per week, please let us know. We will be happy to work with you to see what is possible! 
  • An internship allowance of €400 per month for 5 days per week (40 hours). If you work less, the stipend is lower (32 hours per week means a stipend of €320). 
  • A workplace in our office inMidWest, a social enterprise from our network. You can work partly from home and in the office (in the office including delicious vegetarian lunch). 
  • A place where you get good guidance and work on your personal development. You will be supervised by a member of the relevant team and will set learning goals together that you will discuss and evaluate periodically. 

What will you do? 

  • Together with your colleagues from the membership program, discuss incoming applications from potentially social enterprises and assess whether membership is appropriate, based on criteria.  
  • Liaise with social entrepreneurs in the network and answer questions from members 
  • Member recruitment: actively seeking great examples of social enterprises in nederlan 
  • Prepare and attend introductions with potential members 
  • Processing online company profiles of new members on the website  and maintaining our CRM system 
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating workshops and internal events (e.g. arrange venue, catering, thank-you for trainers).  
  • Networking with social entrepreneurs and partners at external events  
  • Especially take initiative if you see an opportunity or have an idea for something that can be taken up! 

Team values 

  • An organization that is socially driven: We go to work motivated and contribute to a meaningful cause 
  • An organization that provides a safe environment: We create an atmosphere where everyone feels free to share ideas, dare to ask for and give help, and dare to try new things. 
  • A transparent organization: We are transparent in what we do and communicate it clearly internally and externally. 
  • A positive learning organization: We actively work on our own development, that of others and the team. 
  • An organization where fun is key, with the occasional team outing, hiking meeting or impromptu game of foosball! 

All applications are treated equally. Social Enterprise NL believes that an organization that sees value in differences between people functions best. Every person is unique and we believe everyone should be given the space to be themselves.Social Enterprise NL is therefore working hard to be an open and inclusive organization. 

Would you like to join us? 
Then send an email with your CV and a short motivation by Sunday, January 8, to (this may be in video/collage/written, do what suits you). If we find the application appropriate, we will contact you earlier to get acquainted.  

Do you have any questions in the meantime?  

Let Naomi know or 06-43419136 

  • 1-2-2023
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  • 8-1-2023
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