Federal Volunteer Service or Internship in the Research & Science Department (m/f/d)
Are you knowledgable about nutrition? Would you like to use your knowledge to convince as many people as possible of the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle? Would you like to get to know and support a fast-growing, internationally active and effective NGO and its day-to-day operations? If you enjoy research and preparing information and would like to create a stable foundation for the work of ProVeg, and thus scientifically advance plant-based living, then this is the position for you!

ProVeg fosters a culture in which challenges become opportunities to learn and thrive. Because changing the global food system is a huge undertaking, we are looking for new team members who are pragmatic and professional and who are willing to step out of their comfort zone when needed. Critical problem-solving skills, team spirit, and creativity are all vital to accomplishing our ambitious goals.

- Professional assessment of nutritional issues.
- Participation in writing articles and position papers.
- Compiling background information.
- Evaluation of scientific publications.
- Monitoring and evaluating scientific and public debates on nutrition.
- Answering nutritional questions.
- Networking with other institutions and scientists.

- You have at least a bachelor's degree in nutritional science or a comparable degree.
- You have a very good command of spoken and written English.
- You work independently and responsibly.
- You are well versed in the advantages and unique aspects of plant-based nutrition.
- Knowledge of the latest progress in nutrition studies is beneficial
- You identify with the goals of ProVeg.


What we offer
- The opportunity to develop your own skills, acquire new competences and gain
- Flexibility in the structuring of employment relationships
- Daily tasty and healthy vegan lunch in our Berlin office
- Continuous support and individual encouragement by a superior
- Become part of a great team and work with us on a world where everyone chooses tasty and healthy food that is good for all people, animals and our planet.

Advantages of a BFD
- Receipt of a monthly allowance
- Benefits through an exclusive volunteer pass, including a discount on the BVG ticket and discounts on admission to museums, cinemas and much more
- Extensive further training opportunities in the form of seminar participation (daily and weekly seminars), which can be selected according to personal interests
- Guarantee of social security and accident insurance
- Continued support and individual encouragement by the supervisor
- The opportunity to develop one's own skills, gain new competences and gain valuable experience.
- Become not only part of a great team, but also part of a movement that drives decisive social change!


Our application procedure
If you would like to apply, please submit your application documents (including cover letter, curriculum vitae and references) using the application form and ensure that you answer all of the questions.

Should you be shortlisted for the job, the following steps will apply:
1.) An online-based sample task.
2.) An initial interview with you.
3.) An office trial day, which will consist of undertaking a set of tasks that would be typical of the work that you would do with us. Depending on the location, this day can either take place in our office or can be done from home. In this way, we want to get to know you and your way of working even better, as well as give you the opportunity to get a good idea of the work entailed.
4.) Subsequently, the final decision will be made (if necessary an additional final discussion may be required).

DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) Statement
ProVeg is committed to equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, refugee background, genetic information, disability, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, HIV status, gender identity, or gender expression. People of colour, women, people with disabilities, people from LGBTQIA+ communities, elderly people, refugees and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

Start: as soon as possible (please indicate available period)
Period: BFD min. 6 to max. 18 months, voluntary internships 3 months, compulsory internships up to 6 months
Location: Berlin
Organisation ProVeg e.V.
Location Hauptstadtbüro Berlin
Kind of job German Voluntary Service
subject area Environment, Agenda 21 / Sustainability, International project work, Healthy nourishment / Consumers protection, Protecting of species and nature, Maritime conservation, Climatic protection, animal welfare
Actividades Office work, Events / Seminars, International project work, Cooking, Environmental actions, Campaining, Project management, consulting/development,
Media: Internet, TV, Newspaper,
Computer: Database, Internet
Offerings Food, Public transport refund, Insurance, Tools, Own workplace, Own computer, Possibility to conduct your own projects
Educations Language course, Education offered
Certificates Certificate, Confirmation of interships
Payment Pocket money
Requirements Computer knowledge, Post-graduate, Independent work
Skills Text writing,
Computer: General knowledge, E-mail / Internet,
Knowledge on environment issues: General knowledge
Required languages German, English
Job duration prior consultation
Gültigkeit der Stelle unlimited
please apply at
Genthiner Str. 48
10785 Berlin
030 2902825365