Volunteer Service as Program Assistant, Carnism Awareness and Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy
The Program Assistant will assist with the operations, public relations, and travel related to carnism awareness projects and CEVA vegan advocacy trainings, joint activities between Beyond Carnism and ProVeg International. They will work closely with the Program Manager, Communications Manager, and Program Coordinator on all carnism-awareness and CEVA (Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy) programs and campaigns. The successful candidate will have excellent English communication skills. They will also be committed to the Beyond Carnism beliefs and values as well as to the ProVeg mission.
ProVeg International is a food awareness organization with the mission to reduce global animal consumption by 50% by the year 2040. We launched earlier last year and are active in six different countries – the UK, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, South Africa and Spain – with more to follow in 2019. With effective campaigns, international events and other innovative projects, ProVeg supports a transition to plant-based living, providing the public with practical help, tips and information in order to make more informed dietary choices. Animal Charity Evaluators rates ProVeg as one of the four most effective organisations working against animal suffering in Europe.

Beyond Carnism
Beyond Carnism is a US-based, international organization dedicated to exposing and transforming carnism, the invisible belief system that conditions people to eat certain animals. Beyond Carnism is the first and only organization that focuses exclusively on carnism, making it a pioneering and landmark institution and a hub of international carnism-awareness activity. Our programs and campaigns are innovative and powerful, and have a significant global impact. We are run by a team of committed, compassionate, and exceptionally talented staffers and volunteers in the US and Europe. Beyond Carnism is the parent organization of the Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy (CEVA), whose mission is to increase the impact of vegan advocacy worldwide. CEVA offers on-site trainings, organizational consulting, grants, and a strategy resource center.

Position Overview
The BFD (Volunteer Service) Program Assistant Carnism Awareness provides support to our Carnism Awareness programs and campaigns. They will also manage travel coordination for CEVA trainings and carnism talks, assist with administrative tasks and help with public relations. They will work closely with the Program Manager, Program Coordinator and founder on all carnism awareness programs and campaigns.

Key responsibilities
Assist with the development and execution of programs and campaigns
Assist with international travel itineraries for CEVA trainings and carnism talks
Collect and evaluate data relevant to programs and campaigns
Research and process information relevant to programs and campaigns
Assist with public relations
Assist with administrative tasks


Excellent administrative and organizational skills
Interest in program and campaign management
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
Written and verbal German communication skills desired, but not required
Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as an effective team member
Ability to give and receive support and feedback
Demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional development
Willingness learn about carnism, veganism, animal rights, and other social justice issues
Commitment to representing ProVeg, CEVA, and Beyond Carnism in a positive and constructive way
Please note that Beyond Carnism/CEVA work in the offices of ProVeg International.

Work Environment
Monthly allowance
BFD Volunteer ID card (permits access to discounted public transportation tickets, discounted tickets to museums, cinemas etc.)
Opportunity to attend the (legally required) BFD seminars
Accommodation may be provided (subject to availability)
Social security (statutory social and accident insurance)
Holiday entitlement
Ongoing support and supervision
References given subject to ProVeg policies
Opportunity to develop and update skills and gain new experiences
Become part of a great team and make a difference!

Location: Berlin, Germany; must be eligible to work in the EU
Hours: 40 hours/week
Length: 6-18 months
Start: from now on

Your application should include a CV, a cover letter and job references. Please send the documents to Nora Winter via Only English applications will be accepted.
Organisation ProVeg Deutschland e.V.
Location Hauptstadtbüro Berlin
Kind of job German Voluntary Service
subject area Environment, Social engagement, Agenda 21 / Sustainability, International project work, Healthy nourishment / Consumers protection, Climatic protection, Alternative living, animal welfare
Actividades Office work, Public relations, Events / Seminars, International project work, Environmental actions, Campaining, Project management, consulting/development,
Computer: Database, Internet
Offerings Public transport refund, Insurance, Tools, Own workplace, Own computer, Possibility to conduct your own projects
Educations Language course, Education offered
Certificates Certificate
Spoken Languages German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Dutch, Danish, Czech, Polish, Russian
Payment Pocket money
Requirements Computer knowledge, Professional training, Post-graduate, Professional experience, Independent work
Skills Text writing, Project management,
Computer: General knowledge, Layout, E-mail / Internet,
Knowledge on environment issues: General knowledge
Age limits 18 — 
Required languages German, English
Start of job 08/01/2018 — 09/01/2018
Job duration prior consultation
Gültigkeit der Stelle unlimited
closing date for applications 08/31/2018
please apply at
Contact persons
Nora Winter
Genthiner Str. 48
10785 Berlin
030 290282530