HR & Operations Volunteer

Location: Leuven & Brussels, BE

Start date: October / November 2023

Duration: min 6 months (3 - 5h/week), can be extended

Job type: Volunteer

Who we are

Value Network is a non-profit organization run by young professionals which sets up hybrid networking events that form a perfect mix between work and play. We host innovative networking activities where you can learn and connect with interesting individuals in a relaxed and inspiring environment. 

Our vision: We believe that the world’s most complex problems can only be solved by working together. 🤝

Our mission: Bringing people together for the better. 🧑‍🤝‍🧑

Our core team: Consists of young potentials who contribute to our vision and mission in their own area of expertise. Each team member is active in one of the three departments: HR & Operations, Events & Community, and Marketing & Sales.

Your role & responsibilities

As a volunteer, you will participate in the strategy and development of our recruiting, learning & development, operations and finance practices. You will focus on one of these areas, depending on your interests and skills.

We value creativity, so your ideas will contribute to our growth. You will be given more responsibility as you progress, and once you are up to speed, you will be able to take on some of our projects and test your leadership skills.

Are you eager to learn? Do you have a proactive mindset? We are looking for a volunteer to join the HR & Operations team who can meet the following responsibilities:

  • Promoting job vacancies on multiple platforms to attract talents.

  • Coordinate the recruitment process: screening CVs, scheduling & conducting interviews.

  • Onboarding and off-boarding processes.

  • Plan & conduct team building activities.

  • Work on vacancy posts alongside the marketing team.

  • Improve our internal communication by increasing efficiency throughout our communication channels such as Slack and Miro

  • Build flowcharts to improve our way of working

  • Assist in project management and planning (using tools such as Slack, Google Drive and Miro)

What we are looking for

We are a group of motivated collaborators (but you can call us friends 😉)  and are looking for a passionate individual to strengthen our team. Ideally, you recognize yourself in the description below:

  • You are a bachelor’s / master's student preferably in Business Administration, HR, Psychology, or other related courses.

  • You have excellent verbal and written skills in English

  • You are flexible and thrive in a startup environment.

  • You are highly organized and have no problem respecting timelines and meeting deadlines.

  • You can work independently as well as in a team.

  • You have a can-do attitude towards challenges and love learning new skills.

  • You have a strong sense of ownership and a proactive mindset.

What awaits you

  • A volunteership opportunity in a young and innovative environment 🚀🌟

  • Reimbursement of all transportation and lunch costs for office days.

  • Platform to connect and network with young professionals. 👥

  • Free access and drinks at all our events. 🎉

  • Free internal workshops.

  • An intense & fun experience in an international, fast-paced and flexible start-up. 

  • A volunteership certificate & Letter of Recommendation (upon request) upon successful completion.

And here's the fun part: To ensure that we maintain a tight-knit team, attendance in the office in Brussels (on Wednesdays) and/or in Leuven (on Fridays) is recommended. But don't worry, we guarantee that you will have a great time while you're here!

Sounds good? Great! Click apply & send us your CV and motivation letter in English. Our team will contact you. 

Note: We are currently accepting applications only from those that will be residing in Belgium during the volunteership period.

*At Value Network we celebrate diversity, that's why we're an equal opportunity organization. All applicants will be considered for a position without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,  nationality, etc. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind, we are committed to providing an environment of respect and safety.