Become a board member

Do you fit the profile?

Are you an ambitious student, who enjoys learning new skills and knowledge beyond your standard curriculum?

Are you a critical thinker, someone who can perform independently and work as a teamplayer?

Are you someone who attaches great value to your ideals, and at the same time loves to get a lot done?

Do we fit your ambitions and possibilities?

You will carry the responsibility for large programs where you can fully apply and expand your skills, experience and creativity.

United Netherlands allows you to develop your network both at home and abroad.

You will receive a generous compensation, allowing you to combine studies and building board-experience in a financially feasible manner.


What do we offer?

United Netherlands offers you the possibility of carrying the responsibilities that come with organizing large programs where you can fully expand your skills, experience, and creativity. We provide you with the opportunity to fulfill a position that would have required you to have at least five years of working experience in the field if you were to work for a company.

In order to stimulate and help you grow in your position, you will be accompanied by coaches, advisory board members, and your fellow board members. During the year, you will gather knowledge by receiving training sessions from coaches and professionals while bringing it into practice where your board members and with the support of your fellow board members. United Netherlands aims to stimulate the development of the participants in its activities – but equally so the growth of its board members.

While fulfilling a position at United Netherlands you will be compensated generously, allowing you to combine studies and creating board-experience in a financially feasible, and responsible, manner. There is a differentiation between full-time and part-time positions. United Netherlands offers full- and part-time position. An individual fulfilling a full-time position receives a compensation of 500 euros per month and requires being in office 35 hours a week, while an individual fulfilling a part-time position receives a compensation of 250 euros per month and requires being in office 17,5 hours a week.

Browse the website to get an overview of the programs that United Netherlands currently organizes. That way, you may already get an idea of where you see yourself!

 What are we looking for?

United Netherlands aims to stimulate the development of the participants in its activities – but equally so the growth of its board members. Therefore, we work with a competences-based approach when selecting board members.

Are you able to motivate people to learn? Do you have a keen eye for new opportunities? Are you able to manage different tasks at the same time? Let us know what you have to offer us; what you want United Netherlands to offer you; and together we will discuss which function fits you best! Do you recognize one or more of the following talents in yourself?

  • A passion for contributing to the development of others through teaching and coaching;
  • A talent for developing new contacts with people and organizations;
  • The ability to organize complex logistical tasks in an efficient way;
  • Being able to think strategically on the long term, anticipating challenges and opportunities;
  • Ambition to design materials for communication and promotion purposes to expand a growing network;
  • Creative, independent thinking, being able to find and create new possibilities;
  • Any other capability that adds to this growing organization!

Applications for the 2017-2018 United Netherlands board are open! The selection procedure consists of 2 interview rounds. Please send in your C.V, a letter of motivation, and a copy of your ID to apply to board@unitednetherlands.orgthe deadline for the first round of selection is the 1st of April.
Questions can be directed at board@unitednetherlands.org.

Look into our positions now!

Look into our positions now!