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Vacancy: Co-Chief Facilitator (Community Focus)

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Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Vacancy: Co-Chief Facilitator (Community Focus)

Catalyst 2030 – A Global Movement of Social Change Innovators
Catalyst 2030 comprises social innovators and enterprises, NGOs, intermediaries and funders and other social change innovators, collaborating in this urgent moment to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

We live in a unique era of human progress. Extreme poverty, malnutrition, violence, and infectious disease have dropped, while life expectancy, literacy rates, and electricity access have soared. Yet, severe inequalities in income, health, education, and representation continue to disadvantage billions of people around the world. Meanwhile, humanity’s growing ecological footprint is threatening many of the natural systems we all depend on—such as climate, oceans, land, biodiversity, and fresh water—which are nearing irreversible tipping points. These crises often intersect, creating conditions ripe for instability and conflict.

 

We may be the last generation that can act to reverse these trends. Catalyst 2030 believes that collective action and bold, new strategies are needed to address the crises of our time. Joining forces with communities, governments, businesses, and others, Catalyst 2030 members are working toward changing systems at all levels. Cumulatively – and often with limited resources – members have already impacted the lives of millions. Together we envision the realisation of equity and a better life for all.

 

One Family Foundation and Catalyst 2030 actively promote equality, diversity and inclusion. We consider the experience of all candidates, irrespective of age, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation, disability, gender, gender identity or gender reassignment.

 

This position is remote and can be carried out from most regions that have at least a six hour overlap with CET working hours.

Catalyst 2030 is seeking a Co-Chief Facilitator
Catalyst 2030 has transformed from its beginnings as a start-up, nimble entrepreneurial enterprise to a fast growing movement. Splitting the critical functions of Catalyst 2030 into two main categories, both working in coordination, is a natural response to the functioning of the organisation, and a natural indicator that two types of leaders are needed to ensure the roles are successfully and effectively carried out. We hope this transition can create effective co-leadership and structures to support this transformation in how organisation works – and how the world works.

The Co-Chief Community Facilitator is an experienced senior social innovator/entrepreneur who deeply understands the values and ethos of the movement and is closely associated with the movement. This best fit for the role is likely to be a  social entrepreneur/innovator  transitioning out of her/his own organisation within the membership network, a  leader in her/his area of expertise.

 

 

 

Scope of the work
As Co-Chief Facilitator, you will support the membership network of the Catalyst 2030 Secretariat, supporting and accelerating the movement’s growth.

 

The Co-Chief facilitators will jointly coordinate, and be responsible for reporting to and organising:

the Board/Governing Council/Leadership Council
the General Assembly
any other emergent governance groups

The Co-Chief Facilitator (Community Focus) will be responsible for:

Chapters
Supporting Regional Offices
Collaborations
Membership
Systems Change Learning
Governance

The core responsibilities of the Co-Chief Facilitator encompasses:
Creating strategic initiatives for fostering movement growth
Strengthening membership and chapter support, with a focus on cultivating new chapters for network expansion
Facilitating impactful connections and collaborations between network members and external initiatives, fostering better synergy and collective action
Streamlining the relationship and informational flows between working groups and the Secretariat, to ensure efficient coordination and knowledge sharing
Fostering a thriving community committed to the movement’s objectives, prioritising member engagement and wellbeing
Facilitating government partnerships to accelerate systems change by country chapters and for collaborations, if needed

 

Qualifications
An award winning social entrepreneur/innovator
10-15 years of global work experience / operations
An active member of Catalyst 2030, ideally someone who has volunteered multiple hours per month in chapters, collaborations, or any other aspects
Excellent capacity building, team building, management and coordination skills
Ability and willingness to work in challenging and changing environments and address  challenges and find solutions
Keen analytic, organisational and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritise, negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
A commitment to empowering the diverse communities served by Catalyst 2030
Someone who has a deep understanding of the movement

 

One Family Offers
A competitive salary in line with the guidelines outlined for the sector in the Netherlands, range of 120,000 – 210,000 EUR gross per year including 8% holiday pay. (The final offer will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience, seniority level, geographical location and other relevant factors).
32 paid leave days including Dutch national holidays
The opportunity to work with a young and dynamic team in a fast-paced global environment
Working in a dynamic network of more than 1,000 organisations across the globe, including Skoll Foundation, Ashoka, Schwab Foundation and Echoing Green

 

How to apply?
To apply, please email your CV and letter of motivation in English to cfrecruitment@catalyst2030.net before 2nd October 2023. After this date, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis till the position is filled. The start date of the position is 1 January , 2024.

 

For more information about the position, please email cfrecruitment@catalyst2030.net