Volunteer Service as Program Assistant BFD Beyond CarnismCEVA, Job bei ProVeg Deutschland e.V. in Berlin
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Volunteer Service as Program Assistant BFD Beyond Carnism/CEVA

ProVeg Deutschland e.V.

Veröffentlicht: 28.02.2019

About ProVeg

ProVeg is a food awareness organisation with the mission to reduce global animal consumption by 50% by the year 2040. We are active in eight countries across four continents and are growing rapidly. We work with governments, private companies, public institutions, medical professionals, and the public to help the world transition to a more plant-based society and economy that is sustainable for humans, animals, and our planet.


Job details

Reports to: Program Manager

Division Department: Beyond Carnism

Location: Berlin, Germany

Hours: 40 h per week



Application deadline: March 30th


About Beyond Carnism and CEVA
Beyond Carnism is a US-based, international organization which has recently become a division of ProVeg International. Our mission is to expose and transform carnism, the invisible belief system that conditions people to eat certain animals. Beyond Carnism has been 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. Our main program is the Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy (CEVA), whose goal is to increase the impact of vegan advocacy worldwide. Through CEVA, we offer on-site trainings, organizational consulting, grants, and a strategy resource center.


Role Summary

The Beyond Carnism/CEVA Program Assistan (federal volunteer) will support all programs and campaigns. They will assist with the operations, public relations, and travel related to carnism awareness projects and CEVA (Center for Effective Vegan Advocacy) trainings. They will work closely with the Program Manager and Program Coordinator on all carnism-awareness and CEVA 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.



  • 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




  • Strong administrative and organisational skills with an excellent eye for detail

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently, with a high level of attention to detail

  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage time effectively

  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member

  • Thorough knowledge of carnism and animal rights and a familiarity with other social justice issues

  • Understanding of, and commitment to, the principles of effective altruism

  • Strong commitment to the mission and values of Beyond Carnism, including a commitment to intersectionality and a willingness to become literate about privilege and oppression

  • Willingness to take on different responsibilities and tasks as needed

  • Eligibility to work in the EU

  • Commitment to effective communication and personal, emotional maturity



  • Verbal and written German language skills

  • Experience working with social media

  • Experience working with people from different backgrounds

  • Experience working with a charity and knowledge of NGO-sector-specific issues


Please note that Beyond Carnism/CEVA work in the offices of ProVeg International.

Benefits of working with us

  • 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!


Diversity 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.


Our Application Procedure

Your application should include a cover letter, a CV and work certificates. Please tell us how you found this job ad! Please send us your application using our online form. (https://proveg.com/jobs/) Thank you!


Only English applications will be accepted.


The upcoming steps include:

  1. Online test

  2. Online trial tasks

  3. A first phone interview

  4. A personal interview and an optional “trial day”, that includes the handling of tasks that are typical for the role you are applying for. If you are not from Berlin you can do this tasks at home. That helps us to get to know you and your way of working better, and gives you a chance to get a full picture of the job and us

  5. The final decision may need an extra interview

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