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Would you like to be involved in the running of WICE? 

Volunteers are essential to our existence. If you have the skills we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Please refer to the list of currently available volunteer positions below. 

Should you wish to apply for one or several of the positions please fill in our Volunteer Application Form. Our recruitment director will be in touch with you after receiving your application.

Events Manager

 

You will be part of the Marketing department.

 

Tasks:

  • Plan, organize, coordinate and promote the WICE Open House and/or Spring Launch which

take place in Spring and Fall

  • Promote WICE at local events in September in the current year to October the following

year (4-7 events)

  • Input event information on the WICE website
  • Keep track of event attendance data and produce short reports for larger events
  • Assist with related event marketing tasks as needed

 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience organizing or managing events
  • Excellent people skills
  • Professional attitude
  • Ability to stay focused, proactive and handle responsibility
  • Ability to delegate
  • Can adhere to deadlines
  • Computer literacy - ability to navigate a back office a plus
  • A strong desire to put your skills to use volunteering
  • French language skills a plus but not required

 

Start/End Date of Position:

Open House: Must be available full-time in September and at least on a part- time basis in late August and early October. Candidates wishing to continue volunteering after this time may do so.

Spring Launch: Must be available on a part- time basis in January and February. Candidates wishing to continue volunteering after this time may do so.

LIVING IN FRANCE DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR

Are you interested in providing a program of activities that enhance the experience of living in France for people both new to Paris and those who want to delve deeper into the City’s secrets?  Through the provision of a program of practical courses such as cooking and wine tasting, and an insight into the City itself through Paris Walks by Arrondissement and visits to gardens both historic and new, the Living in France Department aims to do just that.

Key Tasks

  • Liaise with individual course directors regarding scheduling and course content
  • Communicating information to attendees of courses
  • Answering queries via email
  • Maintaining and updating information on the WICE course database

Time Commitment

  • 5-6 hours per week on average.
  • Can work from home but must be available for meetings at the office from time-to-time

Start/End Date: 

  • Immediate start
  • 2 month commitment preferred

LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT DEPUTY DIRECTOR

The Languages Director is directly responsible for the successful development, implementation and administration of the Language Department,its programs and members.

Key Tasks

  • Recruiting volunteers to fill roles within the Languages Department, such as group instructors or facilitators
  • Communicating information to attendees of courses
  • Answering queries via email
  • Creating, maintaining and updating information on the WICE course database

Time Commitment: 5-6 hours a week on average.Can work from home but must be available for meetings at the office from time-to-time

Start/End Date: Immediate start.12 month commitment preferred

Note: Membership of WICE is a requirement of this role

MARKETING DIRECTOR

The Marketing Director is responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategy for the organization.The Marketing Director is a member of the WICE Board of Directors, reports to the WICE President

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement a strategically developed marketing plan to grow and retain membership and strengthen WICE’s presence in Paris’s international community.
  • Establish with the board of directors a vision for the organization and prioritize the marketing of programs and activities in alignment with the vision
  • Manage and engage a team of volunteers who carry out the marketing plan through social and traditional media, special events, the WICE newsletter and partnerships.
  • Work with members of the board of directors to help each member establish a more public ambassador role for WICE. Provide marketing assistance to the Programs Department to help publicize WICE programs
  • Align the work of the Marketing Department with Membership and work closely with the Membership Director to accomplish marketing and membership goals.

Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in marketing and communication
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage a team of marketing volunteers
  • Willingness and availability to commit to the time requirements for this role

Note: WICE membership is a requisite of this role

Time Commitment: 8 to 12 hours a week. Some work can be done at home but “onsite” presence will be necessary at times. The role would not be suitable for someone working full time.

Start/End Date of Position: This position is currently open. Candidates should be able to commit to at least 12 months.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Do you have experience with database management and/or IT support?

WICE uses Wild Apricot (a web based software) to host the website, our membership database and associated course registrations and payments. 

We are seeking an individual to work closely with the Operations Director to:

  • Monitor and maintain website technical aspect
  • Maintain Google mail and drive
  • Manage Wild Apricot technical issues
  • Liaise with Wild Apricot support regarding website features, troubleshooting and questions 

Time Commitment

  • 4-5 hours a week on average
  • Can work from home but must be available for meetings at the office from time-to-time

Start/End Date

  • Immediate start
  • 12 month commitment preferred

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Only apply if you are currently living in Paris
  • Positions are only open to applicants who can commit to a minimum of six months - 1 year
  • WICE membership is required for Director and Deputy Director roles
  • Time commitment required varies for each position but on average 3-4 hours each week with some availability during business hours
  • Some work may be completed at home but time "on-site" will also be required
  • WICE is closed in summer - July and August  
  • If you have difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Volunteer Department.

Contact the WICE Volunteer Department

Email contact:  volunteer@wice-paris.org

Volunteer Benefits

As WICE is a non-profit organization dependent on its volunteers, we reward their hard work and dedication with a series of benefits that we hope they will find enjoyable. After a qualifying period of 3 months we offer a 20% discount for member volunteers attending WICE courses.

Course Discounts. Click here to view our Discount Policy.

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