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Make your stay in Paris even more rewarding and positive, meet new friends and gain new skills through our 40 years of experience volunteering in Paris.


Interested in becoming part of our team?

Should you wish to apply for a volunteer position, please fill in the Volunteer Application Form. 

Upon receipt of your completed application, our Volunteer Department will contact you to schedule an informal interview. At that point we will discuss your interests, talents and availability, as well as what opportunities are available at the time. Job-specific training will be provided on-site. 

Please scroll down to get an idea of the current volunteer opportunities that WICE offers. 

    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.


    Marketing Team Member


    The Marketing Department supports the activities of WICE

    in promoting programs and membership to the organisation

    and externally through a range of platforms.


    The WICE team is seeking a number of enthusiastic marketing

    volunteers to work on specific projects that cover a wide range of 

    active engagements. The role are designed to take up between

    10-15 hours a month and include:


    • Assists with planning and promoting events such as Open House.
    • Promotion and planning  of apero evenings.
    • Advertises courses and events internally to members and externally. 
    • Develops partnerships with other associations/businesses.
    • Promotes courses and events through social media.

    LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR

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

    Key Tasks

    • Communicating information to attendees of courses
    •  Responding to email queries
    • 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.


    PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT

    Do you have a strong administrative background? WICE is seeking a volunteer to work within the Programs Team to support and guide the individual WICE Program Directors.

    Working closely with the Director of the Program Department, the volunteer will:

    • Assist with organizing the bi-annual creation of program courses
    • Monitor the scheduling of courses
    • Load course information onto the WICE website
    • Compile, analyze and create presentations of Programs results
    • Facilitate communication among Program departments and between Programs and other WICE departments

    Time commitment: Average of 5 hours per week, with an additional 5 hours per week required during the peak course creation time of Spring and Fall

    NEWSLETTER EDITOR

    We are looking for a native English speaker to write and edit our bi-weekly e-newsletter (WICE Direct) from August 2018 onward.

    Information is taken from the WICE website and work can be done either in the WICE Office or at home. The newsletter is critical for the promotion of our events and courses.


    Time commitment: 4-6 hours per issue

    PLEASE NOTE:

    • WICE membership is required for all volunteer roles.
    • Please apply only if you are living in Paris.
    • A commit of six months in required for each position. Ideally, the candidate can commit one year. 
    • Time commitment required for each position varies. On average, 5-8 hours each week are required with some availability necessary during business hours.
    • Some work may be completed remotely, but time on-site will also be required.
    • The WICE office is closed during 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.

    EVENT MANAGER

    Do you like planning events? We are seeking a motivated individual with a background in event management, planning and co-ordination. The role involves the co-ordination and the organising of internal WICE events and representation at external events.

    WICE holds the following main promotional events:

    • Fall Open House program launch in September
    • Spring program launch in mid January
    • Apero evening on the last Tuesday of each month

    Time Commitment: 4-5 hours per week. More concentrated time required prior and during Open House Fall program launch. (Open House requires advance planning in March/April and commitment during late August early September).


    Please note: this position would not be suitable for someone with full time employment.


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