MakeSense allows anyone to have a positive impact as a community! We are a community of 3000 active volunteers in 100 cities around the world, who support social entrepreneurs. We do this online through different support and training programs, and offline through challenge-solving, project-emergence, and fun workshops and events! We pride ourselves most in the awesome connections you make at MakeSense, and the incredible exchange of talent and skills going on in the community. In the last 5 years, MakeSense mobilized over 25,000 citizens to help 1,500 social entrepreneurs, all over the globe!
MakeSense is an international team composed of 70+ people based in France, Mexico, Senegal, Peru, Lebanon and Philippines. We always experiment on new organizational models that put autonomy, responsibility and kindheartedness at the heart of everything we do. Impact is as at the center of everything we do and we love to continuously learn and share ! As in our community, we turn everything challenge that we spot into collectively-built solutions !
After reading our values, are you excited about working in our environment and embodying our values in your daily work?
Do you want to dedicate your time and support volunteers in helping positive-impact projects grow?
Do you want to join a young and dynamic international team?
Do you dream of working in The Philippines, the heart of South East Asia ?
Do you want to regularly travel all over The Philippines to meet the community?
Do you want to have fun while supporting the nation builders of the country ? (It’s more fun in the Philippines :))
Then … jump in !
Your role will be to support the Community Developer of The Philippines design tools, support the local community of MakeSense volunteers AND also take part to the launch of the 1st MakeSense accelerator for social startups in Manila. You will join the team of Community Developers for Europe, West Africa, MENA, SE Asia, South America, online, to build the best tools so volunteers can support social project leaders.
We are looking for someone passionate about social innovation, who will enable community members to connect and get involved online & in real life.
After a proper training, you will be in charge of :
> Supporting the community
Create and formalize methodologies to run efficient workshops and events
Source & frame challenges of social entrepreneurs, and direct them towards the right resources
Build strong relationships with local MakeSense Ambassadors (active volunteers) in Asia (mostly in the Philippines)
Catch up on a regular basis with MakeSense Ambassadors, to support them in building mobilization in their cities (on topics such as food security, waste, access to energy …)
Reinforce connections between volunteers. MakeSense volunteers are full of resources; connecting allows peer-to-peer learning, creating different open-source methodologies, and mobilisations to go global
Help organize special events
Deliver trainings online and offline
> Supporting the launch of Manila MakeSense accelerator
Help the Accelerator manager source the most innovative projects who could benefit from the incubation program
Source mentors & experts who could support the social startups
Organize events and trainings for the incubated entrepreneurs
You are convinced that citizen engagement can solve the most pressing social and environmental challenges of today
You like working with people online, online tools, and creating methodologies for workshops
You love people and enjoy working with volunteers and connecting people. You are a good listener
You are analytical and solution-focused
You are interested in community dynamics and want to learn more about them
You trained or helped other people to learn and acknowledge something
You are fluent in English (the working language of MakeSense Philippines is english)
You value cultural diversity and being part of an international team
You are curious and willing to work with people who have different cultures, experiences and traditions than you
You are willing to co-build community tools with the Community Development team
You are comfortable talking in front of large audiences
You're autonomous and can easily report and synchronize with others
You don’t mind working with flexible hours. Lots of events might happen in the evenings or weekends
Starting date : September
Service civique - 9 months
Salary : 600 euros /month (service civique) + 1AR to the Philippines + benefits (SenseCamp, trainings, etc…)
SenseCamp (https://vimeo.com/96056107) organized by the community and attend various trainings.
MakeSense innovative and impacting actions and methodologies have been awarded by governments, companies and university which will bring credit to your future career