Brussels based not-for-profit seeks a dynamic, self-starter to initiate, organize, and orchestrate all activities and events as well as manage volunteer staff in a month long public education and participation program in the Brussels area.  This short-term, temporary position, with the option to continue long term, will focus for a period of six months beginning in November 2010.  The March 2011 program will promote trees as an integral part of sustainable living to Belgians and other internationals residing in Belgium.  The month’s events aim to raise awareness about the value of trees in air and water filtration, soil erosion control, and biodiversity; enable participation in tree planting in Belgium; and to empower children and adults alike to continue taking action for tree preservation and continued reforestation in Belgium and beyond.  Activities are directed in English primarily.


-      Project management: project cycle

-      Use of planning software

-      Managing deadlines and working under pressure

-      Experience in running projects

-      Good coordination skills

-      Good team leadership skills

-      Ability to empower volunteers through delegation

-      Diplomacy

Project Period: November 2010 to May 2011

Sunbeams is a not for profit organisation (ASBL / VZW) registered in Belgium. Our mission is to inform, enable and empower individuals to take positive steps towards sustainable lifestyles.



Interested persons should electronically forward CVs to:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

or contact Ilke Pedersen-Beyst at: 0488/878.014