Role: Member of Global Young Greens (GYG) Oversight Committee

Hours: Between 0 – 10 hours per week (these hours fluctuate in relation to task load)                                   

Salary: Voluntary 

Skills and Experience (essential)

Skills and Experience (desirable)

  • Ability to be objective and make effective and well-informed decisions;
  • Experience working on a Young Green board/Executive Committee;
  • Knowledge of the Organisational Principles of GYG;
  • Experience working within a GYG Regional Federation/transnational organisation;
  • English language skills (speaking, reading, writing);
  • Maximum age: 35 years.
  • Attendance to previous GYG Congress;
  • Ex-member of GYG Steering Committee or Congress Prep team;
  • Mediation skills; 
  • Experience dealing with complaints/carrying out investigations in relation to complaints.


Committee responsibilities:

  • Attend fortnightly meetings (online);
  • Oversee the work of the GYG Steering Committee and ensure they are working in accordance with GYG Organisational Principles;
  • Organise and manage elections, co-options, and investigate and respond to complaints;
  • Regularly report to the Steering Committee regarding committee business.

How to Apply

Send the following documentation to


  1. A letter of motivation explaining your motivations for applying, how you meet the skills and experience required, what you will bring to the GYG Oversight Committee;
  2. A copy of your CV;
  3. A nomination letter from your member organisation. Should your organisation need guidance with this, please consult this template


Deadline: 9 May 2021, 23:59 UTC

Candidates will be selected via co-option carried out by the GYG Oversight Committee and GYG Steering Committee. Co-options will take place in accordance with gender balancing rules.