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Legal Officer (Dutch speaking) - Join our team

The Good Scientists is a volunteer-based platform for scientists to engage with the Third Sector (NGOs, non-profits, and civil society organisations). Our goal is to make science accessible and actionable for social impact. We are an organisation run by passionate volunteers that want to create opportunities for scientists to create social and environmental impact.

The Legal Officer will help register The Good Scientist as an official NGO/not-for-profit organization, as well as write our statute and a code of conduct. This position will require learning the basic structure and legal requirements behind NGOs. The Legal Officer will work with the President, but will have the chance to set their own schedule and working style flexibly. Priority will be given to applicants with previous experience registering and managing organizations. We will register in the Netherlands, so Dutch-speaking applicants are preferred.

Responsibilities:

👌 Create our Code of Conduct.

👌 Create a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with partner organisations we collaborate with.

👌 Oversee Non-Profit legal structure and interact with our Notary.

Preferred skills:

✔️ Passion for our mission

✔️ No experience needed, but Dutch language is preferred.

We offer

💟 You will work in a global team of volunteers based across Europe and North America.

💟 You will set your own Individual Development Plan of self-growth targets and skills you want to acquire.

💟 Work at your own pace and set milestones in accordance with the leadership.

🌈 We value diversity, our team members are spread across the 4 corners of the Globe: west to east from California to Thailand, and north to south from The Netherlands to Senegal.

🕰️ We work flexibly and remotely. There are no minimum time requirements to join: you will have the chance to set your timeline and adjust to the working style that works best for you. We have bi-weekly meetings to share milestones.

📖 Additionally to fulfilling our motivation to translate science into social impact we grow our expertise through mutual learning, expanding professional networks, attending training and developing transferable skills for our future careers.

This is a volunteering unpaid position.

The Good Scientists team

StartHub Incubator Bronland 10, 6708 WH Wageningen, The Netherlands 

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