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President & Vice-President
President

PRESIDENT

The organisation

AFD was founded with the aim to unlock the full potential of students through social impact and to have social impact through the full potential of students. We achieve this by placing Social Entrepreneurship at the core of our organisation along with its values. Every year we send out a number of highly motivated students to set up socially meaningful, durable and impactful projects and businesses. In symbiosis with this we have the ambition to familiarise and embed the social entrepreneurial way of thinking in the entire student-ecosystem. We do this through our events and our impact development branch that amongst other things organises the Brightminds track.

Your role

  • – You are the head of the board and entourage team and you are therefore responsible for the well-functioning of the teams, which include leading the weekly board meetings and regularly attending team meetings to support and evaluate their progress
  • – You are responsible to keep good contact with the different faculties of  UCLouvain, and are the bridge between the faculties and the students
  • – You are the external face of the organisation and meet with partner organisations and business partners
  • – You monthly update towards members of the General Assembly, and actively participate in the General Assembly meetings
  • – You are responsible to keep good contacts, look for new synergies and further stimulate cooperation with other AFD branches
  • – You take actively part of all recruiting activities, and are part of the selection panel
  • – You take the initiative to further strengthen interfaculty cooperation

Your profile

  • – You are a bachelor or master student with strong leadership abilities
  • – You have a healthy interest in development cooperation and social entrepreneurship
  • – You have a creative, proactive and positive mindset
  • – You are a process-oriented and result-driven person that can handle a wide range of responsibilities with ease
  • – You live, breath and think AFD

Your commitment

  • – Ability to commit to this position for one academic year
  • – Ability to dedicate part of your time to AFD next to your studies

Our offer

  • – Gain hands-on experience and tackle real problems next to your studies
  • – Obtain valuable life skills and boost your personal development
  • – Exchange insights with like-minded and impactful peers
  • – Be part of an open and international student community
Vice-President

VICE-PRESIDENT

The organisation

AFD was founded with the aim to unlock the full potential of students through social impact and to have social impact through the full potential of students. We achieve this by placing Social Entrepreneurship at the core of our organisation along with its values. Every year we send out a number of highly motivated students to set up socially meaningful, durable and impactful projects and businesses. In symbiosis with this we have the ambition to familiarise and embed the social entrepreneurial way of thinking in the entire student-ecosystem. We do this through our events and our impact development branch that amongst other things organises the Brightminds track.

Your role

  • – You are responsible for the general advancement of all the project teams, and you will constantly evaluate the teams on their progress
  • – You will represent AFD Louvain-la-Neuve in the General Assembly and help decide on the future of Academics for Development
  • – You manage and maintain the relationships with the project partners, ensuring that they are content
  • – You head the coaches, and guide them throughout the year in carrying out their duties
  • – You replace the President as head of the organisation if he is not able to fulfil his role
  • – You, together with the HR board member and coaches, carry out the individual project student evaluations

Your profile

  • – You are a third bachelor or master student of KU Leuven or UCLouvain
  • – You have an interest in social entrepreneurship and development related issues
  • – You are a team player, are solution oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • – You are in the possession of a stress resistant mind set and can manage a broad range of responsibilities with ease
  • – You are looking for an exhilarating, challenging, fun and above all very enriching experience.

Your commitment

  • – Ability to commit to this position for one academic year
  • – Ability to dedicate part of your time to AFD next to your studies

Our offer

  • – Gain hands-on experience and tackle real problems next to your studies
  • – Obtain valuable life skills and boost your personal development
  • – Exchange insights with like-minded and impactful peers
  • – Be part of an open and international student community

Interested?

Any questions about the positions?

Get in touch!

  • Bryan Sohy
    Bryan Sohy President
  • Jean-François Delvigne
    Jean-François Delvigne Vice-President

AFD is looking for a new president and vice-president for the academic year 2019-2020.

Deadline: Saturday, March 9th, 23h59.


Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone and become part of our AFD success story? Then we would be thrilled to receive your application! Here’s what the application procedure looks like:

  1. First of all, you should send your CV and motivation letter (A4) in English to recruiting.lvn@afdimpact.org with the subject ‘President & Vice-President 2019-2020’ before the application deadline.
  2. Consequently, we will invite you to join us for an informal interview. In this interview, we will look for competences, experience and – most importantly – for motivation.
  3. Finally you will find out if you were selected to become a new board member for the academic year 2019-2020.

More info on the open positions:

Interested? 

Send your CV and short motivation letter to recruiting.lvn@afdimpact.org with the subject ‘President & Vice-President 2019-2020’. It is also possible to apply in duo if this adds value for the students. The application deadline is the 9th of March. We hope to hear from you soon.

 

Any questions about the positions? Get in touch!

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