Summer Community Catalyst

Temporary Washington, DC Open Gov Hub

Are you eager to join a community of leading nonprofits (NGOs) and change makers in international development and other fields, working to help make governments more transparent, accountable, and deliver more for their citizens around the world?

Can you work part-time (about 10-12 hours per week) over the next 3-4 months to support our unique, large, shared workspace and collaborative community?

If so, we invite you to apply for our Community Catalyst Program!

What You Would Do

We are looking for help to keep our world-class coworking space running smoothly on a daily basis. This includes running our front reception desk (we receive over 1,000 international visitors each month), supporting events via communications and logistics, and offering high-quality customer service support to staff on issues (including basic tech support), and other daily tasks like distributing mail, keeping supplies stocked, and keeping the Hub sparkly clean.

About 85% of your work will be administrative/operations/office management, and 15% will be community building: you will make connections between people and ideas across our network of 45 organizations and 250 people. You will work on a long-term project on activities like open data, combating closing civic space, and strengthening democracies around the world.

What You Would Get

This is a work-trade program; the work is unpaid and in exchange for your time you will receive a free hot desk membership (typically costs $300 per month). This gives you 24/7 access to our workspace and meeting spaces and full access to our wide range of Hub events and activities happening almost every day, including members-only workshops, working groups, monthly movie nights and more. As a member you’ll also get free access to our building’s newly renovated gym, bi-weekly yoga classes, and tenant lounge (with ping pong, pool, air hockey, and more).

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out this form. We will reach out to excellent candidates and request resumes at a future date.

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