Volunteer Roles

Volunteering for PWN Barcelona or for the PWN Global federation is a great way for you to learn how to practice what Forbes magazine calls, “permission leadership” or leadership without authority. Working in a non-profit organisation is one of the best experiences you can have. You will learn and grow and most importantly, leave a legacy.
 
If you need more convincing, take a look at some of the inspiring stories of our PWN members and volunteers. See how PWN has helped each of them both personally and professionally to overcome old, and face new challenges- that's the power of volunteering.
 

PWN Barcelona – Opportunities!

 
We are currently recruiting volunteers to support us with mentoring, membership, events, community relations, corporate and in-kind partnerships. This is an opportunity to be part of an engaged global community to promote gender equality and diversity, and to join the growing team of PWN Barcelona! When you join our team of dedicated volunteers, you will be able to develop your own ideas, learn new skills alongside your professional experience, and make a contribution to our community.
 
Please note that PWN Barcelona is a volunteer-based organization. All staff members are non-remunerated volunteers, giving up their time alongside their own professional activity.
 
All PWN staff must be Premium Members. If you are not currently a Premium Member you may still apply, but you must confirm your membership to be accepted to the position.
Application Process:
 
Please send an email to board@pwnbarcelona.net and we will follow up with you to schedule a telephone interview. In your email please include a motivational paragraph, explaining and describing what led you to volunteer, how you see yourself contributing to the network and what roles interest you. Describe your experiences and share with us your energy!
Your email and notes from the interview will be presented for Board discussion and approval.
If you can’t find a volunteer role in the list below, but you want to offer your support, please contact us at board@pwnbarcelona.net
 
  • PWN Barcelona VP Corporate Partners 2022 - 2024

    LOCAL ROLE

     

    PWN Barcelona is searching for a VP of Corporate Partners that will help establish, develop and expand revenue-producing and other beneficial relationships and alliances with strategic business, research, technical and related partners, to enhance PWN’s positioning.

    The VP will:

    • Gain an understanding of the environment in which PWN operates and identify, qualify and establish formal relationships with business partners;
    • Develop and implement partnership goals and objectives thus finding the best ways to accomplish partner’s needs and objectives;
    • Expand relationships with current strategic partners by supporting the introduction of additional products and services and the growth of additional users;
    • Measure, interpret and report on key alliance performance. Develop strategy (including different offerings) for partnership, with an aim to engage different kinds of partners in the network for increased visibility and impact;
    • Work with VP events leads to identify prospective partners and sponsors for our chapter’s events and programs;
    • Work with the President, VP Mentoring and VP Marketing to develop story/value proposition for the partners;
    • Maintain positive relationships with current and prospective partners and sponsors;
    • Form partnerships with strategic partners; work in close collaboration with VP Mentoring Program to offer ‘mentoring package’.

     

    ·        This is a volunteer role. We look forward to receiving your application!

     

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  • PWN Barcelona VP Mentoring 2022 - 2024

    LOCAL ROLE

     

    PWN Barcelona is searching for a VP of Mentoring (or two Co-VPs) that, in coordination with the Mentoring team, develops and implements the overall strategy and annual program of Mentoring.

    This role has a strong impact on PWN as mentoring is our most successful, impacting and dynamic program.

    The VP or Co-VPs will:

    • Coordinate and understands the best practices of Mentoring and coaching;
    • Develop the strategy to execute the PWN vision in terms of annual Mentoring program development, execution and Members engagement;
    • Engage with the VP Events and Marketing to understand the needs of the members, transform them in an offering as part of the mentoring program and promote the program and its components to attract more members;
    • Coordinate the Mentoring team, train and coach them, assign roles and responsibilities;
    • Coordinate team meetings, exchange best practices and share information;
    • Build relationships with external partners;
    • Represents PWN when possible in different forums;

     

    • This is a volunteer role. We look forward to receiving your application!

     

     

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  • PWN Barcelona VP Marketing & Communication 2022 - 2024

    LOCAL ROLE

    PWN Barcelona is searching for a VP of Marketing & Communications that will ensure a consistent and timely communication and publishing of information on the PWN website and social media platforms. This role has a strong impact on the public's perception, trust, and assurance in our organization as a whole!

    The VP will:

    • Manage the PWN Barcelona website and all social media channels, generating organic growth and occasionally conducting paid advertising campaigns;
    • Create and implement a communication strategy to enhance visibility and create interest for PWN, for both members and prospective members; 
    • Be the owner of communication materials; lead in requests input/content from other Board members/Working Groups;
    • Plan and coordinate communication efforts (website and newsletters);
    • Initiates innovative communication that create dialogue and engagement;
    • Communicate and market events and initiatives, working with VP Events (before, during, after), highlighting the benefits of joining the organization;

    This is a volunteer role. We look forward to receiving your application! 

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  • PWN Barcelona Board - President 2022 - 2024

    LOCAL ROLE

    Our current President, Paula Amorim will be stepping down in October at the AGM, along with the rest of the board, as her mandate comes to an end. We are incredibly grateful to Paula for the commitment, passion and leadership that she has brought to PWN Barcelona.

    We are looking for a new President to take over and lead the next chapter for PWN Barcelona. The new President will "inherit" a hugely successful mentoring program, Corporate Partners, a growing membership and a strong team of volunteers, all at a time when diversity, connection and community have never felt more important. 

    Could you be our next President? We are looking for a strong leader who provides overall leadership in the development and implementation of policies to achieve growth and sustainability of PWN Barcelona.  Leads and coordinates the strategic vision on how the organization can make the biggest impact on developing the diversity agenda in Barcelona.  Talent development in the team, networking locally and internationally, represent PWN Barcelona at PWN Global events.

    This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to build a stronger professional network in Barcelona and develop their leadership skills. All applications are welcome, including from non-members of PWN, but must be received by September 30th. 
    The new President will be voted in at the AGM in  October (date TBC). 
    This is a volunteer role and Paula will manage a full handover. 

    For more details, please email secretarygeneral@pwnbarcelona.net

     

     

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  • PWN Barcelona Board - Treasurer 2022 - 2024

    LOCAL ROLE

    Would you like to get first hand experience of running a non for profit organization? Do you already have experience that you could bring to PWN Barcelona?

    Our Treasurer, Cat Schuitemaker, is stepping down in October 2022 at the end of her 2 year role, and we are looking for someone equally amazing to take her place! This role sits on the Board of PWN Barcelona and is a key player in growing and running the organization.

    Diversity, community, and leadership have never felt so important; organizations such as PWN Barcelona play a key role!

    Want to know more? The Treasurer provides general financial oversight, controlling budgets, accounts and financial statements. He / she advises on the financial implications of strategic and operational plans, manages bank accounts, ensures appropriate financial systems and controls are in place for compliance with applicable legislation, also liaising with external consultants. The Treasurer is the gate-keeper of the financial health of the organization.  

    This role is ideal for someone who either has, or would like to build an understanding of how the financial and strategic side of a non for profit functions, participating to the strategic decision making process as well as to the day-by-day activities. This volunteer role also provides an excellent opportunity for someone to build their network and exposure within the Barcelona start up and business community. 

    For more information or to register your interest, please contact secretarygeneral@pwnbarcelona.net. Applications are welcome from all, including non members but must be received by September 30th. A new Treasurer will be voted in at the AGM that will be held in October (date TBC) and Cat will be on hand to assist with the handover.

     We look forward to receiving your application!

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