Below, we publish our current job vacancies.

Assistant Financial Management (Student)

Are you passionate about civil society work in Central and Eastern Europe? Do you want to shape the work of an internationally active NGO based in Berlin? Democratic values, enthusiasm for intercultural work, and project management are close to your heart? Are you interested in gaining insights into the daily work of a Berlin-based NGO and participating in international projects between Germany and Eastern European countries? Then you are in the right place with us!

Austausch is a Berlin-based NGO actively contributing to open and peaceful dialogue between Germany and Eastern European countries since 1992. We collaborate with NGOs, governmental institutions, and experts in Eastern European countries, implementing projects in areas such as civic education, human rights, inclusion, environmental protection, media, youth and social work, conflict resolution, and more.
We place great emphasis on providing good support to our staff and offer competent guidance in the financial area through our Finance Director.

  • Support in project accounting as well as documentation and verification of receipts;
  • Support the project management in the preparation of interim and final reports to the funders of the above-mentioned projects;
  • Participation in communication with funders, cooperation partners, and other stakeholders;
  • Loose involvement in the conceptual development of projects and fundraising;
  • Participation, if financial matters are involved, in the substantive and technical preparation, implementation, and follow-up of project activities in Central Asia;
  • General project-related administrative tasks.
  • Meaningful work in a long-established nonprofit civil society organization,
  • a diverse and international work environment,
  • a work laptop,
  • collaboration with a motivated, dynamic, professional, and friendly team,
  • access to a broad and international network,
  • space for your own ideas and engagement,
  • The remuneration is based on our in-house tariff and, depending on qualifications, ranges from a monthly gross salary of €1,080 to €1,300.
  • 15 vacation days per calendar year (with a 2.5-day week) and additional days off according to the applicable company agreements as well as
  • a conveniently located workplace in Wedding, Berlin.
  • Interest in current societal developments in various countries of Central and Eastern Europe,
  • interest in working for an internationally operating NGO,
  • proficiency in common office programs,
  • reliability, accuracy, teamwork,
  • some prior experience in project work is desirable,
  • experience with administrative processes,
  • good time management, a high degree of self-organization, responsibility, and diligence,
  • willingness to work closely and think along in a small team,
  • knowledge of the Russian language is advantageous,
  • interest in operational project management (learning to create budget plans and project documents),
  • a valid certificate of enrollment.

Please send us your application (motivation letter and CV in one PDF document) by email until April 30, 2024, to [email protected]. If you have any questions, you can also contact the email address mentioned. Feel free to reach out to the mentioned email address if you have any questions.

We warmly welcome applications from all interested individuals regardless of their background, religious beliefs, sexual and gender identity, disability, or people with personal or family migration history and People of Color. Please inform us of your need for a barrier-free work environment or ask us any questions about it.