Het Actiefonds:

Lombokstraat 40
1094 AL Amsterdam
The Netherlands


+31 (0)20 6279661

NL 46 TRIO 0338622039

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VACANCY • Board members

Do you want to use your expertise to promote social change worldwide? We then invite you to join our board on a journey towards a just and sustainable world.


General information

Het Actiefonds is a unique and independent fund that has been supporting social movements and grassroots activists for over 50 years. We provide financial support for protests, demonstrations, strikes and other forms of direct action aimed at combating exploitation, climate change and social and economic injustices.

To ensure horizontal structure and maximum financial impact, the organization consists of a small self-managed team of 4 professionals that is supported by working groups of a total of circa 50 regional specialists. The board of Het Actiefonds operates from a distance and oversees the organization’s overall direction and strategic focus.

Who are we looking for?
We are currently hiring general board members.

  • You are an idealist who wants to work towards a just world and believes that social movements play a vital role in achieving this;
  • You have experience in providing oversight and strategic directions to teams and organizations, preferably in the non-profit sector and/or activist groups;
  • You are available for approximately 6-8 hours per month;
  • As a general board member, you have at least 3 years of experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Institutional fundraising
    • Individual fundraising/marketing

The board meets 8-10 times a year and communicates regularly by telephone and e-mail.

What can we offer?
As board member of Het Actiefonds, you will be part of a force that works towards worldwide radical social change. Alongside other committed experts, you will have the opportunity to take initiative in a way that is truly meaningful to you and others. Positions on the board are not renumerated.

We support a variety of interconnected movements on every continent. That is why expertise of and diversity in nationality, gender identity, class, racialization, sexual orientation and ability are essential. We especially encourage those who are historically marginalized within the field to apply for this position.

Apply before the 22th of June by sending your resume and letter of motivation to info@hetactiefonds.nl. For more information, please call: +31 (0)20 6279661.