Work for LEAF

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We help talented young people write inspirational stories of leadership and we also work on our own stories in the process. Join us and become part of the LEAF story!

 

What do we like most about working at LEAF?

  • “I like being part of a group where people aren’t afraid to live their dreams, accept challenges and motivate each other.

    Dušan

  • ”The team is fantastic and greatly inspiring.It teaches me to be humble and sincerely happy to be part of it.I see it as an island of positive deviation. Most importantly, it’s an island that keeps getting bigger and bigger!

    Tami

  • ”It’s the people – the openness, support, welcoming attitude and respect that they show you from the first moment you join LEAF. I admire their motivation, their passion for what they do and their drive for excellence.

    Janka

  • “The opportunity to work closely with inspiring people with a wide array of experience (corporations, start-ups, public administration, NGOs, schools) and extremely talented young people with a desire to grow.”

    Braňo

  • “I like working for LEAF because it gives me purpose. We aim high, work hard to achieve our goals but don’t forget to have fun on the way there.Because we care about the students and the other people we work with.”

    Stanka

  • “I always go to work thinking that I just can’t wait to spend time with our program participants.”

    Silvia

  • “A great opportunity to contribute to significant positive changes in Slovakia.”

    Braňo

  • “My colleagues have many diverse experiences, as well as different careers and life paths, so every day teaches me something new.”

    Ľubka

  • “When I come to work, it feels like a small university – each moment brings something new and I can contribute to a great project for the country I love.”

    Stanka

  • “Everyday opportunities to take initiative and learn something new.”

    Janka

  • “Various difficult tasks and assignments – you will learn a lot of new things and you definitely won’t get bored. :-)”

    Vero

 


Job opportunities at LEAF

Communication and Community Specialist

Main challenge: Manage and support communication of the Slovak Professionals Abroad Program and design & implement community-building efforts

Community Builder

Main challenge: as the title suggests, builders build, you will do it by connecting people to people. You will do it across LEAF initiatives in general and the Young Professionals Program in particular.

Sourcing innovator

Main challenge: strengthen our HR dept of one and co-create LEAF and LEAF Academy team by 1. developing an innovative and proactive methods to source talented candidates 2. providing support for team members in sourcing, recruiting and other developing HR functions, implementing best practices from around the world

Want to establish talent selection research center?

Main challenge: research and develop the world class talent selection methodology and select the most talented applicants for various LEAF initiatives ranging from primary-school and university students to young professionals.

Automation of our Talent Identification methodology

Our main challenge is processing and screening hundreds of applications from talented individuals, which has become very time consuming and unsustainable. Your task will be to find or setup, develop and advance automatic system and processes for Talent Selection based on data analysis of our methodology.

Job opportunities at LEAF Academy

Registrar

Main challenge: to assist and provide administrative support to deans (especially Dean of Academics) and the principal as needed. Actively engage at various levels in projects related to the academics that are used by and/or impact the LEAF Academy community. Primarily, responsibilities include but are not limited to overseeing course scheduling, maintaining student class enrollment, coordinating AP program etc.

CZ Teacher, PL Teacher

Main challenge: teaching humanities course in Czech and/or Polish language, combining current affairs, key pieces of literature and national history topics (2hrs/week each – could be via Skype) for native speakers of these two languages within the community of LEAF Academy students

Front Office Administrator

Main challenge and scope of Responsibility: Secure welcoming Front Office & reliable Administrative Support in an international boarding school in City Centre Bratislava, with a meaningful mission and vision. If you are a proactive, self-organized and service-oriented person that would like to contribute to the school’s everyday life, if you possess high attention to detail and shall take pleasure in administrative duties in a non-profit organization and work with a diverse international team, then continue reading.

Other

Name Your Role

If you haven’t found a suitable opportunity on our list, but you’re still convinced you’d be a good fit, feel free to apply proactively! Tell us your story, describe the role you imagine yourself in within LEAF and how could it contribute to the overall mission of our organization. (Given that we’re not actively searching for your position, we encourage you to be convincing.) We will carefully consider the possibilities and will get in touch in case we see a potential for future cooperation.

Hiring process FAQ

Let us take you through the hiring process step by step.

  • Check the list of current job offers and click “I’m interested” right under the job description.

    If none of the offers strike your interest, you can send us your CV and describe your ideal position in our team. We will add your application to our database and if your story catches our attention or we have a position compatible with your idea, we will contact you.

     

  • Here are a few tips:

    • We want to know where you found out about LEAF and the position you’re applying for. If you know people from our team, be sure to mention that.
    • Tell us why you are interested in this specific position or team. How does this line up with your previous work experience? If you haven’t had a similar job yet, tell us why you think you would be an asset for LEAF and why you think you would enjoy the position.
    • Provide a brief summary of your professional profile. What is your expertise? Write something like a LinkedIn profile summary. Ideally, it should catch our attention and make us interested in reading your CV.
  • Our mini-team responsible for filling the vacancy will carefully read through your application. We might call you and ask for extra information, which helps us get a more complete picture of our candidates before starting the selection process.

  • Its form depends on the position we are hiring for. It mostly consists of several conversations and at least one assignment.

    We never base our decisions on conversation results only. You can expect written assignments, we will give you a sample work task to solve or we could ask you to show us an example of your work. Don’t be surprised if there are more of us at the interview. All the people you will be working closely with are usually part of the hiring process so that everyone gets a better idea of what your potential work together would look like. This is why our hiring process usually takes a bit longer than you might be used to.

    The time between sending your application and hearing the final decision depends on several factors and can vary. However, it is not affected by you or your application. At any point during the hiring process, you have the right to know what phase your application is in.

 

Good luck with the hiring process! We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our LEAF or LEAF Academy team!