Assistance for the Steering Committee

August 25, 2022

To support its work, the Steering Committee of the Max Planck Sustainability Network is seeking

an assistant on a voluntary basis

as soon as possible.

Your profile:

  • Interest in science
  • Interest in sustainability issues
  • very good knowledge of German
  • Familiarity with the most common digital tools
  • You like to work in small teams, but you can also work alone
  • Employee in an institution of the Max Planck Society (e.g. at a Max Planck Institute)

Your tasks:

  • Support for the virtual bi-weekly meetings of the steering committee: preparation, writing of minutes and compilation of our newsletter to all network members
  • Monitoring of our email inbox
  • Moderating activities on our messenger service Rocket.Chat (answering simple questions)
  • Supporting the preparation of the annual report
  • Weekly effort: approx. 4h

We offer:

  • An open-minded and friendly team
  • Introduction to all necessary tools and help with all tasks
  • Flexibility in terms of workload and duration of your commitment
  • All tasks can be done remotely
  • Certificate of your commitment

Please note that we cannot offer any remuneration.

If you are interested, please send your informal application to

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