Call for Head-Organisers

EYP Austria has seen many unique highlights this year. This is made possible with the help of many diligent and passionate young people who are organising these events with their visions and ideas. Meanwhile, we are restless, and we are now looking for the ones who will lead EYP Austria’s future events to glory.

Concretely, we are looking for Head-Organisers for the Austrian Alumni Weekend, as well as EYP on Ski.

All Head-Organisers will be working with one member of the Board as their mentor. Documentation and planning documents from previous events will be provided for Head-Organisers. Potential applicants may of course contact the Board, or the Organisers of past events with any questions.

Austrian Alumni Weekend

The main responsibilities for Head-Organisers of the Austrian Alumni Weekend include:

  • Planning and organising the programme of the event
  • Organising venues for sleeping and workshops
  • Creating and managing the call for trainers and trainees
  • Fundraising
  • Leading a team of organisers
  • Communicating with participants and publishing information about the event

Notes: the Head-Organisers will also be working in cooperation and/or be supported by Board Members in their respective fields of responsibilities. The Alumni Weekend is should take place during summertime or early autumn. The previous alumni weekend was head-organised by Raphael Bek.

The Alumni Weekend is different slightly different from a session and also allows for creative input from the Head-Organisers side in regards to evening programme, environment and spirit.

EYP on Ski

The main responsibilities for Head-Organisers of the EYP on Ski include:

  • Finding and organising a sleeping venue
  • Creating and managing the call for participant
  • Communicating with participants and publishing information about the event

Notes: EYP on Ski is a non-academic social event and should take place during winter. The previous EYP on Ski was head-organised by Johanna Ebner.

How to apply

The ideal number of Head-Organisers for both events is two persons respectively. Your application needs to include:

  • Personal data
  • Session history (and relevant organising experience)
  • Personal motivation
  • Concept, vision, ideas…

The application deadline is Friday, 6th of June 2014, 23:59 CET.
UPDATE: The deadline for EYP on Ski has been extended until Friday, 20th of June 2014, 23:59 CET.

The attachments of a rough budget is optional, however can be beneficial for your application. This is a great chance to make an event your own. Looking at the amount of events that EYP Austria has hosted in the past, we can safely say that organising is a truly fun and enriching experience. Use this opportunity.

David Rauch ( will gladly receive your applications and answer any questions that you may have about the events. We are looking forward to receiving your applications.