INYS-Indonesia 2016-2017 Board Position: Chair

Title: Chair – INYS-Indonesia Executive Board

Organisation: Indonesia Nederland Youth Society

As a Chair, you are part of the Indonesia Nederland Youth Society Executive Board in Indonesia. All board members and additional volunteers of INYS perform their activities on a voluntary basis.

The Executive Board:

The board is responsible for the day-to-day management of INYS. The board gets together for meetings on a regular basis to discuss current affairs and future ideas and events. Since INYS is a youth-led organisation all board members are encouraged to give input on development opportunities for INYS to grow as an organisation. All decisions within the board are made democratically.

Main responsibilities as an executive board member:
• Attend board meetings
• Attend events hosted by INYS
• Attend events hosted by partners of INYS
• Perform your assigned duties in an orderly manner on time


As Chair, you are part of the executive board. Part of your main tasks are to:

• maintain contact with external parties
• be the main representative of INYS towards all relevant parties
• update the board and junior advisors about all relevant information
• boost internal companionship (e.g. organise internal drinks or dinners)
• collaborate and keep in contact with Dutch counterpart on their activities
• perform duties within the scope of your position but also perform other tasks when INYS organises large-scale events.


  • Prior experience with committees or extracurricular activities / volunteering including teamwork
  • Pro-active attitude, personality that can motivate others
  • Good level of English, both passive and active
  • Connection with the Netherlands will be considered as an advantage (exchange for example)

Approximate time spent on this position is 10 hours per week, which varies depending on whether or not an event is coming up.