Website Caribbean Research Acquisition Forum (CARAF)

Let the knowledge flow

CARAF is an organization dedicated to connecting scientific researchers (and professionals) from the Caribbean or based in the Caribbean, and providing them with effective ways to advance their careers. We also aim to create awareness and help bring more scientific research to the Dutch Caribbean. We hope to become the bridge between the Netherlands and the islands and to Let the Knowledge Flow.

PR Team
This team is responsible for creating and maintaining CARAF’s brand and online presence, engaging with current and prospective members, and informing our members and followers of relevant opportunities and events.

Job Description Committee member
To achieve our goals we are looking for committee members who can assist in content creation and/or social media posting for the CARAF Science social media channels. We are looking for a committee member who would like to focus on career or funding opportunities, engaging directly with our members and strengthening the network, and/or interesting events, webinars, workshops, etc.
You will be working together with a dynamic team, having weekly meetings (variable), and helping to maintain CARAF’s brand and online presence.

Your Profile
You are driven and professional with a passion for science & research, the Caribbean, and enjoys working in a team setting. This role can ultimately help you make an impact on Caribbean research (while still living in the Netherlands). Furthermore, you can assist future generations of Dutch Caribbean students who would like to pursue a career in science and also facilitate research that has an impact on local legislation.

Job Requirements
This position is open for students or young professionals with a passion for Caribbean research

  • Team player/Open communication/Solution-oriented
  • Organizational skills and good with deadlines
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English & Dutch 
  • Can dedicate an average of 1-4 hours p/week (variable) 
  • Experience with creating social media content
  • Native of one of the six Dutch Caribbean islands is a pre

Interested? Please send us a copy of your resume and a short cover letter to

Feel free to send us an email if you have any questions.

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