A unique and stimulating workplace where staff is allowed to gain invaluable experience and knowledge
Manager (Current Employee), New York, NY – June 19, 2013
Pros: free lunches, a collection of brilliant, capable and passionate professioanls
Cons: demanding workload and work schedule, limited mobility
OSF is a unique and amazing organization. Staff members are highly committed and passionate individuals for whom this is not simply a job, it's a life philosophy. Work is never boring - from grantmaking, to program design and management. While there are limited opportunities and internal mobility, it is a flexible organization that allows staff to go – more... beyond their formal responsibilities and gain invaluable experience and knowledge. – less
Western Balkans Temporary Program Assistant (Former Employee), New York, NY – October 23, 2014
Pros: very kind, helpful and knowledgeable co-workers, and they provide lunch!
I learned how civil society develops from the inside of a very successful organization. A typical day at work involved me keeping an eye on local news that could affect our national foundations as well as the people located within those nations, I would translate Albanian news articles into English. My daily tasks also included corresponding via e-mail – more... and phone, with our national foundations as well as the general public, answering and forwarding any questions. I also learned about the process of grant making and grants management and was able to witness how local people have been able to change their homes and move toward an open society. – less