Oversight of day-to-day management of the network and its strategic development.
Jana Hainsworth joined Eurochild as Secretary General in January 2006. She is responsible for the day-to-day running of the network, which brings together over 170 organisations & individuals from across Europe to promote the rights and welfare of children.
She previously worked in a Brussels-based communications consultancy where she was project manager for a communications contract under the EU’s Community Action Programme to combat discrimination.
Jana also managed a network of organisations promoting long-term voluntary service in the youth field and has worked for several years in a research and consultancy firm on different technical assistance contracts for the European Commission. She has a Masters degree in environment, development and policy from Sussex University and an Honours degree in Natural Sciences from Durham University in the UK.
Senior Policy and Advocacy Coordinator: Policy, Practice and Research
Coordination of Eurochild's work on mutual learning and practice exchange and policy assessment in the fields of child poverty and well-being, family and parenting support.
English, French, Italian, Spanish
+32 (0)2 211 05 58
Policy and Advocacy Officer
Coordination of the Opening Doors for Europe’s Children Campaign. Working with Eurochild’s members on matters related to migrant and refugee children.
Languages: English, French, Greek
Tel: +32 (0) 2 211 0559
Head of Advocacy
Coordination of Eurochild’s advocacy work with EU institutions and oversight of influencing strategy.
English, French, Hungarian, Dutch, Spanish
+32 (0)2 211 05 54
Head of Operations
Support the Secretary General in delivery of governance and organisational processes and procedures. Responsible for planning and overall coordination of the General Assembly and the bi-annual Eurochild Conference.
English, French, Hungarian
+32 (0)2 211 05 55
Senior Policy and Advocacy Coordinator: Children's Rights and Child Participation
Support delivery of Eurochild advocacy goals through strengthening the capacity of national partner networks and oversee capacity building on child participation and child safeguarding both in Eurochild secretariat and membership.
English, French, Dutch, German
Child Participation and Network Development Officer
Building Eurochild’s capacity to engage children and young people in its work, and strengthening the network of members.
English, Icelandic, German
+32 (0)2 211 05 52
Head of Communications
Lead on development and implementation of Eurochild’s external and internal communications, and support the policy team to maximise the effectiveness of Eurochild’s advocacy and campaigns.
English, French, Hindi
+32 (0)2 211 05 53
Head of Finance
Support and manage financial department including Human Resources. Development and implementation of financial procedures.
English-Dutch-German and French
+32 (0)2 211 05 52
Responsible for Eurochild's audio-visual communications, design and support for implementing Eurochild’s Communications strategy: website updates, social media activity, news feed, newsletters, etc...
English, Italian, French
+32 (0)2 211 05 56
Provide administrative assistance including processing membership applications and membership fee payments. Support office management, events planning and management.
+32 (0)2 211 05 50
Campaign Communications Coordinator
Responsible for the coordination and delivery of the Opening Doors communications strategy. Management of the campaign website, social media, print and online communication materials. Liaison with national campaign partners, media and external stakeholders.
English, Dutch, Ukrainian, Russian
+32 (0)2 211 05 59
Supporting the Policy and Advocacy Team in its work on child poverty and well-being, child participation, better public spending, and children’s rights, monitoring relevant EU developments, supporting the work with ongoing and emergent projects, and assisting in the preparation and follow-up of policy events.
+32 (0)2 211 05 58