Call for Applications: INEE Steering Group

Right to Education

The Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is calling for applications from organizations to fill one (1) vacant donor position on the INEE Steering Group.

This call is open to all donor organizations, with a preference for organizations based or working in countries where EiE programming is ongoing.

The application deadline is 29 March 2024.



INEE is a network of more than 21,000 individual members affiliated with more than 4,000 organizations and institutions in 190 countries. INEE members are NGO and UN personnel, ministry of education and other government staff, students, teachers, donors, and researchers who do work related to education in emergencies. INEE exists for and because of its members and works to fulfill its mission that all access their right to a quality, safe, and relevant education.  

The purpose of the INEE Steering Group is to set and lead the achievement of the strategic priorities of the network, and to ensure that INEE is managed effectively and in a financially responsible way. The INEE Steering Group has primary authority and responsibility on matters of strategic significance, on policy, and on management issues of importance to the functioning of the network. Membership of the INEE Steering Group is on an institutional basis, with a senior staff member representing each institution. Click to read the INEE by-laws.


Membership Requirements

The INEE Steering Group has an opening for a donor member, according to the following membership criteria:

  • Demonstrated contributions to education in emergencies;
  • History of promoting the work of INEE and influencing decision-makers and donors to increase their support for education in emergencies;
  • Commit to support INEE’s partnership and funding strategy; 
  • Commit to cover the costs associated with membership, including the INEE Steering Group membership fee (as outlined in INEE’s bylaws), travel, and associated costs for the institutional representative to attend meetings at strategic venues up to two times a year (meeting duration: typically 2-4 days);
  • Commit to the working time necessary to complete collaborative/individual tasks (typically 2-4 days a month);
  • Willingness to allow the representative to attend additional events on behalf of INEE, in order to promote and advocate increased support for education in emergencies. 


Application Procedure

Applications must be received, in English, in the form of: 

  1. CVs of the primary and secondary representatives nominated by the organization to serve on the INEE Steering Group, and 
  2. A cover letter from the organization (signature at Director level or above) that demonstrates in no more than three (3) pages:
  • A strong commitment by the organization to supporting the mission of INEE.
  • Evidence that the organization is currently working in education in emergencies and that its ongoing work aligns with INEE’s mission and is applicable and relevant to the objectives of INEE.
  • The ways in which the organization and representatives would use its institutional capacity to help achieve and advocate for the priorities of INEE.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the time required for representatives to participate in the INEE Steering Group, and resources required for representatives to attend meetings (including in-person).
  • Specific examples of participation by the organization and designated representative in global, regional, or national networks, groups, and governing boards, including a description of their role, responsibilities, and impact in such groups.


Applications should be submitted to no later than 29 March 2024