Let's make the European public discussion cool again

Our team of volunteers works to create a new kind of public discussion in Europe. The kind that is accessible to people without expensive travel or digital skills. A human discussion enhanced by digital means.

Who are we looking for?

Our team consists of professionals who want to give back to society. There are no restrictions and our team reflects the diversity of the Europe we work in. The only requirement is the wish to contribute to fulfilling the ambitious vision of the HEDF project.

We're building a European public sphere for the 21st century

The salons of the future are neither physical nor digital, they are hyperlocal. Despite all the technological advances, humans stay human. And humans like human contact. So the new public sphere that can enable a truly democratic Europe has to be on a human level – this is what we call a hyperlocal format.

We see that global challenges need global discussions

With the ever deepening environmental challenges, geopolitical disruptions and technological advances the global governance needs to speed up to keep up. Our hyperlocal discussions are a testing platform for a new form of international democratic discussion, allowing for a truly international thoughtful public opinion to emerge.

We're looking for hope and spreading it far and wide

Discussions are not just about information – they are as much, if not more about social movements, about inspiration, about activization. So we see the bleakness of our prospects as a species and answer with a dash of hope.

Why join our team?

Thanks to being a part of the larger DD Foundation, being a part of the HEDF team means many benefits.

A mission to die for (or volunteer)

Not only does HEDF have an ambitious mission, so does the whole foundation.

Individual coaching

We help our volunteers set development goals and achieve them.

Free trainings + Masterclass

All members have access to inside trainings and Masterclass.com courses.

Team-work that works

You’ll also experience our way of working in teams, that has proved itself.

Available roles

We have open positions in several teams at the moment.

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