Become an Active Member


Are you interested in participating in a meaningful social project? Do you have an open heart and want to work to allow other people to directly help youth in developing countries? Would you like to contribute to our organization with new ideas, work in teams and develop your leadership skills? Do your share in making this world a better place while having fun in a team of highly committed and diversified students! Join PIECES as an active member and learn for life! Our offer stands exclusively for students of the University of St. Gallen and all recruiting and events take place at the University of St Gallen. More information about the association on the webpages: About us and What we do!


Click here to read our Active Member Task Descriptions

The teams are as follows: 

Projects Department: The Projects Department consists of 6 active members who work with Isabel Oechslin and Vera Zimmerli as department heads. Each member is assigned responsibility for 2-3 projects.

Education Department: The Education Department, led by Alexia Schibenegg, is divided into the Teaching Material Team and the Impact Measurement Team, with three active members in each team.

Events Department: led by Lucy Seiler, this team consists of 6 active members and is responsible for creating and organizing fun events that brings people together, raise awareness and important money for our projects abroad.

Finance & Sponsoring Department: This department, led by Vice-Presidents Ambra Garofalo and Dominic Germann, is responsible for the Sponsoring and consists of 5 members.

Marketing Department: This department consists of 4 members, with Alexandra Lebeuf as department head. The responsibilities will be divided into Social Media & Website, and Flyers & Photography and IT.


Sign up by filling out the Active Member application form and uploading

  • your Curriculum Vitae 
  • and a Motivation Letter (to introduce yourself and state your motivation and the position wished and/or new ideas for PIECES)

in ONE PDF-File.

Important dates:

  • 18-30.09.2017: Time period for the submission of candidatures
  • 01-04.10.2017: Time period during which interviews for the candidates will take place
  • 06.10.2017: Active Member “team building” day


Each candidature will be forwarded to the Heads of the respective department. According to the number of candidatures, the Heads will either interview all candidatures for their department or only interview candidates with outstanding candidatures.

Don’t forget that you can apply as a volunteer and also as a member!