BASIC INFO: Organisation: IUT2 Université Grenoble Alpes; Activity location: 2 place Dpyen Gosse, 38000 Grenoble France; Start: 01/09/2021 to 31/05/2022; Duration: 39 weeks; Deadline to apply: 08/01/2021; Activity topics: Education and training
The IUT2 is an independent institute, part of the Grenoble Alpes University. We offer both professional skills and a high-quality theoretical teaching. We offer education mainly in the field of services. In our IUT there is special room dedicated to languages and foreign cultures. The volunteer will work there and will: • Organize conversation classes in English to IUT2 students, but also teachers and staff • Set up events on foreign cultures (festive events, debates, projection of films, food) • Make students feel like going abroad by giving them information on studying in Europe and European Volunteering. • Generally creating a friendly atmosphere in the room so that it becomes a really attractive place for students. To this end the volunteer will get in touch with student unions • If this is in the range of his/ her skills the volunteer will set up societies like those that exist at universities in English-speaking countries (Drama, Debating Society etc.)
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
The volunteer will be housed in a room in a student residence in the center of Grenoble. He/she will be given a transport card to use public transport in Grenoble and receive an allowance to cover the cost of food. He/she will also be given a card so as to be able to use the student restaurant. The volunteer will have national health insurance.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
The volunteer will be offered training in running language workshops by the mentor mostly and will also receive support and help from the language teaching team from the IUT. There will be regular meetings with the mentor to make sure that things go smoothly and that the volunteer reaches his/her objectives The staff from the international relations dept. will also help the volunteer in adminsitrative matters The volunteer will be provided with French language lessons
Are you a dynamic young person? Are you eager to share your enthusiasm with others? If you feel you can communicate your love of languages, your curiosity for other cultures and your desire to travel, then we are looking for someone just like you to run our International Space. This is a room in our Institute of Technology, part of Grenoble University, where students can drop in for a chat, or come for conversation classes, games, to watch a movie or the news bulletin, prepare for a language test, read a magazine, get information about studying abroad and find out about foreign cultures.
HOW TO APPLY:
We will study carefully all applications and selected candidates will be invited for a Skype interview. The selection of volunteers will take place in the upcoming weeks.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need:
– Europass CV with picture (made in the last month) with Skype username included.
– Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Enjoy Sicily”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one. The volunteer is chosen according to his/her motivation and interest in the project and the activities. It will be paid special attention to cover letters.
All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Cultural Activities in the International Room of the IUT2 of Grenoble” to email@example.com