BASIC INFO: Organisation: Service Civil International; Activity location: Belgiëlei, 37, 2018 Antwerp Belgium; Start: 01/02/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 47 weeks; Deadline to apply: 04/01/2021; Activity topics: Citizenship and democratic participation; Education and training
SCI has been organising international volunteering projects for 100 years internationally. SCI’s mission is to promote a culture of peace by organising international volunteering projects with local and global impact; the volunteers work will support this mission. The volunteer will be supporting the implementation of two projects in SCI: “From Dreams to Actions: together for a peaceful future” and “Grassroots change: volunteering, leadership and emancipation through hands-on work and mentoring”. The volunteer will work closely with the two project teams (remotely) and the Project lead in the office. Tasks: – Project communication and management (50%) – Needs assessment and tools mapping (30%) – Other (20 %). See the full call here: https://sci.ngo/we-are-looking-for-a-project-volunteer/
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
We will offer: – 11 months volunteer contract (under European Solidarity Corps) with Service Civil International’s International Secretariat; – Accommodation, comprising of a furnished room and shared facilities (kitchen, bathroom); – A bike sharing card to use for transport between volunteer’s house and work and to explore the city of Antwerp; – A monthly volunteer allowance of 380 EUR; – Travel reimbursement for your travel between Antwerp and your place of residence at the beginning and at the end of your service (specific amount depending on location); – SCI Health Insurance.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
The volunteer can participate in the Dreams to Action training course and to a workcamp. Other training opportunities can arise during the placement.
We are looking for a candidate who has: – An interest in the topics of peace education, human rights, solidarity, volunteering, intercultural dialogue, and who is eager to contribute to SCI’s mission; – An interest in researching/developing educational tools, materials and methodologies supporting volunteering and non-formal education; – An interest in managing projects with European funding; – Looking to build/improve cooperation in a team (also working remotely); – Looking to build/ improve organisational skills; – Good English language skills (spoken and written).
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: “ ESC IN ANTWERP, BELGIUM” to firstname.lastname@example.org