Volunteering in Liège, Belgium

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: VIEWS International; Activity location: Liège, Belgium; Start: 11/01/2021 to 11/10/2021; Duration: 39 weeks; Deadline to apply: No application deadline;

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Views International is an European NGO having its Executive Office situated in the city of Liège, Belgium. The usual activities of VIEWS International are: the organization of European projects (youth exchanges, EVS, seminars…). And then there are the local activities, carried out together with our Belgian partners. Our projects are adapted for young visually impaired persons, 18-30 years old. The volunteer can develop intercultural activities with sighted and visually impaired young Belgians, and help them create European activities where they are involved (in the field of music, sport…) He/She can help organize leisure activities (cultural gatherings, sport activities) for sighted or visually impaired young people, together with our network of local partners (La Baraka asbl, etc.); he/she can help with awareness-raising sessions (such as dinners in the dark, info sessions on visual impairment, etc.) or organising logistics/ set up activities for international youth projects.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

The volunteer will have his own room, but will share kitchen, bathroom and toilet with the group of young volunteers, boys and girls separated. The apartment will be in the neighbourhood, so as to allow a relatively quick autonomy, thanks to the mobility and orientation classes. The neighbourhood counts many small shops, more accessible to young people. Electrical household appliances will be equipped with tactile marks, and tools will be adapted (table sets with contrasting colours, marked storing boxes, freezer…).

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

In his first two weeks, the visually impaired volunteer will be given classes of orientation, as well as daily-living and professional skills sessions, with a timetable agreed by mutual consent with the supervisors and which takes into account everyone’s needs and possibilities. French classes will also be provided during this period in an intensive fashion, with adapted material and provided by a teacher specialized in French as a Foreign Language and with a lot of experience with visually impaired students.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

This project mainly targets young visually impaired people, 18-30 years old. In order to better adapt to the daily tasks, the volunteer must have a basic knowledge of French (beginner level). The volunteer will be motivated and will have the desire to be integrated in the working team. Besides, the volunteer will strive for the autonomy and integration necessary in his private and daily life, both with his housemates and his multicultural neighbours. Being open and knowing how to listen are essential qualities for the tasks that the volunteer will be required to carry out.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering in Liège, Belgium”  to info@enjoysicily.org

VOLUNTEER ACROSS BORDERS, BELGIUM

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Over Grenzen; Activity location: Lommel, Belgium; Start: 01/03/2021 to 28/02/2022; Duration: 52 weeks; Deadline to apply: 11/01/2021; Activity topics: Education and training; Creativity and culture

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Over Grenzen vzw mains Across Borders Association and is an organisation that sets up projects concerning Peace- and Remembrance education for both youths and adults. It wants to connect the past and the present to promote a culture of peace and non-violence. The association uses the Youth Meeting Centre as a guest accommodation and educational centre as a ´base of operations´ for its activities. Because the YMC is situated next to the German military cemetery of Lommel, and in that way connected to the German War Grave Commission, it also supports the (youth) work and educational vision of this organisation. Across Borders Association has no economic, political or religious goals and is politically neutral. the most important activity will be the preparation and execution of new projects, like international red hand day, youth exchanges, German commemoration day Volkstrauertag, art exhibitions, create historical information brochures, etc…

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

In our accommodation they have their own room with their own bathroom. We will create a shared living room. We also created a small kitchenet with refrigerator for their personal use. They will get the opportunity to eat with the groups, or to cook their own meals. Most of the time there are left over from the kitchen, which they can take. But they can also cook themselves. They will get a bicycle, as transportation. But they can also use the local bus transport which stops 200 meters from our house. The train station is 3 km from our house. A trainticket with 10 rides is provided.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

You will do an extra language course at the people’s university of Lommel. The Juleica certificate is a certificate that you can by doing a 5 day course via the German War grave commission. You can only do this one when your German language is okay. When you only speak English we will give you the opportunity to do a similar training course via the Belgium organisation ‘Tumult’. You will do a one day hygiene course, about hygiene rules in kitchens. And you will get the opportunity to enter more international trainings we offer ourselves.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

It would be good if he/ she has a driver’s license. Age will be between 18 and 30 years old. We would like a good gender balance. So we will try to get a boy and a girl, when possible. They can come from a big city, but then they do need to know that our house is on a bit of a deserted area. We don’t ask them to have studied already. Open towards a new challenge in a different country. They need to realize that they will be away from home for a long time The volunteer is a social person, who likes to with groups of people.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “VOLUNTEER ACROSS BORDERS, BELGIUM”  to info@enjoysicily.org

Volunteering at the farm in Netherlands

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: biodynamic farm De Vijfsprong ; Activity location: Vorden Netherlands; Start: 01/03/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 43 weeks; Deadline to apply: 30/09/2020; Activity topics: Health and wellbeing.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Volunteers are active with operational activities related to farm work: growing fruits, herbs and vegetables, making dairy products, work in the garden. This will take place together with other volunteers, clients that face psychological and psychiatric issues and professional staff. Volunteers work from Monday until Thursday and execute operational activities.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Accommodation: there is a house available where two volunteers have their own bedroom; other facilities are shared. The house is at the grounds of a farm for horses in Zutphen, 30-35 minutes cycling distance from the farm in Vorden. There are two volunteers participating in this project. Food: you will receive food allowance and you can purchase a meal when working, but it is also possible to bring your own food. Transportation: you will receive a bicycle. The farm is located in a beautiful rural area in Vorden.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

Training will be provided by the national agency: an on arrival training (5 days) and a midterm training (2/3 days). While working at the farm, you will learn how to execute the activities.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

We are looking forward to applications of motivated volunteers who are interested in biodynamic farming and working with people who are in need of extra support. Because of the ristrictions of this project, we can only host EU residents. Although we appreciate volunteers who have an educational background in social work, we would like to stress that volunteers only execute operational activities, working together with clients who live at the farm or visit it to work there. It is important that volunteers do not mind to work outside, also when weather circumstances are not ideal.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering at the farm in Netherlands” to info@enjoysicily.org

 

Assistant English/art/music teacher at a primary school in Netherlands

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Juliana van Stolberg School; Activity location: Waalwijk Netherlands; Start: 04/01/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 51 weeks; Deadline to apply: No application deadline; Activity topics: Citizenship and democratic participation, Creativity and culture.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

The ESC volunteer will assist one experienced, native English speaker within the school by teaching English. This will take place during class lessons and for extra hands such as reading and further small group activities. Furthermore, the volunteer can assist with music lessons and drama lessons. Throughout the year, primary school Juliana van Stolberg participates in different sports tournaments. The tournaments are usually soccer, hockey, basketball and swimming. The volunteer can assist here as well. Further activities will be projects about Active citizenship, Depending on the interest and talents of the volunteer, he/she can help the professional with cultural activities for example, music, dance, act, craftsmanship or physical education. During the summer holidays the ESC volunteer will organise a summerschool with other volunteers.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Accommodation (in ‘s-Hertogenbosch), pocket money and food allowance will be arranged. You will have access to a bike. Dutch lessons are provided.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

You will receive an on-arrival training and mid-term training.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

Open-minded, social, energetic and creative youngsters who have affinity with youngsters and are interested in music, acting, dance and craftmanship. Furthermore, he or she likes to organize and plan events and teach youngsters. Preferably native English speaker.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Assistant English/art/music teacher at a primary school in Netherlands” to info@enjoysicily.org

 

Artistic Project in Sudety Mountains in Poland

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Fundacja Sztuki Współczesnej IN SITU, Activity location: ul. Różana 3, 58-350 Sokołowsko; Start: October 2020; Duration: 12 months; Deadline to apply: Ongoing; Activity topics: Creativity and culture

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

The mail goal of our ESC project is to share European Solidarity through the Arts and Culture and empower the Social Community with creative, multi-arts and innovative methods. The main goal is to share European Solidarity through the arts and culture and empower the social community with creative, multi-arts and innovative methods. You will have a lot of choices. Culture Laboratory in Sokolowsko: Learn how to care for art-monuments, like the dr. Brehmer Sanatorium, collaborate with artist in the creation and organization of exhibitions and events promote the activities and create wokshops for the community; Activity of Czarodziejska Gora art bookshop: Learn the everyday of an art bookshop, animate and create cultural events and workshops, promote the activity of the bookshop in community; Kieslowski creative life archive and film activities: Learn how to promote the work of an outstanding cinema director, learn different techniques of archiving, like digital photography and inventory, assist in the research of information about life and work of Kieslowski. Artistic festivals: learn how to plan and organize international art festivals: experimental sound art, ephemeral art., Kieslowski Cinema organization of audience  and guests and promotion of the events; Activities of Sokolowsko SPA Park (from march 2021): help to revitalize and historical SPA Park, create workshops and activities about ecology, upcycling and care of the environment cooperate in taking care of the park and promote it’s activities. More informations: https://bit.ly/2ZpBlus

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Project is co-financed by European Solidarity Corps programme. Food, accommodation, insurance, travel costs, pocket money and local transportations is covered.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

18-30 years old, resident of European and EU neighbouring countries interested in contemporary arts, creativity, art festivals and productions.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Artistic Project in Sudety Mountains in Poland” to info@enjoysicily.org

Volunteering in Latvian web radio

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Jauniešu organizācija “Ligzda”, Activity location: Upes 9, LV-4240 Rujiena Latvia; Start: 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 51 weeks; Deadline to apply: 30/09/2020; Activity topics: Social challenges, Creativity and culture

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Volunteers will work with social media, posters, photo and all other media works. We have WEB radio station and it will be place were volunteers will communicate with local and international persons.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Living for EVS: Adress: Upes street 9/11, Rujiena, Latvia, LV-4240, Multifunctional youth initiative centre, phone +371 25450585. Accommodation is located in 3rd floor. Keep safe keys from building outside door, youth centre door and private room. Outside door should always be locked. Room is for two person. Kitchen, WC, shower, laundry and living area is open for all hostel guests. Room is equipped with bed, table, chair, wardrobe, towel, sheets, blanket, and pillow. Kitchen – stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, dishes, toaster. Laundry – washing machine.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

You will have arrival training and mid term training. Teacher will help you to learn also Latvian language for every day communication. If any other training will be needed we will discuss it on interview.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

What we are looking for: Volunteers who can be youth leaders, who can lead non formal learning activities. If they have already some knowledge in youth work it would be great. Volunteers with knowledge about languages, music, radio, sport or outside activities are welcome to be part of our project.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering in Latvian web radio” to info@enjoysicily.org

Work on social projects and with children – Sofia, Bulgaria

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Know and Can Association, Activity location: Sofia, Bulgaria; Start: 01/03/2021 to 30/09/2021; Duration: 25 weeks; Deadline to apply: No application deadline; Activity topics: Education and training, Employment and entrepreneurship

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Know and Can Association is looking for 3 volunteers to work inside the association. The volunteers will work social projects, European voluntary projects, and with children inside the center of Know and Can. This work with children includes animation and creative activities. The volunteers will assist with writing on projects, organization of events, and daily activities of Know and Can. The work with children includes creative activities such as games, arts and crafts, and help the teachers in the daytime activities (taking them from school and taking them to the daily care center). About Sofia: It is the capital and the largest city in Bulgaria. Being in the centre of the Balkans, Sofia is easily reached from all over Europe.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Each volunteer will have its own room and be hosted in an apartment together with other volunteers. The apartment will be furnished with the basics needed for living (bed, chair, table, etc.). There will be also a shared kitchen that will be equipped with the basic kitchen utensils. There will also be a shared bathroom. Electricity, water, and heating costs are included in the rent. The volunteers will be assisted in moving around and provided with information with the main means of transports.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

The following opportunities are available for 6 months of voluntary services: * 1 volunteer who has an interest in social issues and good writing skills to work in an office * 1 volunteer who is experienced in working with kids. *1 volunteer who has an interest in social issues and enjoys working with kids (combined work in an office and with kids). Additional requirements: – Working level of English languages is needed – Willingness and experience in working with children. The start date will be adjusted to candidates’ availability.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Work on social projects and with children – Sofia, Bulgaria” to info@enjoysicily.org

School Support and New Technologies in a Greek Island

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Experimental Technology Education Sports TES-HIENET; Activity location: Andronikou 60 Chios Island Greece, 82200 Vrontados Greece; Start: 01/03/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 40 weeks; Deadline to apply: No application deadline; Activity topics: Social challenges, Citizenship and democratic participation, Environment and natural protection, Health and wellbeing, Education and training, Creativity and culture, Physical education and sport.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

a) (70%) Educational, Cultural & Sport cooperation on Education & New Technologies: a1) Taking part -as assistant teachers- in the educational procedure, also realizing environmental, cultural and sport activities at the Day Nursery, Kindergarten or Primary schools of the Island a2) “Learning by using and Producing” Educational, Cultural, Sport and Tourist Projects a3) Organizing summer activities for the children a4) Offering help to the Elderly and people in poverty institutions of the Island a5) Realizing New Technologies seminars to educators, parents, youngsters and children b) (20%) Realization of Non-profit making New Technologies, Educational, Sports and Cultural programs and Presentations. b1) Creation of new ideas and realization of activities, texts translation participation in cultural and social activities b2) Promotion and publication of the results of our activities at the web site http://www.4youth.eu/ and in many other web sites c) (05%) Our ESC Internet Radio.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

The hosting organization is offering adequate accommodation for the volunteer, equipped with the necessary appliances and furniture to cover the basic needs of the volunteers. The Young volunteers live in shared rooms. Every two weeks the responsible of the H/O checks that everything is clean and in order at the hosting and the working place. Food: The young volunteers are responsible for making a cooking scheduler at home. They provide H/O a weekly list of the (regular) goods that they need each week for cooking at home and the H/O is supplying them.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

Volunteers will be given, (by using the cooperative learning method), any training necessary to carry out their tasks. (Computer programs, sailing lessons etc). The mentors will meet regularly with the volunteers to check on their progress and help solve any problems. They will also ensure ongoing support for the volunteer in every possible way. Attempts will be made to help the volunteers integrate into the local community. At the end of each project, the volunteers will have more technical (computer programs) and educational skills that will make them have a very good Youth pass certificate.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

We are not interested on high qualifications, millions of certificates, presidents, queens or kings. We are usually selecting positive and creative young people ready to “offer” and learning in cooperation and offer their time on the realization of New Technologies, Educational, Cultural and Sport projects. The suitable volunteer is a person who don’t need 5 stars accommodation, privacy and comforts, but a person who has as priority on learning, cooperating and living with European young people. The suitable volunteer is a person who looks the glass “half full” instead of “half empty”

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “School Support and New Technologies in a Greek Island” to info@enjoysicily.org

ESC IN KRITZENDORF, AUSTRIA

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Kindergruppe Wasserfloh; Activity location: Herzogenburggasse 13, 3420 Kritzendorf Austria; Start: 01/02/2021; Duration: 52 weeks; Deadline to apply: 10/01/2021; Activity topics: Social challenges; Education and training; Creativity and culture

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

The Kindergruppe Wasserfloh is a private kindergarden in which a professional team is caring for a group of 14 children between 2 ½ and 6 years of age. We are a non-profit organization run by the parents of the children attending the kindergarten. The Kindergruppe Wasserfloh offers a family like and nature-close environment in a kindergarten with a big garden situated at the foot of the Vienna Wood hills. Much of the time is spent outside. For several years we offer the chance for volunteers from around the world in getting experience in alternative pedagogy. Our educational principles are the concepts developed by Rebecca and Mauricio Wild and Maria Montessori. We respect our children as individuals and meet them at eye level. Our understanding of education is more to accompany the children and support them according to their individual needs rather than to lecture them. We continuously attempt to strengthen our skills in non-violent communication.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

The children meet the volunteer openly and just live cross-cultural understanding by sharing ideas and interests, telling stories, role-playing, cooking and singing songs together. We expect the volunteer to help the team in all daily routines, from washing dishes and warm food to helping the children with getting dressed or support them in implementing their ideas of handicraft, watching books or making music together. Being attentive to perceive the children’s needs is one of the most important qualities a volunteer should bring.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

For the time of the ESC project, which is lasting 10 to 12 months, the volunteer will be integrated in the cultural lives of the parents in Kritzendorf and the surrounding villages. In the nearby surrounding, usually other volunteers are hosted by different organizations, like the Freiraum school next door, the Montessori-school Kreamont in St.Andrä Wördern, and other projects in Vienna.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

We are looking for volunteers aged between 18-27 years. Basically, volunteers should love to spend time with small children, support them in their activities, work together with a team and show interest and motivation in cultural exchange. Basics in german are required.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “ESC IN KRITZENDORF, AUSTRIA”  to info@enjoysicily.org

Volunteering in Austria

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: MARK. freizeit. kultur; Activity location: Hannakstraße 17, 5023 Salzburg Austria; Start: 01/01/2021 to 31/07/2021; Duration: 29 weeks; Deadline to apply: 30/09/2020; Activity topics: Creativity and culture

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Verein MARK für kulturelle und soziale Arbeit is a social-profit organization that runs a cultural center in the city of Salzburg. The main goal of its work is to promote youth and young adults. We provide an open space for ideas and concepts and encourage people from all different backgrounds and (sub)cultures to participate in our projects and share their ideas. MARK is open to all kinds of music and arranges concerts and parties, especially for newcomers. We broadcast our own radio show, publish an online magazine and host competitions for young writers. Further, there is an emphasis on different projects promoting society and offering a conscious look into environmental and societal issues. Once a month, MARK transforms into an open wardrobe where clothes and accessories can be shared, every week there’s a public dinner where vegan food is cooked at a very affordable price for everyone interested, in a bike workshop people are encouraged to repair their bikes themselves (DIY).

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

A local standard accommodation (host family/ students dorm or apartment) is provided. The volunteer receives food money monthly from the host organization. Local transport is provided by the host organization.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

The volunteer will have and on-arrival training as well as a mid-term training. All the costs are covered.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

The volunteer supports the team of MARK at their various tasks and helps organizing different events, takes care of the guests (mainly youngsters and young adults), does some organizational tasks and some office work. Still there are so many other different things one can do at MARK. It depends on the volunteers own interests. MARK is open for your own project idea or art production that offers a positive impact on society. Important: Only applications with CV and motivation letter via e-mail (office@marksalzburg.at) are accepted.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering in Austria” to info@enjoysicily.org

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