BASIC INFO: Organisation: Association des Communes Jumelées de Nouvelle-Aquitaine; Activity location: 13, rue Joseph Cazautets, 87170 Isle France; Start: 12/04/2021 to 15/10/2021; Duration: 26 weeks; Deadline to apply: 20/09/2020; Activity topics: Citizenship and democratic participation
The town twinning association of Nouvelle-Aquitaine (ACJNA) is looking for one volunteer for one volunteering project in France. Objectives : Promoting youth mobility into town twinning in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Ensuring a better implication of young people into town twinning in Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Activities : Sharing his/her mobility experience with young people involved in twinning in the region, Promote volunteering in the twinning network in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Informing young people from town twinning about the opportunities of international mobility and youth initiatives, Helping twinning committees on their mobility projects, Participating to build and animate trainings about mobility, Helping to communicate and promote European and international mobility, Accompanying the setup of a large federative regional project with an European dimension for young people.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
– Accommodation (shared flat with a private room, in the city centre of Limoges) provided by the host organisation, – Round-trip ticket (according to the scale of the European solidarity corps), – Local transport (bus card and or bike subscription), – An amount of money will be given each month to take charge of food, – Health insurance (CIGNA), – Pocket money for personal costs (6€/day, approximately 180€/month), – If necessary, visa fees.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
– Mobility preparation (by the sending organisation), – On-arrival and mid-term trainings with other European volunteers, (in another French city), – The volunteer will be followed by the sending organisation and the host organisation (ACJNA), – Information about the ACJNA actions, town twinning and mobility at the arrival and during the project, – Language classes : at least online French lessons (thanks to OLS platform).
Age: 18-30 year-old volunteer, Resident in a EU countries, United Kingdom, Iceland or Norway, No special certification, diploma or professional experience are required, Being spontaneous, open-minded and be ready to have challenges, Eager to learn and contribute actively to the association activities, Being ready to live in an urban area from 210 000 inhabitants, Having interests in the field of twinning, interculturalism, mobility and youth, Basic notions of French would be more convenient for the project (or will to learn and speak French during the mobility).
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: “ Twinning as the first step towards mobility” to firstname.lastname@example.org