BASIC INFO: Organisation: International Centre for New Media; Activity location: Leopoldskronstraße 30, 5020 Salzburg Austria; Start: 01/02/2021 to 31/01/2022; Duration: 52 weeks; Deadline to apply: 01/12/2020; Activity topics: Citizenship and democratic participation, Employment and entrepreneurship, Creativity and culture
At ICNM volunteers get insights into the organization and implementation, the communication and planning of an international project and the strategic execution of events. The ICNM – International Center for New Media (www.icnm.net) – is a non-profit association, specialized in networking throughout Europe and all over the world. ICNM focuses on the use of digital technologies, social entrepreneurship and creative content (“Digital Creativity improving Society”). It also offers educational programs to young people. ICNM stands out with its special emphasis on the evaluation, promotion and showcasing of best practice in digital projects improving society. Since 2012 ICNM conducts the “European Youth Award (EYA)” – the only European-wide (59 eligible countries) competition for young people and social entrepreneurs using Internet and Mobile to improve society and address the goals defined by the EU strategy Europe 2020, the Council of Europe and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
A local standard accommodation is provided. Receives food money monthly from the host organization. Local transport is provided by the host organization.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
On-arrival training Mid-term training
According to their interests and abilities volunteers will be asked to support the team by writing emails, organizing press clippings, update the contact database and marketing materials, a.s.o. He/She should also be willing and able to travel and have fun working hands-on at events. Most of the volunteers’ work will be office-related.
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: “Volunteering at ICNM – European Youth Award” to firstname.lastname@example.org