BASIC INFO: Organisation: Palestina Solidariteit vzw; Activity location: Vierwindenstraat 60, 1080 Brussel Belgium; Start: 01/01/2021 to 31/03/2022; Duration: 52 weeks; Deadline to apply: 02/11/2020; Activity topics: Citizenship and democratic participation
The volunteer will write articles and stories about daily life (cultural, social,…) in Palestine/Israel for social media and the electronic newsletter. Participate and play an active role in a group of young volunteers in Brussels that organise activities(workshops, discussion evenings, movie night, cooking workshop, dabke,…) as different ways to introduce the subject to other groups and organisations.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
Palestina Solidariteit vzw will offer a place to stay in Brussels for the volunteer. A monthly allowance and pocket money will be given to cover the volunteer’s food expenses. As well as covering the travel costs from the volunteer’s home country to Belgium including return (beginning and end of project).
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
A Dutch language course, Erasmus+ training and options to follow trainings to develop your personal skills. 2 weekly follow up with the team coordinator.
Motivated to work with volunteers ● Interested in learning about the Palestine movement in Belgium/Europe ● Good English language skills ● Independent, asking help when needed, able to propose tasks themselves ● Good communication skills ● wants to contribute to positive change in the world ● Team player with a flexible attitude and plenty of humour ● Love for writing and storytelling knows how to do research to find and verify stories ●Social media is your second nature ●enjoys working and doing activities with youngsters ●Age: below the age of 30 for the entire program
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: “Writing and youthwork in solidarity for Palestine in Brussels, Belgium”. YOUR NAME. YOUR SURNAME” to firstname.lastname@example.org