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WANTED: creativity for youth

mu-zee-um vzw

Oostende, Belgium

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Project description

"WANTED: creativity for youth" focuses on cultural participation in all aspects. The project aspires to stimulate art and cultural habits with children and young people. We want to involve new ideas and a widen scope of experience in the association. Coordination and exchange are keywords in this project. There are many learning opportunities for the volunteers like discovering many kinds of arts, new skills, a new language, involving children and youngsters in creative sessions and take responsibility to realise an own project. They will learn how projects are set up, how sessions and workshops are concepted, what methodology we use for art education, how they can organise and take responsibilities themselves in projects, courses or sessions. The volunteer will mostly work with young people and will be participating in workshops with them, but also get the opportunity to work together with them on projects.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation: The volunteer will have a student room in a student house, with common kitchen and bathroom.. Transport: Oostende is a middle big place in Flanders, Belgium. The volunteer will have an own bicycle to travel around. Food: the volunteer will receive a food allowance monthly, to take care themselves about all food and meals. (240EUR/month). The volunteer will also receive pocketmoney: 110€ / month Language lessons: the volunteer will get an individual language course, with a special focus on the work in the organisation and the daily life situations.

Training during the project

The sending organisation takes care for: pre-departure training where the volunteer will gain all information about the guidelines and the organisation of his/her stay.

Volunteer profile

mu-zee-um gives preference to candidates with the following profile: - enthusiastic and dynamic personality - willingness to learn the Dutch language (even take a course before the start of the project) - independent and eager to take initiative - some experience in the fields of art education or youth work is a surplus value - sense of humour - flexible and responsible volunteers are expected to integrate as a full member of the team, involved in all activities going on in the association. INTERESTED? Please send your CV + motivation letter before the 15th of March to info@mu-zee-um.be

Placement dates

A total of 54 week(s) during the period 01/09/2019 to 31/08/2020


Placement location

Romestraat 11A, 8400 Oostende


Looking for volunteers from

Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Latvia


Placement topics

Creativity and culture


Placement deadline

Application deadline: 15/03/2019