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Project volunteer - Peace in Practice

Service Civil International

Antwerp, Belgium

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

SCI has been organising international volunteering projects for 100 years internationally. SCI’s mission is to promote a culture of peace by organising international volunteering projects with local and global impact; the volunteers work will support this mission. The volunteer will be supporting the implementation of a 1-year project in SCI called “Peace in Practice: supporting young people to become peace envoys” and its main output: an online course on peace education, that is planned to be launched in December 2020. The volunteer will work closely with the Project Officer and the project’s team. Tasks: - Support with developing the online course (40%) - Project communication and management (40%) - Other (20 %) (see the full call here: http://bit.ly/sciprojectvolunteer)

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

We will offer: - 8 months volunteer contract (under European Solidarity Corps) with Service Civil International’s International Secretariat; - A furnished room in a volunteer’s house with shared facilities (kitchen, bathroom); - A bike sharing card to use for transport between volunteer’s house and work and to explore the city of Antwerp; - A monthly volunteer allowance of 380 EUR; - Travel reimbursement for your travel between Antwerp and your place of residence at the beginning and at the end of your service (specific amount depending on location); - SCI Health Insurance.

Training during the activity

The volunteer is expected to attend the Peace in Practice training course in Switzerland (12-19 May 2020), and act as a contact point for the participants in organizing, promoting and reporting their follow-up Actions for Peace back in their countries, that will be financially supported from the project’s budget. Additionally, the volunteer will have an opportunity to join SCI’s delegation to the European Youth Event and the YO!Fest that is being organised in Strasbourg, France at the end of May 2020.

Participant profile

We looking for a candidate who has: - An interest in the topics of peace education, human rights, solidarity, volunteering, intercultural dialogue, and who is eager to contribute to SCI’s mission of promoting a culture of peace; - An interest in learning how to develop an online course; - An interest in supporting young people implement Actions for peace; - An interest in managing projects with European funding; - Looking to build/improve cooperation in a team (also working remotely); - Good English language skills (spoken and written); - Good organization skills and an eye for detail.

Activity dates

A total of 38 week(s) during the period 01/04/2020 to 31/12/2020


Activity location

Belgielei 37, 2018 Antwerp Belgium


Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, United Kingdom


Activity topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 22/03/2020