"Creating To Be" (12 months in Latvia) Creative work with youngsters

"Creating To Be" (12 months in Latvia) Creative work with youngsters

Liepaja "Youth house"

Liepāja, Latvia

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

The project "CREATING TO BE" aims to promote youngsters’ participation in Liepaja Children and Youth Centre department “Youth house”. The main purpose of the project is to promote youngsters to participate in organizing non-formal events in creative environment, which are beneficial for local society as well as for volunteers - learning new skills, revealing cultural diversity, developing solidarity and mutual understanding among young people. Long term aims are: 1. To improve creativity and leadership in volunteers and local youngsters 2. To create a space for inter-cultural dialogue, social inclusion and solidarity 3. To improve competences and improve or learn new skills 4. To promote youth participation in events and activities

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Travel: the volunteers will be encouraged to look for their own flights in order to start take responsibilities already before the arrival. The Hosting Organization’s project coordinator will support them with advices for best arrival times and places. Hosting organization will buy the tickets. Accommodation: Volunteers will share an apartment but will have two separate bedrooms, accomodation expenses are covered by project. Food: Project covers food expenses and volunteer will receive 120 eur pocket money per month.

Training during the activity

Vounteers will have on-arrival training and mid-term evaluation meeting organised by naional agency. Aims & objectives of trainings: - to help volunteers to understand their situation and act appropriate in a new project and a new culture, - to empower volunteers to deal with stress, difficult situations, conflicts and crisis situations, - to support volunteers planning and reflecting their own learning process/progress

Participant profile

We are looking for volunteers 18-30 years old. We are looking for volunteers who are creative person, open minded and have a desire for learning through nonformal education methods. We are open to volunteers with different backgrounds. Volunteers that do not mind working in noisy and active environment, as the main place of voluntary service will be "Youth house", where is open-concept space full of youngsters. The educational level, age, gender, sexual orientation and other social aspects are no limitation for this vacancy.

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/11/2021 to 31/12/2022

Activity location

Kungu iela 24, LV-3401 Liepāja Latvia

Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, France, Finland, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, United Kingdom

Activity topics

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 03/11/2021