Volunteering at OJA Lauterach | Solidarity & Diversity in Vorarlberg


Volunteering at OJA Lauterach | Solidarity & Diversity in Vorarlberg

Offene Jugendarbeit Lauterach

Lauterach, Austria

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

*PLEASE apply by writing an E-Mail to susanne.sparr@aha.or.at, with your CV & Motivation Letter!!* As a volunteer with us, you will learn a lot about youth work and will get insights into the various fields of youth work: leisure time activities, intercultural dialogue, employment, education + training in youth work. In the daily contact with the young people you will increase your social competences in establishing contacts and building relationships. Helping with projects or doing your own projects will advance your skills in project management and teamwork. You will get an insight into various youth cultures and will meet (young) people of different cultural origin. Possible tasks are: * Supervising the youngsters * playing games with the youngsters * communicating and giving advice * Street work: meeting young people and talking to them and informing them about our workshops + activities * Special workshops: graffiti jam, Kino night, girls day, sport activities, etc.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

As a volunteer, you will live in a student housing where also other residents with different backgrounds live. You will have a room with bathroom on your own and share a kitchen with the other residents. You will receive your food- and pocket money always in the beginning of the month. The infrastructure with trains and buses is easy, quick and frequent. Also you will have a bicycle at your disposal and you will receive a ticket for free use of any public transport in the whole region of Vorarlberg during the complete project time.

Training during the activity

The volunteer will have following trainings and opportunities: - On-arrival Training; organised by the NA Austria - Midterm-Meeting; organised by the NA Austria - German course; organised by the supporting/coordinating organisation - Regular evaluation meetings together with the supporting/coordinating organisation - Regular meetings with your mentor in the hosting organisation

Participant profile

We are ready and open to receive a volunteer and look forward to getting to know someone new. We think it important that the person is ready to have new experiences. The volunteer should be motivated to work in our team and should like to get to know many young people. To work with young people should be fun and enriching. We are looking for a creative, flexible and motivated person.

Activity dates

A total of 51 week(s) during the period 05/09/2022 to 31/08/2023


Activity location

Lauterach Austria


Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna


Activity topics

Social challenges

Citizenship and democratic participation

Creativity and culture


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 28/03/2022