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3 months EVS in Cyprus - Culture.Media.Creativity sector

Dance Gate Lefkosia Cyprus (DG)

Nicosia, Cyprus

The application deadline has passed.

Project description

Hosting NGO: Dance Gate Lefkosia Cyprus (DG) is a non-profit organisation that actively promotes and supports the development of dance as a contemporary and interactive art form; working closely within the vision and framework of the European Dancehouse Network. the “Dance for ALL 2” project. The objectives reflect that aim, responding to educational, organisational and social needs. By providing skills and competences based learning, the project will influence individual’s employability status, while motivating the volunteer to have initiative and pursue their research. The project aims to increase capacity and recognition of opportunities offered by partner organisations as well as provides a platform to connect more deeply with current audiences and expand this community to involve members of the public, including unprivileged groups and individuals.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements


Training during the project

Under supervision of current staff volunteer will be involved in: Updating social media platforms, managing the Dance Gate website, Designing posters, Assisting with and being responsible for editing and writing promotional text, Digitally archiving documentation of previous performances, Helping in re –designing and updating current website, Documenting live performance , Editing video and sound, Setting up of technical equipment,Support technical requirements during live performance / which would demand knowledge of projecting with media player or from the laptop, supporting visiting artists

Volunteer profile

Proficiency in both spoken and written English,Highly organised,Able to multitask,Able to work in a face paced environment and able to be flexible with a fluid work schedule,Able to take initiative and work under supervision,An interest and some previous knowledge of performance / dance/ inter arts and be curious on the history and development of dance as an interactive art form,An interest in and experience of performance production,Aptitude in sound and video editing,Confidence setting up and being responsible for the operating of basic technical equipment for live performances etc.

Placement dates

A total of 13 week(s) during the period 15/09/2018 to 15/12/2018

Placement location

25 Parthenonos, Ayios Andreas, 1105 Nicosia

Looking for volunteers from

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

Placement topics

Creativity and culture

Placement deadline

Application deadline: 31/08/2018