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Maison des Jeunes de Marche-en-Famenne

Maison des Jeunes de Marche-en-Famenne

Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

La Maison des Jeunes (MJ) / the Youth Club is an association financed by the French Community of Belgium. We work in Marche-en-Famenne, a 17.000 inhabitants’ town which is located in the south of the country. Our mission is to promote youth active citizenship, participation and empowerment. In all our activities -trainings, creative and artistic workshops, outdoors activities and visits, organization of concerts and cultural events- we strive to work on the basis of a “pedagogy of the project." Through negotiation, preparation, implementation and evaluation of activities, we hope to encourage young people to acquire new skills and support them in developing themselves as persons and citizens. The volunteer will have the possibility to participate in all our artistic activities, visits out, concert,...S/he can offer a personal, creative, sportive activity to implement with the youngsters and his/her role will be also to welcome, spend time with the teenagers after school.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

S/he will have his/her own room and will share the common spaces with other 6 ESC volunteers involved in other ESC projects in Marche-en-Famenne. Food: the volunteer will receive a budget and will take care of the meals by her/himself. Participation in the European Solidarity Corps is free of charge for the participant, except for exceptional contribution to travel costs. Free board and lodging + pocket money.

Training during the activity

On-arrival and mid-term trainings organized by French-speaking NA.

Participant profile

Interested in the field of animation/ willing to spend time with teenagers/ willing to propose personal activities/ Flexible with schedule/ motivated to work for a better social participation and inclusion: TO APPLY CHECK THIS LINK, DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS (DEALDINE 23/09):

Activity dates

A total of 47 week(s) during the period 01/03/2020 to 31/01/2021

Activity location

6900 Marche-en-Famenne Belgium

Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, Kosovo * UN resolution, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao, French Guiana, Greenland, Saint Martin (french part), Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Sint Maarten (dutch part), Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Sweden

Activity topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 23/09/2019