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Volunteering in Youth center, Slovakia

V.I.A.C. - Institut pre podporu a rozvoj mladeze/ Institut for Youth support and development

Trstena, Slovakia

Project description

We ere looking for 2 volunterees to our Touth centre .This position is very important for young people . Volunterees should be connected with all activities in this Youth centre which is full of interesting things, such as : to help ,preparing camps and also be concerned in it, to try many activities which could be usefull to get over their own boundaries . Volunterees will try untraditionally sports and they also will prepare sports activities for people from local Community in this youth centre. They will also practice these sports in schools with children. Than they will help to service this centre consist of take care for sports and playing equipments. Preparing of volunteer campaign and administrative work or writing blogs and editing photos is also a part of this work.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteers will live together in one flat or house- where everything is provided including wifi connection. According to the food ( lunch ) volunteers have three possibilities. To have a community lunch , to go to restaurants, or cook a meal for themselves. They will get pocket money as well as money for their food , sent to thier own bank account in the begginning of each month. All travel costs connected with the project are covered. Volunteers will work 5 days a week / 35 hours in total. Sometimes also weekends are needed.

Training during the project

We offer -on- arrival training and mid- term training organized by Iuventa Slovak National Agency -online assesment centre -EVS coordinator support -Slovak lessons 3 times per week first two months, then 2 times per week

Volunteer profile

We don´t have any specific requirements- we are looking for young people who are ready to learn new things , who are open to new challenges , who are open, friendly, like working with people. Experience with working with children and young people is welcomed. Also at least a communicative level of English is needed. We are Christian Catholic organization tolerance to Christian values is needed, because also our backround where we work is based on Christian principles, so because of that we demands tolerance. It´s not necessarily to be a Christian, but the most important is respect it.

Placement dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 15/10/2018 to 14/10/2019


Placement location

Ustie nad Priehradou 41, 02801 Trstena


Looking for volunteers from

Germany, Greece, Spain, Finland, Latvia


Placement topics

Social challenges


Placement deadline

Application deadline: 30/09/2018