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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

The application deadline has passed.

Project description

We are looking for 1 person. In this position which we offer is important to be creative, because of many things such as to prepare some activities for different target groups on european themes. Than is very needs to prepare and realisation of Inspirative breakfast with different target groups. Its very important using PC, because he/she will help with administrative work , searching information about European Union. He/ she will be also writing blogs and articles. This position also consist of indiviadual consulting for youth people- travelling, studying and preparing newaletters. This programme also offer freetime activities in kindergaten and european club for primary and secondary school children. Very important part: game activities and discussion, too.

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 person who is ready to learn new things , who is open to new possibilities , who is patient, friendly, like working with people. Like new experiences and possibilities. 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, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Slovenia


Placement topics

Citizenship and democratic participation


Placement deadline

Application deadline: 10/10/2018