EVS in a circus
Aktions- und Zirkusbüro Otto-Dullenkopf-Park
The application deadline has passed.
Project descriptionThe “Aktions- und Zirkusbüro” develops and creates circus pedagogical offers, participation projects, events as well as actions on the big areal in the Otto-Dullenkopf-Park which is situated at the southeastern part of the city Karlsruhe. On the areal of the “Aktions- and Zirkusbüro” innovative possibilities are offered. Children and youngsters with or without special needs as well as educated athletes, musicians or artists are invited to try themselves out within the topics sports, arts or culture. Big and small circus tents, different site caravans and small frame houses are part of the circus areal. An area for parcours, dirtbiketrails and a beach volley court, a fireplace, patches, a clay oven, a play yard – all these are parts of the terrain. The infrastructure offers many possibilities for projects and events for various age bands.
Accommodation, food and transport arrangementsThe volunteer will be living in a shared flat with others. You will have your own room but you’ll have to share kitchen and bathroom with the other flat mates. You’ll get a bike or a ticket for the local transport for your way to work and to move around in the city. During your ESC you’ll receive monthly pocket money and food allowances.
Training during the projectThe ESC volunteer will participate in an On-Arrival and Midterm-Seminar. He*She has the opportunity to participate in a 4-week German language course.
Volunteer profile• At least 18 years old • Interest in pedagogical work, especially circus pedagogics • Experiences in circus disciplines or circus pedagogics or any other pedagogical art (theatre, …) • Interest and some experiences in working with children and youngsters • Good knowledge of English, basic skills in German would be helpful but aren’t obligatory • You have an accredited sending organization (PIC number, accreditation number, name and contacts on sending organization)
A total of 53 week(s) during the period 01/05/2019 to 30/04/2020
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
Citizenship and democratic participation
Education and training
Creativity and culture
Physical education and sport
Application deadline: 11/01/2019