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Javni zavod za sport, turizem, kulturo in mladino Medvode

Javni zavod za sport, turizem, kulturo in mladino Medvode

Javni zavod Sotočje Medvode

Ostrovrharjeva ulica 4, 1215, Medvode, Slovenia - +38613626220

description of organisation

Our organisation has a rich and diverse historical background. It all started in 2008 when representatives of local youth decided to form a youth centre in the town of Medvode. Their idea was based on the need of young locals to have a space for creativity and socialization of the youth. In 2013 Youth Centre Medvode was reorganized and became Public institution for Culture and Youth due to optimization. Therefore it became responsible for managing several infrastructural objects: youth club Jedro, Cultural Centre Medvode, Birth House of Jakob Aljaž. Javni zavod Sotočje was formed in December 2015 as the former Public Institution for Culture and Youth Medvode united with Public Institution for Sport and Tourism Medvode. The purpose and mission of Javni zavod Sotočje Medvode is to provide the complete set of services for sport, touristic, cultural and youth activities on the local scale.Our values are multiculturalism, gender equality, ethnic diversity, international mobility and co-operation, etc. We want to provide and guarantee the same oppurtunities for local youth and encourage thier participation within our programme. Our main obligation is to provide an independent free space, where the youth can express themselves through cultural, social and sport activities. Our aim is to encourage and support young people for active participation on the local and international level. Our mission is also to enable young people with fewer opportunities to integrate in the environment and activities that we provide. There are 7 main infrastructures managed by Javni zavod Sotočje Medvode:YOUTH CLUB JEDRO:- daily info centre with internet,- gallery,- concerts, clubbing and other forms of youth socializing,- lectures, workshops, animationsCULTURAL CENTRE MEDVODE:- theatre and dance performances,- communal celebrations - movie presentations- galleryMUSIC STUDIO & VIDEO PRODUCTION- rehearsal place for young local musicians and artists,- recording studio for youth music projects.- video workshops- video production – creating promotional videos, music videos and animations BIRTH HOUSE OF JAKOB ALJAŽ- gallery- movie presentations- museumSPORT HALL MEDVODE-local and national sport events- concertsNORDIC CENTRE BONOVEC-cross-country skiingTOURISTIC INFORMATIONAL CENTRE (TIC) MEDVODE-providing all informations about the city of Medvode-renting bicycles for tourists-organising trips for locals nad touristsThe collective of the employees, volunteers, students and outworkers in Javni zavod Sotočje is hetergenous due to different activities we cover. Our specialty is that the collective consist mostly of young people which guarantees the dynamics in our working process. Our collective consist of a director, a director assistent, 4 technical workers, coordinator for youth programmes and activities, 2 touristic workers, 1 volunteer and 2 students who work in daily centre, 2 students who work as sound and light technicians, 2 outworkers who provide language lectures and programme assistance.Our weekly agenda usually depends on the events that we organize. EVS volunteers will have a 36 hours a week schedule including all their informal education classes, language classes, meetings with collective of Javni zavod Sotočje Medvode, working on individual creative projects etc. Our aim is to integrate individuals in our working process so they can learn something from our work and also develop their own ideas and creative solutions for individual or collective creative projects.

inclusion topics

This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:

Inclusion categoryReceiving projectsSending projectsCoordinating projectsHosting organisationSupporting organisation
Social obstacles
Economic obstacles
Educational difficulties

Volunteering project

Project name Project Dates Deadline Status
Point and shoot - Multimedia workshop
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Sep 2018 to Mar 2019
10/09/2018 - 09/03/2019
15/08/2018 closed

This organisation is accredited to run projects under Erasmus+ Volunteering and the European Solidarity Corps.

Scope Volunteering

Role Expiry date
PIC: 920339784 OID: E10098852
Last updated on 08/06/20

Organisation topics

Intercultural/intergenerational education and (lifelong)learning

Creativity and culture

Youth (Participation, Youth Work, Youth Policy)