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EVS in Czech Republic Nachod

Volunteering projects

project description

The volunteers can participate in the following activities:
Propagate the ideas of European awareness to youth of Nachod´s region and the Czech-Polish frontier area, with accent on Youth in Action and the Eurodesk database
Organising projects under the Youth in Action programme for secondary schools students in Nachod
Building websites about European programmes for youth - in English and German
Inter cultural programmes in the HEC Youth Club – “Heart of Europe Club”
Help with preparing and organising leisure events, summer camps, etc.
Help with preparing and organising of spontaneous and occasional events
Workshops for dance, ceramics, language, art and music, climbing, canoeing, jugglery, sport shooting and other non-formal activities
Care about pet animals.
Social work with children and youth from minorities.
Craft work in workshop the assistance to caretaker by creating of the teaching aids
Assisting to the disable children during non-formal education or sport.

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accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The accommodation:Each volunteer has his/her own room which is fully furnished. The volunteers have a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen, both fully equipped (washing machine, fridge, microwave, stove, electric kettle, dishes and cuttlery). Internet connection is provided in the volunteer flats.
Food
Volunteers with fewer opportunities: the food will be provided in the summer camps.
Group volunteers: the volunteers will receive money for their food.
Local transport
All travel costs that are work or EVS-related will be refunded. In Náchod itself everything is walking distance.

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training during the project

The EVS coordinator is the main reference figure for the volunteer. Especially during the first weeks of volunteering the coordinator stays in close touch with the volunteers in order to facilitate their integration into the organisation. Regular meetings with the coordinator and the staff should prevent any possible misunderstandings.

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volunteer profile

We expect an active, comparably independent, creative and adaptable young person able to work in a team. We do not require any previous experience in working with children and youth, however, we do want the volunteer to be interested in such work.
Working with children and youth requires the volunteer to be able to communicate patiently, his/her positive attitude to children and specific social abilities such as open-mindedness, empathy, tolerance and cooperation.

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how to apply

Don't hesitate and send your CV, motivation letter and Skype name to: youthinaction@seznam.cz

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