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Die Kunterbunte – Zeitschrift von Kindern für Kindern

Die Kunterbunte – Zeitschrift von Kindern für Kindern

Red Cross Luxembourg - Maison Jeunesse

Bertrange, Luxembourg

1 , Closed

Project description

Children from the age of 2 month to 12 year are producing a newspaper. The EV (European Volunteer) will be hosted in the department "Childcare Centers" (FR: Maisons Relais; Crèches) of Red Cross Luxembourg. The department is responsible for the management of 6 "Crèches" (Age of 2 months - 4 year) and of 12 "Maisons Relais" (Age of 3 years to 12 years). Those "Childcare Centers" (FR: Maisons Relais, Crèches) are responsible for the extracurricular education of children. In total around 3.000 children are subscribed in those "Childcare Centers". The tasks of the EV are: - to collect the articles and the photos of the children - to be in permanent contact with the educators in the childcare centers - to support the children in producing the articles - to coordinate the publication of the newspaper with the print office - to develop in ADOBE InDesign the design of the newspaper, you will be supported by a graphic designer - to promote the EVS


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will be accomdated in a single flat of 2 rooms (living room and bathroom) of around 40 squatre meters. The flat is fully equiped with a kitchen, a bathroom and a laundry. The flat is located in the same building as the office in an old mansion in Bertrange, Luxembourg. The fees for the food an the transport are included in the pocket money. The travel fees to arrive from the volunteers home country to Luxembourg and back are reimbursed, fully or partly, by the funds of ERASMUS+.


Training during the project

The volunteer will participate in standard trainings offered by the National Agency and the sending organisation, like; pre-departure training, on-arrival training, mid-term evaluation, meeting point,... The participation on other trainings has to be analysed case by case.


Volunteer profile

The EV should be able: - to coordinate autonomous the project, with the support of the mentor - to have facilities to work with external and internal partners of the project - to be organised in order to coordinate the different project moments - between 18 and 30 year old - to have good IT-skills in the software MS-Office - good German language skills - to have a blank police record - to have facilities in contact with children is an advantage - to have a valid driving license category B is an advantage - to live in a programme country;


How to apply

Please send you application to:


Additional information

In this project the EV will have the opportunity to coordinate the production of a newspaper made by children for children. The EV can improve his/her competences in the field of IT-skills (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop), project management and pedagogics. Due on the international population of Luxembourg, the EV has the possibility to practise the French, German and English language and to get an impression of the different cultures living next to each other. The mobility possibilities are very good, the EV can travel to France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands often beneath 1 hour. Translate

Related links

Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise - Service Maisons Relais et Crèches

This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Project dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/10/2018 to 31/12/2019

Project location

10, cité Henri Dunant, 8095 Bertrange

Looking for volunteers from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution

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Application deadline

No application deadline


Name: Cliff Hever

Phone: +352 2755 6804