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EVS in Armenia, Building Better Community Through Giving

EVS in Armenia, Building Better Community Through Giving

"Center for Community Mobilisation and Support" Community Based NGO

Alaverdi, Armenia

2 , Closed

Project description

Volunteers activities: -Implementation of the European Discussion Club in Alaverdi district Volunteers'll collaborate with youth workers in communities and conduct meeting with them.Main characters in the different stages of the initiatives in the frame of this action,which promotes the research&the development of the area,the increase for the respect for the inter-cultural and inter-religious diversity by discussions. -creating social campaign on social media(promote among local community tolerant attitudes and raise awareness on existing stereotypes and the cultural differences in Caucasus) -Organization The Great Debate during summer camps for poor youth from advantaged groups that takes place for two weekends -Organize European club’s outside activities as education trips - organize two study visits of Armenian youth in Georgia in Marneuli district(where Georgians,Azers and Armenians live peacefully together)


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Receiving organisation has already rented a flat nearby to their offices for the previous EVS volunteers. Each volunteer will have his/her own room.Rented flat has sufficient furniture with cleaning,cooking and washing facilities. For each volunteer we will pay 85 EUR for food and 55 EUR for pocket money. We will also pay for their local transport ticket it they have to use the transport According to the law operating after January 2013, EU citizens do not need visa to enter Armenia. They can stay in Armenia for 180 days without visa.Then the volunteers have to apply for resident permit


Training during the project

Volunteers will take part in a pre-departure training organized by Bona Fides based on the information provided by the receiving organisation. The volunteers will also be kept in touch with current EVS volunteers of CCMS before their departure. The 2 volunteers will have a non-official on-arrival/welcoming training for two days upon their arrival to Alaverdi. This training will be organized by CCMS Volunteers will receive Armenian language classes and CCMS will provide Armenian cultural training courses Volunteers will participated in on-arrival and mid-term trainings provided by SALTO.


Volunteer profile

There is no specific competence/qualification required, but participants could be provided in the basic knowledge and skills required in post-conflict and crisis areas, highlight the importance of active involvement in the host society, and promote a reflective and critical approach. Nevertheless the receiving organization is looking for motivated volunteers having good sense of community life and cooperationThey should be eager to take initiatives and be ready to work with young people coming from different social and educational backgrounds. Open minded, flexible, creative


How to apply

Zgłoszenia (CV oraz list motywacyjny w języku angielskim) prosimy przesyłać na adres W tytule wiadomości prosimy wpisać: Building Better Community Through Giving. Inne aplikacje nie będą rozpatrywane Termin nadsyłania zgłoszeń: 26 lutego 2017


Related links

Open call at Bona Fides websiteBona Fides websiteCCMS websiteCCMS Facebook

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 31/03/2017 to 28/02/2018

Project location

52 Andranik str, 1701 Alaverdi

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Application deadline

Application deadline: 26/02/2017


Name: Natalia Podbielska

Phone: 322031218