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Life at the hostels

Life at the hostels

HI Iceland

Reykjavík, Iceland

1 , Closed

Project description

Life at the hostels project aims at spreading eco-conscious behavior through photos, videos and testimonies from travelers. The project enables one motivated and enthusiastic volunteer to grow personally and professionally and build strong practical experience in the photo/video field by: - recording interviews with the travelers - guests staying at the hostels, collecting testimonies about their view on the icelandic nature and sustainability practices noticed at the HI Iceland hostels - taking photos - shooting videos with the daily -regular quality and sustainability practices of the icelandic hostels - recording and promoting concerts, workshops - feeding the social/media with images and posts from the events - capturing the sustainable/social/fun vibe at the hostels - presenting the hostels as a social place to meet travelers and share life experiences -organizing events at the Reykjavik Hostels, promote local culture and music (organize concerts, workshops, panel


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Please read the Infopack for more details


Volunteer profile

We would like volunteers applying for this project to have a strong motivation and dedication for working inside an international group in order to capture in photo and videos the essence of the quality and sustainable practices at the hostels. Volunteer’s enthusiasm, creativity and interest in order to engage with people, to work in team but also willingness to accept personal responsibilities are highly appreciated. A readiness to work with flexibility in changing or developing situations is essential, as well as an ability to occasionally work in high-pressure situations.


How to apply

Candidates will be asked to send us in english the Europass (CV), the Candidate Questionnaire and a portfolio with previous projects, ideas and/or simply vision. The HI Iceland staff conduct Skype interviews with the candidates, and make decisions based on the combination of materials presented.


Additional information

Volunteers from ALL EVS Programme and Partner countries are eligible to apply. Translate

Related links

More Information Life at the hostels InfoPack 2016-2017EVS Candidate Questionnare - in available Downloads

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 01/10/2016 to 30/09/2017

Project location

Borgartún 6, 105 Reykjavík

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, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Sint Maarten (dutch part), Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories

Project topics

Creativity and culture

Social dialogue

Entrepreneurial learning - entrepreneurship education

Application deadline

Application deadline: 10/04/2016


Name: Helena W. Óladóttir

Phone: +354 5756703

Hosting organisation

Farfuglar ses - Hostelling International (HI) Iceland

Reykjavík, Iceland

Coordinating organisation

Farfuglar ses - Hostelling International (HI) Iceland

Reykjavík, Iceland