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Circus LeGrando Legato

Circus LeGrando Legato

Circus LeGrando Legato

Brno, Czech Republic

1 , Closed

Project description

The Legato center of leisure time exists since 1999 in Kohoutovice district, and it is the part of Luzanky center. It offers different types of leisure-time activities, programs for schools, competitions or other events for public, summer camps for children. It offers also some cultural activities and events like theatre plays, contemporary circus performances and workshops, festivals, juggling conventions, film festival etc. The task of the volunteer is to join the circus lessons for children, assist the lectors during lessons, help children, and learn how to teach them


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will live in a flat (private room, shared flat) in Brno. He/She will have lessons of Czech language and meetings with EVS coordinator and other volunteers – there will be group of other EVS volunteers, from different branches of Luzanky. Volunteers have 2 days a week free + 2 days per month of vacation. They are provided with card for public transport, pocket money and food allowance monthly. Volunteer will work 35 hours per week (this includes Czech language lessons, meeting with coordinator and other volunteers, own miniproject/s).


Training during the project

On-arrival and midterm training organized by National Agency, on-arrival "orientation week" organized by Luzanky for group of our volunteers (intensive Czech language course, orientation in Brno, Czech culture, law, etc.). Volunteers can also all year round visit some of the courses and events organized by Luzanky for free to learn something new and for recreation (s.a. circus trainings for adults, ceramics).


Volunteer profile

The volunteer will participate in the preparation of circus performances with the children, organization events (festivals, performances, weekends for children, etc.) and assist with other activities (sewing costumes...). Previous circus experience would be an advantage (to share it with children, to bring new ideas, games, activities...), but is not the main condition. Volunteer will work 35 hours per week (this includes Czech language lessons, meeting with coordinator and other volunteers, own miniproject/s).


How to apply

Please send us your CV, motivation letter and completed questions (section additional information) to In the subject of the e-mail write name Legato. If you are chosen to the second round of selection, be ready for a Skype interview. The results will be known in March.


Additional information

1. Why did you choose Legato for your volunteer work?
2. What is your motivation to work with kids? If you have any experiences please describe them.
3. What circus discipline is the most interesting for you and what would you like to try yourself? Please describe one icebreaker game for children between age of 6 and 12.
4. What would you like to gain from your EVS?
5. What area are you good at and you would like to share your knowledge and experience with others?

Participants with fewer opportunities

  • This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.

Related links


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 30/09/2019

Project location

Lidická 50, 65812 Brno

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

Youth (Participation, Youth Work, Youth Policy)

Intercultural/intergenerational education and (lifelong)learning

Application deadline

Application deadline: 15/02/2018


Name: Veronika Bessarab

Phone: +420 734 152 851

Hosting organisation


BRNO, Czech Republic

Coordinating organisation


BRNO, Czech Republic