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Lyska Youth Club

Lyska Youth Club

Lyska Youth Club

Brno, Czech Republic

1 , Closed

Project description

Lyska is a part of Luzanky center existing since 2001 which is situated in Novy Liskovec district, close to the Medicine University campus. Nowadays the team consists of 4 permanent pedagogues and some external staff expertise in different disciplines such as animation, circus, sports, languages and music, among others. Our main activity is to provide non-formal education to the children and adults, mainly in the artistic field. Regular workshops are offered: pottery, special events decoration, customizing t-shirts... As indicated, every kind of activities take place in this big space, as ceramics lessons, language courses, sports, craftworks, circus training for 4-7 years old kids, bakery program etc. Besides, Lyska organizes exhibitions, trips inside and outside the Czech Republic, and other events for public like parades, winter sports trips and summer or holiday camps for children. We´ll be glad for volunteer who loves work with kids in fields of arts, dance, theatre, music.


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

Lyska is looking for a volunteer who would like to assist the permanent staff in our youth-club activities (directly at the Lyska Centre), programs for schools and the animation club delivered in one of the surrounding block of flats. The objective of our clubs is providing quality free-time alternative activities for non-organized youngsters (children and teenagers). The role of the volunteer is to be with the youth in the club and to propose different activities to them. The participating children come from diverse backgrounds, might face social difficulties.


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 Lyska. 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

Luzanky coordinates and host more EVS volunteers who meet every week on common meetings with coordinator.

1. Why did you choose Lyska for your volunteer work?
2. What is your motivation to work with children? If you have any experiences please describe them.
3. What creative activity (45 minutes) would you prepare for the group of 10 children of 7-8 years old?
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? Translate

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