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Lidická – Department of Arts

Lidická – Department of Arts

Lidická – Department of Arts

Brno, Czech Republic

1 , Closed

Project description

Lidicka is a branch of Luzanky leisure center situated in the center of Brno in the middle of a large park called Luzanky. It has several departments with different focus (painting, science, drama, yoga, computer science...). The volunteer will work in the Department of Arts (painting and ceramics). This department holds regular academic painting workshops for children around the age of 2-18 as well as for adults. It organizes weekend courses for teachers, works with handicapped children and children with poor social background. Apart from that, it holds exhibitions in a gallery, mostly for schools and young artists. We would prefer a volunteer who generally likes to work with small children as well as teenagers and has a positive attitude towards arts.


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

Lidicka is looking for a volunteer that would work with children in painting and ceramics classes, would help organize painting courses, would be capable of helping with organization of summer camps for children and would attend occasional art sessions outside Luzanky. The volunteer can choose between working with small children and working with teenagers. 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). In the subject of the e-mail write Lidická. 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 hosts 12 EVS volunteers who meet every week on common meetings with the coordinator.

1. Why did you choose Lidicka Art Department for your volunteer work?
2. What is your motivation to work with children?
3. Do you have any experience with teaching in general? If yes, please describe it.
4. Which field of art is the most essential for you?
5. What would you like to gain from your EVS? 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