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Let’s Move Bulgaria - call for the EU volunteers

project description

BG Be Active is looking for 3 young people (18 up to 29 years old) to be our next EVS volunteers at the position of youth officers for the upcoming project. Our foundation seeks to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyle in Bulgaria, as well as to provide people with the opportunities to stay active. Our volunteers will therefore be engaged in NowWeMOVE campaign that has been carried out in Bulgaria by BG Be Active on a national level for the past 5 years, and in the activities related to our new initiative - The_Spot. This project rests on the placemaking approach and is designed to renovate 10 specific public places in 10 different cities with a focus of involving youth in the process, as well as multiple local partners, including NGOs, municipalities and local communities.

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accommodation, food and transport arrangements

- The accommodation will be covered by the project. We will try to provide single bedrooms for our volunteers.
- Trasport to and from Bulgaria will be covered according to project budget, based on the EU distance calculator - http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/education_culture/tools/distance_en.htm, e.g. 275 EUR for distance that is between 500 - 2000 km
- Local transport will be covered by the project.
- The volunteers will receive, based on the project grant - 90 EUR per month for pocket money and an additional amount for food (150 EUR)

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training during the project

On-arrival training, provided by National Agency
Bulgarian language course
Midterm evaluation training
Additional trainings depending on our ongoing activities and EU projects - youth entrepreneurship through sport, education through sport, etc.

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volunteer profile

We are looking for motivated young people who believe in the importance of physical activity for health and wellbeing. The young person should also be interested in learning Bulgarian, open to communication with Bulgarians, and ready to learn from us and share experience with us. Open-mindedness is a crucial characteristic of our potential volunteers, for they will work in different national contexts throughout Bulgaria. Skills in communication, social media, photo and video making and editing are an asset. The project is open for the applicants from the EU countries only.

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how to apply

Send us an email with your CV and a covering letter. We will go through all applications and contact the shortlisted ones for a Skype interviews. Please, have your sending organisation contacts prepared in advance, so we can meet the deadline.

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additional information

See more information about this EVS opportunity here – http://www.bgbeactive.org/apply-evs-opportunity-bg-active-eu-volunteers/
Check out the information on NowWeMOVE campaign - http://www.nowwemove.com/, and on The_Spot initiative -
You can learn more about BG Be Active at our website – www.bgbeactive.org. Please use Google Translate function to see it in English or another language.
English language is necessary for the process of application, for some of the activities and all trainings.

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