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The world in Kronoberg V - Alvesta Exhibition Hall

project description

Alvesta is a municipality with 19 000 inhabitants in the region of Småland, with an important train connection for the trains in the south of Sweden. The Train station of Alvesta is an historical buildning partly managed by the municipality which organizes exhibitions in cooperation with local organisations, studios and schools. The second floor of the station is therefore used for art and culture goals: the old waiting room is used as an exhibition hall and holds temporary exhibitions open to the public; the old restaurant of the station is used by an antiquarium, managed by a local association. The exhibition hall exists to promote and show the municipality`s history, culture, landscape, inhabitants and local organisations to its visitors. The target group of the Exhibition hall is travelers, visitors, school classes and people that come to the station to pick up travelers.

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accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation and transport

The volunteer will live in a room in an apartment together with others, or in a house together with a host familiy, sharing bathroom and kitchen. The communication is made by bus between the accommodation and the working place and it will take max 40 minutes (one way travel). If the volunteer live close to the office, the volunteer will receive a bicycle instead of a bus card.
There is Internet in the accommodation.

Food and meals
The volunteers receive food-money and pocket every month, 115 euro in pocket money and 200 euros in food money.

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training during the project

The volunteer will take part in one arrivel-training and one midterm-training arranged by the National Agancy of Sweden.

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volunteer profile

We are looking for a volunteer who:
- is interested in art and culture and also in design/ media
- enjoys working in a team with people with different backgrounds
- is flexible and creative
- is willing to live in a small town environment

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how to apply

If you are interested in this project, please send your CV and a motivation letter (both documents in English) to alvesta@globalakronoberg.se. Note that you should write “Globala Kronoberg`s project” in the e-mail `s subject, so we can easily recognize the project you are applying for.

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