10 Months EVS in Steyr, Austria

Project Description:

During the opening times the volunteer will be present in the youth centre with the youth leaders. The main task is “being there” for the young people. Eg. Playing table tennis, offering them a cup of tea, cooking together, giving them the opportunity to talk about what goes on in their life, motivating them to try out new things, games, activities.
Beside that he/she will help the youth leaders to organise different projects, events (like excursions to interesting places, creativity workshops, intercultural cooking evenings, etc.) He/She will have the chance to bring in his/her own personality and culture. Depending on the skills and preferences of the volunteer he/s will be contributing what he/she can/wants to offer. Eg. Organising music workshops, a personal blog, creative decoration for the youth centre, designing flyers for the homepage etc. but also use his/her cultural background for a project, like an international evening.

Project Dates: From 03/09/2018 to 05/07/2019

Application deadline: 07/01/2018.

Volunteer Profile: 

  • As our target group are youngsters between 13 and 19 we would like the volunteers to be at least 20 years old when they start the EVS.
  • The volunteer should be open minded and interested in the life environment of young people, knowing that it can sometimes be a challenge being confronted with their lives and dealing with their questions.
  • Ability for team-work and holding agreements is important.
  • The volunteer should be eager to bring in his/her own ideas and abilities and to learn new abilities.

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