12 Months EVS in Oslo, Norway

Project Description:

Two volunteers are selected every year to support the operation CISV Norway’s national office located in central Oslo. They work alongside the National Secretary.
The volunteers will:
– Learn about CISV Norway and the Norwegian not-for-profit sector
– Offer administrative support to the CISV Norway office
– Run a personal project each (the projects will be designed by the volunteers in collaboration with CISV Norway)
– Take an active role in organising CISV Norway’s events at the national and local levels
– Blog about their experience and current peace-related issues
– Contribute to the making of Membership Magazines and Newsletters and further develop communication tools of CISV Norway
– Plan, run, evaluate and document peace education group sessions with the National Education Committee at the local and national levels
– Offer support to local chapters of the organisation
– Actively seek opportunities to get involved at the local level

Project Dates: From 15/08/2018 to 14/08/2019

Application deadline: 01/02/2018.

Volunteer Profile: 

  • Young people aged 18-30 years old.
  • Required applicant profile:
    – Willing to take initiative
    – Comfortable working independently
    – Creative and resourceful
    – Enjoys working in a team
    – Confident working with groups.
  • Desired applicant profile:
    – Experience as an active volunteer in an NGO
    – Experience in CISV or like-minded organisations
    – Experience living abroad
    – Experience with peace education
    – Experience with experiential learning methods
    – Interest in organisational development
    – Project management experience

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