Deadline: until 2 nd of April 2018 at the latest.
1 st of October 2018 to 30 th of September 2019.
- Place: Graz, Austria
About hosting organisation
is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation/association specialised in supporting youth, culture and sports. Since more than ten years, it has significantly been contributing to the establishment of intercultural and socio-cultural activities in the area of Graz and Steiermark.It is our ambition to promote the idea that the living together of different cultural identities is not a contradiction. On the contrary, we want to emphasize the positive aspects of a diverse society. A further important intention of us is to raise public awareness for collectiveness and common interests.Our activities focus on equal-treatment and non-discrimination as well as on the overcoming of cultural biases. Additionally, we are committed to create equal opportunities of societal participation by providing (or establishing) educational programs with the aim to foster for our clients the possibilities on the labour market.
accommodation, food and transport arrangements
It will organise either a shared flat together with other young people or a single flat (studio apartment) for the volunteer. There is the opportunity either to use a provided bicycle to reach the organisation or to use public transportation (ticket provided). The locations are reachable by bus or tram. As of food: Each volunteer will be provided with cash for his/her self supply according the Erasmus+ Guidelines.
training during the project
The Volunteer will be provided at least with an On Arrival Training and a Mid Term Training, organized by the Austrian National Agency.
We are looking forward to work with young, open-minded, respectful volunteers who are interested in intercultural youth work and activities which foster incultural communication and understanding. The volunteers are expected to be very motivated to work with youngsters with migrant background and he/she should easily get in contact with them.
Basic knowledge of German can help a lot with communicating with the team, the youngsters at the youth centre and with the people of Graz in general.
How to apply
We will study carefully all application and selected candidates will be invite for Skype interview. The selection of volunteers will take place in the coming weeks.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need:
– Europass CV with picture (made in the last month) with skype name included
– Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Building Bridges”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one. The volunteer is chosen according to his/her motivation and interest to the project and to the activities. It will be paid special attention to cover letters.
- Application form
All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “EVS Austria Buchner Graz. YOUR NAME. YOUR SURNAME” to asociacionbbARROBAgmail.com