Tenemos una interesante oportunidad SVE en un centro de información juvenil. Se requiere estar dispuestos a trabajar en equipo, tener iniciativa y una mentalidad abierta.
01.02. 2017 – 01.02. 2018 (12 months)
The main activities run by hosting organisation are for and with volunteers, mainly the young people. The regular activities of our organisation include exchange of volunteers with different organisations, opening of international workcamps in Armenia, preparation and sending volunteers to different trainings and seminars, as well as EVS and other long-term projects.
The target group of organisation are young people willing to be volunteers in various partner institutions of organisation such as orphanages, rehabilitation centres, nursing homes, hospitals, children’s health centres, educational institutions, botanical gardens and various ecological organisations, etc.
The essential aims of the organisation are to raise the social competences and employability of the youth by organising activities for national and foreign volunteers in various programs in Armenia (workcamps, training courses, medium and long-term projects) as well as facilitating the participation of local and national volunteers in similar projects abroad; to take care of orphans, children with special needs and socially indigent people by proposing activities to and for them and making them more visible for local, national and international communities.
The volunteer will work in the office of the organisation. The headquarters is located in the centre of Yerevan, in the most active district full of students, where many universities are situated. This location will permit the volunteer to participate in cultural life of Yerevan, to have an active social life, to meet young people from different parts of country as well as with other volunteers who do their EVS in Armenia.
Tasks and activities
The proposed tasks and activities for the volunteer are as follows (but are not limited to this list): 1) Assistance in activities of the organiston and promotion of volunteering lifestyle. Support and active participation in conferences, meetings, training courses, seminars and other similar events organised by the organisation:
a. To prepare and disseminate information posters, to hold presentations in universities, high schools, as well as in fairs and promotion events in order to present activities of the organisation and to increase young people’s awareness about volunteering lifestyle and opportunities;
b. To lead workshops and talks in schools with a staff member of the organisation on different topics, such as group dynamics, conflicts resolution, intercultural dialogue and many others according to the interest and field of expertise of the volunteer;
c. To develop content for our Facebook page and Web site and give ideas on social coverage where the volunteer will be able to use and spread their creative ideas;
d. Depending of volunteer`s capacities, he/she may make a short film and/or a presentation about the activities of the organisation, EVS as a concept or any neighbouring topic. 2) Assistance in organization of international voluntary workcamps.
e. -To give support in the preparation of the trainings of camp leaders and local volunteers; f. -To give support in the preparation of the activities of the workcamp: preparation of material, schedule and other;
g. -According to volunteer interest and capacity, s/he can also co-animate one of international workcamps. To allow a solid monitoring, the volunteer will have regular meetings with supervisor reserved to overview the plans for the day/week and to troubleshoot ideas. Additionally, s/he will often meet with the mentor and discuss the current situation within the service.
How to apply
Building Bridges members and/or long term unemployed (proved by scanned document) will have preference to this volunteer service.
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. Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.
Please send your documents to firstname.lastname@example.org before the 17.08.2016 with the subject “EVS_Jerevan.YOUR NAME.YOUR SURNAME”