Nueva oportunidad de voluntariado europeo en República Checa en una organización que ofrece varias áreas de intervención, ¿a qué esperas?
Kolin, Czech Republic
Kolín – 30 000 inhabitants town with a beautiful historical center, cycling network, near nature, river Elbe, provision of all services and nice people.
Kolín is on the main railway to Prague (travel time: approx. 45 minutes)
Prague – the capital city of CR has a very special atmosphere at any season
Kutná Hora – a magical historical UNESCO town
March 2017 for 1 year
Hosting organisation is a certified leading provider of social services. In the region of Kolín it has been operating for 14 years. We provide social services, education and development of the region. Our vision is to help clients to make progresses. We wish the region, we operate in, to prosper and thrive.
Our main projects are:
Social Trade – a social enterprise employs long-term unemployed
Forest Nursery – service for preschool children, learning takes place outdoors or in a yurt / tent
Youth Centers – we provide three youth centers. We offer to youths consulting, tutoring and they can spend their free time in theese centres
Social programmes – consulting for social excluded people
Better Place application – mobile tool for cooperating between municipality, society, NGO and company
European Voluntary Service (EVS) in the Central Bohemian town Kolín allows you to perform volunteer service in the non-profit organisation for 2-12 months.
Opportunity for young people aged 17 – 30 years old who want to live in the Czech Republic, gain experience, make new friends and learn a foreign language.
You can participate in the daily work of our organisation dealing with children, youth, social excluded poeple, communication technologies, media literacy, culture, creativity, development cooperation, social welfare. You ́ll become a part of our team of nice and positive people and you ́ll work in modern offices.
Your involvement as volunteer
Volunteers can participate in the process of writting the project application in order to obtain the knowledge skills and competences which they want to gain during their volunteer service. The participants will receive from their volunteer coordinator a Specific Volunteer Program that will be created taking into consideration their interest, the quality of services provided by the organization and professional approach to the client.
You ́ll absolvate a pre-departure training ensured by the sending organisation
On-arrival training, mid-term evaluation, final evaluation and certificate upon completion – ensured by us.
You are entitled to a language course.
You are going to work 8 hours a day 5 days a week on the project selected in agreement with the coordinator. You can work on multiple projects. Depending on how long you stay, you are entitled to days off (a week in 3 months of work).
Your profile and Recruitment Process
In case you are interested in becomming a volunteer in our organisation, send us your CV and motivation letter. We ́ll hold a skype interview with you and we ́ll choose the best applicant by a transparent recruitement pro cess which is open to all participants who show the optimal motivation, are agend 17 – 30 and come from any EU or partner country. We do not demand any professional experience.
After the successfull interview we ́ll agree on preparing the project application form with you. We will ask you to furnish your criminal record and initial medical examination form (for volunteers in Forest Nursery).
Support provided to you:
Our organisation will provide you an accomodation in Kutná Hora (a private room with kitchen and bathroom). Transport to work will be ensured by an organisation ́ employee.
The distance between Kolin and Kutná Hora is about 15 minutes. Except you’re brought back by car you can use a bus or a train.
Besides accommodation we provide more insurance allowance and transport allowance to the Czech Republic and back.The mentor will be avaliable to the volunteer during the whole stay. Mentoring and supporting the volunteer and/or volunteer ́s team, making sure they have all required information and there is a constant communication in the team. We try to live up to your expectations and we seek to satisfy all other needs during the volunteer’s stay.
The language course, accommodation, meals, travel expenses (90%), visas, insurance are financed from the EU + you get 90 EUR monthly allowance. After returning home you ́ll receive Youth Pass, which is a certificate testifying on key competencies acquired during EVS.
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.
-The specific Application form (signed)
Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.
All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “EVS CZ Prostor. YOUR NAME. YOUR SURNAME” to asociacionbbARROBAgmail.com