Contact person: Linda Vanaga
Coordinating organisation:Youth open centre JACis
Host:Youth open centre "JACis": http://www.jacis.lv
Location: Rēzekne, Latvia
Youth open centre "JACis" (www.jacis.lv) is looking for 2 volunteers for next deadline 1 of May,2012. The project will start in 1 of September, 2012 and long for 10-12 months. You can read more about the centre there: http://ec.europa.eu/youth/evs/aod/hei_form_en.cfm?EID=50000195727
The role of the volunteer, with the support of the organization, will be the integration in the project and in the community bringing new ideas and giving us a view about his own culture. The volunteer will be a part of the team and will participate in stuff meetings. The volunteer will prepare and help the staff of the organization doing educational, procreative, sportive and leisure time activities to the children/youngsters. Volunteer will have a possibility to adapt himself in rural area, to learn new social competences and how to work in the team. Volunteer will also have the opportunity to develop his/her own activities and realize new ideas. The stuff of the organization will provide all necessary help (materials, methods, etc.), but the volunteer must be autonomous to think and to prepare activities. There is the possibility to prepare activities related to themes like citizenship, European Union and Youth Programme to demonstrate to the youngsters in the Youth open centre and in the schools of the city. We are always open to new ideas and new practices as they can be used to our work in future.
We are looking for volunteers who is interested in the target group (children/ youth) and in the development of activities in animation (culture, art, expression, sport activities, leisure time activities, etc.) As we work lot with children from poor/disadvantaged families and anti-social families, volunteer should be open minded and able to face difficulties in the work. The volunteer should be at least 18 years old, given the fact that he/she will take part in working with under-18 years. The volunteers are chosen by the CV and the motivation letter, the experience of work with children and young people is always a good point for us. There are not any discrimination in sex, religion or race.
Volunteers need to send us CV and motivation letter until 13 of April to e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Then we will look through all applications and will contact all applicants by e-mail until 18 of April