Volunteer Internship with Russian Youth Theatre

Deadline: 15 July 2013
Open to: applicants worldwide between the ages of 21-35 with fluency in English
Benefits: free accommodation, 100 Euros per month, an incredible week of fun events and cultural experiences in Samara, Russia, plus professional experience organizing an international festival 


Do you want to spend three exciting months in a country with long history,unique culture and tradition in the other part of the world? You have this opportunity! Volunteers from all around the world are invited to participate in a three-month internship in Samara, Russia from 5 September to 5 December 2013. 

Get an awesome experience of working in a youth organization! You will get an opportunity to learn Russian language and take part in a preparation of the Second International Festival that will be in November!

NGO Youth Theater “Light” is inviting three volunteers to participate in the three-month internship. The volunteer responsibilities include:

  • taking part both in preparation and work of the Second International Festival
  • work and collaboration with the international partners
  • participation in theater performances, activites and concerts
  • organization and PR of events

The Second International Festival of Youth Social Theatres “Energy of Theatre” will take place in Samara, Russia from 11-15 November 2013. The festival provides educational, competitive, out-of-competition and entertaining programs. It also carries out seminars, round tables, workshops, conferences and other creative forms of interaction.

The goal of the Festival is an exchange of experiences between creative and initiative youth groups and theatrical groups working in the area stated above and improving art skills and talents of the cast of youth theatres and professional skills of directors and heads of youth theaters.


Applicants must be between the ages of 21-35 with fluent English skills. They should be creative and able to work in a team on topics related to theater, music, and dances. Prior experience in working at social theater is beneficial.


The accommodations for volunteers is covered and also the volunteers are to receive 100 Euros per month. Interns will experience an incredible week of fun events and cultural experiences in Samara, Russia. However, food and flight must be covered by the volunteers.


The deadline for applications is 15 July 2013. Please send your CV and a short Motivation letter (no more than 200 words) if you are interested to [email protected]

Applicants will be notified about the decision by 25 July 2013.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ekaterina at [email protected]. For more information, please see the Facebook profile HERE of NGO Youth Theatre “Light.”

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