UNHCR – Public Information Volunteer Internship 2017 in USA

Posted on September 14th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Opento: intern with a background in journalism, communications, media relations, social media, multi- media skills and some content creation for the web. Benefits: deeper knowledge of the work of UNHCR and other professional working skills

Description

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, was established in 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly to provide protection and assistance to refugees worldwide. In more than five decades, UNHCR has helped more than 50 million people restart their lives. Today, UNCHR staff in more than 120 countries continue to help and protect millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless people.

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The Regional Representation of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in Washington, DC, seeks volunteer interns to assist... Read More »

How I Benefited from my Volunteering Work in Colombia

Posted on August 24th, 2017 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

Goodness is innate in human nature, right?

This is why we’d like to believe that more and more people are engaging in humanitarian acts. These acts of kindness can be as huge as contributing to poverty reduction through Oxfam; assisting children in need of proper nutrition, medicine, and education through organizations like Save the Children; community development in struggling areas through Peace Corps; delivering healthy food and safe drinking water in crisis-stricken areas through Action Against Hunger; and providing adequate medical attention through Doctors Without Borders.

The gestures do not have to be grand. Something as simple as volunteering in local soup kitchen; participating in fun run for causes; charity events; fund raising activities; donating to... Read More »

EVS in Spain: Biblioteca Mercè Lleixà and Centre Obert la Xirinxina 2018

Posted on August 7th, 2017 in VolunteeringRespond to this post »

Deadline: not specified Open to: young people aged 18-30 Venue: January – August 2018, in Tortosa, Catalonia, Spain

Description

Biblioteca Merce Lleixa

One of the library’s objectives is contributing to the cultural development of the town. The activities want to promote the use of the library and increase the interest in literature, of adults as well as children.

Volunteer’s tasks in the library:

The main task of the volunteers will be the attention to the youngsters, children through the support of the activities and programmed projects aimed at the promotion of education and the tutoring outside school, education of values of coexistence, tolerance and solidarity.

The volunteers will offer support in the different activities yet they can... Read More »

EVS in Spain: Associació Obre’t’ebre 2018

Posted on August 4th, 2017 in VolunteeringRespond to this post »

Deadline: not specified Open to: young people aged 18-30 Venue: January – August 2018, in Tortosa, Catalonia, Spain

Description

Associació Obre’t’ebre is a non-profit, youth association, established in 2005 by a group of ex-european volunteers and young volunteers, aiming to promote universal values like solidarity, tolerance, and respect, through local, regional and international projects and to cover the lack of training and counselling regarding promotion of social values, volunteering, interculturality or mobility.

The aims of obre’t’ebre are:

To promote social integration, equality and solidarity between young people through social, artistic, environmental, cultural, of community based integration and/or sporting projects, at local, national or international level; To encourage participation of Ebro regions’ young people with the main objectives of promoting tolerance, intercultural and... Read More »

Open Call for Writers: Write for Mladiinfo!

Posted on July 31st, 2017 in Volunteering, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: creative and energetic individuals who want to write and share knowledge and ideas Benefits: global exposure, certificate, recommendations, professional editing support, possible internship at Mladiinfo’s office

Description

Mladiinfo was established with one goal: to always strive to bring the best free opportunities to young people and students from all over the world. Eight years later, Mladiinfo has broadened its purpose and today our focus is on free international opportunities, youth initiatives, youth empowerment, motivation and entrepreneurship, with the intention to aid young people in maximizing on their potential and achieving their goals!

Soon, we will be entering a new era. With that goal in mind, we invite writers and aspiring writers to join us! If you’re passionate about sharing your knowledge,... Read More »

Volunteering in Rural Area for Creative Ones!

Posted on July 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 14 August 2017 Open to: young people (aged 18-30) from EU member states Venue: 1 st September 2017 – 31st April 2018, Nagyvázsony, Hungary

Description

Organisation Fekete Sereg” Ifjúsági Egyesület (Facebook) working with kids and youngsters in the rural area of Hungary is looking for one volunteer from any of the Programme Countries to participate in our Long Term EVS project. The time of the service is: 1 st September 2017 – 31st April 2018.

Volunteers’ task is mainly to support our Youth Center in everyday work with kids and youngsters. Organize their free time in an active and creative way. 

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Possible tasks for the volunteer include:

Visual documentation; Help in the Short Term EVS programs ( 2 times 3-3 week (September and November 8-8 volunteers); Art/music workshops; Language... Read More »

EVS at the International Office of the EYP!

Posted on July 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 6 August 2017, midnight 23:59 CET Open to: young people aged 18 and older Venue: February 2018 – January 2019 in Berlin, Germany

Description The European Youth Parliament (EYP) is a unique educational programme which brings together young people from all over Europe, to discuss current topics in a parliamentary setting. The EYP is a non-partisan and independent programme. The EYP is a network consisting of 40 European associations and organisations, in which thousands of young people are active in a voluntary capacity. With its international, national and regional sessions it reaches out to ca. 30 000 young people all over Europe every year. The international umbrella organisation of the EYP is the Schwarzkopf Foundation, hosting the International Office of the... Read More »

Volunteer, Empower, Grow! in Mladiinfo Slovensko

Posted on July 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Open to: persons aged 18-30, coming from Macedonia Venue: 8 months, in Mladiinfo Slovensko, Bratislava, Slovakia

Description

Mladiinfo Slovensko is looking for an enthusiastic volunteer from Macedonia to participate in the Project: EVS Go Digital: Volunteer, Empower, Grow! for a period of 8 months starting from November 2017.

Activities of the volunteers may include (upon the preferences and agreement):

Organising and participating in different events by Mladiinfo Slovensko, such as “Living Books about volunteering”, Intercultural picnics & dinners with cooperation of other NGOs; Be open to go to schools and talk to students about EVS, youth exchanges, youth opportunities, etc.; To prepare simple interactive activities as Mladiinfo Slovensko aims to connect formal and non-formal education; Willing to teach some language and/or to organise... Read More »

United Nations Volunteering Opportunity for Youth 2017

Posted on July 20th, 2017 in VolunteeringRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: young people aged 18 to 29 Benefits: basic living allowance that allows the volunteer to live healthily and safely in the assigned area

Description

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international co-operation and to create and maintain international order. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was established on 24 October 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict.

National UN Volunteers are invaluable assets to the work of the United Nations, particularly at the community level where they usher in greater ownership of programmes and projects. They are providing opportunities to youth to change the world for the better while simultaneously honing your own... Read More »

Open Call for EVS Volunteers in Croatia

Posted on June 14th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 June 2017 Location: Istra, Croatia Duration: 01 September 2017 – 31 July 2018

Description

The long-term volunteering project named Youth Ideas Empower Local Democracy in Europe (YIELD) aims to enrich participants’ skills and knowledge, as well as improve the competitiveness of four young people from four different European countries.

The project will include four volunteers from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, and Macedonia. The EVS in Croatia will take place in Brtonigla, the Istria Region, from September 2017 until July 2018. The project aims to include both EU and non-EU participants.

The participants will have a set of tasks and activities during the week, maximum six hours per day.

Main tasks of the participants will include:

Helping with... Read More »