Vacancy for EVS volunteers in Austria – 10 months

Name of the project: KinderfreundInnen – KECK

Location: Salzburg, Austria

Period: 01/09/2014 – 30/06/2015

Duration: 10 months

Application dedline: 10 April 2014

Description of tasks of the volunteer:

Regular activities are teenager afternoons in the local youth centre, playing games with the youngsters as well as the seniors in the retirement home, playing ground animation, cooking together (in winter), children’s newspaper & radioshow, different excursions (mostly in the city of Salzburg), sports, outdoor activities, working at the local community garden, intercultural evenings/weeks etc. Suggested activities are assisting in the team with the everyday-programme, like sports, youth centre, elderly home, children’s newspaper, community garden, etc. We welcome the volunteer to create new ideas and inputs for the everyday-programme (e.g. new handicraft ideas, cultural activities, games from their home countries,…). Within the project hours we also support the volunteer to create and develop new ideas for new projects according to his/her interest.

Description of the hosting organization:

Österreichische Kinderfreunde is one of the biggest family organisations in Austria dealing with leisure time projects for children and youngsters and educational work on family tasks for parents and adults. Main part of the regional work are camps and daytime-activities during the school holidays, mobile social-cultural project work with play buses on public areas, playing fields, sports projects for youth connected with drug prevention and integrational activities with refugee children and immigrants.

Selection procedure:

On our website you can find a project description of all our vacancies including a link to the database and a link to our online application form:

Please apply by using the online application form and do also send us an e-mail with a picture of you to


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