EVS vacancy in Liechtenstein – 10 months

Coordinating organisation: Sozialpädagogische Jugendwohngruppe VaduzGoing EVS

Host: Jugendwohngruppe Vaduz: http://www.vbw.li

Location: Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Deadline: 13/03/2015

Start: 01/09/2015

End: 30/06/2016


The socio-pedagogical living community Vaduz was founded in 1991. It
meets the socio-pedagogical assisted-living needs of children and
adolescents in Liechtenstein.
The JWG offers a variety of activities: there is a special
group for intermediate to long-term stays, a special “crisis room” for short-term stays (e.g. in the case of imminent danger), a special kind of living facility for older adolescents (“transitional living”).
Our Clients
· children and adolescents aged 7 to 25; origin, religion or gender are irrelevant for admittance
· fast admittance for children and adolescents in crisis
· young mothers and their children
Capacity: 6 – 9 people

For more information on the organisation visit the webside http://www.vbw.li

Tasks

The tasks of EVS volunteers can be broken down into three basic areas:

1. Coaching of our clients in the tasks of daily life, which include cooking, cleaning and shopping, meals. Apart from that, supporting the clients in personal hygiene matters; the EVS volunteers are also co-responsible for the way the meals are organised and the atmosphere in the living community. Volunteers don’t have to be able to do everything, but they have to be willing to get involved in this area.
2. Providing assistance in the youths’ spare-time activities; the JWG offers the youngsters group weekends (skiing, camping, cultural trips, hiking, etc.) all the year round. EVS volunteers can also help with the required preparation, implementation and follow-up work. Organising the evenings is another area to which EVS volunteers can contribute their ideas and put them into practice. Generally speaking, all sorts of skills that meet the needs of our clients can be incorporated into the social programme, whether these concern sports, cultural or creative areas.
3. Supporting youngsters with their school- and homework. For more information follow this link: http://ec.europa.eu/youth/evs/aod/hei_form_en.cfm?EID=44000027801

Criteria

EVS volunteers should be interested in stationary youth work and social work in general. A certain level of social maturity is expected, along with the willingness to act independently. Therefore we are looking for some one over the age of 21. Basic German-language skills are required in order to communicate with the young people. Also a driving license (Category B, passenger car)is needed.

Procedure

Please send your CV and motivation letter to evs.jwg@vbw.li, we will then contact you in regard to a skype interview. Due to the fact that Liechtenstein is not an EU country we are ONLY able to take applicants from EU countries

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