Vacancy for EVS Volunteer in Germany

Contact person: MyrtoHelena PertsinidiGermany2
Coordinating organisation: Jugend Kulturprojekt eV JKPeV
Host: Jugend Kulturprojekt eV JKPeV
Location: Dresden, Germany
Deadline: 15/02/2016
Start: 01/04/2016
End: 31/03/2017

In 2011, „Jugend- & Kulturprojekt e.V.“ became an accredited receiving, coordinating and sending organisation for EVS (European Voluntary Service) and in June 2012, our association accepted for the first time two volunteers for one year.
The volunteer is going to support our association’s cultural activities and our office as an employee with equal rights. He or she is given the opportunity to initiate activities according to his/her own cultural background, to co-organize events and to put his/her own ideas and projects into practice.

We are very interested in cooperating with young people who have knowledge and some
experience in:

•Graphic and web design
•Photography & photo editing
•Video shooting and editing
•Project Management: planning, designing, organizing and implementing projects, fundraising
•Facilitating international training courses, seminars and meetings

The association Jugend- & Kulturprojekt e.V. aims to develop young peoples’ and adults’ creativity, soft and professional skills. For this reason, the association carries out international projects which promote EU citizenship, interdisciplinary and international cooperation, non-formal education, arts and culture, human rights and remembrance.

This is achieved by designing, organizing and implementing international projects such as training courses, seminars, meetings, conferences and contact making events. The main aims of the meetings foster cultural exchange, tolerance and understanding. The association has got an international network of NGOs, culture centers, universities, schools, creative businesses and public bodies across Europe.

What is provided by the European Commission:
•Accommodation
•A return ticket (flight ticket from the home city of volunteer to Dresden and back)
•Pocket money
•Money for subsistence (food)
•Language and integration courses
•A bicycle or monthly transportation card
•EVS Seminars – on arrival and mid-term
•Providing coaching and support throughtout the year
•Health insurance – AXA –
•A very friendly and multicultural environment
Tasks
Responsibilities of the volunteer: • Voluntary work from Monday to Friday (32 to 38 hours a week) • When the association runs international projects the volunteer should support the projects during the weekend or after the office work • The volunteer should be motivated and able to work effectively and in a team • The volunteer should have a good level of English language • Good knowledge of German language is an asset • Computer skills are also necessary (Office, Powerpoint, Excel, Internet etc.) •Team spirit but also able to work individually •Good communication and presentation skills
Criteria
Please send your CV in English and preferably in Europass format (with photo) to evs@jkpev.de The CV should be accompanied with a motivation letter which will answer the following questions: 1. Why I would like to join EVS (European Voluntary Service) and particularly in Jugend- & Kulturprojekt e.V. 2. How my skills/competences are a valuable attribute in this EVS position 3. Important aspects of my personality (positive and negative) 4. What ideas I have that I would like to share and realize in Jugend- & Kulturprojekt e.V. For more information please send us an email to evs@jkpev.de
Procedure
We are looking for volunteers from Programme Countries: Belgium, Greece, Lithuania, Portugal ,Bulgaria, Spain, Luxembourg, Romania, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Slovenia, Denmark, Croatia, Malta, Slovakia, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Finland, Estonia, Cyprus, Austria ,Sweden, Ireland, Latvia, Poland, United Kingdom, Non-EU Programme Countries former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Norway Liechtenstein, Turkey

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