EVS vacancy for German volunteer in Belarus

EVS VACANCY find EVSEVS in Youth Educational Center. ONLY FOR GERMANS

Location: Minsk, Belarus

Deadline: 15 March 2016

Project start date is opened and we’ll start the project in suitable for volunteer term.

Fialta works with and for teenagers and young people of Belarus, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and local communities. Fialta’s mission is to help those who get in touch with the organization to consciously determine their own life stand and develop a free and flexible way of thinking. The fundamental activities of Fialta are seminars and trainings for young people that encourage developing of knowledge and skills, active participation and involving youth in the process of solving problems of the society. Fialta’s projects focus on young people (14-30 years old), youth workers and specialists form others NGOs.
Fialta positioned as open to new ideas. So if you have the experience that you want to share, ideas you want to realize, we are pleased to create conditions for you.

Volunteer will be involved in the following activities:
• Educational workshops in youth centre Fialta:
Fialta runs regular activities for young people in the age of 16 to 30, who comes to its youth education and information centre. These educational activities and programs varies from short to long term and covers such topics as: effective communication, team work, leadership, intercultural learning, human rights, gender issues, active participation, culture, ecology etc. The programs mostly are based on interactive artistic and creative forms and methods (theatre, painting, drawing, music, video, etc) in combination with experiential learning methodology.
• Leisure activities in youth center:
Volunteers will run different kind of leisure activities in different dimensions. There are movie and language clubs functioning on regular bases. Besides that there are so occasional theatre and art events, non-periodic cultural and thematic meetings.
• Working with IT technologies:
At this moment Fialta is using social networks (VK,FB) and a web site for promoting the results of its activities, that provides information about organization, its activities and promote the concept of voluntary service.
• Cultural evenings and free language courses for youngsters:
Organization wants to develop cultural evening activities. These evenings are aimed to educate youngsters about other cultures by using video, games, discussions, etc. as methods. As well there is English club functioning in Fialta, by previous volunteers German and Spanish clubs have been conducted for the year and it is planned that language club will be continued by new EVS volunteers;
• Support of youth initiatives:
Fialta supports youth initiatives by giving them space for realizing their ideas and giving needed consultations and mentorship. That work requires a lot of contribution and we lack human resources. EVS volunteer will work as support person for youth initiatives and will learn how to become good mentor and coach for youth initiatives in frames of Open Youth Center.

Application process:

We see it like that:
1. Send your CV and motivation letter on our e-mail: fialta.city@gmail.com
2. We’ll arrange an skype interview