Bridge of Friendship “Kartlosi”
Location: Gori, Georgia
Period: 01/09/2016 – 01/07/2017
Deadline: 01 April 2016
The mission of the Public Union “Bridge of Friendship Kartlosi” is to support sustainable development of local communities in Shida Kartli Region and contribute to the peace process on the settlement of Tskhinval/i conflict and carry out a dialog between communities divided in the result of conflict. To support local population and youth in civil life and give possibility of realization their selves in different field of activities and topics via our activities we try to support local civil population, encourage development of their professional potential, and raise participation of youth in local life.
More information: https://europa.eu/youth/volunteering/organisation/58001551025_tr
Web Site: http://www.qartlosi.org
It is expected to host volunteer, who:
Is 18-30 years old;
Has excellent written English skills, because English language will be one of the tools of activity;
Has the attitudes and values of human rights;
Has motivation to work with civic engagement campaign.
Is interested to work in civil society organizations in developing social youth activities;
Has analytical and organizational skills;
Motivation to communicate clearly and effectively with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds;
The main roles of the volunteer will be directly linked to running activities, raising awareness and mobilising the young people concerning specific topics (mobility, european and active citizenship, interculturality, etc.), and international projects (in particular youth exchanges).
The first month of service will be dedicated to discovery, observation of how the organization functions and involvement in the staff’s actions. Then, step by step, the volunteer will be encouraged to offer her/his ideas which will be carefully considered by the staff. If they effectively match with the Kartlosi’s goals and are approved by the team, they will be confirmed.
The volunteer will be able to manage a personal project and will be supported in creating it.
The volunteer will be supported by the Kartlosi staff in each of her/his tasks.
The volunteer will occasionally be able to get involved in other activities.
During Kartlosi events, the volunteer can participate with the rest of the staff in their activities. If some specific topics interest the volunteer, she/he can become more involved.
If you want to apply for this project send your CV and specific motivation letter in English.
If you have any questions or inquiries, please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing.
About the placement
Gori is a city in eastern Georgia, which serves as the regional capital of Shida Kartli region and the centre of the homonymous administrative district. The city and the region have been affected by the Tskhinval/i conflict and 2008 August war. Gori population is around 50 000 inhabitants. The distance from the capital to Gori is approximately 80 km. 50 minutes to drive by car, minibus or train.