Volunteers for Refugees
Location: Sanliurfa, Turkey
Period: 01/05/2017 – 28/02/2018
Deadline: 2 April 2017
The volunteer will be able to work in humanitarian context with refugees within the focus empowerment via education. The volunteer should be able to understand and able to work or eager to work with refugees in daily basis.
GAP Genclik Dernegi has been involved in European Youth Programs since May of 2012. Ever since that time we have been cooperating with the YOUTH and Youth in Action Programme. Now, we plan to send people who want to attend International youth programmes. Our most important mission in the association is to send the people who have not chance to go abroad. So, we can give an opportunity these people. In addition to this, our goal is to promote European awareness, passing on accurate and relevant
information to youth groups and the local community about the EU integration process. Since 2012 we have achieved Action 1.1
(Youth Exchange) and Action 1.2 ( Youth Initiatives). Furthermore, our association is point of contact for Eurodesk in Sanliurfa.
Our general target group is the young people with the age between 18-30 but our focus target group is young people with fewer
opportunities such as economical,social and educational.
Our aims are ;
– Provide activities for cultural and social development of youth
– Promoting intercultural dialogue
– Encouring young people to implement social responsibility projects
– Widening the life perspective of young people with fewer opportunities
We are implementing training courses and free time activities for young people time to time such as language courses, music
courses, computer courses, human rights trainings, mediation and conflict management , campaigning trainings and so on.
Also we are informing young people about Europe Opportunities as Eurodesk local point.
European Voluntary Service Project (Sanliurfa, Turkey – start from May 2017, 10 months)
The volunteer will be able to work in humanitarian context with refugees within the focus empowerment via education. The volunteer should be able to understand and able to work or eager to work with refugees in daily basis. The volunteer will work in our associations’ support centre for refugees ( it is in planning phase ) or will develop activities with local humanitarian organizations or youth centre. He/she will receive trainings related to social rights of refugees , Erasmus+ programme, project development and implementation, financial regulations of EU funding from our organization.
It’s a plus if the volunteer is able to express him/herself in Arabic language with English or German or Turkish.
What we expect from volunteer to work in refugee context and develop his/her skills in right-based paralegal counselling for refugees in Turkish context. It will give the volunteer a huge experience in return to work in humanitarian organizations and also give an opportunity to develop network in local with the international humanitarian organizations.
Send your CV and motivation letter (both in English) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundació Catalunya Voluntària is the sending organization, this vacancy is open only for people with residence in Spain.