One team-One spirit
Location: Liepaja, Latvija
Period: 26/07/2017 – 22/09/2017
Deadline: 10 July 2017
Living for 2 months in another country. Working in a child and youth organisation together with local volunteers. Discovering the host country together with other EVS volunteers or local volunteers. Gaining intercultural experience and learning the language of your host country. Implementing your own ideas and organize activities for kids and youngsters. Teaching your own language. Prepare and organize practical outdoor and indoor activities for kids and youngsters.
The child and youth union “Liepajas Jaunie Vanagi” (Liepajas
Young Falcons) was founded in 1993. Members are between 5
and 30 years old and are mostly young people with fewer
opportunities – most of them come from low income families. Our
aim is the promotion and protection of rights and interests of
children and the encouragement of active and creative youth
Liepajas Jaunie Vanagi supports young people in taking initiative and realising their
ideas. Together with the different age groups we organise international meetings,
sport days, camps, educational activities etc.
We want that young people become empowered to become active in the society, to
spend their leisure time as funny and productive as possible, to have an international
spirit and to be aware that children have the right to take decisions.
Your main task will be prepare, plan, organize and most important – lead
indoor and outdoor activities for local kids and new leaders academy for
teenagers. What it means in reality? Its max 38 hours of work per week. Its 6
hours per day.
Also you will have a chance to teach kids your language. All activities is
going to be organized in non-formal way, using a lot of fun and creativity.
In the middle of August we gonna have outdoor camp in fantastic Latvian
seaside for a week. You will be responsible about programme and activities.
Starting from September, your task will be prapare and run outdoor team
building activities for school groups. Starting from 5th class till 12th, mainly
focusing on outdoor activities (ropes, forest etc)
Send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org