Location: Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Project dates: 01/08/2017 – 30/09/2017 SHORT-TERM
Duration: 1 month
Applicants: 1 FRENCH person between the age of 18-30
Application deadline: 15/06/2017
Hosting institution: ACTIVE BULGARIAN SOCIETY
Project description and volunteer tasks
Volunteers will work in ABS office, supporting all our projects and initiatives, providing information to the local community about the European Voluntary Service and Erasmus+ Programs, holding presentations and visiting every month the universities and schools in the region.
We are also Eurodesk multiplier, so future volunteers will have the opportunity to explore the Eurodesk online database and provide information to local youth who are interested.
Also, each week the volunteers will have the chance to organize their own art/eco club, where they could present their nation, language, traditions, customs etc.
Also, if they are interested in it, volunteers can organize a free language course as a social initiative to the local community. Moreover, they can start helping school students who have difficulties with French language or organize a Tandem events,etc.
Travel costs will be reimbursed up to a certain amount allocated by the European Commission while accommodation and food are provided by the host organization. In addition, the host organization will provide a monthly allowance as pocket money, health insurance and somehow facilitate their transportation between ABS office and where they will live.
The requirements for this European voluntary service position are:
Volunteers interested in European projects, with English basic skills.
To apply for this project, please send your CV and motivation letter in English to Gaëlle : [email protected] not later than 15th June 2017!
About ACTIVE BULGARIAN SOCIETY
ABS mainly focuses on cooperation with Bulgarian and foreign youth organizations to exchange experience in the field of education, culture, youth issues in the context of euro integration process, promote dialogue between young people from EU member states and candidate countries. We work in the field of mobility learning such as organizing and being partners in many training courses, youth exchanges, volunteer initiatives, active european citizenship activities, sport, cultural, social, seminars, conferences.ABS works mainly with youth workers, non- profit organizations, social workers and citizens from the European Union and the partner countries.ABS is based in Blagoevgrad and we cooperate successfully with the public institutions, universities, other local and foreign NGOs mainly in the field of non formal and informal education and active youth participation.ABS was partner and organizer of projects with youth workers, young leaders, youngsters with fewer opportunities and youth from disadvantaged background.