EVS VACANCIES FOR 2018!
EVS vacancies. Mundus Association is looking for 5 EVS volunteers 18-30 years old (from Italy, Portugal, Germany, Austria or France) for a long term European Voluntary Service project which will take place from February 2018 to August 2018 (6 months) in Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Barcelona) and Barcelona city. Depending on volunteer´s profile they will help in different tasks related to activities for youth & children with fewer opportunities or helping in Mundus office with communication, dissemination and visibility in the local community.
Location: Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Barcelona) or Barcelona city, Spain
Term: February 2018– August 2018 (6 months)
Coordinating organization: Mundus Association
Deadline for applications: 22nd September 2017
Profile of candidates:
-Young volunteers (18-30 years old) from Italy, Portugal, Germany, Austria or France.
-Able to communicate in Spanish. (English is an extra).
-A motivated, sociable, proactive, open-minded, tolerant, creative, self-reliant person.
-Someone who has no problems with sharing an apartment / bedroom with other volunteers.
-Someone who doesn´t want to come to Barcelona for vacations.
Description of the project and activities
Mundus Association is an organization that manages mobility opportunities for young people and promotes volunteering, values-based education, intercultural learning and non-formal education in the local community. Our main office is located in the youth centre of Santa Coloma de Gramenet, a town next to Barcelona (20 minutes from city centre by Metro) but we cooperate with different organizations in different locations.
This volunteering project is a long term EVS designed to enable European Volunteers to develop their personal and professional skills through helping in different local projects and activities.
Placements for voluntary service
1. Fundación Mans a les Mans (Barcelona):
The volunteer will take part in daily activities of Fundación Mans a les Mans for children with fewer opportunities of La Marina de Port (a neighborhood of Barcelona). The activities are related with homework support, social integration and leisure time activities (sports, arts & nature). This activities take place everyday from Monday to Friday in the afternoon. It is very important to have, at least, a good level of spoken Spanish in order to communicate with the children.
2. Rellotge XXI (Santa Coloma):
The volunteer will help the youth workers of Rellotge XXI (municipal youth center) implementing and developing leisure time, educational activities & workshops for children and their families. You will help there from Monday to Friday (in the afternoon).
3. Mundus Office (Santa Coloma):
The volunteer will help Mundus team (in our office in Santa Coloma de Gramenet) promoting our local and international activities offline and online: designing posters and flyers, sharing and implementing ideas for our social media profiles, participating in the dissemination of our local events and activities (photo & video shooting or editing) and creating new communication materials. . It is very important to have a good level of Spanish in order to be able to help in this department.
4. Rialles Centre Obert (Santa Coloma de Gramenet):
This youth center offers different activities, workshops and social attention to children in risk of exclusion (few opportunities). The volunteer working in this center will help the youth workers developing different activities. They need creative people able to carry out new ideas. The volunteer will help from Monday to Friday in the afternoon.
5. Moises Centre Obert (Santa Coloma):
This youth center also offers different activities, workshops and social attention to youngsters and children in risk of exclusion (few opportunities). In this case they are looking for somebody who has or wants to have experience in social work. You will help the social and youth workers carrying out the daily activities of Moises Centre Obert and different workshops in the afternoon (from Monday to Friday).
All the volunteers will have the opportunity to develop their own personal projects and will carry out some common activities (already implemented by former EVS volunteers) in Santa Coloma de Gramenet. For example: language and culture courses for youth and the “Lingüistic Café”. Moreover, they will have the chance to be part and help in some of our workshops, events, meetings and projects with the local and international community.
This project is founded by the European Commission through Erasmus+ programme. The project covers:
-Travel costs (up to the limits established in Erasmus+ Guide distance calculator).
-Accommodation: you will share a flat in Santa Coloma de Gramenet or Barcelona with other volunteers. It will be fully equipped (kitchen, bathrooms, washing machine, etc). It is possible that you will share your bedroom with other volunteer of the same sex/gender.
-Monthly food + pocket money: 250€ approx.
-Insurance (CIGNA for EVS).
-Language course (classroom or online, Spanish/Catalan).
-Local transport, when it is needed for the volunteers.
How can you apply for one if these EVS placements?
When will you know the results of the selection process?
We will receive CV´s and Application Forms from candidates until 22nd of September 2017. After that we will have Skype meetings with the participants that match with the requirements and we will submit the project in October deadline of Erasmus+ programme with the identified volunteers. In case everything goes well, at the end of 2017 we will contact the chosen ones to start preparing your arrival.
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