Erasmus+European Solidarity Corps

Athens Greece ESC European Solidarity Corps

Athens Greece ESC European Solidarity Corps IA’s objectives as a lead organisation in the ESC is part of our strategy in the field of youth (2021-2023). It fosters a process of mutual empowerment of the volunteers and the organisation with a view to: – Engage youth in sociopolitical dialogue and enhance its effectiveness in influencing decision making; – Empower youth and increase employment opportunities through training, skills’ development, and participation; – Confront interpersonal and intergroup stereotypes and enhance intercultural understanding among youth. Volunteers’ workload is predefined by a detailed schedule in each separate project. Generally, 6 working hours per day, 5 days a week, and 2 days off per month and on National holidays is the rule. The schedule covers the volunteers’ specific learning needs, fulfilling the projects’ objectives and enabling their personal and professional development.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Volunteers will share an apartment which is located at walking distance from the office of Inter Alia. They will stay in a single room or share with one more person at most. Pocket money and food allowance will be provided. The travel expenses will be covered by the project budget provided that the travel is realized in the most economical way and after an agreement between the sending organisation and the project coordinator.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

Participants will follow the curriculum of the Inter Alia Council of Members and the on-arrival and mid-term training offered by the Greek National Agency. Preparatory training before departure: Training activities will introduce volunteers to their new role and environment, preparing them for the psychological and physical effects of the culture shock, and ways to mitigate it. Similar training is provided to our new staff members, especially if they are going to work with the new coming volunteers.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

If you think you have some or all of the following skills and features you are welcome to apply: – Interest in & understanding of contemporary political debates in the EU – Basic knowledge of CSOs function, particularly in regards to the youth sector. – Skills related to social media campaigning and management – Skills in content management systems (WordPress) – Basic understanding of graphics editors or graphic design platforms – Skills in photography and video-making – An active, positive and communicative character – Ability to meet deadlines, cooperation and group work skills.

APPLY

ACTIVITY DATES

 A total of 37 week(s) during the period 01/05/2022 to 31/05/2023


ACTIVITY LOCATION

 50-52, Valtetsiou str., 10681 Athens Greece


LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM

Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Netherlands, Malta, Sweden, Slovenia, Serbia, Romania, Portugal, Ukraine, Slovakia, Norway


ACTIVITY TOPICS

 Reception and integration of refugees and migrants

 Citizenship and democratic participation

 Creativity and culture


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

 Application deadline: 10/04/2022

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