Hamburg Germany European Solidarity Corps The Arbeitsgemeinschaft freier Jugendverbände in Hamburg (AGfJ) is an umbrella organization of 10 self-organized youth associations with different activities run by youths from the age of 14-27 years. This ESC project is organized in cooperation with one of the member organizations: Internationaler Jugendverein Europa – Lateinamerika (IJEL). The AGfJ provides educational opportunities, such as qualifying courses for group leaders, workshops, and the organization of a yearly political educational event (respect*) on anti-racist and anti-discriminatory topics. The IJEL organizes international youth encounters with partner organizations in Latin America. The volunteer will take part in the organization of educational events, festivals and youth encounters, and run daily tasks in the office, such as social media content and administration. All activities are carried out with a co-operative spirit, democratic values and contribute to the lived practical solidarity and youth participation.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
The volunteer will live in a shared apartment in Hamburg and will receive a bicycle, as well as a ticket for public transportation, if applicable. He/she/they will receive meals during educational events and will provide their own food in everyday life, a food allowance is available for this purpose.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
One month after arrival, the volunteer will take part in an on-arrival training with other ESC volunteers living in different parts of Germany. After 6 months, the volunteer will participate in a mid-term training. Moreover, the young person will have the opportunity to get involved in the workshops, festivals, trainings and events organised by the AGfJ and IJEL. New tasks will be introduced and explained by the contact persons from AGfJ and IJEL.
We are looking for someone who has experience working with youth groups and in self-organized, non-commercial contexts. Who likes independent work and brings self-initiative and reliance. Who also has interest working on transcultural issues, political topics and social justice and can fit to our organizations characterized by anti-discriminatory attitude an open-mindedness. Creativity and interest in content creation/social media is appreciated. Also if you speak Spanish and English or Spanish and German. BIPoCs and LGBTQ* are explicitly welcome to apply for our hosting-program.
A total of 44 week(s) during the period 01/03/2022 to 31/01/2023
Alfred-Wegener-Weg 3, 20459 Hamburg Germany
LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM
Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution,
Citizenship and democratic participation
Education and training
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Application deadline: 24/02/2022