The project ‘Volunship: Exchange of practices in European Citizenship through Volunteering’, aims to motivate young people to become active contributors to community development by encouraging them to take initiative and be active citizens. It will open the space to explore and exchange practices in the field of European Citizenship and support processes of inclusion of youngsters from marginalized communities. The EVS volunteers will work on creating links between young people from marginalized and diverse communities (rural areas, suburbs, ethnically mixed communities), through supporting youth initiatives and providing leisure time activities and information services for youth. Further they will support and monitor local processes in youth policy development.
Throughout their service they will develop sense for initiative, communication skills and entrepreneurial attitudes. The project will aim to increase the employability of 8 volunteers by supporting them in developing life-skills (communication, usage of new technologies, intercultural awareness, entrepreneurship and leadership).
The project main aim is to explore and exchange practices in the field of European Citizenship, by providing volunteering opportunities for young people.
The project “Volunship: Exchange of practices in European Citizenship through Volunteering” involves EVS service in the city of Kumanovo, in the organization CID. The project main aim is to explore and exchange practices in the field of European Citizenship, by providing volunteering opportunities for young people.
The project is open for anyone (18-30 years old) interested to contribute to work with youngsters in the local community of Kumanovo on art and culture workshops; youth information activities; or on research and policy activities;
It would be an amazing opportunity for students and graduates in media, social work, law or cultural studies; Any youngsters who did not had a chance to get to university and/or are facing some kind of obstacles are highly welcome to apply to this project.
Briefly, the service will be about working with local youth workers and youth leaders for the purpose of implementing different types of actions and initiatives in the local community in the field of:
Art and Culture activities: Workshops in local youth centers; outdoor presentations etc;
Youth Policy: Collaboration with local youth council;
Youth information activities: Promotion of EVS and volunteering opportunities for young people;
Youth Info City: Working on development of youth friendly website;
Youth Online Radio Club: Working with youngster of an online youth radio;
The arrival date should not be later than the 10th of March.
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