Long term ESC project in Poland!

Location: Grodziszcze, Poland

Project’s name: Be the change!

Hosting Organization – Krzyzowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe / Fundacja “Krzyżowa” dla Porozumienia Europejskiego

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: “Be the change” is the motto of six young Europeans who within a framework of the annual volunteer programme will support the educational projects of the Memorial Site and International Youth Meeting Centre in Krzyżowa. The activities of the volunteers will contribute to provide children, young people and adults the history of Krzyżowa, to stimulate and promote activities aimed at consolidating peace and mutual tolerance marked coexistence of nations, social groups and individuals, and acting on behalf of the European agreement in relation to the spiritual heritage of the Circle of Krzyżowa. Thanks to the tasks and activities mentioned above, the volunteers will expand their knowledge, gain key skills, learn a new culture and a foreign language and gain a multi-dimensional experience necessary for the proper functioning in their adulthood; they will take part in numerous thematic workshops and cooperation within a framework of international projects and seminars.

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period  – 01/09/2019 to 31/08/2020 (1 year) 

Deadline: 18/08/2019

How to apply? – Please get registration number and apply through the Youth Portal 

All costs are covered by ESC

 No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

Volunteers will be accommodated in Krzyżowa Foundation, accommodation and meals/ money for meals are guaranteed according to the rules of European Solidarity Corps. The travel costs will be covered – also local transport during the project.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

Volunteers who are passionate about other people perspectives – interested in (inter-)cultural exchanges and non-formal education, politics, history, democracy and democratic structures. – want to work with people (youth from different countries) and other volunteers – interested in getting know other European cultures, languages, – socially active person who would like to support local communities – passionate about promoting active citizenship and youth participation Persons with ideas, who want actively change something and gain new experiences. Languages: English, German, others