Long term volunteering project in Lithuania!

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

Project name: Media 4 Change is launching the call for volunteer position

Hosting organization: Nacionalinis socialinės integracijos institutas (National Institute for Social Integration)

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: About us: Media4change is a powerful movement for highest standards in journalism. We are carrying out journalistic investigations on the issues of human rights, equality and diversity, and working on joint projects with editors and human rights experts. We not only discuss with professionals and experts on what is important, but also we create — one of our main goals is, together with independent journalists and editors, to examine problems that are outside of the media agenda. We believe that the cooperation between NGOs, media and experts is the key to a better representation of socially vulnerable groups. The activities the volunteers could create in “Media 4 Change”: Coordinate and administer a virtual platform for journalistic investigation and cooperation among the organizations, journalists, consultants (EN version).

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

Project period  – 01/09/2020 to 01/09/2021 (1 year)

Deadline: 30th June 2020

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

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

 No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements: 

How much will it cost? It is free! Travel, accommodation, food and insurance are all covered by the European Union program Erasmus+. You will even receive a personal allowance each month.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

It is expected to host volunteers, who: Is 18-30 years old; Excellent written English skills. Has the attitudes and values of human rights; Understands basic principles of journalism; Has the motivation to work with an antiracism campaign. Is interested in social communications, journalism, and advocacy. Is interested to work in civil society organizations in developing advocacy strategies and media activities; Has analytical and organizational skills; Motivation to communicate clearly and effectively with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.