Long term volunteering project in Lithuania!

Location: Siauliai, Lithuania

Hosting organization: Siauliu Didzdvario gimnazija

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Your main activity is going to be the work in the school radio station, about 60% of the time, and its purpose is to provide a platform for you to learn about the specifics of working in a radio, realize your creativity and ideas, possibilities to initiate projects within Radio club. Your main tasks will be preparation of radio shows, the topics cover EU citizenship, EU awareness and democracy, youth work, youth policies, youth interests and youth problems. At the beginning your task is to find a topic, then write a script, record, edit and put on the radio. You will also be included in the rest of the journalistic work of the schools: taking photos, working with and sharing them, writing articles for the school newspapers, the development of the year book. Outside of the radio club you can attend school events, after-school activities and support school stuff. All depending on your interests and abilities.

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

Project period  – 01/09/2020 to 30/07/2021 (11 months)

Deadline: 15th August 2020

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

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

 No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

The volunteer will live in an apartment, which will be rented for the project period. She/he will share an apartment with other volunteers, but she/he will have her/his one room. Food: Nutrition issues will be solved by consensus, volunteers will be able to choose to eat independently or in the canteen (the school can offer breakfast and lunch). For free days and for dinner the volunteer will get money. With the money, volunteers can eat outside or cook at the apartment. Local Transport: In case of need, the volunteer will be provided with a public transport monthly ticket.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

During the volunteer selection the emphasis is put on the volunteer’s motivation to conduct voluntary service in Lithuania, in particular within the theme of radio and school non-formal activities. Volunteers’ willingness to work with students and to cooperate with teachers are key. We also encourage creativity, initiative, interest in learning and personal development. The nationality and age of the Volunteer is not our main focus. We are open for cooperation and communication with any person that shows interests in our project activities.