Location: Merkez/ Canakkale, Turkey

Project name: Volunteerism Expo

Hosting organization: Çanakkale Koza Gençlik Derneği

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Çanakkale Koza Youth Association has been carrying out its activities with the awareness of volunteering, which is among its principles since it was founded, and has been conducting many projects, workshops and activities in order to understand and spread volunteerism. The Ministry of Youth and Sports declared 2019 the Year of Volunteering in order to support the projects that young people will develop in their efforts to make the world a better and loving place.We aim to contribute to a better understanding of the concept of volunteering, to examine the concept of volunteering according to countries, to determine the fields of activity of volunteering and to contribute to the development of this important field. With this project to be carried out in this context, our main goals are to increase the quality of volunteer work, to make volunteer work sustainable and to strengthen the participation of young people in volunteer work under the umbrella of society’s unity and solidarity.

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

Project period  – 01/10/2020 to 31/07/2021 (10 months)

Deadline: 1st November 2020

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

All costs are covered by ESC

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

Volunteers will be accommodated in a pension or a house, which will be close to the organization office, max.10 minutes on foot. If there will be more than one volunteer, they will share a flat/house. They will use the bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom together. Volunteers will have their food money so they will have a chance to cook their own food and learn how to cook Turkish meals. Some activities would be a little far from the city center; in that case, they will have bus tickets or other transportation opportunities.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

We are looking for:  youngsters between the age of 18 to 30;  able to at least communicate in English;  interested in youth politics, art & culture and youth information;  open minded,creative, self-reliant and responsible;  ready to work with the disadvantaged group of children and youth;  ready to travel and participate in outdoor activities;  motivated to work with disadvantaged groups (children, disabilities and young people)