Location: Salzburg, Austria
Project name: Volunteering at Insel – Haus der Jugend
Hosting organization: Insel – Haus der Jugend
Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization
Purpose of the project: Insel – Haus der Jugend is a day-care centre for 5 to 15 year old children and teenagers. It provides lunch, helps with the homework under academic supervision, leisure time activities in the field of sport, creativity/art, culture and fun. At the organization various little or big projects, such as holiday camps are also organized. The Island Campus is a spacious area with a garden, lots of green, hills and central island. The day-care centre has 10 rooms for all kinds of activities for children. Special areas are the trampoline with 4 large nets, a skatepark, swimming pools, 2 big gardens with old trees, hills and playing corners and an Indian bonfire place. We also have a story telling rail coach, pottery, a pizza oven, a streetball ground, a Zen-garden, playground, beach volleyball court, football ground, willow Tipis, amphitheatre as well as conference room and seminar rooms in the main house. The Island means day-care in a familiar surrounding but we also offer a holiday program.
Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)
Project period – 01/10/2021 to 30/09/2022 (12 months)
Deadline: 30th June 2021
All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps
No participation fee!
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:
A local standard accommodation (host family, students dorm or apartment) is provided. The volunteer is provided with 3 dishes per day at the host organizations. For weekends and bank holidays he/she receives monthly food money. Local transport is provided by the host organization in form of tickets for public transport and/or a bicycle.
Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:
We are looking for 2 volunteers. The volunteers should be patient and creative and you should like working with children. Openness and the will to talk to people (even if you are shy or don’t know the language yet). Bring a certain feeling of responsibility concerning taking care of someone. The volunteers will help in the organization for about 30 hours a week. It is quite likely that they will select at least one volunteer from a non-EU member state and thus disadvantaged economic area