Location: Graz, Austria

Project name: Community Centre in Graz, Austria

Hosting organization:  JUKUS – Verein zur Förderung von Jugend, Kultur und Sport

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: NaNet district’s community center offers the residents of the charming Floß-Lend district in Graz a space for information, participation and community. It’s a place for welcoming neighbors. Our broad activity offer is aimed at increasing the quality of life in the neighborhood. NaNet’s main goal is to set up social networks in the community and foster civic engagement. Different activities are organised in order to share ideas, motivate neighbours to follow a healthy lifestyle or promote sustainability, for example, by developing a food sharing network and campaigns against food waste, keeping together a community gardening initiative or promoting a healthy and active life. The volunteer will assist the team in organizing community events, get in touch with people from different backgrounds and of different generations and take actions in sustainability and food sharing networks in order to reduce food waste.

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

Project period – 01/11/2021 to 31/10/2022 (a year)

Deadline: 30th June 2021

How to apply? – Please send your CV and Motivation letter in English or German with the subject NaNet to  euinfo@logo.at and evs@csyo-az.org. Fill the Questionnaire 

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English, German

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

JUKUS will provide the volunteer with a room at a student’s dormitory. There is the opportunity either to use a provided bicycle to reach the organisation or to use public transportation (ticket provided). The locations are reachable by bus or tram. Food allowance is €250/month, pocket money €150/month.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

Soft skills: openness, communication, proactivity, self-organisation and teamwork. Hard skills: experience with office suite and social media platforms, some knowledge of pedagogical and social work, motivation to learn German.