Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Project name: ESC vacancy at Speak, Lisbon, Portugal

Hosting organization: SPEAK

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project         


  • Create and facilitate non-formal education language and culture workshops;
  • Prepare their own language and culture sessions with group dynamics and pedagogical materials (with help from the team);
  • Help to improve and develop new pedagogical materials;
  • Help to organize intercultural events with the SPEAK local community;
  • Provide support to the SPEAK community, answering queries and implementing quality control processes.

The volunteer will also be highly encouraged to implement, individually or in group, his/her own project activities/ideas with the support and guidance of the hosting organisation.

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

Project period  – 01/11/2021 to 31/10/2022 (1 year)

Deadline: 29th August 2021

How to apply? – Please get registration number, apply through European Youth Portal, fill in the Application Form and send your CV with project ­specific motivation letter to the esc.speak@a-spin.pt 

How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have account on European Youth Portal, please watch our instruction videos from this Link

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

Coordinating & hosting organization, Associação Spin, will provide the lodging in a flat as close to the office and the city centre as possible. If the apartment is located in the city centre, the volunteers will spend around 35 minutes to reach the working place. The volunteers will have to share the room with another volunteer/student/young person (room and connected expenses are paid by Associação Spin). They may also – if so, wished by the volunteer – receive a monthly accommodation allowance and be solely responsible for finding and paying for their own accommodation. A monthly allowance of 180€ will be provided by Associação Spin to cover food expenses and local public transportation. Every month the volunteer will receive 150€ as pocket money.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

We are looking for young motivated volunteers aged 18-30, open minded, eager to learn about new cultures and lifestyles, as well as to participate in the project activities. It is not required to have any particular degree of formal education, but to have a positive and proactive attitude, show tolerance, flexibility, motivation and enthusiasm. In this project, initiative and the capacity to work in a team will be highly appreciated. We encourage applications especially from youngsters who are available to commit to a long-term experience of volunteer work abroad. Priority is given to candidates with fewer opportunities. Any knowledge of Portuguese is a plus, however it is not a requirement.