Location: Brussel, Belgium

Project name: Social Networking Volunteer

Hosting organization: Vluchtelingenwerk Vlaanderen

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: 

Job description • Coordination of volunteers: o Incorporation of new volunteers in the team o Organization of volunteering activities (weekly planning of the volunteers’ team; coordination of translation documents when needed; training…) o Coordination of the administration-related documents of the volunteers • Coordinate the information activity at the Arrival Centre in Brussels and other relevant places; • Monitor the situation on the ground, collect data and prepare situation reports. Coordination of the drafting of reports; • Organize team building activities of the volunteers’ group; • Develop activities for social cohesion; • Keep updated educational tools for awareness raising sessions on asylum and migration for the Belgian public and conduct these sessions; • Networking with other civil society organisations; • Any other related relevant task. For more details: https://vluchtelingenwerk.be/vacatures 

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

Project period – 01/11/2021 to 31/10/2022  (12 months)

Deadline: 15th September 2021

How to apply? – Please get registration number, and apply through European Youth Portal (click the link)

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: 

The volunteer will be able to freely choose from among our accommodation options, but many choose to stay in Brussels under European Solidarity Corps (ESC) conditions, and is lodged by Flemish Refugee Action that is located just a 5 minute subway ride away from the historical centre of Brussels.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

• Degree in social sciences, human rights, international relations; • Basic knowledge in asylum matters in Europe and understanding of the European context. • Understanding of the role of civil society in migration issues • Eager to learn and adapt to the Belgian legal and political situation • Strong written and oral English skills • Analytical skills • Team player • Good listener and strong communication skills • Gender sensitive • Proactive and solution-oriented • Flexible • Planning and Organizational skills; • Preferably multilingual in addition to English.