Location: Graz, Austria

Project name: Volunteer at Youth centre ECHO

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

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: 

JUKUS is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation specialised in supporting youth, culture and sports. JUKUS contributes to the establishment of intercultural and socio-cultural activities in the area of Graz. JUKUS runs a youth center called “ECHO”. Main target group of this youth center are migrants. At ECHO, young people can spend their free time away from the pressure. Here their needs are taken seriously, their worries and problems are listened to, their ideas are met with interest and – if possible – they are implemented. In an informal atmosphere, young people can find support and suggestions to enable them to discover their own resources and potential. The youth center sees itself as a place of communication, which is open and inviting for young people of all origins. The role of the ECS Volunteer is to support various activities, projects and the day to day work at the youth centre “ECHO”, assist our team, initiate our own projects and workshops.

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

Project period – 01/03/2022 to 28/02/2023 (12 months)

Deadline: 15th December 2021

How to apply?  

1. Please get registration number, apply through European Youth Portal and fill in the Application Form

2. Please send your CV and Motivation Letter in English or German with a subject “ECHO” to esc@logo.at 

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: 

JUKUS will provide a volunteer with a room at the 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, communicability, initiative, self-organisation and teamwork.

Hard skills: experience and willingness to work with youngsters, some knowledge of pedagogical and social work, motivation to learn to speak German.

Sending organization information
Name of the sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization
OID number: E10200624
City and country of your sending organization: Sumgait, Azerbaijan
Person in charge (name and surname): Ramiz Aliyev
E-mail of the person in charge: evs@csyo-az.org
Phone number of the person in charge: +994503217290