Location: Newbridge, Ireland

Project name: ESC9 Acting for Inclusion

Hosting organization: Crooked House Theatre Company

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: 

This is a one year programme from September 2022 to August 2023. It is for 10 trained or experienced actors, 1 trained or experienced film-maker (videographer) and 1 graphic designer. Participants will work with young people (www.kildareyouththeatre.com) facilitating free drama and film projects in the community. Volunteers will learn how to facilitate drama workshops. The project focuses on using drama and film to encourage young people from marginalized backgrounds to become active citizens and tackle social injustice. This project is for EU young people but we especially welcome actors who are LGBTI+, Roma, from ethnic minorities, Black, Asian, Eastern European, and African.

For more: https://www.kildareyouththeatre.com/esc

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 21-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – 01/09/2022 to 31/08/2023 (12 months)

Deadline: 13th February 2022

How to apply? – Please get registration number, apply through European Youth Portal and fill in the Application Form

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: 

Our project takes place in the town of Newbridge in County Kildare, Ireland. Because accommodation is very expensive in Ireland (and especially in Newbridge) we find accommodation in family homes. You will have a bedroom of your own. You will have the use of the kitchen to cook your own meals. You will live with the whole family. Flights will be covered by the project and you will be collected at the airport. There will be a monthly allowance for food and living costs. Expenses associated with the project will be reimbursed.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

Volunteers should have experience of drama and theater performance and be aged 21 to 30. You’ll have initiative, & be able to start your own work. Be prepared for cold, dark and wet winters. Be able to work in flexible, changing, and organically structured environments. We positively encourage young actors who have one or more of the following criteria to apply: You are LGBTQI+; from a migrant background, or your family has migrated; You may be experiencing difficulties in your home society related to your beliefs; cultural identity, gender, religious background (including aetheısm).