Location: Bern, Switzerland

Project name: ICYE SCHWEIZ

Hosting organization: International Cultural Youth Exchange

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: 

ICYE (International Cultural Youth Exchange) aims to connect people from different cultures and backgrounds. Getting to know a different culture through working as a volunteer in a social or cultural institution and living with a local host family widens one’s horizon and supports people’s personal development while encouraging understanding and respect between different societies and cultures. The volunteer will work between 32-38 hours per week for 12 months. They will receive a certificate of participation at the end of the volunteering work.

Volunteer’s tasks:

– Support for the long-term Outgoing program ( administrative work, pre departure support and preparation of volunteers with workshops and study material)

– Help organize and participate in camps and activities for the Incoming and Outgoing volunteers with tools and methods of Non Formal Education

– Assist marketing and communications: help prepare info-sessions, workshops, packaging of marketing material, attendance at events all over Switzerland

– Create additional leisure activities for the ICYE volunteers

– Develop own project depending on interest and competences

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

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

Deadline: 20th February 2022

How to apply? – Please download, fill in the Application Form and send it to the astrid.tuerler@icye.ch and evs@csyo-az.org 

All costs are covered by European Voluntary Service

No participation fee! 

Language: German, English

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

– Age 18-30

– Interest in working in a small non-profit organization

– Have a proactive attitude and imagination/ innovative skills

– To have good communication skills, someone who enjoys talking to people and supports us at various events

– Interest in Non Formal Education and workshops in various topics (cultural learning, global justice etc.)

– Willing to live in a host family

– Knowledge of German and English is welcomed

Sending organization information 

Name of the sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

PIC number : 947847141 

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