Location: Oostende, Belgium

Project name: WANTED: creativity for youth

Hosting organization: mu-zee-um vzw

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: 

WANTED: creativity for youth” focuses on cultural participation in all aspects. The project aspires to stimulate art and cultural habits with children and young people. We want to involve new ideas and a wide scope of experience in the association. Coordination and exchange are keywords in this project. There are many learning opportunities for the volunteers like discovering many kinds of arts, new skills, a new language, involving children and youngsters in creative sessions and taking responsibility to realize an own project. They will learn how projects are set up, how sessions and workshops are concepted, what methodology we use for art education, how they can organize and take responsibilities themselves in projects, courses or sessions. The volunteer will mostly work with young people and will be participating in workshops with them.

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: 30th April 2022

How to apply? – Please send your CV and Motivation Letter to info@mu-zee-um.be and evs@csyo-az.org 

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements: 

Accommodation: The volunteer will have a student room in a student house, with common kitchen and bathroom. Transport: Oostende is a big middle place in Flanders, Belgium. The volunteer will have his own bicycle to travel around. 

Food: the volunteer will receive a food allowance monthly, to take care themselves about all food and meals. (240EUR/month). The volunteer will also receive pocket money: 120€ / month

Language lessons: the volunteer will get an individual language course, with a special focus on the work in the organization and the daily life situations.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

mu-zee-um gives preference to candidates with the following profile:

– enthusiastic and dynamic personality

– willingness to learn the Dutch language (even take a course before the start of the project)

– independent and eager to take initiative

– some experience in the fields of art education or youth work is a surplus value

– sense of humor

– flexible and responsible volunteers are expected to integrate as a full member of the team, involved in all activities going on in the association.

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