Location: Graz, Austria

Project name: Volunteer at a community center in Graz, Austria

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

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project:  The aims are to offer a welcoming and engaging neighborhood, set up social networks in the community, provide advice on various psycho-social challenges and foster civic engagement. Different activities are organized in order to share and develop ideas, motivate neighbors to follow a healthier lifestyle, or promote sustainability, f.e., by taking part in a food-sharing network and running campaigns against food waste, maintaining a community garden, or promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. The volunteer will assist the team in organizing and executing community events, getting in touch, communicating, and collaborating with people from different backgrounds and of different generations, and taking action in sustainability and food-sharing networks in order to reduce food waste.

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

Project period – 01/09/2023 to 31/08/2024 (1 year)

Deadline: 25th June 2023

How to apply? Fill out the form here: https://formfaca.de/sm/WdxOcTZcc | Please add your CV and Cover letter to the form (if it doesn’t work, send it to esc@logo.at)

More Info: www.logo.at/hosting

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food, and transport arrangements:

JUKUS will provide the volunteer with a room at a student’s dormitory. There is the opportunity either to use a provided bicycle to reach the organization or to use public transportation (ticket provided). The locations are reachable by bus or tram. Food allowance is €250/month, pocket money €180/month.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

Profile of applicant: open, communicative, proactive, and self-organized person, eager to work in a team; interested in community work and sustainability; experienced with office suite and social media platforms; some knowledge of pedagogical and social work; motivated to learn German. The Volunteer will be provided at least with an On Arrival Training and a Mid Term Training, organized by the Austrian National Agency. The volunteer will have the possibility to attend a German course.