Location: Kapfenberg, Austria
Project name: Volunteer with NEET-Teenagers: work training, social skills & freetime
Hosting organization: BBRZ Österreich / Projekt “Haltegriff”
Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization
Purpose of the project: Join Haltegriff, empowering 16 NEET-status (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) youths aged 15-19. We provide job training and living facilities for those unable to live at home. We aim to empower these youths towards long-term professional and personal independence. We look for a volunteer to work with experienced trainers, psychologists, and professionals. Responsibilities: Assist work training team in workshops, meetings with employers, fostering essential skills; Support housing team, engaging in recreational activities, cooking, and creating a nurturing environment; Help residents with educational needs and personal growth; Encourage tidiness and responsibility; Organize and participate in outdoor activities to promote team bonding, physical health, and overall well-being.
Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)
Project period – 01/10/2023 to 31/05/2024 (8 months)
How to apply? – Please get registration number and apply through European Youth Portal (click the link)
How to get a registration number? – if you don’t have account on European Youth Porta, please watch our instruction videos from this Link
All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps
No participation fee!
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:
The volunteer will live in Graz and will take train to go to work. Haltegriff will provide a volunteer with a room at student’s dormitory in Graz and a public transport ticket to commute to Kapfenberg and in the region of Styria. Food allowance is €270/month, pocket money €180/month. The length of project can be arranged from 6 to 9 months between October 2023 until end of May 2024.
Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:
Interest to working with young people and a commitment to their well-being; good communication skills; willingness to learn and communicate in German; Eager to work in a dynamic environment; Empathy and understanding towards the challenges faced by vulnerable youth; Prior experience in youth work, counseling, or related fields is an advantage but not mandatory.