Location:Riga, Latvia

Project name: Volunteering in a Youth Center in Riga

Hosting organisation: YoungFolksLV
Sending organisation: “Common Sense” Youth Organisation

Purpose of the project: 

Young Folks LV, a youth non-governmental organisation from Riga, would like to host three volunteers with the main aim of strengthening and promoting social inclusion and European integration within the organisation, local community, and also on a national level by facing various local challenges – developing a proactive youth community both at Young Folks, local community and in Latvia. With the help of foreign volunteers, the youngsters in the Latvian community will be able to learn about solidarity, and democracy, be more unified, and as well gain new competencies for personal, educational, social, cultural and professional development and in general be more involved in proactive activities locally. In the project, we are preferably looking for volunteers from any European country to work in the following fields: -marketer, copywriter, SMM -youth worker, working with teenagers and young adults -office manager
Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period –  15/09/2023 to 15/09/2024 (12 months)
Deadline: As soon as possible (Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)
How to apply? – Please get a registration number, and apply through European Youth Portal 

(click the link).
How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have an 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: 

The volunteers will share the apartment specially rented for them in Riga city center, near to Young Folks office. Each volunteer will have his/her own room, but they will have a common kitchen and bathroom. The flat will be safe, clean, and fully equipped. The apartment will be located in the city center with good connections to shops and transport. The money envisaged for food and pocket money will be provided monthly in cash.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

We encourage the participation of everyone, especially young people with fewer opportunities (e.g. economic obstacles, cultural differences, educational difficulties), in our project. That is why this project is open to everyone and any person from 18 to 30 years old can propose his/her candidature. There is no strict criteria in volunteer selection, but we will take into consideration motivation, wish to exchange (ideas, knowledge, energy etc.) and build together candidates. We are seeking for someone, who speaks English and has a slight knowledge of Russian in order of easier integration

Sending organisation information

Name of the sending organisation: “Common Sense” Youth Organisation 

OID number : E10200624

City and country of your sending organisation: Sumgait, Azerbaijan

Person in charge (name and surname): Ramiz Aliyev

E-mail of the person in charge: evs@csyo-az.org