Short term volunteering project in Türkiye!

Location:Tokat, Türkiye

Project name: Step by Step Türkiye

Hosting organization: Tokat Provincial Directorate of Youth and Sports

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Our young people will come together with other young people from abroad especially young people from Europe and this will help them to have the idea of European and Global citizenship. And we also plan to get European youth together with our youth living in the city to gather them around on mutual goals. We plan to host volunteers from our partners as ESC volunteers too. And we plan to enhance their education, that is why we are applying for this project. Our main target group is young people with fewer opportunities and our activities are designed to include these youth group. In the end of activities these young people with fewer opportunities will develop theirselves in social and cultural way. Their employability will be developed as well as they are going to develop their personal and social skills. Our project aims to create international mobility and mobility awareness within the young people in long term we are aiming to contribute youth participation.

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

Project period – 10/11/2023 to 31/12/2023 (7 weeks)

How to apply? – Please get a registration number, and apply through European Youth Portal (click the link). Note: Please, apply as soon as possible

How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have 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: Tokat Provincial Directorate of Youth and Sports will provide accommodation. The bedroom will be placed in Tokat. In the accommodations provided by Tokat Provincial Directorate of Youth and Sports the volunteer will live in single bedroom with fully equipped kitchen, toilet, and laundry machine. 

Participant Profile: We generally look for volunteers who are dynamic, creative, sociable, patient and that know what they want to do. You have to be motivated, willing to learn, able to work in team, be sociable, flexible and creative, we would like to host people with interesting and own ideas and open to different cultures. Strong motivation, willingness to see and to do something new, curiosity about the world and other cultures are welcome.

Training during the activity: Coordinating organization Guarantees that the volunteer will have linguistic support: online or if it’s not available provide budget to the receiving organization so that language support can be provided. If the language support is not on-line it will last up to 30 hours. The classes are given in groups together with other volunteers. ESC is not a language course, so the language support provided is initial level to help volunteers in their integration in local community and in their project. If the volunteer already have knowledge of Turkish it will be to provide advance Turkish support.