Short term volunteering project in Türkiye!

Location: YAKUTİYE/ERZURUM, Türkiye



Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Volunteers will work different areas. 1. SİTODED Office Works: Volunteers will help our works. (preparing new project, finding new partners, translate our webpage, social media activities, teaching their mother tongue to Turkish youngs, plan games about entrepreneurship) 2. Erzurum Technical and Atatürk University: Volunteers will prepare some documents about Youth and Erasmus+, ESC, Eurodesk. They will go to our universities and they will meet youngs. 3. Provincial Directorate of Family and Social Policies Studies: Volunteers will meet with children who hasn’t got family. They will prepare activities. 4. Erzurum Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism: Volunteers will participate in information activities in libraries, museums and historical sites. They will organize cultural and artistic activities at the cultural center and participate in existing ones. 5. Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality: Volunteers will plan and implement activities for disabled people and women

volunteers between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – 01/02/2024 to 30/03/2024 (total of 8 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, otherwise the application will be closed before the deadline!

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: The volunteers will live in an apartment of 120 square meters the center of Erzurum with our Turkish volunteer. SİTODED office and volunteer’s home are very close. The apartment has 3 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom, living room and a balcony. It is fully equipped with furniture, couches, independent heating system, washing machine as well as Internet connection. The organization will cover all the expenses of the house. Each volunteer will receive food and local transportation money at the beginning of every month.Also, volunteers have got pocket money (236 Euro for 59 days).

Training during the activity: Pre-departure training will be provided by supporter organizations. On-arrival training will be provided by hosting organization. Hosting Organization: Sivil Toplum Destekleme Derneği – SİTODED / Erzurum – Turkey We are looking for 5 volunteers. Volunteers will work together in Sitoded Office Work and Universities activities. Volunteers will work individual in other activities.

Participant Profile: Provincial Directorate of Family and Social Policies Studies and Erzurum Metropolitan Municipality: We are looking for volunteers from the fields of psychologist,sociologist,child development,pre-school teacher,special education teacher,psychologist,counseling and guidance. Erzurum Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism: We are looking for volunteers who are from or have worked in the fields of tourism,recreation,library,history,fine art. – Between 18-30 years; – To communicate in English; – Experience about Sustainable Development Goals or Mental Health or Social Entrepreneurship.