Long term volunteering project in Latvia!

Location: Valmiera, Latvia

Project name: Multimedia and news in Valmiera city foundation for community

Hosting organization: Valmiera regional community foundation / Valmieras novada fonds

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Volunteer will be hosted by Valmieras novada fonds (Valmiera city foundation for community philanthropy). The foundation is always trying to keep up an active social media presence. In terms of visual material and image concept making, that is where you come in! Your responsibilities will be shooting and editing photos and videos with the media equipment we provide (optionally You can bring Your own, if You have and prefer it) of our charity events, preps, seminars, galas, excursions etc. When evaluating participation, we take into consideration the experience, knowledge and skill, that the volunteer can bring to the table, yet most important keypoint is determination and enthusiasm to learn new things and grow. Additionally, You can come up with Your fresh ideas on how to create new concepts of representation, You can do interviews in our city and help us network with the youth of today. We are very open-minded and appreciative of new ideas and fresh views.

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

Project period – 32 weeks during the period of 01/01/2024 to 31/08/2024 

Deadline: as soon as possible

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: Volunteers will be accommodated in lodgings rented by Valmieras novada fonds and co-shared by other volunteers, with each room hosting 1-2 volunteers. All necessities included. Volunteer will have WiFi, local phone number with internet, bike, local transport card. Accommodation will be located within the city. Food money 150 euros/month provided for meals or cooking. Pocket money 120 euros per month. Additional expenses for maintenance, creative ideas or crisis situations also may apply.

Training during the activity: *On-arrival and mid-term training, with the opportunity to network with other volunteers across Latvia, will be organized by National Agency in Latvia. *Latvian language lessons will be provided by online tools and/or in live classroom.

Participant Profile: We expect our volunteer to be: creative, goal-minded; self-organized. We also expect our volunteers to help fellow volunteers with their tasks and all interact as a team! If You can or would like to learn: filming, photographing, doing short promo clips, editing media, interviewing, creating online banners and posters for online and also print, then this is where it’s at! Contact us and be a part of our friendly team.