Short term volunteering project in Türkiye!

Location: Niğde, Türkiye

Project name: Niğde Volunteers 9.1

Hosting organization: Avrupa Gençlik Eğitim ve Spor Derneği (AGESDER)

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: The starting point of our project is to add a European element to our local activities and to provide information and opportunities for young people.As an association we carry out many activities in our province.In this context our aims are: -Adding a European element to our volunteering work.- Increasing the quality of our youth information activities.-Providing opportunities. -Fighting discrimination against women, youth and disabled people and removing obstacles for equal opportunities and participation in social and economic life. Volunteers will do different activities:1° Organizing an English Speaking Club and, if they want, in their own language; 2° Creating social media content for AGESDER’s English learning Instagram account; 3° Preparing their own activities in any area that they are interested in (arts and culture, sustainable development, work life,book or movie club) 4.Social responsibility activities,… Project Duration:58 days Travel Time:2 days Total:60 days

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

Project period – 8 weeks during the period of 13/05/2024 to 09/07/2024 

Deadline: 31/03/2024

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: Accommodation, food and transport will be covered by the project. The working conditions of the volunteers are the same as those of our staff, so we can guarantee a safe working environment with a kitchen and a bathroom. Volunteers will stay in an apartment located about 15 minutes by bus from the office. We also have good medical care in Niğde and our association is working on this issue. In order to prevent crises and problems, we will strive to maintain good communication with the volunteers and their sending organization.

Participant Profile: The most important thing for us is the motivation of the volunteer. Therefore, when choosing a volunteer, we look for the following qualities: -Awareness of the ESC philosophy and conditions of volunteering -Being creative in developing new activities -Initiative in implementing new activities -Motivation to work in youth groups or associations -Motivation and flexibility to work within International Groups.