Long term volunteering project in Croatia!

Location: ZAGREB, Croatia

Project name: EUROMIJA 5 (B)

Hosting organization: RNV

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: The Volunteers will be involved in a range of activities: writing articles in English or translating in Croatian for the Portal ROMI.HR, Schools workshops, Street actions, Counter hate-speech activities, Field activities, Photo and video editing, graphic design and SMM, and Individual projects. Activities will be focused on Roma Minority and other related issues including Human and Minority Rights, Citizenship and Democratic participation, Public information, and raising awareness about Ethnic Diversity, Inclusion, and Equality. The Volunteers will be actively involved, according to their interests, in our other activities. They will work independently and as a Team. EUROMIJA Program’s main objective is to support Roma inclusion in Croatia. Specific objectives are to promote and protect Human and Minority Rights and raise awareness in society. For more info about our previous projects go to YouTube

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

Project period – 25 weeks during the period of 01/03/2024 to 30/09/2024 

Deadline: 11/02/2024

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: The accommodation will be organized in the new and functional space, with all required amenities including central heating and internet. Accommodation includes bed linen and towels, washing machine, iron… The space includes a kitchen equipped for preparing and storing food. Nearby there are shops where you can buy freshly prepared meals, and the possibility of numerous meal deliveries. The Volunteer will receive a monthly Food Allowance. The RNV will cover the cost of local transport (monthly ticket) and the ESC-approved amount for the cost of arriving to and leaving from Zagreb.

Training during the activity: During the volunteering service, Volunteers will receive training and/or other forms of education, including Croatian language, History of Croatia and the Balkans, Roma History, Culture and other elements of Identity, Civil society activism, and writing articles for the media. We are also open to the Volunteer’s suggestions for other training and the Volunteers themselves can offer to organize some training or other forms of exchange of knowledge and experience. On-arrival and Mid-term training will be organized for the Volunteers by the Croatian National Agency.

Participant Profile: We are looking for Volunteers who are open-minded and have a strong sense of Solidarity and Equality. They should be highly motivated to reach long-term goals through small steps and have an interest in Minority and Human Rights. A strong interest in NGO activism would be an advantage, as well as the ability to speak English and express themselves in writing. They should be motivated to work in an international team and to learn and adapt. RNV is welcoming candidates without regard to their ethnic, religious, gender, or political affiliation and young people with fewer opportunities.