“European Mobility can make Volunteering really count!”: an ambitious EVS project about Youth European citizenship Have you ever wished to act for a better Europe? Join us and:

  • discuss European issues influencing the lives of young European citizens;
  • influence public opinion via on-line-press coverage
  • awareness young people on the added value of volunteering in building a successful career;
  • experience the reality of the Union by crossing the borders


Project title “European Mobility can make Volunteering really count!”
EVS service period: 01.02.2014 – 30.11.2014 (10 months)

To be selected
send your CV in Europass format and a ML with your personal and specific motivation to participate in this project (why did you choose to be EVS volunteer in this project and not in other else EVS project) untill September the 2nd 2013 .

The  EVS project “European Mobility can make Volunteering really count !” is about how this european human right: Mobility can support the youngster with fewer opportunities (minorities, unemployed youngsters) to become a socio-professional integrate person.
In our project the EVS volunteers have the opportunity to develop themselves as activ citizen and to achieve useful competences for involving in their future professional activitis.  Also they can improve various aspects of the local community while being actively involved in volunteering projects initiated by themselves.

Their own experience and actions can play an important role in changing the mentality and attitude of local community’s members regarding the involvement of young people in solving the communities’ needs. Also the EVS volunteers will act for constience the local multicultural community of Braila about it’s integration’s potential for all his members.

The tasks and activities of the EVS volunteers:

a) – will organize 3 public debates for youngsters on problematical themes : job/employment, how does volunteering and mobility help them in getting a job, European citizens rights of the youngsters and minorities. Non-formal method used: social debates.

b) – Will realize (from design to full content) 3 editions of on-line news-paper (on Social -media) : “EVS= European Mobility + Integration for Youngsters“ involving young people from local community.

c) – Will initiate 3 volunteering projects in the local multiethnic communities involving youngsters from the local communities..

d )- will hold non-formal sessions for young people about how to write a CV europass, a letter or motivation for success and how to prepare themselves for a job interview: useing non formal methods of education: Forum theater , role-play, brainstorming, working in teams.

The beneficiaries will be especially the local youngsters with fewers opportunities: unemploieds, from rural or socially marginalized communities, helpless from their own family.

As EVS volunteers youwill receivetrainingin the following areas for developing in good conditions the EVS activities :
      –     Democracy and European Human Rights,

  • Comunication and publishing in Social-media
  • Management in YiA Programme context
  • Search techniques for a job (how to design a successfull CV and ML, how to prepare for a job Interview)
  • Romanian Language courses,

Note that: This project needs a permanent initiative, involvement and creativity efforts from all the EVS volunteers participants in.

To be selected as EVS volunteers in this project you have to:

  • be willing to make a change in your life and your mentality,
  • make the effort to adapt and live in a completely new multicultural community,
  • to finalize your volunteer projects despite the difficulties:
  • be determined  to promote volunteering through your own volunteering activities

Will have priority to be selected young people with fewer opportunities: member of an ethnic minority community, unemployeds, from rural communities, have never had a multicultural experience.


To be selected send your CV in Europass format and a ML with your personal and specific motivation to participate in this project: “ European Mobility can make Volunteering really count !” (why did you choose to be EVS volunteer in this project and not in other else EVS project) NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER the 2nd 2013.

The Host Organisation is responsible for making all the practical arrangements of the project.

Food: Each volunteer will be given a certain amount of money every month for food- 80 Euro in RON. It will be paid to volunteers in Lei. It will be the responsibility of the volunteers to prepare/buy meals for themselves. The volunteers can buy ready made meals, go to cafes, bars and restaurants in the town or buy food in the shops and supermarkets.


Accommodation: Volunteers are going to be ensured with separate flat in a block of flats, at the address:  Braila. Each volunteer will have her/his own room. They will be provided with a standard equipment/ essential household goods, shared cooking, washing, laundry and social facilities. Thhey are responsible for cleaning their own room and the commun space in the flat: kichen, bathrooms, hall.


Working hours: The volunteers together with the project coordinator will agree about the working hours and a weekly schedule. The amount of volunteering should not exceed 30 hours per week: 6 hours per day, 5 days per week, two consecutive days off per week and 2 days holiday per month for the duration of the project


Holidays: The volunteers work 5 days a week. For every month of work each of them can get two extra days free. They can accumulate the days and take longer holidays. Nevertheless, they have to obtain the agreement regarding the dates from the Host Organisation.


Insurance: Sending Organisation are responsible for the volunteers’ insurance. All the parties are obliged to get acquainted with the insurance rules.


Local TransportA monthly local transport allowance is provided .


Comunications: Internet and mobil phone acces is provided (in the apartment and in the office of HO).


Volunteer Allowance:  The volunteer will receive a monthly allowance of 60 EURO, in RON

.The activities will take place respecting a fixed program. However, you will have the opportunity to come up with own ideas of how to actively involve yougsters in our activities. We are flexible and open for volunteers’ ideas. The volunteers are welcome to come up with their own proposals for activities. They can organize their own classes for our target groups according to their needs, skills or hobbies.”



Mundus escogerá a 1 voluntario. Lo escogerá directamente el equipo Mundus de entre vuestras candidaturas.

Enviadnos CV y carta de motivación en inglés a:  ingrid.unmundoatuspies@gmail.com

Deadline es 20 de septiembre a las 12AM.