EVS Vacancy. Mundus Association is looking for EVS volunteers 18-30 years old from Italy, Portugal, Macedonia, Romania and Greece, for the long term European Voluntary Service “Wild About Help!” project which will take place from 4th of February till the end of July 2017 (6 months) in Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Barcelona. Depending on volunteer´s profile they will help in different tasks related to activities for youth, helping youth with fewer opportunities or helping in Mundus office with dissemination and visibility in the local community.
Location: Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Barcelona) & Barcelona, Spain
Term: 4th February – end of July 2017 (6 months)
Coordinating organization: Mundus Association
Deadline for applications: 18th December 2016
Profile of candidates:
-Young volunteers (18-30 years old) from any of above mentioned countries.
-Able to communicate in English or/and Spanish.
-A motivated, sociable, proactive, open-minded, tolerant, creative, self-reliant person.
-Someone who has no problems with sharing an apartment / bedroom with other volunteers.
-Someone who doesn´t want to come to Barcelona for vacations.
Description of project and activities
Mundus Association is an organization that manages mobility opportunities for young people and promotes volunteering, values-based education, intercultural learning and non-formal education in the local community. Our main office is located in the youth centre of Santa Coloma de Gramenet, a town next to Barcelona (20 minutes from city centre by Metro) but we cooperate with different organizations in both cities.
“Wild about help!” is a long term EVS project designed to enable European Volunteers to develop their personal and professional skills through helping in different local projects and activities.
Placements for voluntary service
-Fundación Mans a les Mans:
The volunteer will take part in daily activities of Fundación Mans a les Mans for youth and children of La Marina de Port (a neibourghood of Barcelona). The activities are related with homework support, social integration and leisure time activities (sport, arts & nature).
-Santa Coloma de Gramenet city hall and youth centres:
The volunteer will help the youth workers of Santa Coloma town hall and different youth centres implementing and developing leisure time and educational activities four young people with fewer opportunities. For example: street art events, sport leagues and workshops.
The volunteer will help Mundus team promoting our local and international activities offline and online: designing posters and flyers, sharing and implementing ideas for our social media profiles, participating in the dissemination of our local events and activities (photo & video shooting or editing) and creating new communication materials.
All the volunteers will have the opportunity to develop their own personal projects and will carry out some common activities (already implemented by former EVS volunteers) in Santa Coloma de Gramenet. For example: language and culture courses for youth and the “Lingüistic Café”. Moreover, they will have the chance to be part and help in some of our workshops, events, meetings and projects with the local community.
This project is founded by the European Commission through Erasmus+ programme. The project covers:
-Travel costs (up to the limits established in Erasmus+ Guide distance calculator)
-Accommodation: you will share a flat in Santa Coloma de Gramenet with other volunteers. It will be fully equipped (kitchen, bathrooms, washing machine, etc). It is possible that you will share your bedroom with other volunteer of the same sex/gender.
-Monthly food + pocket money: 250€ approx.
-Insurance (CIGNA for EVS).
-Language course (classroom or online, Spanish/Catalan).
How can you apply for one if these EVS placements?
If after reading this you think this is your project please send us (firstname.lastname@example.org) your CV (in English or Spanish) using the e-mail subject “WILD TO HELP! – EVS” and fill in this online mandatory application form: https://goo.gl/forms/qLvx2Z1dg8NFl5Ld2
When will you know the results of selection process?
We will receive CV´s and Application Forms of candidates until 18th of December 2016. From 19th until 23rd of December we will have Skype meetings with the participants that match with the requirements and we will announce our final decision.