The Bona Fides Association and the German Association are looking a participant for “EVS in a circus” project. The applications (CV and cover letter) and applications should be sent to: mariachiara@bonafides.pl, k.zychowicz@bonafides.pl and a.foerter-barth@awo-reisen.de . In the title of the email, please write: „EVS in Germany application”

Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

Deadline   :  30/01/2019

Duration   :  12 Months

Mobility period: 01/05/2019 to 30/04/2020



The “Aktions- und Zirkusbüro” develops and creates circus pedagogical offers, participation projects, events as well as actions on the big areal in the Otto-Dullenkopf-Park which is situated at the southeastern part of the city Karlsruhe. On the areal of the “Aktions- and Zirkusbüro” innovative possibilities are offered. Children and youngsters with or without special needs as well as educated athletes, musicians or artists are invited to try themselves out within the topics sports, arts or culture. Big and small circus tents, different site caravans and small frame houses are part of the circus areal. An area for parcours, dirtbiketrails and a beach volley court, a fireplace, patches, a clay oven, a play yard – all these are parts of the terrain. The infrastructure offers many possibilities for projects and events for various age bands.


The volunteer will be living in a shared flat with others. You will have your own room but you’ll have to share kitchen and bathroom with the other flat mates. You’ll get a bike or a ticket for the local transport for your way to work and to move around in the city. During your EVS you’ll receive monthly pocket money and food allowances.


The EVS volunteer will participate in an On-Arrival and Midterm-Seminar. He*She has the opportunity to participate in a 4-week German language course.


At least 18 years old • Interest in pedagogical work, especially circus pedagogics • Experiences in circus disciplines or circus pedagogics or any other pedagogical art (theatre, …) • Interest and some experiences in working with children and youngsters • Good knowledge of English, basic skills in German would be helpful but aren’t obligatory • Please, include your sending organisation’s details.

For sending organisation’s details please include:

Bona Fides
Warszawska 19
40-009 Katowice
PIC: 947802812