Bona Fides Association and Momentum World are looking for Polish volunteers or residents in Poland, to join our ESC project connected with innovative and challenging positive activities to build social and emotional skills of young people. In order to apply, please send us your CV and motivation letter to the following emails: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Carlisle, UK
Duration: 11 months
Mobility Period: September 2019 – July 2020
Deadline: As soon as possible
Momentum World is a not for profit international education and training provider based in the UK. Our mission is to enhance the career prospects of young people.
Our aims are:
• To inspire young people and develop their employability.
• To increase young people’s understanding of global issues, and access to international projects.
• To facilitate employment opportunities and career pathways.
• To add value to formal education.
• To promote intercultural understanding and inclusion.
Carlisle Youth Zone (http://www.carlisleyouthzone.org/) seeks help with overall youth work and delivery of youth activities. A youth work volunteer is needed to work with designated team leaders to provide innovative and challenging positive activities to build social and emotional skills of young people. This involves work in sport, music, drama, dance and arts and crafts. Full training and experiential learning will be provided for European volunteers.
Trainings and opportunities
Learning opportunities will be numerous and varied; volunteers will have the chance to meet other young people around the City with the possibility to travel around the country to attend meetings with other youth zones as part of the wider Onside Youth Zone network. This will give the opportunity to take part in intercultural dialogue in different parts of the UK.
Skills and knowledge: We aim to give you a lot of new skills and experience during your EVS placement and we will work to a learning development plan to ensure that your needs are met. These volunteer placements will offer new knowledge, skills and competences to the volunteers, including: – Improved English language skills – Teamwork experience – Communication and interpersonal skills in a variety of contexts – Knowledge and understanding of ecology, environmental education and related work areas – Practical skills in environmental management, forestry etc – Leadership skills – Organisational and administrative skills – General professionalism through daily work experience – Understanding the reality and requirements of a regular working schedule – Intercultural understanding (appreciation of other cultures and ability to express and share their own) – Increased motivation and self confidence – Self organisation and ability to live independently – Problem solving
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements
Accommodation: You will have your own room in a shared flat in the town of Carlisle. There is a shared kitchen, 1 bathroom and a nice sized living area. The flat is walking distance of the shops and surrounding areas, and is in an old converted church.
Food and pocket money: You will receive £200 per month for your food allowance and £120 per month for your personal allowance. We will help you to set up a bank card to receive your money (usually Pockit) Insurance: You will have CIGNA insurance that comes as standard through the EVS programme. Your sending organisation will arrange this.
Travel reimbursement: we will return you the money for your travel to and back from the project. Keep in mind we will return the money up to the limit, which depends on the distance of travel (the limit is for both ways): 100 and 499 KM: EUR 180 500 and 1 999 KM: EUR 275 2 000 and 2 999 KM: EUR 360
For further information
The European Solidarity Corps (ESC) is a part of the European Program called Erasmus+.
Erasmus+ is open to all young people, and it is a program created by the European Union for mobility inside and outside EU borders, to promote non-formal education and intercultural dialogue, and to support all kind of youngsters regardless of their level of education, of their origins and their cultural background.