Name: Information Access for Youth
Location: Prilep, Macedonia
Dates: 30th of November 2017 until 30th of November 2018
Searching for: 1 volunteeer from Croatia
About the project
Your activities as a volunteer will include:
1. Promotion of the Youth information and Counseling Center INFO SEGA Prilep
2. Providing accurate, up to date and reliable information for young people
3. Promotion of EVS programme
4. Implementation of Creative workshop with children and young people.
5. Celebration of important dates (holidays and other important events at local level).
6. Planning, organizing and implementing intercultural events.
7. Language café
8. Participation on important events within the organization
9. Conversation hours
10. Initiating and implementing ideas for individual projects.
11. Coordinative meetings between the staff of INFO SEGA and Coalition SEGA
12. Participating and working in the everyday activities of INFO SEGA and SEGA
The project will include 3 volunteers from France, Bulgaria and Croatia.
Three volunteers whose motivation and personal interest suits the most the objectives of the project. The volunteers should be attracted by cultural field and activities. They should be comfortable to work with children and teenagers. The volunteers should have good communication capabilities, able to work in a team, willing to work with young people from different nationalities and religions. The volunteers need to be responsible, diligent, creative, open minded, ambitious, and interested in innovative ways of communication and European citizenship. They should have computer skills in Microsoft Office and using Internet.
In EVS programme, young people with cultural differences will have a chance to improve their current situation regarding the unemployment problem. Being a volunteer in foreign country and be a part of an organization that works for youth and youth issues will be remarkable experience for every young person who has fewer opportunities.
Travel & insurance
Travel costs to Macedonia: 275€ both way / Pocket money: 60€/month / Food money: 90€/month
The volunteers will receive full insurance coverage through EVS Insurance provided by the European Commission. All the insurance documents will be sent to the volunteers by the sending organization. The volunteer’s enrollment in the insurance program will be completed before the departure of the volunteers to Macedonia.
The accommodation of the volunteers will be ensured by the hosting organization. The volunteers will share flat with separate bed rooms with all basic needs covered according the standards of living in Macedonia. The volunteer’s accommodation will be near the mentors who are responsible for their learning processes, accommodation and cohesion. The volunteers will have 24 hours full support. In case of dealing with conflicts, the mentors will act as mediators and seriously will find the solution for the problem and conflicts.
About the hosting organization
Coalition of youth organization SEGA
Mission: The Coalition of youth organizations SEGA works on developing and implementing youth policies in Macedonia as well as connecting and strengthening young people to improve their overall state.
Vision: SEGA is a sustainable and developed youth organization active at the local, regional and national level, a long-term and serious partner in the implementation of youth programmes along with young people, NGOs, state institutions and the business sector. Our work has led to an improved overall state of youth, their inclusion in decision-making processes and their use of applicable laws. Our success is recognized in the promotion of the young people as a resource in the society, ready to answer new challenges. Coalition of youth organizations SEGA in 2010 opened the first Youth INFO Center in Prilep, and in 2015 opened the Youth INFO Center in Kavadarci: INFORMATION AND COUNSELING INFO CENTER INFO SEGA.