Call for EVS volunteers from Germany!

1_minCall for EVS volunteers from Germany!

Dear sending organizations,

Society “ERFOLG” (2013-LV-65) is a hosting and sending EVS organization in Latvia (Daugavpils city).

We are looking for EVS volunteers from Germany for our new approved project „Challenges of diversity in multicultural Europe”.

Activity dates: 16.05.2014. – 16.04.2015. (12 months)
Location: Daugavpils, Latvia
Host organization: Society „ERFOLG”

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We are looking for EVS volunteers from Germany!

Taking part in the project in our country is a great chance to get to know Latvian culture and inhabitants, to learn Latvian and Russian languages, to see wonderful historical architecture and to get useful experience. Daugavpils city is the 2nd great city in the country, it is amazing how many minorities live in our city and make a friendship. There are many historical sights in Daugavpils, the most famous are Daugavpils Fortress, Church Hill, Unity House, Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Chapel, Daugavpils University Public Garden, Daugavpils Regional Studies and Art Museum, St. Peter’s in Chains Roman Catholic Church, Garden of Sculptures, Daugavpils Clay Art Centre, Latgale Zoo and others. Daugavpils is famous for its nature – woods, lakes, rivers, parks, etc.

The Latgale Region in which Daugavpils city is situated, has a rich nature as well. There are many places in Daugavpils that you can visit to entertain yourself at a rest-time, for example, nightclubs, coffee houses, sports complexes, cinema and others. 

Tasks of a volunteer:

The volunteers will participate in various youth events, in realization, evaluation and development of the projects and programs – they will have to prepare and take part in the organization of the childish and youth schools, workshops (seminars, discussion clubs) and cultural events. They will help in coordination of exhibitions, concerts and performances: preparation, installation, maintenance, etc. The volunteer will also have to help in creating ideas for EU projects, help in creating advertisements (posters, leaflets, flyers etc) as well as do some office management.

The volunteer will have to participate in performances organized by the society, to help in the organization of the project events. The task of the volunteer also includes preparing some presentations – together with the other volunteers they will visit Daugavpils schools and universities to take part in the informative seminars on the possibilities of Voluntary Service for the young people, will participate in the language courses and discussion clubs as a native speaker of the language. Also they will offer his/her own ideas and consult young people about the Voluntary Service to create positive attitude towards non-formal education and voluntary service, will motivate young people to use their free time usefully.

Achievements of a volunteer:

The volunteer will have a wonderful possibility to see amazing nature of Latvia, to learn Latvian and Russian languages, to get experience in cultural management and event organization, take part in various seminars and lessons, make friendship with colleagues and citizens of Daugavpils, to share experience with other volunteers, to make new hobbies and many other!

For questions and possible problems all colleagues and especially the mentor will assist.

If you have interested volunteers please send us their CV and motivation letters!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact!

Society „ERFOLG”

Cietokšņa Street 44, Daugavpils, Latvia

Head of the organization: Olga Jesse

Tel. +371 654-20019, Mob. +371  20371892


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