“Co-Create Your Future – build your confidence” – ESC volunteering project in Bulgaria

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“Co-Create Your Future – build your confidence” project is open now,
5 spots for 12 months!

From January 2023 to December 2023 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
5 places open to EU citizens


Deadline for applications: 30 November 2022


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This is a long term volunteering and learning program. It requires full focus and participation.
Travel reimbursement is only sent to those who fully participate in all phases, including the follow-up and dissemination.

By applying to this volunteering program you take responsibility and risks. Inform yourself about the regulation and potential risks. Smokinya Foundation cannot be held liable for any of the potential risks, and this post is only with informative and popularising purposes.

Smokinya Foundation is happy to announce that “Co-Create Your Future – build your confidence” project is now open for candidates.
We are looking for excited, willing to learn and motivated young people. Come and join our team!
Read carefully below and apply now!

Read more details in the infopack.


Check out the video about our previous ESC project!


What do you do?

Support our everyday work in the office (development of activities, projects, events, school visits, coordination)
• Design and build youth social hub in Plovdiv
• Workload distribution: 70% office work, 25% field work, 5% workshop and training participation

What do you get?

• be introduced to the organisation and will be trained how we work
• get valuable experience in living and volunteering abroad
• learn each different aspect of an organisation and how it works
• contact and connect with other international volunteers
• learn about, contact and cooperate with local schools and universities
• support our administrative work
• get trained in organising an event and organise your own

By helping us and doing all above you will practice important skills and competences like:

• networking and support of local NGOs
• organisation of events – workshops, trainings, seminars, public events, discussions
• meeting local youth and promotion of mobility opportunities in EU
• informal language classes to local youth
• promotion of volunteering (European Solidarity Corps, Erasmus+ and Smokinya Foundation)
• promotion of non-formal education, lifelong learning
• media project (social networks, webpage, blog writing, visits in schools, universities, youth centres and organisations)
• project management and coordination
• project design and writing
• leadership
• cooperation
• problem solving
• critical thinking
• strategic planning and more!



You will be supervised and mentored in a way to set your own goals and learn, practice, develop and master some important life skills and competencies like: team work, cooperation, learning to learn, time management, communication and coaching skills, project initiation from A to Z and much more!
We want to train you in the things you are passionate about so you can learn much and grow personally and professionally.


Profile of participants
• 18-29 years old
• unemployed
• in transition between two educational levels or career paths
• willing invest 12 months in developing personal and professional skills


During this year you will be full-time volunteers having a schedule of 35 hours per week.
Days off – volunteers get two consecutive free days per week + two extra days of holiday per month. In case that volunteer is working extra hours, they have right to get these hours compensated.


IMPORTANT

Read more details in the infopack.

This is volunteering program founded by European solidarity corps.
That requires commitment. You will be asked to organise a follow-up activity after the program.

Get to know all provided information in the info letter before you submit your application form.
Apply only when you know you want to participate and you have the time available.
Travel reimbursement is only sent to those who fully participate in all phases, including the follow-up and dissemination.
General applications are disregarded.

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COST AND FEES
This project is funded by european solidarity corps programme: accommodation, food, materials, the programme and the travel costs up to the maximum allowed amount are fully covered. No fees.

Maximum travel reimbursement:
100 – 360 EUR per person from EU, based on the travel distance and the Distance calculator


Apply by filling in the form: Application form.
Deadline for applications: 30 November 2022

Should you have a question, contact us: info@smokinya.com.

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Read more details in the infopack.

This program is co-funded by European Solidarity Corps program of the European Union.


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“Co-Create Your Future – build your confidence” – ESC volunteering project in Bulgaria