Volunteering opportunity: ”Youth change makers” in Shumen (Bulgaria)

Podobri foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Shumen, Bulgaria. Their main focus is the youth and its development in the spheres of human rights, sustainability and intercultural communication. The organization’s mission is to improve the environment in Shumen by providing opportunities for various youth groups. They work with a like-minded collective of people, who come from different professional backgrounds.

Project duration: 12 months, starting the year 2024
Location: Shumen (Bulgaria)
Financed by: European Solidarity Corps
Hosting Organisation: FOUNDATION “PODOBRI” (http://www.podobri.org/)
Name of the project: ”Youth change makers”
Application deadline: as soon as possible

Volunteer profile:

  • Between 18 and 30 years old
  • Romanian citizens

Tasks of the volunteer:

  • Office support Teamwork, youth activities, project writing and coordination;
  • Events Variety of initiatives for popularizing life-long learning and volunteering;
  • Social media Creating digital content (photo, video, audio) for popularizing events and initiatives. Including Erasmus+ and ESC opportunities;
  • Partnerships Collaboration with local schools, universities, youth organizations etc. Finding international partners for future collaborative activities;
  • You will work 35 hours per week (60% office work, 35% field work, 5% workshop and training participation).

As a volunteer, you will benefit of:

  • Pocket money, food allowance, and reimbursement of travel expenses up to the established limit,
  • 2 days off per week +2 extra per month,
  • Accommodation (Covered by the program, quipped with all comforts of a household),
  • Training and mentoring,
  • Complementary medical insurance for the entire duration of the mobility (HENNER),
  • Bulgarian language classes (weekly),
  • Will hold YOUTH PASS – Certificate of non-formal education. All these benefits are obtained through non-formal education, and they prepare young people for life through our activities in our organization,
  • Personal project: they will support you in inventing and implementing your ideas during the project.

How can you apply?
If you are interested write to remus@t4uth.ro by sending your CV and a cover letter (in English) with the subject ”ESC Bulgaria” in which you explain what motivates you to participate in the project! Pre-selected candidates will be contacted directly!
Good luck! 😎