Hosting organisation is a Non Profit NGO with the focus on non-formal education, intercultural projects, youth camps and projects for children young people. The main objective is to support young people in their process of personal development and education besides school and university to improve social, educational, (inter)cultural and other skills and competences. By this the aim of JW is to improve tolerance, solidarity, self-determination and democracy in our society. The organization is led by a volunteer board of directors, aged 20 to 27.
At the moment there are working 9 main employees and 2 volunteers in the Hosting organisation Depending on the time of the year there are working with approximately 70-150 volunteers (from abroad and Germany)
The main activities of theHosting organisation are seminars in non-formal education, youth travel, international youth work (youth exchange, support measures and EVS), coordination of local projects and groups. The target groups are children and young people from 7 to 30 years with a focus on the age of 18 to 27 in which we train and educate a large number of volunteers and also motivate them to take over responsibility as multipliers in training others, organizing projects or taking over responsibility in the JW. The JW is open to everybody, but we have the aim to especially support people with fewer opportunities as migrants, children from financially more weakly placed families or children with less educational chances.
Our area of international youth exchange and intercultural work is developing continuously.Hosting organisationin Stuttgart. Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is the sixth-largest city in Germany with a population of around 600 000 people.
Stuttgart lies close to both the Black Forest and the Swabian Alps. The city center is situated in a lush valley, ringed with vineyards and forests, close to the River Neckar. Stuttgart with its metropolitan area (the political entity “Stuttgart Region” enlarged by the nearby cities of Ludwigsburg, Böblingen, Esslingen, Waiblingen, Göppingen and their respective districts, is one of the most prominent and well-known German towns, especially due to its cultural, administrative and economic importance.
The project for the volunteer will be situated in Stuttgart. The volunteer will be supported by his/her mentor, the youth workers in the office and other volunteers. The tasks for the volunteer in theHosting organisation will be as followed:
Everybody can apply with the attached file (WE NEED THE APPLICATION FORM) before 13.09.2015 midnight. We will do a pre-selection by 17.09.2015. After that day we will inform you if you are in the second round. If you are not in the second round you will receive an email saying that we could not take you for the project this time. If yes, we will fix a telephone meeting and talk about the project, mutual expectations and motivation.After you fill out the Application form, send it to email@example.com with subject “EVS Germany Intercultural”
– Creation and realization of own projects: Depending on the interests and abilities of the volunteer she/he can develope his/her own project
Building Bridges Association members will have preference, please enroll to the association here.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need:
– Europass CV with picture (made in the last month)
– Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Building Bridges”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one.
– Application form
Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.
All documents written in english you can send to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “EVS Germany Intercultural”