Verein Fensterplatz – heidenspass, an employment project on the basis of production of upcycling products, focusing on youngsters from Austria and young migrants with special needs, is looking for one volunteer from EU 28 program countries as well as from Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland from 1 st of February 2018 onwards for an activity periode between 8 and 12 months according the request and need of the respective volunteer.
Information about EVS
heidenspass is working with young job-seekers, especially those, who are known as NEETs (not in employment, education or training). In the past eight years heidenspass gained a lot of experience in low-threshold employment for young people in the age of 15-25. Together we invent, produce and sell upcycling products in our workshop in the center of Graz/Austria. Furthermore we provide the opportunity to cook and eat together in our own kitchen. It is our intention to help young people in our project to find a job or an apprenticeship.
participants with fewer opportunities
- This organisation has a physical environment suitable for young people with physical, sensory or other disabilities (such as wheelchair access and similar.
- This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.
How to apply
We will study carefully all application and selected candidates will be invite for Skype interview. The selection of volunteers will take place in the coming weeks.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need:
– Europass CV with picture (made in the last month) with skype name included
– 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. The volunteer is chosen according to his/her motivation and interest to the project and to the activities. It will be paid special attention to cover letters.
Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.
All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “EVS Austria Buchner Arbeitssuchende. YOUR NAME. YOUR SURNAME” to asociacionbbARROBAgmail.com