“Together Strong for Environmental Protection and International understanding”

HOSTING ORGANISATION: “Gruene Schule grenzenlos” e.V.
DEADLINE: 20th March 2015 
DURATION OF EVS: October 2015 – Sept 2016 (12 months)
MAIN TOPICS: Youth + Environment + Non-formal education + Culture + Media …
LOCATION: Erzgebirge Mountains in Saxony (East Germany); a small village with 800 inhabitants (nearest bigger town 5km, a university town 20km away). The area is a nice and peaceful place with wonderful countryside all way round.
VOLUNTEER´S PROFILE: German/Deutsch language (min. A2), creativity, self-motivation, independence, open-mindedness, team-spirit !!

About hosting organization:

The “Grüne Schule grenzenlos” is a non-profit Organisation committed to youth- and environmental education. We combine knowlewdge transfer with play and fun. We offer project-days, international youth meetings, school excursions, holiday camps, trainings etc. Our application areas are nature conservation and protection of species, forest padagogy, organic farming and different cultural offers. Our target audience are kids, youths as well as in environmental education interested adults. The “Grüne Schule grenzenlos” wants to contribute to nature conservation, international understanding and to regional development. We want to organise great leisure times for kids and communicate environmental knowledge by playing and having fun.
Our staff consists of 3 permanent staff members as well as several non permanent colleagues and volunteers.

Tasks of the volunteers:

The volunteer can be involved in all activities of the Grüne Schule grenzenlos and can achieve a broad insight into the work with kids and youths, environmental education as well as organisational workflow in a non-profit organisation. Dependend on the volunteer it is possible to involve her or him in the organisation and realisation of several environmental- and youth-projects and to let them plan and create different events by themselves. The volunteer will have the role of a regular colleague. We support her oder him with all what is necessary. In case of interest it is also possible to employ in our cuisine young cooks or those who want to become one.
Possible fields of action are: Planning and realising of international youth meetings, school-projectdays (in concern of environmental- and media education), media-projects, environmental protection, insight into cuisin and office-work.

For project description see the EVS database (http://europa.eu/youth/vp/organisation/6002425877_en) or visit the FB page/website (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gr%C3%BCne-Schule-grenzenlos-eV/115521155183018?fref=ts)

Looking forward to meeting you in the Erzgebirge!

Selection process

For the selection of the volunteers we will need:

– CV with picture (made in the last month)

– Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Building Bridges”.

Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.

All documents written in english you can send to: asociacionbb@gmail.com with subject “EVS Gruene Schule GER“.


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