07-20-2017

European Solidaruty Corps: a new European Union initiative

 

The European Solidarity Corps is the new European Union initiative which creates opportunities for young people to volunteer or work in projects in their own country or abroad that benefit communities and people around Europe.

 

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Organization: The European Solidarity Corps brings together young people to build a more inclusive society, supporting vulnerable people and responding to societal challenges. It offers an inspiring and empowering experience for young people who want to help, learn and develop. European Solidarity Corps participants carry with them ideas, convictions and expectations. The participating organisations have to be mindful of these needs as they are responsible for providing a respectful and trusting hosting environment.

 

Duty station: candidate’s own country or abroad

 

Timeframe: Projects supported by the European Solidarity Corps can last from two to twelve months

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Open to: interested candidate must be legally resident in or have the nationality of one of the European Union Member States, or of the following countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

 

Description: The European Solidarity Corps is the new European Union initiative which creates opportunities for young people to volunteer or work in projects that benefit communities and people around Europe. After completing a simple registration process, participants could be selected join a wide range of projects. These projects will be run by organisations which have been checked and authorised to run European Solidarity Corps projects. You can register for the European Solidarity Corps when you are 17 years old, but you cannot start a project until you are over 18. You must also complete the European Solidarity Corps project before you turn 31. Examples of what he/she could be asked to do include:

-Helping rebuild a school or community centre that has been devastated following an earthquake

-Providing support to newly arrived asylum seekers

-Clearing vegetation from forests to help prevent wildfires

-Working with disabled people in a community centre

 

Requirements: interested candidate should be between 17 and 30 years old and be a resident of determined countries

 

Wage:  not specified

 

Application process: online

 

Useful links:  

The European Solidarity Corps

Offer

 

Edited by Anja Herbez

 

The editorial staff of carriereinternazionali.com is not responsible for the reliability of the information contained in this article. If you want any further information concerning this vacancy, please contact the proposing organization.  

 
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