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Exciting New EVS Opportunity in Latvia

This exciting new EVS opportunity in Latvia offers a chance to volunteer in strong, value-based children and youth non-governmental organisation which aims to develop young peoples’ skills and abilities through participation in non formal education.  

 Youth in Smile

Project: Youth in Smile

Youth association Jaunatne Smaidam/Youth for Smile is non-profit non-political youth organization established in 2005. The organisation’s mission says that they are a strong, value-based children and youth non-governmental organization who act as impetus for the growth of society and the basic principles of civil society strengthening.

The volunteer will be take part in the activities such as:

  1. The preparation and realisation of activities which are mostly based on organizing leisure time activities for young people – trainings, outdoor activities, and daily youth centre activities etc.
  2. Becoming the co-leader on a workcamp in Latvia.
  3. Promoting EVS and international voluntary work for youth.
  4. Administrative work in office (public and international relations).

More information can be found here

When does the project start? 01/07/2017 to 30/06/2018 (12 months)

What does it cost? This project is a European Voluntary Service project under the Erasmus + programme and therefore fully funded through the European Commission.

Who can apply? Anyone aged 18-30 at time of application, UK resident before and after departure, valid passport for at least 6 months year after end of activity.  No criminal records. 

How can I apply

Complete this applicatiion and send it to volunteer@jaunatnesmaidam.lv    

Deadline: 21th December 2016