Volunteer at Youth centre ECHO

Volunteer at Youth centre ECHO

JUKUS – Verein zur Förderung von Jugend, Kultur und Sport

Graz, Austria

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

JUKUS is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation specialised in supporting youth, culture and sports. JUKUS contributes to the establishment of intercultural and socio-cultural activities in the area of Graz. JUKUS runs a youth center "ECHO". Main target group of this youth center are migrants. At ECHO, young people can spend their free time away from the pressure. Here their needs are taken seriously, their worries and problems are listened to, their ideas are met with interest and - if possible - they are implemented. In an informal atmosphere, young people can find support and suggestions to enable them to discover their own resources and potential. The youth center sees itself as a place of communication, which is open and inviting for young people of all origins. The role of the ECS Volunteer is to support various activities, projects and the day to day work at the youth centre “ECHO", assist our team, initiate own projects and workshops.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

JUKUS will provide a volunteer with a room at student's dormitory. There is the opportunity either to use a provided bicycle to reach the organisation or to use public transportation (ticket provided). The locations are reachable by bus or tram. Food allowance is €250/month, pocket money €150/month.

Training during the activity

The Volunteer will be provided at least with an On Arrival Training and a Mid Term Training, organized by the Austrian National Agency. The volunteer will have a possibility to attend German course.

Participant profile

Soft skills: openness, communicability, initiative, self-organisation and teamwork. Hard skills: experience and willingness to work with youngsters, some knowledge of pedagogical and social work, motivation to learn to speak German. Please send your CV and cover letter in English or German with a subject "ECHO" to esc@logo.at, fill a questionnaire: https://forms.office.com/r/Pf8By2whrG More information: www.logo.at/hosting

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/03/2022 to 28/02/2023

Activity location

Annenstraße 39, 8020 Graz Austria

Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Finland, Spain, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, Kosovo * UN resolution, Austria

Activity topics

Social challenges

Reception and integration of refugees and migrants

Education and training

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 15/12/2021