EggenLend - Community Centre in Graz, Austria

EggenLend - Community Centre in Graz, Austria

Wiki - Stadtteilarbeit Eggenlend

Graz, Austria

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

"Live sustainability and strengthen neighborhood" is the motto of Community Centre EggenLend, which offers the residents of the district in Graz a space for information, participation and community. It's a place for welcoming everyone. Our broad activity offer is aimed at increasing the quality of life, developing social networks in the community and foster civic engagement. We take care of Free-of-Charge shop, which is run by volunteers; promote cycling; organise game events and other activities; promote food-sharing and zero-waste initiatives. The volunteer will assist the team in organizing community events, get in touch with people from different backgrounds and of different generations, and take actions in sustainability projects, such as Free-of-charge shop, open book shelves, and others. We expect him/her to be open-minded, sensitive to different cultures, communicative and organised. Apply only to Requests to another emails are not considered.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteer will live in a student's dormitory and will receive a food allowance, as well as pocket money. S/he will use bike to go to the workplace.

Training during the activity

A volunteer will attend d On-Arrival and Mid-term trainings, organised by a national agency. S/he will be able to attend a german language course. On going support will be offered at a workplace.

Participant profile

APPLY by sending CV and a specific cover letter in EN or DE with a subject "Eggenlend" to and fill questionnaire: DO NOT SEND CV TO OTHER EMAIL! Read info here: www We look for a mature and enthusiastic volunteer, who can work with people form different backgrounds and generations, support sustainability projects and organise events. s/he should be organised and helpful with simple tasks such as sorting clothes, tidying space, etc. Intercultural openess is a must, basic knowledge of German and other languages is an advantage.

Activity dates

A total of 40 week(s) during the period 01/03/2022 to 30/04/2023

Activity location

Alte Poststraße 118, 8020 Graz Austria

Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Türkiye, Ukraine, Austria

Activity topics

Social challenges

Reception and integration of refugees and migrants

Health and wellbeing

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 30/01/2022