Youth house ("MJ") of Marche en Famenne

Youth house ("MJ") of Marche en Famenne

Maison des Jeunes Marche en Famenne

Marche en Famenne, Belgium

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

La Maison des Jeunes (MJ) / the Youth House is an association financed by the French Community of Belgium. We work in Marche-en-Famenne, a 17.000 inhabitants’ town which is located in the south of the country. Our mission is to promote youth active citizenship, participation and empowerment. In all our activities (trainings, creative and artistic workshops, outdoor activities and visits, organization of concerts and cultural events) we strive to work based on a “pedagogy of the project." Through negotiation, preparation, implementation and evaluation of activities, we hope to encourage young people to acquire new skills and support them in developing themselves as persons and citizens. The volunteer will have the possibility to participate in all our artistic activities, visits out, concerts,...S/he can offer a personal, creative, sportive activity to implement with the youngsters and his/her role will be also to welcome, spend time with the teenagers after school.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

They will have their own room and will share the common spaces with other 6 ESC volunteers involved in other ESC projects in Marche-en-Famenne. The house is located within a short foot distance of the "Maison des Jeunes". Food: the volunteer will receive a budget and will take care of the meals by themself. Participation in the European Solidarity Corps is free of charge for the participant, except for exceptional contribution to travel costs. Freeboard and lodging + pocket money.

Training during the activity

The volunteer will have an on-arrival and a mid-term seminar organized by the French-speaking National Agency of Belgium.

Participant profile

TO APPLY: visit this link and fill in the form in the "register" tab: The volunteer should be interested in the field of animation/ be willing to spend time with teenagers/ be willing to propose personal activities/ be flexible with schedules and motivated to work for better social participation and inclusion. BEWARE: we expect to receive your form filled in through our website (see link above) before the 22/11 midnight. We can take your application into consideration otherwise.

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/02/2023 to 31/01/2024

Activity location

Marche en Famenne Belgium

Looking for participants from

Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Kosovo * UN resolution, Curaçao, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Réunion, Saint Helena, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Albania

Activity topics

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 24/11/2022