ESC volunteer for Samtökin78

ESC volunteer for Samtökin78


Reykjavík, Iceland

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

Samtökin '78 - The National Queer Organisation of Iceland, founded in 1978 - is an organisation for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender people, their families, friends and supporters. The organisation aims at ensuring lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people visibility and recognition and that they enjoy equal rights to other members of society. The volunteer will participate in the daily activities at Samtökin ´78. They will assist the organisation ́s staff in everyday tasks of the office, and will get the chance to help coordinate one of Samtökin78´s many activities/events (that have English as their main working language), for example: - Meet and greet clients who come in - Assist with events organising - Assist in the office

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation, food and transport is all organised by AUS ICYE Iceland. The volunteer will live in a house with 7 other ESC volunteers, with private bedroom and shared kitchen, bathroom and living room. A bus card will be provided.

Training during the activity

On arrival and mid term training are compulsory. A separate on arrival introduction and training will be organised by AUS ICYE. Training on the job will be provided by Samtökin78.

Participant profile

We are looking for a motivated, committed individual, open minded and flexible. We will only consider individuals who apply for this position especially and who fill in this form and include a CV. Generic applications will not be considered.

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/09/2023 to 31/08/2024

Activity location

Reykjavík Iceland

 Individual volunteering

Looking for participants from

Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia

Activity topics

Working against discrimination (including gender discrimination)

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 29/06/2023