EoT4 - Ambassador Application

AEGEE, one of the biggest student organizations in Europe, is looking for 6 young, enthusiastic and proactive people who will hit the road to go on a one-month adventure across Europe to put Civic Education on the political agenda. This will be done through discussions and workshops in order to address young people's realities, aspirations and visions for the future of Europe.

Do you want to take part in this adventure? Continue reading and like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EuropeOnTrack/

Deadline: FEBRUARY 3RD (closed)

Thank you to everyone who applied!

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    What is Europe on Track?

    Europe on Track is a youth-led project in which 6 ambassadors in 2 teams cross Europe with InterRail passes for one month to inform and interview young people about their visions of a future Europe in relation to this year's topic: Civic Education. At each stop, the ambassadors organize and participate in local events, generating content and creating spaces for dialogue and discussion. The journey can be followed on social media via blogs, videos and photos. At the end of the trip, a documentary and quantitative and qualitative data analysis will be created as a recap.

    Job Description

    General - You will travel to circa 10 cities in one month with Interrail passes provided by AEGEE and EoT - You will facilitate and moderate workshops and discussions at the different stops (including conferences) on Civic Education - You will assist the project team with the planning of logistics and content creation for the workshops and discussions - You will be a spokesperson for EoT in the media - You will collect signatures during the trip for the European Citizens' Initiative Specific roles we are seeking 1. Videography 2. Photography 3. Blogging

    Perfect Ambassador Profile

    No worries, you do not have to fit all the criteria mentioned below in order to apply! YOU - are between 18-30 years old, as of April 17, 2017 - are active in a (international) student organization or non-profit organization with a civic education-related mission - feel strong ties to Europe - like to talk and work with people of different ages and cultures - have consistent travel experience and an international mindset - are responsible and reliable - have a can-do and up-for-anything attitude - are resistant to stress and physical fatigue - like to take initiative - and have an open mind!

    Stages of the Application Process

    Round One: Application Form (deadline FEBRUARY 3RD, 11:59GMT London timezone) - Personal Data - Creative Experience - Travel Experience - Event Planner & Facilitator Experience - EoT4 Motivation + Civic Education Experience Round Two: Show us more (mid-February) - Small assignment related to your creative role - Skype Interview with the Selection Committee Final Round: Ambassadors announced (end of February/beginning of March)

    What is Covered and What is NOT?

    - You will get the InterRail ticket from us, and at each stop the AEGEE locals will provide food and accommodation. - Your trip to Budapest and from Enschede to your location will NOT be covered. - Pocket money (for extras, such as alcohol, ice-creams, clubs) is not included. Our experience from previous EoT editions indicates that about 300€ pocket money will enable travelling ambassadors to realise the project in a fun and effective manner, although it may be less depending on your personal spending habits.

    Before We Continue

    The training and trip is planned from April 17 (Budapest, Hungary) until May 23 (Enschede, Netherlands). The commitment to the role of the ambassador also continues after the trip.
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