Call for volunteers_Riga Municipal Children Center
Riga Municipal Children's Youth Center is looking for 2 youngsters to be a part of a European Solidarity Corps volunteering project in Riga, Latvia.

When? March 1, 2019 – February 29, 2020 (12 month).

Where? Riga Municipal Children's Youth Center in Riga, Latvia.

Who? Youngsters aged between 19 and 30 years, residents of EU or non-EU countries:
- interested and ready to work with youngsters with fewer opportunities (orphans and children left without parental care)
- have basic knowledge of English language (at least conversational level). Knowledge of Russian language will be considered as a plus.
- previous experience in youth work and especially in work with youngsters with fewer opportunities (orphans and children left without parental care) will be considered as a plus.

The Municipal Children's and Youth Center of Riga is a short-term and long-term institution for social care and social rehabilitation, which provides housing, full care and social rehabilitation for orphans and children left without parental care from 2 to 18 years of age, in crisis as well as provide social and informative support for children at social risk groups. The goal of the youth house is to promote the development of a stable and comprehensive personal development of young people, self-directed youth, continuous participation in the education process and integration into the labor market.

During the project volunteers will be involved in daily activities of the Center by organizing various workshops for the youngsters of the Center (13 – 18 years old), like:
- Creative workshops
- Foreign language courses / discussion clubs (English or other languages)
- Fitness, sport activities workshops
- Discussion clubs (different cultures; inclusion; motivation; etc.)
- National culture evenings / national food cooking workshops
- Other workshops / educational programs based on non-formal education, that volunteers would like to organize for the youngsters of the Center.

If you are interested to take part in the project, fill the online application form.
Deadline for the applications: October 10, 2018.

More information and answers to your questions get receive by writing on e-mail:

Name and surname *
Date of birth *
Gender *
Nationality *
Country of residence *
E-mail *
Phone number (with the country code) *
Please, attach your CV: *
Do you have your supporting organization? If yes, please, write its title *
Previously called Erasmus+ sending organisation
Are you registered in the European Solidarity Corps database? If yes, please, write your number *
If you are not, we suggest you to register -
Do you have any special needs or are you a youngster with fewer opportunities? *
Specific needs - medical conditions, disabilities etc. Fewer opportunities - economical, social, geographical obstacles
What is your level of foreign language(s)? *
What languages do you speak/understand? What is your level at different languages?
Have you participated on an EVS project before? If yes, please, specify *
Did you participate in Erasmus+ or "Youth in Action" 'EVS' projects? If so, where and for how long did you been volunteer? What did you do?
Please, tell us about yourself *
What are your interests/hobbies/skills, previous experience? How would you describe yourself? What are your motivations?
Why would you like to participate on this project? *
What motivates you to become a volunteer? What do you expect from this experience? How can hosting organisation can help you achieve your goals? Why do you think this organization is the perfect fit for you? Why do you want to volunteer with us?
What would you like to experience as a volunteer? What kind of knowledge / skills would you like to get? *
Have you been volunteering / working with youngsters before? If yes, please, tell us about your experience *
Please, add the link to your Facebook or other social media profile *
We will use Facebook/other social media to contact you for future interviews and to send you further information.
Is there anything else you would like to add or something you would like us to know?
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