Y Global is a Norwegian development and solidarity organisation with a focus on children and young people. We work towards building strong democratic communities and global just peace.
The European Voluntary Service is a 20-year old program funded by the European Commission thanks to which young people get to volunteer abroad and experience a different culture than their own.
Y Global Norway is looking for a volunteer for their Exchange team.
-the volunteer will have the opportunity to learn how a youth exchange program is organized and run and to meet and support exchange participants;
-he or she will learn how a development organisation works;
-he or she will be involved in the running of our youth campaigns, which can consist of street actions, signature collection etc. The volunteer will be given the necessary space to come up with his/ her own ideas on how to make a campaign more visible, engage more young people and other. The range of our action pillars is very diverse, therefore the volunteer will have the flexibility to work on topics matching their interests;
-participate in our youth festivals, conferences, meetings with Norwegian young people;
-learn about stopping poverty, economic empowerment, global peace;
We are looking for someone who is organized, responsible and flexible, who has an interest in the development area and working with young people and wants to learn more about it.
Period: 1 February 2017-30 January 2018
Place: Oslo, Norway
Travel expenses are covered up to the maximum budget approved by the funder according to band distance. Accomodation is also covered and the volunteer will be given a monthly allowance for food and other expenses.
Send CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org till 20 December 2016.