Call for Turkish EVS Volunteers in Armenia

Title ; Time to EVS
Duration; 6 months
Place; Yerevan, Armenia
Type; long-term EVS
Starting date; December 5, 2016, or January 5, 2017.

Armenian Progressive Youth and Youth Information Centre Association are delighted to inform about volunteering opportunity for young people from Turkey , aged 18-30 to do EVS in Armenian capital Yerevan. We propose our volunteers EVS  in intercultural youth atmosphere with youngsters from Armenia, Turkey, Sweden, France and Denmark. The volunteer will be proposed one of  the above mentioned EVS vacancies.

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Youth and Media Group

The volunteer will work as a member of Youth and Media Group (YM group) that is specialized in Movie making field covering topics of Anti-discrimination, Tolerance, Gender issues, LGBT issues, Healthy lifestyle, etc. EVS volunteer involved here implements three types of activities within the group.

Youth and Environment Group

EVS volunteer will act as a member of Youth and Environment Group (YE group) that is specialized in implementing eco-educative activities in schools, raising awareness of the need for recycling and etc. The volunteer implements three types of activities within the group.

PR group

The volunteer’s role will be supporting APY PR group activities in promoting anti-discrimination, tolerance campaigns and social cohesion activities. Furthermore, the volunteer will be involved in the PR and dissemination of activities of other working groups.  EVS Volunteers tasks will be the promotion of the NGO activities in APY official website, writing posts and articles, supporting in organizing meetings and seminars for interested youth organizations in APY office, supporting in organizing flash-mobs and other youth activities aiming to raise public attention on various topics.

LE Group

Local events organizing group (LE group) implements activities for the benefit of the particular community where APY office is situated. In a wider range, it also includes the whole city of Yerevan. The group implements educative activities having youngsters from 16-25 years old as a target group. Simultaneously LE group manages team-building activities for the local volunteers of APY.

Living and working in Yerevan

Situated on the Hrazdan River, the city is one of the worlds’ oldest, yet in recent times has undergone a major transformation, offering a great history combined with newly constructed retail shops, restaurants, and cafés. Moving to Yerevan means relocation to the capital and largest city of Armenia. Yerevan is a wonderful place to discover and a destination of contrast. Originating as a small town in the 8th century BC, today Yerevan is a large city with a population of over 1 million.

Accommodation: APY provides all the facilities to make your stay and work in Yerevan as smooth as possible. We provide a flat with all the facilities for a comfortable stay in Armenia. The flats are equipped with free Wi-Fi, a washing machine, and heating system. Each flat has its separate kitchen and all facilities needed for cooking; fridge, oven, kettle, gas panel and different types of dishes and kitchen facilities. The rooms are light and with large windows. There is also a common living room for volunteers for socializing and spending free time. The volunteers will be provided with single or twin rooms.

erevan Location: The address of the flat is Nizami 13, Apartment 13, 0016, Yerevan, Armenia. The flat is situated in 5 minutes’ walk from the Metro station “Garegin Nzdeh”. The nearest bus station is 2 minutes walk from the flat. The route from the flat to the APY office takes around 30-35 minutes.

Financial conditions. The volunteer will receive 135 Euros monthly for the meal, pocket allowance, and transport.

Right now Armenian Progressive Youth hosts 3 volunteers from Turkey, Sweden, and France.

More information about the host organization; www.apy.am

If you are interested in any of the vacancies, please send your CV and motivation letter to [email protected] e-mail address till November 25, 2016 25:59. You can also send your questions to the mentioned e-mail address. 

Good luck.