Voluntariado Europeo en Bulgaria

Long term SVE in Sofia about Arts and public Space.

We are looking for ONE Spanish girl to take part in a long term project called "Arts in public Space" about Arts and public space, starting middle of September 2016 till 30 of April 2017, located in Sofia, Bulgaria

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During 8 months the volunteers will take part in our programs:
1/ for painting benches and walls in hospitals and
2/ leading art work-shops in Mall-s in Sofia.

Volunteer’s tasks:
- painting (25 new) and renovating graffiti in 75 benches in 4 locations in Sofia (http://www.openspacebg.com/?page_id=637 ).
- painting walls in hospitals in Sofia (http://www.openspacebg.com/?page_id=2255 )
- art workshops for children and youth in Mall-s in Sofia and the office of Open Space Foundation (http://www.openspacebg.com/?page_id=2258 ).
- take part in an art-market in Sofia – selling art products.
- administrative work in our office.
- make a documentary of the activities and publishing in the Internet.
- Volunteers will receive opportunities and support to develop their personal projects – according their interest and wishes for self-development.

Learning outcomes

This project enables volunteer to develop competences in several areas:
- project management.
- facilitation skills.
- public performance.
- language skills (both mother tongue and foreign languages: Bulgarian and
- intercultural competences.
- artistic expression (as the volunteer are free to choose the form of presentation content they want to deliver).
The learning process will be supported by:
- EVS coordinator and mentor in accordance with volunteer's learning objectives. EVS coordinator will help with setting learning objectives and monitoring learning process.

Accomodation and other logistics

The 3 volunteers will be accommodated in one flat (2 bedrooms, kitchen and big room – altogether use), Internet and TV in the flat.
Normal working hours will be around 6/7 per day, 5 days in week. Working hours and days depend on a place where you will work sometimes will be in the morning sometimes in the afternoon, evening.
The volunteers will have 3 week vacation (8 month EVS service), that they can divide in two parts. Volunteers should inform sending and hosting organizations two week before the planed vacation.

Costs covered

This project seeks funding by the EU ERASMUS+ Programme – European Voluntary Service and according to the rules accommodation and food will be provided by the organizers.
Travel expenses will be refunded till a maximum of 360 euros. Volunteers will receive 70 euros as pocket money and 10 euros for phone costs.

Participant profile

Women Artists, young people interested in visual arts between 18 till 30 years old that:
- Are able to communicate in English
- Are active and communicative.
- Is proactive, willing to communicate with new people.
- Recognizes work in a multicultural environment as an important and necessary for his/her own development, and our organization too.

How to apply

If you are interested in this project, please send your CV and Motivation Letter in English to europaqui@gmail.con with the subject EVS IN SOFIA till the 22th of August 2016.