Elokuussa ESC-vapaaehtoistyöhön Tanskaan – hae viim. 1.1.2019!

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Yhteistyöjärjestömme Dansk ICYE etsii nuoria vapaaehtoistyöhön kahdeksaan vapaaehtoistyöpaikkaan, joihin voit tutustua alta. ESC-vapaaehtoistyöstä (Euroopan solidaarisuusjoukkojen vapaaehtoispalvelu) voit lukea yleisesti täällä.

1.Dansk ICYE

  • Next volunteer period: 14st of August 2019 – 30th of June 2020.
  • Number of volunteers: 1
  • Description of project: Dansk ICYE is working on international exchange programmes. Working with Dansk ICYE, the volunteer will have an opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge about international exchange programmes. The volunteer will have an opportunity to participate in international meetings and take part in trainings that is arranged by Dansk ICYE. The main focus will be on the incoming program of both the EVS and ICYE long term exchange programmes. The working language for the staff, coworkers and exchangees will be in English.
  • Activities: The volunteer will be engaged in a broad array of work areas such as external and internal communications, designing and planning activities for exchangees, preparing, coordinating and participating in various types of meetings with coworkers as well as ongoing administrative tasks in the office.The general activitys will be to keep in touch with exchangees – in cooperation with Dansk ICYE’s co-workers – while they are doing their project in Denmark. The volunteer will update exchangees on the social activities going on in the organization, and help explore ways to get involved locally and meet other young people in the area where their projects are located. Finally, the volunteer will also be part of the daily routine at the office, helping out with various administrative tasks related to the EVS and ICYE incoming programs.
  • Volunteer profile: Keen interest in an international organisation, fluent at written and spoken English is highly appreciated. The volunteer will be involved in marketing.
  • Accomodation: The volunteer will live with a host family or in a shared appartment

2. Vedersø Efterskole – The International

  • Next volunteer period: 5th of August 2019 – 30th of June 2020
  • Number of volunteers: 3
  • Description of project: The International Academy and Boarding School of Denmark is the only 100% English speaking efterskole in Denmark, where students aged 14-17 can combine the unique experience of attending a Danish efterskole/boarding school, with its proven educational and personal development qualities, with an international education. The school is a part of the self-governing institution Vedersø Idrætsefterskole (Sports College), which is one of Denmark’s leading sports and gymnastic schools.
  • Activities:  The planned activities will vary depending on the participant’s individual skills, personal background and experience. The school´s range of informal and formal activities will give the volunteer the chance to use of their skills – linguistically, artistically, socially, and physically. Volunteers will assist in the classroom as both a guest teacher (and language assistant where relevant) Volunteers will be given the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the teaching profession and gain experience working with young people and a responsibility to contribute to social activities in weekends and evenings.
  • Volunteer profile: The volunteer needs to be over the age of 22, motivated, adaptable and flexible. Previous teaching experience and experience working with youth is highly recommended. The volunteer should have an interest for foreign languages and passion for one of following activities: dance, media and communication, football or badminton as these are core subjects at The International.
  • Accomodation: volunteers will live in a shared house close to the school

3. Aagard Efterskole

  • Next volunteer period:10 the of August 2019 – 30th of June 2020.
  • Number of volunteers: 1
  • Description of project: Aagaard Efterskole is a part of a network of schools in Denmark, known as “Efterskole”. “Efterskole” is a unique schooling concept found only in Denmark. Broadly speaking it is a private boarding school with government grants that provides Secondary School education for young people at the age of 15 to 17. Each “Efterskole” chooses its own profile and an area on which it will focus its teaching, in addition to the compulsory subjects. Our school focuses on academic skills, traditional Danish gymnastics and optional subjects (music, creative, sport, and practical subjects). Aagaard Efterskole’s founding values are based upon Grundtvig/Kold social-cultural values, whose general principles are general education, co-existence and enlightenment for life, emphasizing putting historical, political and cultural issues into context. Pupils’ participation in the cultural debate is also seen as an important part of the individual’s personal development. The staff currently consists of 17 teachers and 6 other members of staff.
  • Activities: A timetable will be provided every week, which will give the volunteer a chance to use all his skills; linguistically, artistically, athletically, and socially. It’s important to note that the school is technically open 24/7, though time will be given in lieu if the volunteer has been asked to contribute weekends. The volunteer will have the opportunity to work as a language assistant with co-operation with other teachers in the classroom. And also the opportunity to contribute during musical activities, sport activities, skiing, and other optional lessons. The volunteer will participate in the daily tasks of the boarding school; monitoring of cleaning and mealtimes, planning evening activities, helping with homework etc.
  • Volunteer profile:
    -male over the age of 22
    -previous experience working with children
    -interest in foreign languages and sharing knowledge about Europe and his own country, culture, and language
    -willing to engage in all aspects of the life on the school
    -hard-working and flexible
  • Accomodation: the volunteer will live at the school

4. Vestjyllands Højskole

  • Next volunteer period: 11th of August 2019 – 10th of August 2020
  • Number of volunteers: 1
  • Description of project: Vestjyllands Højskole is a Folk High Schools that offers non-formal adult education. Most students are between 18 and 26 years old. We have no academic requirements for admittance and there are no exams, but you get a diploma when you leave. At Vestjyllands Hojskole they have dance, ecology, theatre, singing, music, ceramics, painting ,writing, and cooking on the schedule.  They also have an ecological profile and we are able to produce all the energy needed ourselves. We have a large ecological garden, which is maintained by local voluntaries. The volunteer will be working in the garden, but in the spare time he/she will have the opportunity to take part in the above mentioned as well.
  • Activities: The volunteer will gain knowledge about ecological gardening, farming, plants and the diversity of the earth. The volunteer will learn how to make the earth fertile and fruitful and gain knowledge of coexistence between, man, animals, and plants as well as the importance of plants in regards to our health. The volunteer will spend most of the time working in the garden and in that way he will contribute to the overall mission of the garden. In addition the volunteer will be in charge of creating new social and cultural networks between Danes and foreigners through ecological gardening and the use of those products in the kitchen. The volunteer will strengthen the knowledge in the local community about the importance of the food in relation to health and a healthy life and create an ecological research and demonstration garden that inspires to form the basis of a constructive community, which in the future will attract new citizens. Besides gardening, the volunteer will be faced with tasks of craftsmanship, especially carpentry and tasks such as bartending, management and cleaning.
  • Volunteer profile
    -interest in education and ecology
    -willing to engage in the practical work in the organic garden
    -flexible and mature
  • Accomodation: the volunteer will live at the school

5. Vandel Efterskole

  • Next volunteer period: 7th of August 2019 – 28th of June 2020
  • Number of volunteers: 2
  • Project of Description: An “Efterskole” is a unique schooling concept found only in Denmark. It is a kind of a private boarding school with government grants that provides Secondary School education for young people, predominately between the ages of 14-17. The school is privately run, and this means that there is an annual fee for parents to send their child/children to the school, but families may apply for government funding depending on their financial status. Vandel Efterskole is known for its high educational standards and pedagogical practices, but also the proven ability to develop our students both socially and academically. The majority of students continue into higher education. The foundations of the community at the school are built upon openness, friendliness, tolerance and shared responsibility. Participation in this mini-society aims to build relationships as well as further awareness and understanding of others. Vandel puts emphasis on quality education. Everybody should be able to acquire new skills and develop academically within a challenging learning environment.
  • Activities: Volunteering at this project is a good opportunity for the volunteer to participate in all of the school’s activities during the week and at weekends. Volunteers are expected to quickly develop a personal, yet professional relationship to the students Individual timetables will offer volunteers the chance to use all of their skills, linguistically, artistically, and socially. The volunteer will be given the opportunity to contribute as both a language assistant and as a guest teacher. Volunteers will be offered the same learning possibilities of any trainee teacher with regards to pedagogy and didactics as well as provided with constant support and advice.
  • Volunteer profile:
    -over the age of 20
    -out-going, sociable and has a sense of humor
    -motivation, adaptability and flexibility are key factors
    -natural interest in working with children
    -an interest in foreign languages
    -previous teaching experience is recommended
    -participation in sports or coaching experience would also be beneficial
    -Danish law requires anyone working with children under the age of 16 to have a clean criminal record and have no previous convictions where children are involved.
  • Accomodation: volunteers will be living at the school

6. The Marine Biological Research Centre

  • Next volunteer period: 15 August 2019 – 14 August 2020
  • Number of volunteers: 2
  • Project description: The Marine Biological Research Centre in Kerteminde is part of the Department of Biology, University of Southern Denmark. Kerteminde is on the island Fyn, an island in the middle of Denmark. Any other part of the country is within easy reach by public transport. The centre is internationally known and focuses on all aspects of marine research, both in the field and in the lab. The center has projects with focus on sponges, jellyfish, blue mussels and other filter feeding animals; as well as a bioacoustics labs where we house grey seals, cormorants and harbour porpoises.
    Activities: The volunteers will be assisting in daily research sessions and training sessions with the 2 grey seals, 2 cormorants, and 2 turtles. They will also assist in the daily animal care and husbandry of the animals. They will be responsible for cleaning and maintenance of the animal areas and facilities. The volunteers will be put through a training regime in learning animal behavior, behavior modification, and animal training.
    The volunteers will also learn about the bioacoustics, psychophysics, and testing paradigms
  • Volunteer profile:
    -People with a biology or psychology background, or people with animal experience.
    -all interested people will be openly considered with a special focus on motivation for learning and strong work ethic
  • Accomodation: volunteer will be living with a Danish host family.

7. Odsherreds Efterskole

  • Next volunteer period: 11 August 2019.-30 June 2019
  • Deadline for application: 2nd of January 2019
  • Number of volunteers: 3
  • Description of project: Odsherredes Efterskole is a Christian self-governing boarding school (efterskole) offering formal secondary education for 9th and 10th grade. It have are around 160 students between 15-17 year, which stay for one year at the school. The school is situated in the western part of Zealand in a small town named Faarevejle. An “Efterskole” is a unique schooling concept found only in Denmark. It is a kind of a private boarding school with government grants that provides Secondary School education for young people, predominately between the ages of 14-17. The school is privately run, and this means that there is an annual fee for parents to send their child/children to the school, but families may apply for government funding depending on their financial status.
  • Activities: Living at the school, volunteers will be given an opportunity to participate in all of the school’s activities during the week and at weekends.  The school will provide a timetable for the volunteer, which will offer him/her the chance to use all of their skills, linguistically, artistically, in sports and socially The volunteer will be involved in the areas of the curriculum that are relevant to his/her key skills. The volunteer will be offered the same learning possibilities of any trainee teaching with regards to pedagogy and didactics. The volunteer would be provided with constant support and advice. The volunteer is expected to engage in all aspects of the school’s life
  • Volunteer profile:
    -over the age of 20
    -out-going, sociable and has a sense of humor
    -good at English
  • Accomodation: The volunteer will get his/her own room in a house that he/she will share with 2-4 other young people, who also work at the school.

8. Hertha Levefællesskab

  • Next volunteer period: 6 August 2019.-5 August 2020.
  • Number of volunteers: 2
  • Description of the project: The project, Hertha, is a living community for mentally handicapped situated in a small village, Herskind, consisting of families and singles, who integrate themselves into the lives and rhythm of the handicapped. The living community consists of 2 houses with 19 mentally handicapped residents. The residents have different psychological and mental restrictions and some of them are also physically impaired, but all of them are able to walk. In the village there are different workshops which are used in the project: Bakery, biodynamic market garden, biodynamic farm, dairy, weave shed, kitchen and laundry where the mentally handicapped work.
  • Volunteer profile: Tolerant, open, extrovert who can take part in Hertha’s daily life with a positive attitude. Calm personality, flexible and accepting of adjustments to plans. Being able to play an instrument would be relevant, but not essential.
  • Activities: the main activity for the volunteer will be to support the disabled in the workshops according to interests and specific knowledge and experiences. The volunteer can choose between bakery, kitchen, or gardening. If the volunteer has a driving license, he/she will be in charge of being a chauffeur to different activities. Volunteers will only work with the less disabled and challenging disabled.

Haku: Lataa Tanskan ICYE-järjestön kotisivuilta hakulomake (pdf). Lähetä täyttämäsi lomake viimeistään 1.1.2019 Tanskan ICYElle osoitteeseen evs.incoming@icye.dk sekä kopiona Maailmanvaihdolle osoitteeseen maailmanvaihto@maailmanvaihto.fi.