YOUTH VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION
- Code : LSM-01
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Leadership is a non-profit organization bringing together young volunteers with the mission of involving youth in civil society through volunteerism, project design, and cooperation both locally and internationally.Leadership was founded on November 1, 2005 as a youth volunteer organization under the auspices of the public association Leader, a centre of civic society initiatives.
Assist in the coordination of our youth volunteer and the organization of regular meetings as well as motivation and team-building activities. Participate in the organization and implementation of various events. Plan and implement short-term international volunteer projects and summer camps together with program coordinator. Get involved in fundraising activities. Actively participate in our current projects. Hold language courses and discussion clubs. Create any PR materials of our organization: possibilities include booklets, mini clips, photo exhibitions, etc. Desirable Skills -Website design -Accounting -Public Relations -Media
You will live with a local host family; they will provide you with your own room and all the necessary conveniences. You will join your host family for breakfast and dinner while lunch will be provided at the office with other members of Leadership.
Language – Though the working language of international volunteers is English, at least basic knowledge of Russian is recommended in order to communicate efficiently with local volunteers and staff members of the organization. Beginner’s Russian/Kyrgyz language lessons are provided in the participation fee. Knowledge of other world languages is welcome; this will enable you to hold language courses with local volunteers and other youth in Karakol. Duration of the Program and Your Schedule: In order to be admitted you must be able to participate for at least one month while the maximum period of involvement is one year. Your work will range from 6 to 8 hours per day, depending on a mutual agreement and the needs of the host organization. Normally volunteers work Monday through Friday, though special events and activities sometimes require their presence during weekends. Other skills – In order to participate in the program you are expected to have past experience with volunteer work, working as a part of a team, and depending on which project, working with teenagers. For certain projects, it is recommended to bring literature and CDs with language teaching programs. We also expect you to be motivated and to actively participate in your own program’s implementation and evaluation process. The costs of the program are as follows: • Cost for 1 month: 250 EUR. • Cost for 3 months: 700 EUR • Cost for 6 months: 1400 EUR. • Cost for one year: 2500 EUR. The program fee covers administrative charges, accommodation and food (provided by a host-family), pre-departure preparation assistance, beginner?s Russian/Kyrgyz language classes and 24-hour support and guidance from professional, locally based staff. If you need a guided transfer from the Bishkek Airport to Karakol, an additional 50 EUR will be charged. The program fee does not cover your roundtrip flight to Kyrgyzstan. Your visa, medical and travel insurance, airport departure taxes, and travel expenses during your stay in Karakol (if not directly connected to the volunteer work) are your responsibility. Costs of personal Internet time and phone calls are also the responsibility of the volunteer.