Human Rights Cafe: EVS for multicultural understanding

IPC student union

Helsingør, Denmark

Project dates

A total of 30 week(s) during the period 01/01/2020 to 31/08/2020

Application deadline

No application deadline

Project description

The Human Rights Cafe is a space for volunteers and young people to become active global and European citizens by transforming issues of local and global importance to concrete action and change-making. For 7 months in Helsingør, Denmark, two young volunteers will do volunteer work in order to gain work experience in the fields of youth work, active citizenship and non formal education, environment and climate change, event making, facilitation and conducting workshops on human rights, global citizenship, intercultural communication and lifelong learning while they enhance their personal and professional development and empowerment, giving them abilities in areas that will make them well-prepared for their future lives and enhancing their employability.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Our main associated local partner – International Peoples College (IPC) is a community-based institution which aim is to educate adults in a non-formal way to broaden their horizons, promote intercultural dialog and create open-minded and active citizens of the world. Our volunteers will live on the school campus and will be allowed to use school facilities, and get all the meals at the school. Accommodation, food, and transport costs are covered by the Erasmus plus fund

Training during the project

inter cultural experience for volunteers, and local community activating young people promotion of Human rights and respect raising awareness about environmental challenges Danish culture and customs

Volunteer profile

Desired volunteers for this projects are young, motivated people, who are looking for a space to develop their interest in field of intercultural education, non-formal learning methods, community building and human rights. They should be motivated to work with and for the community, be ready for challenges and living in the community.

How to apply

Apply through this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSen8A-yzA80tg1O8fiS7X5SIBMw1SRJTdAWhpzRFA8gQ33SOQ/viewform
MARK: note “SPRING” in the name and surname box

Participants with fewer opportunities

  • This organisation has a physical environment suitable for young people with physical, sensory or other disabilities (such as wheelchair access and similar.
  • This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.

Related links

Volunteers blog

Original post on the European Youth Portal website: https://europa.eu/youth/volunteering/project/8661_en


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