Call for an EVS volunteer for a long term project for 12 months in Croatia
What: European Voluntary Service
When: as soon as possible
Where: Petrinja, Croatia
Host organization: ASSOCIATION FOR PROMOTION OF IT, CULTURE AND COEXISTENCE
Association IKS was established in 2003 and has as its mission empowerment of
citizens by developing a sense of responsibility and taking the initiative for the progress of
the entire community. Our vision is a more humane, democratic environment in which
Association IKS acts as a generator of changes and a stronghold of positive ideas.
Our regular activities include: Civil society organisation capacity development; Democratic
citizenship development and promotion of volunteering; Youth ‘leisure time’ activity
organisation; Empowerment of socially vulnerable community members; Encouraging
employment of women and youth, Non formal education and information for youth.
Your accommodation will be near the city centre (short walking distance) and you will share
the apartment with other volunteers. The apartment will have bedrooms, a shared kitchen and
dining room, bathrooms and everything else that is needed. Your living and food expenses
will be paid for by the European Union project funding and you will also receive pocket
money each month. With that, you can cook, share your delicious food with other volunteers,
enjoy a cup of coffee in our local coffee shops and buy everything you need for your
During the EVS project:
-volunteers will work approximately 6-7 hours per day
– Saturdays and Sunday’s are free unless there are specific project events or important
international days on the weekend in which case they will get weekdays off
– Volunteers will have a mentor, who will provide peer support and assist the volunteer
in adjusting to their new environment and help the volunteer with the Youthpass
– Mentors are usually local youth volunteers at Association IKS
– Volunteers have a coordinator and supervisor who will be looking after the project and
supporting the volunteers’ development
Petrinja is a small town (24,858 inhabitants) in central Croatia, just under 60 km from the
Croatian capital Zagreb. It is a microregional centre with good transport connection by bus,
near the main railway which connects Zagreb with other parts of Croatia and the borders.
Application procedure: If you think that this is an opportunity for you and would like to get more active in the activities of Association IKS for the next 12 months, send us your motivational letter and CV at email@example.com.
Participation fee for CYA Krik: 300 MKD
For any additional questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.