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BySorin Berbecar

Call for Slovenian, Portuguese, German and Estonian volunteers

Curba de Cultură is looking for one volunteer from any of the following countries: Slovenia, Germany, Portugal or Estonia for a six months EVS in Izvoarele, a nice and cozy Romanian village.

Curba de Cultură focuses on teenagers and youth development. Our mission is to use non-formal education as a complementary method to the formal educational system for young people. We want to create the premises for a better development of the young people and their more suited integration within their respective communities. We want to make young people aware that they actively belong to their local and national culture.

We are looking for an 18-30 years old volunteer who has:

  • motivation to live and work in rural area for 6 months
  • motivation to work with youngsters and children
  • motivation to do international volunteering
  • basic knowledge of English both in writing and speaking
  • interest in learning a different European language

The activities the volunteers would do, as part of the team, are:

  • interactive activities, lectures, presentations, simulation games, role-plays with children and youngsters in the schools
  • visits with pupils to the landfill and selective waste collection centre
  • designing with students selective waste trash cans for classrooms
  • preparations of the materials for the cans
  • assembling and decorating the cans together with students
  • organizing treasure hunts and other intercultural events
  • writing blogposts and articles
  • creating a brochure of the project
  • attending trainings (education for environment, event management etc)
  • preparing a dissemination event to be done after return to home country

Being an Erasmus+ project the volunteers receive:

  • accommodation in a traditional Romanian house (but with wi-fi :P)
  • pocket money and budget for food
  • bus permits for local transport
  • phone sim cards and monthly credit for it
  • international travel costs up to 275 EUR for Slovenia, Estonia, Germany and Portugal reimbursed in the end of the stay
  • Romanian language classes
  • mentor support for personal development and personal learning plans
  • coordinator support for implementing activities
  • complete medical insurance through Cigna Insurrance Plan
  • Youthpass certificate
  • two international trainings provided by the Romanian National Agency
  • internal trainings according to the topics of the project
  • smiles and hugs 😉

Other details about the project:

  • Name: Building Youth Supportive Communities – Environment
  • Length: 6 months, starting ASAP and until end of September 2019
  • Location: Izvoarele, Prahova County, Romania (the historical region of Walachia)
  • Hosting/ Coordinating Organization: Curba de Cultură
  • Sending organizations: Cruz Vermelha Braga (Portugal), PINA (Slovenia), Estyes (Estonia) and Jugendwerk de AWO – Karlsruhe (Germany)


If we caught your attention send us a CV and motivation letter asap at sorin@curbadecultura.ro

Also if you want to know more do not hesitate to ask using the same e-mail.


P.S. Explore this webpage to find out more about the community, the work and the volunteers we host.