Free EVS placement in Istanbul

Please those who are interested , write directly to Bahadir Ulgen.

Contact person: Bahadır Ülgen
Location: ISTANBUL, Turkey
Deadline: 20/08/2011
Start: 01/12/2011
End: 30/06/2012

The center is established in 2011. There are several activities for young people.The center is situated in a middle class people living area. The participants mainly from economicly low income. They want to build better conditions for theirself.
The local volunteers become together through the project of Importance of non formal education for young people” which started at the end of 2008. They are working voluntarily at the centre. The centre is supported by the GENCTUR and some individuals. They make several activities and training for young people especially university students. Some activities and programs:
1. Project writings
2. Workshops.
3. Trainings for personal and social developments
4. Foreign Speaking Clubs

The volunteer is mainly working with the young people and is also taking part in the activities and programs of the cooperation. Work with youth: The volunteer will be working sometimes alone, sometimes with other local volunteers %40 activities – prepare and carry out social activities – organize and lead of Foreign Speaking Clubs – Preparing presentations of several trainings – Evaluation meetings etc. %40 project writing The center runs with some donations but especially with several projects. So the volunteer should search and write projects for findind some fund. %10 office works %10 language course S/he either can learn informally or formally. Working Hours: 5 days a week from 10.00 -17.00 2 days off. Saturday will be working day. So one day will be off in week days

• language skills: Good English. Basic Turkish is preferable
• communicative skills
• talkative, friendly, smiling and patient person.
• flexibility to take on a great variety of tasks
• Team member
• some experience with youth
• some experience with project writing.
• being able to adopt to different culture
• flexibility for spontaneous reactions towards the needs of the young people

Interested volunteers should send us their applications directly to by 20th of August. In our application must be include the curriculum vitae, a personal motivation letter with your photos which explain you in social and volunteering life. After this date we will begin to process the applications. We will finished the selection by 20th of August, after we will prepare the application form and activity agreement with the sending organisation and volunteer and apply to the national agency for the September 1st deadline.

Bahadir Ulgen
Istiklal Caddesi No: 108 Kat: 5 Galatasaray / Istanbul | Tel: +90 (212) 244 62 30 | Fax: +90 (212) 244 62 33