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2017-11-28

FINDING EVS IN 5 STEPS

 

 

 


1,2,3,4,5… LET’S GO FOR THE EVS !!


You want to do an EVS in Europe, here are the 5 tips to find your host organization



1

DEFINE YOUR PROJECT



EVS gives you the opportunity to participate in different projects:

- No need of professional experience.
- No need of diploma! Just motivation!
- Various projects are available (communication, ecology, even working with children!)
-A wide choice of countries in the European Union and out of EU
Don’t know where to start? Nothing more simple, check out these websites:
THE EUROPEAN YOUTH PORTAIL

https://europa.eu/youth/volunteering/evs-organisation_en
http://www.youthforeurope.eu/
https://findevs.com/evs-projects
https://europa.eu/youth/volunteering

You can also search in Facebook as well. Here are some groups to start with:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/292568195178/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/116380755047239/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/22283221467/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ErasmusNetwork/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/eunetwork/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1440503956192198/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/480621432058032/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/592925247429125/



2

FIND A SENDING ORGANIZATION

Internet is a real gold mine, if you know how to search you will find your organisation! You can use all the means of communication proposed here:
Crij (for France)
Website erasmusplus
Data base of all voluteering organisations: europa.eu (international)
Join Facebook groups:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/292568195178/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/116380755047239/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/22283221467/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ErasmusNetwork/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/eunetwork/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1440503956192198/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/480621432058032/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/592925247429125/
All associations publish their information on upcoming projects, plus it's totally FREE!






3


FIND A HOSTING ORGANIZATION



Good news, you did halfway to find the EVS that suits you!
Now it will be necessary to find a host organization, nothing more simple.

Good to know, your sending organization can help you, because they have a lot of contacts he will be happy to help you.

Finally, you can also search the internet for organizations that interest you and contact them. You can use the links above to find a hosting organisation too.







4


PREPARE YOUR APPLICATION


In order to be well prepared and in order to put all odds on your side you must make a CV and a cover letter in English, you can find examples on the sites:
- etudiant.aujourdhuit.fr (for France)
- Europass (International and in all European languages)

They are both full of models and advices of writing!


We also advise you to prepare a short presentation, explaining your real interest in the project in English because often the host organizations ask to have a skype interview and you must be ready!




5

CROSS FINGERS

 

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