lundi 17 avril 2017

looking for an EVS volunteer 2017

Description and details of the project and activity of the young volunteer.

Activity Dates :     From 05/09/2017               To: 05/08/2018
Dead line selection: 03 april 2017

Project title : Interculturalité, mise en réseau et écocitoyenneté sur la région de Brioude.

This project is an opportunity to learn French culture and language within cultural and social associations. We need people able to adapt to the rural conditions (Brioude is a 7000 inhabitants village) and motivated to share an intercultural experience. Musikado is the main coordinator of the project, the volunteers work on different missions with our different partners; however the most important is the social café: ‘café lecture’. Musikado team organizes musical events, intercultural seminars and proposes video workshops.

 Musikado pays the accommodation and food and the volunteers get 115€ of pocket money per month.
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Tasks of volunteer:

The volunteer will work on the following fields:
·         Support of the " Café-Lecture" of Brioude, opened since 2009. This cultural association runs a cultural café that offers a library and artistic events. The volunteer will spend there on average two days per week or 15h/20h per week.
·         Working in a youth center “brin de ficelle”: helping in a games library and playing with young children, on average 10h per week.

· Different missions with opportunities :
Work in a public garden, Youth Information (in cooperation with the Mission Locale of Brioude), Creation of a stand « Europe » (mobility programmes, european cultures); Diffusion of information during cultural events (concerts, video contests); creation of a blog about the european projects and the work of Musikado (EVS, exchanges, etc.)
 Information about Europe in the high schools: creation of some presentations, exhibitions of the culture of their country and diffusion in the classrooms; a support and a practice of the foreign languages; cooperation with teachers for the realisation of educative projects realised by youth with a main theme: “Europe”; presentation of the Youth Program (for students and teachers).
Events: in cooperation with local partners, our volunteer will participate in the organisation of cultural events: cultural programmation of the town of Brioude and some other associatons.
Video : Creation of video spots promoting activities of the civil society organisation of Brioude and its region, or on educative theme ( health, intercultural seminars, environment etc); support of the creation of music clips for youth local bands; support of the realisation of video trainings for local youth.
Thoses activities will be realised under the leading of the video responsible.
In the same time volunteer will have an opportunity and a space for a personal project. It can be either in the frame of the topics pre-mentionned or artistic / cultural activity relate with the culture of the volunteer.
Help in organisation of concerts and musical events; music rehearsal studios: management of backline, realisation of music demo, creation of musical project.
Those activities will be realised under the leading of the sound engineer (member of Musikado).

Working hours and days off:
The volunteer will work 30/35 hours per week (training including) from Monday to Friday and has 2 days of holidays per month. Sometimes, for some specific events, it can be that the volunteer can be asked to work during the week-end. Then she/he will get free days during the following week.

Language training:
The volunteers will attend particular classes during their stay. She/he will attend lessons according to her/his French level (4h/week). Furthermore she/he will have the occasion to practice French with the people from Brioude.

Training and support
The volunteer will be supervised by his mentor, Frédéric Giroux. They will meet at least once a week for evaluation-preparation meeting, and the volunteer will be supported for the job training. All the organizations involved in the project are ten minutes from Musikado’s office.
The volunteer will get some short trainings:
- realisation of video spots: scenario, filming, editing and projection ;
- realisation and diffusion of information material: brochures, posters, expositions;
- organisation of concerts: promotion, organisation, installation of material, sound & lights ;
Musikado members includes around 10 musicians, one sound engineer, a video responsable, a webmaster, a professional photographer, 2 computer designers.