We are looking for 4 EVS volunteers
27.01.2017
We inform you that we are looking for 4 motivated EVS volunteers for Bulgarian sports development association, Sofia, Bulgaria.

BASIC INFO
Venue: Sofia, Bulgaria;
Start: 15 th of August 2017;
End: 10 th of October 2017;
Duration: 59 days (2 months);
Number of Vacancies: 4;
Deadline to apply: 20th of April 2017;
EVS Accreditation number: 2016-1-BG01-KA110-024094;
This call is open to participants from: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech republic, Hungary and Slovakia 1 participant per country.
We will just take in consideration Responsible, Motivated and PASSIONATED Application forms!

PROJECT INFO
Bulgarian Sports Development Association was founded in 2010 and is a nonprofit public benefit organization devoted to the development of Bulgarian sport and improving sporting culture in Bulgaria! Our team is young, creative and full of innovative spirit that works for development of Bulgarian sport and enhance the sport culture in Bulgaria with a desire and motivation. We also organize different events in the areas of: entrepreneurship, citizenship and active society. The team of the orgasation consists of professionals from different fields as: sport experts, media specialists, tourism and hospitality, education, marketing and others. We believe that sport should be part of a modern life of children and young people and should create in them values such as motivation, discipline, fair play. Sport is also be a excellent way to prevent many of the problems with young people such as social exclusion, violence, crime and addictions.Moreover, as an association we have all the responsibilities related to management, planning and coordination of the activities that we create, providing the safe environment and quality control for them as well. Some of the activities, that will be implemented during the EVS experience are listed below:
Organizational tasks during Eurasia - Bulgaria International Badminton Championships 2017;
Sport events organized during EWoS 2017, including the organization and logistics during International sport conference European everyday of sport;
Organizational tasks during Bulgarian International Badminton Championships 2017;
Organization of sport events for kids, open training sessions;
Collaboration with educational institutions and associations for the promotion of school sport;
Collaboration with municipal and public entities for the development of sport activities;
Promotion of the European youth programs to the young people in the community and participation in youth exchanges.

BACKGROUND OF PARTICIPANTS
EVS volunteers we are looking for should be youth /social workers/Sport coaches/PA teachers/Education teachers or youth leaders active within their organization and specialists who already have experience in youth work and sport activities, but wants to increase their practical skills and at the same time to share experience. The EVS volunteers we are looking for should be: young people 18 30 years old, with different background and experience that are interested in the topic of sports development and are motivated to develop their competences in inter-cultural dialogue and Sport.
The participants that we want to involve are 18+, but preferably 25+; Gender balance rule 50:50 will be guaranteed in the selection procedure and followed by every partner organization. All the activities in the EVS program are developed the way they are 100% equal for men/woman/undefined participants.

The profile of the ideal candidate:

Youth /social workers, sport coaches/specialists or youth leaders active within their organization;
Be motivated to develop their competencies in intercultural dialogue and Sport;
Already have experience in working with young people, organizing initiatives and projects;
Be able to act as a multiplier in our local community, ensuring the snowfall effect;
Be committed to attend for the full duration of the EVS;
Preferable age - 25+;
Able to speak in English, basic level of language knowledge is required.

EVS volunteers tasks:
MAIN TASKS:
Supporting the organization of the mentioned sport events;
Promotion of the idea behind European Voluntary Service, Erasmus+ and European citizenship;
Training sessions: providing sport sessions for partner sport clubs golf and tennis trainings, trainings to kids and youngsters with disabilities, open training sessions in sport clubs and schools;
Support to the implementation of integration through sport methodology in the local community, including for immigrants;
Communication: management of the official web site of the association and the Facebook profile
Promoting the activities of the association and the volunteer in the social media space by regularly updating our blog and facebook page.
SECONDARY TASKS
Learning and helping with the creation of projects and youth exchanges within the Erasmus+ program.

Full EVS call information: https://www.dropbox.com/s/j7bpxrhynhaa28r/EVS_Call_BSDA.doc?dl=0