Digitally Empowered Young Women
European Voluntary Service Opportunity
This project aims to support young women with an interest in ICT and gender to participate in a range of Erasmus+ activities EVS, Youth Exchanges and Training. This project aims to raise awareness among women of all ages of the benefits of the digital skills and equip them with tools and access to resources by having women champions whom impart there skills using a range of methods. Go Digit All (GDA) is already accredited to send and coordinate EVS projects until 2020. GDA has worked with young people from a range of different backgrounds over a number of years’ to develop our international projects. GDA support VET educational projects in UK and in EU. Organizing community volunteers to promoting ICT learning, promoting social cohesion and developing active citizenship. GDA also advocate on behalf of young people at senior levels, supporting them to understand structures, processes and provide forums for them to articulate their views and communicate their needs.
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements
All volunteers will reside together with other peers in supported shared house and allocated a supervisor and mentors. The properties will be managed and rented by GDA close to the project or within a good transport network. All volunteers will have a tenancy within the shared house suitable for multiple occupancy with an House of multiple Occupancy (HMO) licence; The accommodation is fully furnished, including bedding, and kitchen and laundry equipment. The volunteer will his/her own room or share a room with the same sex. Food will be bought and provided by the project on a weekly basis.
Training during the project
Training induction will be provided on equipment, health and safety and community awareness also possibility of further courses such as English and computer skills. Prior to arrival in the UK, all volunteers receive some on line training and link to ‘pre-departure pack’ with a role description, contact details of their supervisors and peers, as well as information about what to bring and what formalities are required (getting a passport, police check. government websites etc). All volunteers will also receive an activity agreement of which both copies need to be signed and one returned.
Women aged 18-30 with an interest in technology and a passion for supporting women you can have little or no experience as long as you are willing to learn and motivated that is the main requirement. Flexible and able to work well in a team plus a good communicator.
All young people between 18-30 years old will have the opportunity to participate in the GDA EVS Project. The volunteers should be motivated, good team players and wanting to learn new a range skills. They ideally will be interested in technology, diverse communities and have some ICT skills. A basic understanding of Youth pass competences and abilities needed to achieve the certification. The volunteers also come from different cultural backgrounds and should be to be able to achieve a harmonious ambiance and positive experience and committed to the outcomes of project.
Project Dates : 02/09/2017 to 30/11/2018
How to apply
Please email CV and motivation letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org