GAIN – GALICIA INNOVATION DISTRICT

EUROPEAN SOLIDARITY CORP PROJECT

SEARCHING FOR ESC VOLUNTEERS

3 PROJECTS – 11/12 MONTHS (OCTOBER – AUGUST)

 A CORUÑA-SPAIN

WHO WE ARE

We are a group of 4 different organizations, 3 hosting projects coordinated by Ingalicia Cultural Association:
Galisurf
Teatro Noite Bohemia
Asociación EDNA-AMADAHI

About the Coordinator, Ingalicia:
The Ingalicia Cultural Association was officially born in 2007 to promote a spirit and community integration, and increase the knowledge of European culture between young people. From here Ingalicia is presented as a tool to help and support the realization of professional internships, youth exchanges, volunteering, training course, learning different languages ​​and improving the knowledge of the European labour system.
Our main activities revolve around the organization of visits and meetings, European planning for public bodies regarding youth policies, sports, local economic development, culture and cooperation with underdeveloped countries. We believe that the transnational experience could offer young people the possibility of growing within a European dimension thanks to their personal and professional skills, so that they can be the protagonists of the European future.
Ingalicia promotes different activities and projects, mainly in the field of European programs with ERASMUS + (European Voluntary Service; Youth with Europe: Youth Exchanges, National Youth Initiatives, Youth Workers Mobility, Internships, etc.), and others, with the following purpose : offer young people the possibility of accessing mobility programs in school, professional and cultural settings to increase understanding between different cultures and systems; promote the encounter between cultures and linguistic deepening in a local context, thus favoring dynamics of learning and intercultural knowledge; promote responsibility and active participation of young people in society.

About Galisurf: Galisurf is an untraditional surf school. Users not only learn to surf but also become aware of the importance of preserving our coasts and the environment, while creating groups and working as a team. Galisurf also conducts educational workshops in schools to raise children’s awareness of the need to preserve the environment. In this project the volunteer will collaborate every day on the beaches, also in winter (here it is not so cold, yeah!) Taking photos and videos, surfing and writing articles for the galisurf blog, to further internationalize the association. At the same time, he will carry out office work (marketing, social media) and collaborate in educational workshops.

About Teatro Noite Bohemia: The theatre company Noite Bohemia is a youth theatre company that was born in the IES Ramón Menéndez Pidal in 2008 as a result of the concerns of a group of students who wanted to do theatre in their institute.The project began in principle as a school theatre group has been growing over the years, and that small group is now one of the most recognized national and international youth theatre companies in the world of theatre.She currently has a stable schedule with an annual tour that takes her to the most prestigious theaters in Spain and abroad such as the Colón de Coruña Theater, Roman Theater of Sagunto, Roman Theater of Mérida, Jovellanos de Gijón Theater, Campos Elíseos Theater of Bilbao , or Roman Theater of Italica in Seville, Gil Vicente Theater (Coimbra, Portugal) among others and with more than 10,000 people per season, we can talk about a solid and recognized company within the Spanish youth theatre.This whole learning process begins with the actors and actresses who want to perform theatre and come with a vocation and desire to perform dramatic art, separating the theatre of the Zalaeta Institute (our house) from the extracurricular activity and functioning as a theatre company. more professionally possible within the standards of youth theatre. We are looking for two volunteer profiles: one who wants to collaborate with the other actors in performing the different plays and another who can perform the work of sound technician, electrician, or who knows how to sew, paint or have creative abilities. It can be the same volunteer profile or one of the two

About Asociación EDNA-AMADAHIAmadahi is a nature school project, without formal classes or walls, only forest, park and sea. Here children learn and study using their creativity and organizing their time. We believe that one of the biggest problems we face in “civilized” society is the denaturation of life. We grow in a society far from the natural environment, we have stopped being animals to be human beings, and with this we have placed ourselves above natural life, we have lost our biological essence. We move away from suffering, old age, the germ of life and death. With the desire to protect children we move away from the vital reality, from the natural cycle. We are human beings, but we are also animals. Denying it leaves us helpless before a hostile nature. Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente was astonished to discover the happiness of primitive tribes, their innocence, their well-being. He associated it with its harmony with the environment. Nowadays children suffer “house arrest” and they start talking about a deficit disorder of nature, not as a medical diagnosis, but as a set of disorders associated with the lack of outdoor activities. We are looking for a volunteer who can collaborate in the daily tasks of cooking, carpentry, painting, outdoor activities and any help that may be useful to the school. We are not looking for teachers, only people with creative spirit and skills to perform creative activities.
TASKS AND ACTIVITIES AT GALISURF:
In this project the volunteer will collaborate every day on the beaches, also in winter (here it is not so cold, yeah!) Taking photos and videos, surfing and writing articles for the galisurf blog, to further internationalize the association. At the same time, he will carry out office work (marketing, social media) and collaborate in educational workshops.25/30 hours per week. You will need local transport to reach different beaches we use but we also have a van we use to move to the beaches. 

TASKS AND ACTIVITIES AT NOITE BOHEMIA:
We are looking for two volunteer profiles: one who wants to collaborate with the other actors in performing the different plays and another who can perform the work of sound technician, electrician, or who knows how to sew, paint or have creative abilities. It can be the same volunteer profile or one of the two25/30 hours per week. In the same city centre. No local transport needed.
 
TASKS AND ACTIVITIES AT ASOCIACION EDNA-AMADAHI:
We are looking for a volunteer who can collaborate in the daily tasks of cooking, carpentry, painting, outdoor activities and any help that may be useful to the school. We are not looking for teachers, only people with creative spirit and skills to perform creative activities.20/25 minutes far from Coruña using a bus. You need local transport to reach the school but we can also use our cars sometime. 

HOW TO APPLY?

Every year we start opening our selection process in January and close in April/May so if now you are reading and is the perfect time to apply, send us your CV (not Europass, please) and Motivation Letter specifying in which of these 3 projects you wish to be included. The email to send your CV and Motivation letter is: sve@ingalicia.org

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