Information about ESC vacancy 2022/2023 in
Lidická – Centre of Leisure Time
Receiving and coordinating organization:
Luzanky – Centre of Leisure Time (SVC Luzanky)
Website in English: https://solidaritycorps.luzanky.cz/
Website of Luzanky: https://www.luzanky.cz/
Duration of activity: 12 months
Beginning of activity: 19/09/2022
End of activity: 17/09/2023
Contact person (ESC coordinator): Michaela Růženecká
Phone Nr: +420 724 200 131
Please send us your CV, a motivation letter and completed questions (see below), describe why you have chosen particularly this placement and what your expectations are. In the subject of the e-mail please write name of the ESC placement you are applying for (Lidicka art department).
Please send us the documents till 31 May 2022, at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are chosen to the second round of selection, be ready for a Skype interview in the second half of June, beggining of July. The results will be known in July 2022. Kindly note only the volunteers selected for the second round will be informed about the results. Thank you for understanding!
Description of the workplace
Lidicka is a branch of Luzanky leisure center situated in the center of Brno in the middle of a large park called Luzanky. It has several departments with different focus (painting, science, drama, yoga, computer science etc.). The volunteer will work in the Department of Arts: painting and ceramics.
This department holds regular academic painting workshops for children around the age of 2-18 as well as for adults. It organizes weekend courses, works with handicapped children and children with poor social background. Apart from that, it holds exhibitions in two galleries. These are offered mostly to schools and young artists.
Lidicka is looking for an art skilled volunteer that would work mainly with children in drawing, painting, graphic and ceramic classes. We expect the volunteer to help us with various art workshops and also to be involved in organizing summer camps for children. Attending occasional art sessions outside of Luzanky will be a part of the volunteer´s work too.
We prefer a volunteer who generally likes to work with small children as well as with teenagers and has a positive attitude towards arts.
The time schedule of the volunteer:
35 hours weekly:
- 25 hours of work for Lidicka (art activities, educational programs for schools, help with planning and organizing public events etc.)
- 5 hours of preparation and meeting with coordinator from Luzanky and other volunteers hosted or coordinated by Luzanky
- 5 hours for volunteers common/personal project
We offer to our volunteers the following kind of support. One of our workers will be your tutor – a guide and adviser who will help you during the whole project. You will be also provided with all the material of a particular workplace. If you like you can also visit other activities at Lidicka or in other branches of Luzanky.
QUESTIONS TO ANSWER:
Why did you choose Lidicka Art Department for your volunteer work?
What is your motivation to work with children?
Do you have any experience with teaching in general?
Which field of art is the most essential for you?
What would you like to gain from your Solidarity corps volunteering project?
General description of volunteering project in Luzanky:
There are 10 ESC volunteers working at different places on individual projects, meeting every week on common meetings with the coordinator and from time to time with all the colleagues to evaluate and plan the project. Luzanky hosts and coordinates ESC volunteers in other organizations (focused on environmental education, French culture, preschool education etc.). So, all hosted and coordinated volunteers will meet during the project and can visit workplaces and events of each other.
The volunteers are working 5 hours a week together with the coordinator on tasks connected with their integration into Luzanky and presentation of their presence in our organization. Those tasks will be mainly related with promotion of Solidarity corps program, and volunteers stay in Brno. Common trainings organized by Luzanky outside Brno are possible.
Volunteers can visit some of the courses and events organized by Luzanky for free (circus trainings for adults, ceramics, yoga etc.).
The organization will host only volunteers older than 18 years old.
Days off and holidays: volunteers have 2 days a week free + 2 days per month of vacation. While working occasionally on weekends they have extra days off during the week.
Volunteers get their pocket money and food allowance monthly (at the beginning of each month), they areprovided with card for Brno public transport.
Volunteers live in rented flats in single rooms. At the end of the project (August, September) there might be change of accommodation because of administrative reasons.