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International volunteers can become part of the IJC team

18 August 2016
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Independent Journalism Center (IJC) participates in the European Voluntary Service (EVS), part of the Erasmus+ programme. The European Union's Erasmus+ programme is a funding scheme that supports activities in the fields of Education, Training, Youth and Sport for the period of 2014-2020.  Merging seven prior programmes Lifelong Learning, Youth in Action, Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink and the programme for cooperation with industrialised countries. it has opportunities for a wide variety of individuals and organisations.

EVS is a programme aimed at young persons aged between 17 to 30 years to carry out an international volunteer service in an organisation or in a public body in a foreign country. The volunteer opportunities last between 2 months and a maximum of 12 months. It provides the complete coverage of the costs of food, accommodation, travel and insurance for the international volunteer.

Since 2009 IJC has hosted over 10 volunteers that were actively involved in the implementation of our projects. We offer the following activities to prospective volunteers: assisting the center’s employers in organising training programmes for journalists of regional and national press, engaging in the organisation of the annual event „Journalists of the year”, updating the Media Azi web portal (http://www.media-azi.md/) and media monitoring. We are looking for creative and flexible individuals, interested in mass media and knowledgeable in this domain, to join our team. Advanced level of English will be considered an advantage.