EVS in district Steinfurt - Germany 2015/ 2016
Start date: Sep 1, 2015,
End date: Dec 31, 2016
The Youth Office of the district Steinfurt is regionally responsible for coordinating of the the open and associational youth work, youth policies, youth career assistance and for youth-specific topics. One of its priorities is the international youth work since 1997.
As the sending and coordinating organization the Youth Office supervises and manages currently 13 approved projects. The range of projects in the district Steinfurt is large and diverse. Nevertheless, there emerges a focus of the project. Many projects are characterized by the open educational work with children and young people. This results for the respective project places often a large space of shaping of the content for the volunteers. The participation can quite specifically relate to the own interests, hobbies and strengths of the volunteers. This is even encouraged.
The projects are located in the district Steinfurt in the following communities: Hopsten, Lengerich, Ibbenbüren, Velpe, Westerkappeln, Saerbeck, Hörstel, Ladbergen, Lotte, Tecklenburg.
All projects are open for 6 to 12 months of voluntary service. In addition to the personal support of volunteers / volunteer by a tutor / a tutor in the respective project, ensures the Youth Welfare Office, in addition the standard supply (payment of pocket money, accommodation, language courses and bus tickets for one year) for the mentoring of all projects. In addition, the Youth Welfare Office invites for continuous reflection meetings of all volunteers in the district Steinfurt and regular cultural events.
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