Volunteer will receive Georgian Language non-formal courses, will increase knowledge about Georgian Culture and traditions, will build network with Georgian NGO workers and journalists, will raise awareness about everyday work of Georgian NGO's.
Working and Living Conditions
This volunteering position will take place in small grassroots organization developing mainly local development aid projects. It is expected from the volunteer to be autonomous and able to take initiatives to support the hosting organization and local community in the development of their projects and activities.
WORKING CONDITIONS :
Coordinator of Gender Network of Samegrelo Region (EU Aid Volunteer) will work in office of Association “Merkuri” 5 days per week, maximum 40 hours a week, and have two days free (weekend)
The volunteer has the right to take 2 days holidays per worked month. The working calendar will be corresponding to the agenda and system established in the field. Some flexibility may be asked to implement some activities during the evening or the weekend if it is necessary.
Association “Merkuri” will provide volunteer with working space, which includes:
- Own desk
- Personal computer
- Internet connection (WI-FI, DSL)
- Office equipment (copier, printer, scanner, digital camera, projector, speakers)
- Office materials
Human and technical resources of the organization will be available to the volunteers any time.
In case project related task will implement out from office, we will arrange booking of place (make agreement with local government or owners), provide necessary information about transport and other related topics. Also provide Georgian speaker person who will help to volunteer during communication with participants of events.
The working calendar will be corresponding to the agenda and system established in the field. Some flexibility may be asked to implement some activities during the evening or the weekend if it is necessary.
LIVING CONDITIONS :
Association “Merkuri” provide accommodation for volunteers in Zugdidi.
Volunteer will be accommodated in host family in private house. Volunteer will have separate locked room and access to necessary facilities (share kitchen, bathroom, washing machine). The house will be in Zugdidi near to our office (approximately 10-15 minutes’ walk) or with a good connection to the centre.
All member of family will be instructed about meaning of volunteering, rules of program, some intercultural differences, instruct them about procedures of communication with Association “Merkuri”, give contacts of responsible persons, explain procedures of complains and conflict management.
The project covers:
- international travel covered directly by the sending organisation
- accommodation in single locked room
- subsistance monthly allowance: 243,91 euros - to cover food, housing necessities, clothes, potential extra expenses in specific areas…).
- resettlement allowance - post deployment: 100 euros per month stayed in the project
- visa fees