Friday, January 15, 2010

Invitation for International Volunteer Academy in Europe

(Placement Opportunities).We are seeking young people for a year-round Voluntary or Internship positions within our rapidly growing, fast-paced non-profit organization.

We are looking for people who are independent workers with good written and verbal communication skills. Though not a pre-requisite, the following background is preferred: a demonstrated interest in such subjects as international relations, peace building, fundraising and NGOs. However, experience and academic qualifications can be matched with adequate enthusiasm for the area.

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn more about peace building, meet members of the nonprofit community in Moldova, and learn the logistics of an NGO. Additional you will have opportunity to visit Moldova’s historical and holy places, also study Russian or Romanian languages etc.

Our Organization seeks students, graduate students or any volunteers who would like the opportunity for exposure to a wide range of work and experiences.

The following placements are available within the IRFF and other NGO partners:

• Media - writing articles etc. media work

• IT - administration of computers and networks

• Image maker - making booklets, creating video spots, creating thematic photos, creating promotional materials

• Organizing activities for children in orphanages - sport and swimming instructors, team building etc. human development games

• Teachers - English, Italian, French, German, Spanish languages

• Fundraising - Writing and proof reading grant proposals, researching and contacting sponsors

¨ Project research and creation – researching grant opportunities and creating projects to fulfill requirements. Justifying proposals with statistical evidence as well as forging domestic and cross-border partnerships.

Other data:


Duration- 1 week to 48 Months.

Start date – negotiable,

Remuneration- € 0 per month,

Working week- full-time,

Training- provided,

Required languages- English or Romanian or Russian, others are also welcomed.

The IRFF can help source accommodation.

The cost of the program is 100 Euros a donation for our charity projects which also includes placement arrangements and all administrative costs regarding you placement.

We provide non-paid Volunteer/internship placements and participants are expected to cover all personal expenses.

Application instructions:

Please contact us for more information about the program.

Email or mail Curriculum Vitae in English or Russian or Romanian to

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Even More opportunities in the following areas:

Children and young people:

-playgroups, homework clubs, youth groups, holiday schemes, Scouts, Guides, mentoring.

Older people:

-visiting, befriending, practical help such as gardening or shopping, helping at day centers, meals on wheels.

Children or adults with special needs:

-befriending, providing respite for careers, recording books or newspapers for people with visual impairments.


-visiting patients, providing transport, hospital radio, hospital guides, organizing the loan of books and magazines to patients.

Advice work:

-working with people on issues of welfare or consumer rights.


-alcohol and drug issues, relationship issues, supporting victims of crime, youth counseling.

Work with those recovering with mental health problems:

- befriending and assisting with social activities.

Work with the homeless:

-information and advice, assisting in outreach programmers.

Work in the environment/conservation:

-clearing paths and communal areas, planting trees, wildlife restoration.


-organizing events like sponsored walks, working in a charity shop, helping with a flag day.


join the management committee of a voluntary or community group.

Sports and leisure:

-coaching, leadership, organizing activities.

Arts and heritage:

-helping in museums, community arts and drama.

Work with animals:

-helping at animal sanctuary, riding for the disabled.

Community development and campaigning:

-joining the residents group, campaigning or lobbying on local issues etc.