Supporting Roma youth – ESC program in Hungary

Bagรกzs, ESC, program, european solidarity corps, volunteer, youth, erasmus+, Hungary, 2022

We are looking for young volunteers (21-30 years old) for our long-term ESC project.

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Bagรกzs ESC program 2022 – If you are proactive, good with children and open to different cultures and people from disadvantaged backgrounds, you might be our perfect candidate.
The project is based in Roma settlements in two Hungarian towns, Bag and Dรกny, where we organize after-school activities for local children and youngsters. Volunteers will actively participate in the life of local communities, hold English-speaking group activities together with our experienced volunteers and join the most awaited summer camps.

What are you looking for help with?
  • Charity Work/Fundraising ๐Ÿ’ฐ
  • Teaching/Language Exchange ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿซ
  • General Help ๐Ÿ’โ€โ™€๏ธ
What’s the mission of your community? ๐ŸŽฏ

Bagรกzs is a public benefit association in Hungary that has been working since 2011 to contribute to an inclusive and accepting society in which Roma people have a chance to achieve their goals. This can only be achieved if we jointly set up changes in the community of the settlements and in the majority society. Our association seeks to make Roma people more capable, while at the same time sensitizing and making them more accepting of the people belonging to the majority society.Bagรกzs, ESC, program, european solidarity corps, volunteer, youth, erasmus +, Hungary, 2022

The primary aim of our programs is the deliberate development and empowerment of the local community through our presence in the settlements. Based on a holistic approach to our professional work we support entire families with separate programs for children and for adults.
Most of our programs are organized by volunteers, so they are directly involved in professional work.

Volunteers age restrictions ๐Ÿ”ž

Only 18 to 30 years old (This is an ESC/EVS/ERASMUS youth exchange)

How many volunteers could you host? ๐ŸŽŽ

More than two

When would you need volunteers? ๐Ÿ“…

The project starts on the 1st of July, 2022 and ends on the 31st of May, 2023ds

How many hours of help per day? โฑ

6 hours of help per day

How many days of help per week? ๐ŸŒ’

5 days per week – 2 days off

Are accommodation and food included? ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿœ

Yes, we offer food and accommodation + POCKET MONEY

What type of accommodation can you provide? ๐Ÿ•
  • Dormitory/shared rooms ๐Ÿ›Œ
  • Private home ๐Ÿ 
Diet – nutrition information ๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿฅค

The volunteers get a monthly food allowance with which they can be responsible for their own food choices.

Benefits ๐Ÿ†“๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ…

The project is funded by the European Solidarity Corps, participants will get:

  • free accommodation (2 bedroom apartment, 2 volunteers share a room)
  • monthly food allowance
  • travel reimbursements
  • extra pocket money
  • optional SIM card

ESC volunteers get pocket money in addition to the food allowance and free accommodation.
In addition to the pre-departure training, on-arrival training and mid-term evaluation, our participants will receive training from our organizationโ€™s staff and will have a mentor.
Online language course in English is also provided. You will receive a YouthPASS certificate as a national recognition of the non-formal and informal learning. (Learn more about it here: Youthpass)

Language ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง


How to get to your site โœˆ ๐Ÿ—บ

The travel costs to Hungary and back to their home country will be refunded based on the distance band limits imposed by the European Commission, up to 275 Euros.

Is there internet access? ๐ŸŒ


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For more information please contact:

Hostname ๐Ÿ“› Bagรกzs Public Benefit Organisation

Bagรกzs, ESC, program, european solidarity corps, volunteer, youth, erasmus +, Hungary, 2022

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1 thought on “Supporting Roma youth – ESC program in Hungary

  1. Hey, we are a group with 5 social worker student and we are searching for opportunity to help the romani community in January 2023, some of us could stay for 7 days, some 14. We all speak basic English, some speaks French and German, and one Speak Romanรจ

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