Youth in action: be the change with this ESC project in Hungary’s heartland ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Bagazs, ESC, Hungary, European Solidarity corps

“Step in, Step Out” into the settlements, out of your comfort zone

ESC opportunity in Hungary โ€“ We are looking for young volunteers for our long-term ESC project. If you are proactive, good with children, and open to different cultures and people from disadvantaged backgrounds, you might be our perfect candidate.๐ŸคฉโœŒ
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 lives of local communities, hold English-speaking group activities together with our experienced volunteers, and join the most awaited summer camps.๐Ÿคธ

What category best describes your hosting arrangement? ๐Ÿก
  • Organization/NGO
Location – Where is your volunteer project located?๐ŸŒ
What are you looking for help with?
  • 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 that has been working since 2011 to contribute to an inclusive and accepting society. Our organization does not give donations, but we offer the opportunity to Roma people to achieve their goals.
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.
Our activities can be grouped into the following categories: childrenโ€™s programs, legal clinic and debt management, adult education, womenโ€™s group, mentoring and family consultations.

Volunteers’ age restrictions ๐Ÿ”ž

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

What is ESC?

What is ESC?

How many volunteers could you host? ๐ŸŽŽ
  • A couple of volunteers
When do you usually need volunteers? ๐Ÿ“…
  • December 2023- September 2024ย 
How many hours of help per day? โฑ
  • 4-5 hours of help per day
How many days of help per week? ๐ŸŒ’
  • 4 days of help per week – 3 days off
Note about the volunteer work and other expectations ๐Ÿ“
  • Aged between 21 and 30, residents of the EU countries or non-EU citizens.
  • Have at least an intermediate level of English knowledge.
  • Interested in gaining experience in non-formal education and in working with young people.
  • Have their own motivation and strong reasons to participate in the project. Open to cultural differences.
  • Team player, but able to be independent. Energetic, cheerful, proactive

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

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

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

Volunteers will have a common kitchen. Therefore, they may choose any dietary.

VISA SUPPORT – Are you able to assist with visa support, information, or provide invitation letters? ๐Ÿ›‚

Yes, we can help with Visa/invitation letters โœ…

Volunteers’ benefits ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ…

Volunteers can also benefit from opportunities to learn about Romani culture, gain valuable experience in different cultures and languages, fostering cross-cultural understanding and enriching their global perspective.

What are the available activities during free time? ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿšฃ๐Ÿฆ’

Budapest has various options for activities. It is a vibrant city that volunteers may enjoy.

ESC program in Hungary

Language ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง


Geography ๐ŸŒณ
  • Spring: regular rainy days, with an average temperature of 10-12 ยฐC
  • Summer: generally warm, low overall humidity. Average temperature: 21 ยฐC (often above 30 ยฐC)
  • Autumn: rainy, 10-12 ยฐC on average
  • Winter: cold and wet, sometimes snows. 2-4 ยฐC on average.

ESC opportunity in Hungary, roma people

How to get to your site โœˆ ๐Ÿ—บ

It depends on where the volunteers are coming from. Generally by plane and 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.
The hosting organization will pay local transport. The volunteers will receive monthly passes.

Is there internet access? ๐ŸŒ


ESC opportunity in Hungary


If you are interested in this ESC opportunity in Hungary please use one of the following contacts:

Form to fill out:

Hostname ๐Ÿ“›Bagazs
Host Email โœ‰

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