1 EVS position in Georgia for a Dutch volunteer at HRIDC print version of this page

-The project
-Practical information

Falkor is looking for 1 Dutch volunteer under 26 years, to work at the HRIDC (Human Rights Information and Documentation Center) in Georgia, starting from September 2007.

For 8 months you will be active at the HRIDC office in Tbilisi. You will be involved in a campaign to improve the relations between Georgians and Abkhazians living in Georgia.

Activities in this campaign are e.g:

  • round tables with different groups
  • the creation of a special web-site and forum
  • competition for young journalists (students from the faculty of journalism)
  • photo competition on the topic ‘Sorry – One Step towards Abkhaz People
  • photo exhibition
  • TV advertising campaign
  • street actions
  • Abkhazian language classes
  • publications in Georgian and Abkhazian
Apart from this the volunteer will assist in several regular activities of the organisation, like writing and editing for the online human rights magazine www.HumanRights.ge.

Practical information:

This year Falkor is sending 7 Dutch EVS volunteers to Caucasus (Georgia and Armenia). All volunteers will remain in contact with each other through our EVS network and join trainings (like the on-arrival training ) and meetings together.

International travel costs, visa, insurance, accommodation, food and local transport costs will be covered. Also task-related and personal support (a mentor) and language lessons will be provided. The volunteer's allowance (pocket money) for the "Close to me"-project is 150 Euro per month.

The project is financed with support of the YOUTH programme of the European Commission.

Please contact us if you would like to get more information on the above mentioned EVS positions.

tel. +31 50 3145412 (Marij Kloosterhof)
email: info@falkor.org

To apply for a position, send a motivation letter and CV (in English) to info@falkor.org.


Hosting organization HRIDC: www.humanrights.ge

The Abkhazia campaign ( Campaign “Sorry”/ “Hatamzait”): Download Press Release

Reports of Falkor's previous EVS volunteers in Georgia