Volunteering opportunities with Interreg Volunteer Youth

Find the volunteering placement that you can best support

With Interreg Volunteer Youth, you can support territorial cooperation in the EU and its neighbouring countries.

See here below which partners are currently looking to host a volunteer, and send an email to ivy@aebr.eu to apply for the offer that best suits your interest.

Please consider applying only if you meet the basic requirements. You can find more information here: https://www.interregyouth.com/apply 
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Interreg Project Partner at Foundation New Music-Impulses Schleswig-Holstein 

Eutin, Germany

The volunteer will support the Interreg project "KREATIV LAB – Digital Soundscapes ", that  is an initiative to improve the music education at German and Danish schools. It engages pupils in the age of 12 – 18 to use digital instruments to compose own music in a workshop series, which will be performed by the pupils live on stage together with professional musicians. 

In particular the volunteer will carry out the following activities and tasks:

  • Support with public relations, communications and social media;

  • Support in the preparation and implementation of events;

  • Support educators in order to convey the contents in the workshops to pupils - music education.

6 months, starting in May

29€ per day

German(B2);

English (B2);

Knowledge of Danish is a plus.

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Interreg Reporter at Joint Secretariat Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland

Antwerpen, Belgium

The volunteer will support the Interreg program Vlaanderen-Nederland  that focused on strengthening the border region through innovation, sustainable energy, the environment and promoting labor mobility.

The volunteer will carry out the following activities and tasks:

  • Support to bring projects and its results to the attention through the website and social media channels by fully playing out the role as an Interreg reporter through articles, interviews, videos, photo reports, blogs... 

  • Support organizational and/or logistic for our annual event. In addition, the volunteer can also report about the event through a blog, images and video and place it on the website and social media channels of the program;

  • Involvement in actions around European year of youth (EVY). When organizing a road trip, the volunteer can go on the road with the other participants, write a daily blog and/or make videos.

Note: We are looking for a reporter who can report in Dutch, but who has a notion of English.

6 months, starting in May

31€ per day

Dutch (C1);

English (B2);

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Interreg Project Partner at Parc naturel regional des Vosges du Nord - SYCOPARC

La Petite-Pierre, France

The volunteer will support the Interreg project "Endangered Animal Species. The project aims to develop concrete protection measures and to increase the number of breeding facilities for the reintroduction of the threatened species. It also aims at increasing public awarness about the protection of these species and ensure their long-term preservation.

The volunteer will carry out the following activities and tasks:

  • Organise mediation and awareness-raising actions in favour of the citizens of the cross-border biosphere

  • Organise school projects in the Vosges du Nord area (contacts with schools, environmental education associations and the local authorities concerned).

  • Preparing and planning film-debates for the general public and other public events

In order to promote exchanges for the cross-border population, some events will be bilingual. 

  • Assist each project officer in the preservation actions for each endangered species on the field

6 months, starting in June

27€ per day

French C1,

German B1

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Interreg Reporter at Joint Secretariat Poland-Slovakia

Krakow, Poland

The volunteer will support the programme Interreg Poland-Slovakia, that addresses the most important cross-border challenges in the Polish-Slovak border region. It addresses environmental issues and promote effective and sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage. What is more, the programme supports the development of the transport infrastructure to improve cross-border accessibility and provide easier access to TEN-T networks. Actions in these two priority areas are completed by the development of education, in particular at the post-primary level and the development of lifelong learning opportunities in order to help people adjust to the labour market.

The volunteer will support the communication activities, in particular:

 

  • Support in the implementation of the Communication Strategy and the Information and Promotion Action Plan

  • Support in the preparation and the organization of events

  • Participation in the events

  • Support for the approved projects in their communication activities (in terms of the visual requirements of the program) and the check that these activities are in line with the requirements

  • Support in updating and developing websites and the social media, including creating graphics, editing photos and videos through the available tools

  • Maintaining websites in accordance with the principles of accessibility with support of the mentor

  • Support in other communication tasks (eg newsletters and other publications, writing articles, creating content for a website, producing promotional materials, update of the projects database etc.).

  • Support in the creation of the documents produced by the JTS (visual and, if necessary, substantive input)

  • Support for the JTS in other tasks related to the implementation of the programme

  • Occasionally translating simple texts into Slovak or Polish language

Note: We are looking for a person that speak either Polish or Slovak at a native level. Command of the other language is a bonus but not mandatory. Intermediate knowledge of english is necessary.

6 months, starting in May

23€ per day

Polish (C1) and/or

Slovak (C1);

English (B1).

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Interreg Project Partner at FINNOVA Foundation

Sevilla, Spain

The volunteer will support the Interreg project "Iberian Centre for Research and Forest Firefighting (CILIFO)" under the Interreg Program Interreg VA Spain- Portugal – POCTEP . The project aims: 

- Strengthen and combine cooperation, work procedures and training between Forest Fire Prevention and Extinction devices in the area of cooperation of the Alentejo – Algarve – Andalusia Euroregion. 
- Promote the creation of durable and quality employment in the area; reduce the economic cost of fires by creating rural economy linked to the landscape. 
- To improve the response capacity to forest fires of the administrations and authorities involved in the fight against them in the three participating regions. 

The volunteer will support the projectt communication and implementation activities, in particular:


• Media/communications/events 

• IT – website/software/infrastructure development 
• Project management 
• Content management and creation for website and social media channels 
• Press releases and newsletters 
• maintaining contact with the media 
• Communication planning and strategic communication 
• Exhibition management and attendance to events 
• Developing website content, creating promotional material 
• Community management: managing social media and the Interlinguals community  
• Marketing strategy: participating in brainstorming sessions, planning marketing activities  
• Advising on website improvement, writing posts, translations, organizing events, and more 

6 months, starting in May

24€ per day

Spanish (B2);

Portuguese (B2);

English (B2).

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Interreg Project Partner at FINNOVA Foundation

Sevilla, Spain

The volunteer will support the Interreg project "Strengthening of cross-border forest fire prevention and 
extinction systems and improvement of resources for the generation of rural employment post-Covid-19 (FIREPOCTEP)" under the Interreg Program Interreg VA Spain- Portugal – POCTEP . The project aims at adapting to climate change by preventing and managing the landscape exposed to large forest fires (GIFs) in rural cross-border areas

The volunteer will support the projectt communication and implementation activities, in particular:

• IT – website/software/infrastructure development 
• Media/communications/events 
• Project management 
• Content management and creation for website and social media channels 
• Press releases and newsletters 
• maintaining contact with the media 
• Communication planning and strategic communication 
• Exhibition management and attendance to events 
• Developing website content, creating promotional material 
• Community management: managing social media and the Interlinguals community  
• Marketing strategy: participating in brainstorming sessions, planning marketing activities  
• Advising on website improvement, writing posts, translations, organizing events, and more

6 months, starting in May

24€ per day

Spanish (B2);

Portuguese (B2);

English (B2).

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Interreg Project Partner at Communauté de communes Coeur de Savoie

Montmélian, France

The volunteer will support two Interreg projects "InnovLab" and "Developing Active Citizenship - DAC" under the Interreg Programme France-Italy ALCOTRA.

InnovLab aims to make the system of micro and small enterprises of the territory competitive and sustainable, promoting entrepreneurship of the new generations, innovation of the business models and their digital transformation.

DAC aims to promote active citizenship and awareness of the major strategic issues put forward by the European Union in its Green Deal.

The volunteer will support both projects, carrying out the following activities and tasks:

InnovLab:

  • Assisting the Franco-Italian cooperation Officer in planning, organizing and coordinating a hackathon about citizenship and participatory democracy;

  • Work in team with the partners of the InnovLab project, the hackathon working group and the service provider who will conduct the event;

  • Assisting the Franco-Italian cooperation Officer in planning, organizing and coordinating the InnovLab closing event;

  • Communication work: creation of content to promote the events on the social networks of the InnovLab project (Facebook & Instagram), creation of livrables for the report.

 

DAC:

  • Assisting the Franco-Italian cooperation Officer in the day-to-day management of the project;

  • Managing the social networks of the project for the launching of the MOOC platform. This will involve: creating contents to promote the platform, write and publish posts on the social media, follow-up the strategy;

  • Helping the partner in the definition of a training programme. Collective workshops will be held to identify the needs of the territory and brainstorm on topics to address in the MOOC. The volunteer is expected to participate in the workshops.

6 months, starting as soon as possible

27€ per day

French (B2;C1)

Italian (B2; C1)

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Interreg Project Partner at GAL Valli del Canavese  

Rivara, Italy

The volunteer will support two Interreg projects "ExplorLab" and "Developing Active Citizenship - DAC" under the Interreg Programme France-Italy ALCOTRA.

ExplorLab aims to improve the quality of life of the populations and the sustainable development of the cross-border territories and economic and social systems through cooperation involving the economy, the  environment and services to citizens. 

DAC aims to promote active citizenship and awareness of the major strategic issues put forward by the European Union in its Green Deal.

The volunteer will support both projects, carrying out the following activities and tasks:

  • Support in organising events and trainings;

  • Creating content for both the project and the partner’s website & social media;

  • Support in drafting project reports;

  • Participation in meetings and occasionally supporting with translations;

  • Involvement in capitalisation and dissemination activities (including the closing event of the ExplorLab project);

  • Coordinate with fellow IVYs operating in partnering areas.

6 months, starting as soon as possible

27€ per day

Italian (C1);

French (B2);

English (B2).

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Interreg Reporter at Norfolk County Council
Managing Authority Interreg France (Channel) England 

Norwich, Uk

Two volunteers will support the Interreg Programme France (Channel) England, that aims aimed at driving innovation, protecting and enhancing the natural and cultural heritage and promoting the uptake of low carbon technologies.

One volunteer will carry out the following activities and tasks:

  • Support the update of the Programme website;

  • Draft news articles for the Programme website;

  • Support the preparation of the Programme newsletter;

  • Plan, draft and schedule content for social media channels (LinkedIn and Twitter);

  • Produce visually engaging content for social media channels (using graphic design tool CANVA).

The second volunteer will contribute with the following activities and tasks:

  • Support the organisation of events;

  • Support our work around video production;

  • Plan, draft and schedule content for social media channels (LinkedIn and Twitter);

  • Develop project case studies;

  • Support the coordination of our external communications network.

6 months, starting from June

32€ per day

French (C1);

English (C1).

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Interreg Reporter at Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, Interreg MED and EURO-MED 

Marseille, France

The volunteer will support the Interreg Programmes "Interreg MED" and "Interreg EURO-MED":

The Interreg MED programme is an european transnational cooperation programme for the Mediterranean region. It provides a framework to facilitate the cooperation between economic, social and environmental key players in twelve MED countries, as well as between various institutional levels such as: academia, administration, business and innovation sector, and policy making;

For the Interreg Euro-MED 2021-2027 new Programme, the main goal of is to contribute to the transition towards a climate-neutral and resilient society. It aims at fighting the impact of the global changes on the Mediterranean resources while ensuring a sustainable growth and the well-being of its citizens. It is fully aligned with the UN sustainable goals, the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and the European Green Deal. 

The volunteer will carry out the following activities and tasks:

  • Communicate with the MED partnership to make the link between all actors, in particular with regard to the expected results, the methodology and the implementation of the methodology;

  • participate in webinars and workshops to support the implementation of Euro-med projects;

  • appropriate the terms of the call for projects and will participate in their dissemination to the public;

  • discover the results of the financed projects and disseminate this information in order to promote the programme.

6 months, starting from May

27€ per day

French (C1);

English (C1);

German or Italian would be a plus.

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Interreg Project Partner at Working Community of the Pyrenees (CTP)

Jaca, Spain

The volunteer will support the Interreg SUDOE Project "MONTCLIMA". Mountain areas are among the territories most affected by natural hazards and these risks are expected to increase due to the effects of climate change (more severe droughts, higher average temperatures, and changes in the rainfall patterns). These risks do not respect administrative limits (for example, fires that cross borders in continuous forest areas) and need transnational coordination. 

The MONTCLIMA project will develop the first transnational strategic framework for prevention and management of natural hazards in mountain areas for the SUDOE territory. 

The volunteer will carry out the following activities and tasks:

  •  Contributions to social networks 

  • Assistance on the organisation of events within the project framework 

  • Updating of the website of the projet 

  • Graphic desing of brochures and communication elements 

  • Translation of documents 

  • Writing news for de website 

  • Contributions to the newsletter 

  • Supporting the MONTCLIMA coordination meetings and Seminaries as part of the OPCC team 

  • Contribution in review processes and dissemination of technical paper and documents concerning clima-risk and adaptation issues. 

6 months, starting from mid-May

24€ per day

French (C1);

English (C1);

Spanish (B2)

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Interreg Project Partner at Parc national du Mercantour

Nice, France

The volunteer will support the Interreg Project "ALPIMED PATRIM", that aims to identify and promote the "Mediterraneas Alps" destination as an exceptional area for its placement between sea and mountains and for its unique natual and cultural heritage. 

The volunteer will mainly support the outputs of the project, working on the renewal of the "European Charter for the Sustainable Tourism", in particular she/he will support the following actions:

  •  Evaluation of the action plan 2017-2022

  • Filling the reevaluation application;

  • Work at 2 action plans, one for Italy and one for France, for the implementation of the strategy, with a strong trans-boundary dimension;

  • Participate at meetings in person or virtually with the French and Italian colleagues in the 2 perimeters of the parks;

  • Support organizing meetings among project partners and prepare the minutes, exchanging with colleagues;

  • Participate to project's activities such as workshop on tourism, communicaiton activities (social media strategy) and meetings if appropriate.

4/5 months, starting as soon as possible

27€ per day

French (C2);

Italian (C1).

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Interreg Project Partner at Métropole de Nice

Nice, France

The volunteer will support the Interreg Project "PROSOL Femmes" that aims to develop and teset socio-sanitary service in particular for the female public in the rural and mountains area of the border between France and Italy.

The volunteer will mainly support the implementation of the project, the volunteer will be involved in the other projects of the Integrated Thematic Plan PROSOL :

  • Communication activities to promote the results of the projects and actions,

  • Participation in the organization of the closing event,

  • Lobbying activities to promote equlity between genders,

  • Reporting on the actions and results of the project,

  • Participate at meetings and events in person or virtually in the border regions;

  • Support organizing meetings among project partners and prepare the minutes, exchanging with colleagues;

  • Contribute to disseminate the strategy of the PROSOL projects.

6 months, starting as soon as possible

27€ per day

French (C1);

Italian (C1);

English (B2).

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Interreg Project Partner at EuroMediterranean Center for the Sustainable Development  

Ragusa, Italy

The volunteer will support the ENI CBC MED project "NAWAMED", Nature Based Solutions for Domestic Water Reuse in Mediterranean Countries, aims at changing the urban water management practice by mean of innovative, sustainable, and low-cost treatment technologies, applicable in a decentralised way, to replace the use of potable water with good quality of NCW. 

The volunteer will support the implementation of the project:

 

Main tasks:  

  • Support Working with children/young people 

  • Support copywriter/translating 

  • Support organization of communications/events

  • Investigate the knowledge about NCWR and NBS with interviews to local and Mediterranean young peoples, students, professionals with the aim to address to specific target ad hoc communication campaign to improve their knowledge;   

  •  Implement a social media campaign, video interview, writing news actively involving young generation (as ambassadors of message and as final target),

  • Support organization of an international event,

  • According with the activities foreseen on the project, a huge awareness campaign at local and Mediterranean level, on water scarcity, Non-Conventional Water Resources (NCWR) and Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) for treatment, is foreseen in order to involve general public and above all youth for enhancing capacities and fostering green business.

3 months, starting as soon as possible

27€ per day

Italian (B1);

English (B1);

Knowledge of French is a plus.

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Interreg Project Partner at EuroMediterranean Center for the Sustainable Development  

Ragusa, Italy

The volunteer will support the ENI CBC MED project "MEDWAYCAP" that provides a “ready-to-use package” including a place-based analysis of best practices and methodology to foster a multilevel water 
governance, identifying stakeholders who can contribute to address the recognized challenges (challenge owners) at cross-border and regional level.

The volunteer will support the implementation of the project:

 

Main tasks:  

  • Support Working with children/young people 

  • Support copywriter/translating 

  • Support organization of communications/events

  • Exhibition support organization

  • Define a strategy for promoting creatively the solutions identified by the capitalised projects on water reuse and NCW use to concretise the methodology for sharing them (innovation camps) and to promote the capitalised projects through the exhibition foreseen,

  • Participate in the organisation of MEDWAYCAP exhibition: a water efficiency and non-conventional water exhibition,

  • Collect information by partners to understand what will be possible to make as “prototype” and what 
    will be included into the expo as virtual simulation.

6 months, starting June

27€ per day

Italian (B1);

English (B1);

Knowledge of French is a plus.

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Interreg Project Partner at Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Xanthi

Xanthi, Greece

The volunteer will support the project "FAIR FOR ALL" which main objective is the empowerment of entrepreneurship and SMEs providing the opportunity to participate in fairs and exhibitions without the preparation and the cost-expenses required at global exhibitions. .

The volunteer will support the implementation of the project:

  • Support  the organisation of events such as the fairs, trainings, seminars,

  • Support the website management

  • Support organization of communications activities and promotions

  • Support collection and analysis of data on the region and the economical situation,​

  • Make contact with local entrepreneurs

  • Develop promotional tools and campaigns

6 months, starting June

27€ per day

Greek (C2),

English (B2).

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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