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(English) EVS in Hungary – teaching languages and working with local community

EVS in Hungary – teaching languages and working with local community

Location: Kaposvár, Hungarykaposvar

Duration: 12 months

Starting date: 1st of August 2014

Volunteers needed: 1 Italian (male)

Pocket money: 90 €/month

Deadline for application: as soon as possible


About the organization: Compass Youth Organization

Compass Egyesület has been established in 2005, and we are working with YIA program since 2006. From that time we hosted more, than 300 foreigner EVS volunteers and sent abroad 43. In Hungary we are the biggest NGO in EVS hosting: right now we host 18 EVS volunteers together in one time.   Our main aim is to involve the local youth to the local and international activities, to gain their skills and competencies and to show them a different way of learning. We believe, to develop their own selves, they need to experience what volunteering means and they need to try themselves in different activities. We believe, by working at our NGO not only the local student will gain knowledge, but the EVS volunteer as well. We have a key competence specialized program what we are doing with them during their service. Our NGO is well known about the spirit of teamwork, the great example of living together with many different cultures and nations.


  • Cultural Clubs: The volunteer have to lead language clubs for youth the age between 6-30 but in some case for elders also. The aim of these clubs is to teach language for the local youngsters, using the methods of the non-formal education.
  • Language lessons in local secondary school
  • Take part in popularization of the Youth in Action program – go to local schools, make presentations, take part in youth events in the city and in the region, make conferences in city hall, county hall, or in different kind of events.
  • Summer camp: The volunteer has to lead groups in summer camps. These camps are for Hungarians and also for foreign.
  • Useful free time activity: The volunteer should provide, or offer possibility for take part in useful free time activity for the local youth depending on the abilities or possibilities of the volunteer.
  • Active part of office life: The volunteer has to take active part of the everyday life in the office. Helping in organizing youth programs, dealing with EVS database, give information for local youth about Youth In Action/Erasmus  program
  • Kindergarten project: We visit local kindergarten to have creative, health prevention, sport activities.
  • Mother’s shelter: works as temporary home for families, violated women.  Our volunteer’s task is to entertain kids, develop mother’s competences with language clubs, computer knowledge and helping them to get back to labour market with CV and motivation letter writing workshops.
  • Retired Club: Holding cultural, art, recycling workshops
  • Village program: We regularly visit disadvantaged areas where mostly minority people live. Holding cultural, sport, gastronomy program for them.

Application procedure: If you are interested in this project please send us your CV and motivation letter in English to as soon as possible!