One year ESC volunteering opportunity at Ljubljana Pride: youth programme co-creator

Duration: OCT 2021 – SEPT 2022 

Where: Ljubljana, Slovenia

About  our organisation: Mainly known as the organisers of the annual LGBTIQ+ parade, Ljubljana Pride Association is a youth-based, anti-racist, feminist, LGBTIQ+ association active all year long, fighting against discrimination of all LGBTIQ+ people and their intersecting identities. Purpose of the association’s youth programme is to support and bring together young LGBTIQ + people and provide space for their active participation. 

Benefits: You will work in a team of queer people and get to know the Slovenian LGBTIQ+ community while designing, organising and implementing activities and events for youth. You will be supporting the organisation and implementation of Ljubljana Pride festival, the biggest cultural and political LGBTIQ+ event in Slovenia, during which you will work with other international volunteers. You will gain competences in group work, working in an intercultural environment, communication, project management, technical, logistical and digital competences.

The project includes:

  • Fully funded travel and accommodation
  • Covered food expenses and pocket money
  • Mentoring and Youthpass certificate
  • Health insurance for non-Slovene residents
  • COVID testing for travel purposes

About you:

  • You’re LGBTIQ+
  • You are between 18 and 30 years old
  • You are a resident of EU
  • You have a strong interest in LGBTIQ+ organisations, topics and politics
  • You have previous work or volunteer experience in the field of LGBTIQ+ event organising
  • You are responsible, have a proactive attitude and take self initiative
  • You are comfortable with working in office environments and having an office routine
  • You are also able to work in the field and remotely in case of such Covid measures
  • You are enthusiastic about working with youth
  • You are able to fluently communicate in English

Your responsibilities:

  • Organisation of bi-weekly events for young LGBTIQ+ activists called Pride connects 
  • Supporting Ljubljana Pride’s trainers who lead workshops and trainings on the topics of bullying, hate speech and inclusion
  • Planning of networking events for the community such as Lesbian bar and Lesbian picnic
  • Participating and supporting the management of cultural and artistic projects for LGBTIQ+ youth
  • Assisting in daily operations in the office, including promotion, logistical and administrative support

Send us your CV and motivational letter to tell us why you would like to volunteer with us specifically and how you would like to contribute to the youth programme of Ljubljana Pride Association.

Contact: evs@ljubljanapride.org 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 30th September 2021

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