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

Duration: 1st of July 2022 – 30th of June 2023 

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
  • Language support
  • 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 occasionally work in the field, on the weekends or in the evenings
  • 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 
  • Organisation of activities and actions on important issues / dates, such as mobilising for election and commemorating IDAHOBIT
  • Planning of networking events for the community such as Lesbian bar and Lesbian picnic
  • Organising events in the programme of Ljubljana Pride festival 2023
  • Development and coordination of production of sustainable, recycled rainbow merchandise
  • Creating social media content and building the image of the Youth Programme
  • Working with and coordinating volunteers at Ljubljana Pride festival 2023
  • Assisting in daily operations in the office, logistical and administrative support

APPLY:

Send us your CV and motivational letter answering why you would like to volunteer with us specifically and how you would like to contribute to the youth programme of Ljubljana Pride Association. We are also looking forward to hearing how come you’ve chosen to apply to an LGBTIQ+ specific organisation. 

Contact: evs@ljubljanapride.org 

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 31st March 2022