Sharr mountain is looking for 2 EVS volunteers for 6 months

Mountain spirit – Strategic EVS for Nature Conservation is a project involving several EVS short and long-term volunteer exchanges in Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia and Bulgaria. It aims at combining efforts of international volunteers and local people from mountainous/rural areas for nature conservation activities in protected areas or species. Moreover, we plan several complementary activities which will strengthen the capacity of organizations and volunteers for working on the topics and for cooperation with the respective organizations.

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More than 70 people between 18 and 30 years will volunteer from 2 weeks to 8 months in the mountains of Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia and Bulgaria in the upcoming 2 years. More information will be available on the project website which is to be created soon.

One of these volunteer exchange will happen in Sharr mountain, Kosovo. GAIA is looking for 2 volunteers who will join activities for documenting biodiversity of Sharr National Park and dedicate time, energy and inspiration for protecting this unique mountain. Volunteer service starts in April 2018 and will last for 6 months until the end of September.

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Detailed description of the EVS opportunity and some info about the project you can find in the attached call for volunteers.

If you are interested to apply, you have to fill in the online form choosing the option “6-month long EVS in Sharr Mountain (Kosovo)” and sending CV and specific motivation letter to gaia.kosovo [at] until February 18th.

Looking forward to your applications!


Call for EVS volunteers with SCI Catalunya and IAL Sweden

SCI Catalunya and SCI Sweden, our partner organizations within the network of Service Civil International (, opened a call for EVS (European Voluntary Service) volunteers.

What is EVS?

European Voluntary Service is a program that allows young people between 17 and 30 years old to be volunteers for up to 1 year abroad. The European Commission through the Erasmus+ program provides funding for covering basic costs of the volunteer (accommodation, food, pocket money, insurance). The be an EVS volunteer is a learning experience, based on non-formal and informal learning. It is not a job or an internship, however it helps young people to grow, to become more active, to learn a new language, have intercultural experience and gain new skills. More about EVS you can read here.

The projects (2 in Catalonia and 1 in Sweden) are open for applying to volunteers from all around Europe and the selection will be done by the hosting organizations. GAIA can be sending organization only to young people residents of Kosovo. Below you can find further information about the projects, deadlines and how to apply.

Volunteering in Catalonia – 4 volunteer positions in 2 different projects

A) 2 motivated volunteers to support the work of SCI Catalunya’s office

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  • When: September 2018 – September 2019
  • Where: El Raval, Barcelona

More info here!

The candidates should fill this form.


B) 2 volunteers highly interested in sustainable development and easily adaptable for Associació pel Desenvolupament Local i Alternatiu – Can Pipirimosca (ADeLA).



  • When: End of July 2018 – End of January 2019
  • Where: Valls, Tarragona

More info here!

The candidates should fill this form

The application deadline for both projects is January 9th. The interested volunteers should fill in the specific form and send a CV + motivation letter (in Catalan, Spanish or English) to with a copy to (only for people, residents of Kosovo).


Volunteering with SCI Sweden – 1 volunteer for 1 project

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SCI Sweden is urgently looking for a an EVS-volunteer who wants to spend a year on the
lovely island of Gotland, live in an eco-collective and in the meanwhile help us to do
placement, advertise our NGO around Sweden, to have contact with our local partners and to represent SCI Sweden on several international meetings and finally, to organise their own peace-project! The volunteer service starts in February, by attending the Placement officer training, and ends a little after our Annual meeting in December 2018.

Detailed information about the project you can find in the Call for EVS volunteers in SCI Sweden

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If you are interested to apply send your CV and motivation letter (following the guidelines in the call) to We will forward it to our partners, who will do the selection among all the candidates from around the world.

Apply as soon as possible, since the interviews with short-listed candidates are to happen within the first two weeks of January.


Urgent: Call for participants for training for non-formal education

GAIA is urgently looking for 1 participant, resident of Kosovo, who doesn’t need visa for Italy to participate in training course “NFE – opportunity for inclusion and acceptance of immigrants and asylum seekers” 21-29th October.
Unfortunately, the participants, who were selected for the training in Italy cannot get visa on time, so there is no time for new ones to apply for visa. More information you can find below, if you are interested please fill in the application form (here) and write an email to


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Call for EVS volunteers in Switzerland

SCI Switzerland is looking for 12 long term EVS volunteers for 6 different projects in 2018-2019 (see exact dates in the description of each project).

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EVS stands for European Voluntary Service. It is a program which allows young people between 17 and 30, to volunteer up to 1 year abroad. Within EVS the travel expenses, accommodation, food, local transportation, health insurance, language lessons and monthly allowance are covered and financed by the European Commission. More information about EVS you can find here.

Read carefully the projects and in case you feel like one of them is for you, apply through sending your CV and motivation letter to In case you are interested in more than one of the project, keep in mind that the motivation letter should be specific for each project. Deadlines for applying:

  • October 5th 2017 for A5 and A6.
  • October 31st 2017 for A1, A2, A3 and A4

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