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Submitted by signe on Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:39

Artist and residency centre SERDE is looking for volunteers (preferably) from Belgium, Italy, Czech Republic and Spain

For strategic EVS project “Corner of Europe” in Aizpute, Latvia, for two months period between May to mid-September 2018.

We are looking for volunteer who:

  • has experience and interest in arts, crafts, culture and restoration fields;
  • are able to work individually and in team;
  • might be willing to organize workshops and events for locals;
  • has good communication skills and is eager to gain new experience;
  • has intermediate English level
  • is 21-30 years old;
  • we expect the volunteer to take part in daily organizational work
  • is willing to spend couple of mounts in rural area in historical town and building.

During the active season in SERDE we will organize artist in residencies program where we help artist to deal with practical and technical issues, introduce them with local environment etc., we organize restoration workshop, cast iron symposium, season closing event "Applethink" where artists in residency and locals come together on harvest festival and other events initiated by artists.  SERDE has ceramic studio, black and white photo laboratory, wood, metal and mix material workshop space were artist can work and different workshops are taking place. In small hall we can organize lectures, presentations and small concerts.


Depending from volunteer knowledge and competencies the tasks will be negotiated and discussed after volunteers arrival at SERDE and according to the volunteers skills, ability and interests they can choose one or more of the mentioned programs and can join professionals in any of studios or workshops. The volunteers work will consist of several steps or possibilities - assistance at hosting of artists, help to set up the space for public events; help to document the artists works at SERDE and publish in social media and website; volunteers can learn from the professionals different skills according to their interests rolex replica watches and to develop their own independent projects in the future. We will support volunteers if they will be interested to realize their own project, event or workshop for locals or wider audience at SERDE. As we are only three people running the centre we expect volunteers will help with daily works on running the centre such as cleaning, organizing the residencies and workshops spaces for work and gardening.

Volunteers will be provided with accommodation in SERDE's facilities with separate room access to Wifi and bicycle. Volunteers will have to share bathroom, showers, common space and kitchen with other residents. Youngsters with fewer opportunities especially welcomed.


To apply send your CV and motivation letter to till 30st of April, 2018

Application deadline 30.04

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