ESC in Baumannlab

PLACEMENT DATES: 10 months starting as soon!

LOCATION: Terrassa, Spain

BAUMANNLAB, WHAT IS IT?

BaumannLab is a youth creationa “laboratory” in the city of Terrassa, focused on the production and support of multidisciplinar artistic creation, with visual and contemporary arts  as a principal focus of interest. Is a project depending on the Youth Department of the City Council of Terrassa.

Its main objectives are:

  • Encourage the development of the critical attitude of young people through artistic practices.
  • Show the youth creative prespective to the citizens of Terrassa
  • Provide training and professionalization of young artists about contemporary art practices.
  • Promote artistic research and development and production of artistic work processes.
  • Encourage the production of collective creativity through the establishment of a network of relationships between institutions, organizations, groups and other stakeholders with common goals to BaumannLab and through transversal work between programs Service Child Youth and Recreation.

The distinctive features of the methodology of this creative laboratory are strengthening synergies between various activities such as research, production, training and dissemination, as well as involving a diverse range of actors.

WHAT KIND OF VOLUNTEERING  DO WE OFFER
We are searching for a volunteer that give support in our daily tasks in Baumanlab.

So, that means:

  • Graphic design: make flyers and posters of the artistic events that BaumannLab promote.
  • Photography or video: covering the activities related with BaumannLab with photos or video, depending on the motivation of the volunteer, and the interest.
  • Developing a workshop for youth people weekly: a workshop on photography or other skills you have.
  • Promoting Erasmus+ activities: making activities and dynamics in schools or local organizations to talk about your experience and others related to volunteering or traveling abroad
  • Involve in the activities of La Víbria: local events, activities in the schools, activities related to interculturality.

Notice that volunteers on that placement should work some weekends due to local activities. Those days are compensated later with free days during the week.

REQUIREMENTS
We are looking for a volunteer that:

  • Has some knowledge about graphic design (Illustrator, Photoshop…)
  • Has interest in making photos or videos of the activities happening in Baumannlab.
  • Is proactive, so can propose own ideas and designs
  • Can work in an autonomous way
  • Want to learn a new culture and a new language
  • Having at least, medium level of Spanish
  • Motivation to learn catalan as it is our daily work language

WHAT DO WE OFFER TO YOU

  • Catalan lesons during all the year (3h per week)
  • A nice flat in the center of Terrassa
  • There will be four more volunteers working near you, not in the same tasks neither in the same place, but you’ll live together
  • Pocket money and food money each month: 275€

WORKING PLACE: Baumannlab in La Casa Baumann – Av. Jacquard, 1. 08222, Terrassa
NUMBER OF HOURS: 30h
HOLIDAYS: The local national holidays, the same that the team do (Christmas, Easter…)
ACCOMMODATION: You’ll be living in a flat with other ESC volunteers
CONTACT: escvibria@gmail.com / http://www.vibria.org

If you are interested please send us your Motivation Letter and Curriculum Vitae urgently!

Please, don’t be afraid of asking whatever you have in mind. We’ll solve all your doubts!

If you want to discover how was the daily life of the our last volunteers, take a look on their official journey. Florine is the one that has been volunteering in Baumannlab.

 

 

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