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Call for Generation Maastricht: YO!Fest volunteers

The European Youth Forum is looking for 20 enthusiastic and committed volunteers to support the running of the Generation Maastricht-YO!Fest 2017, taking place in Maastricht from 5 to 7 February 2017!

Eligible candidates should:
• Be aged between 18 and 30
• Have experience in organising or supporting international events
• Be a flexible team-player with good communication skills
• Have a good command of English (knowledge of other EU languages, specifically Dutch is an asset)
• Live within close proximity to Maastricht
• Be available for a preparatory meeting on 14-16 October 2016 in Maastricht
• Be available for the preparation of the event and the event itself on 5-8 February 2017 in Maastricht
• Take an active part in all stages of the preparation, in close co-operation with the organising team.

Volunteers will be mainly responsible for:
• Leading a team of volunteers assigned with a specific task on the day
• Providing information and orientation to participants
• Developing and running specific programme elements
• Supporting youth organisations and partners in setting up and running their activities
• Managing debate spaces (meeting speakers and participants, preparing the room, ensuring IT and other material is in place and properly used)
• Facilitating stage spaces and supporting artists to ensure performances run smoothly
• Other tasks defined in consultation with you

In addition to these general responsibilities the European Youth Forum is looking for a number of more specific profiles for the different roles:
– Co-ordination
– Communication
– Sustainability

Application deadline: 18 September 2016, 22:56 (CET)

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