Call for EVS Volunteers in Ljubljana

Zavod Voluntariat is seeking for four EVS volunteers to join our team starting March 2019!

The call is open to young adults aged between 18 and 30, from programme countries (member states of the EU and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Turkey)

We are looking for four young persons willing to (re)discover your own potentials while working on a specific placement. Three EVS volunteers will be working in Voluntariats office, one volunteer will work with organization TiPovej! and Mladi Zmaji. All four of you will work together on a project “Itchy feet” within which you will develop interactive presentations on international volunteering through lens of global education

1. Three EVS positions at Zavod Voluntariat: 

Coordinator: Assistance in the coordination and implementation of Club of Volunteers activities and strategic EVS in rural areas. The volunteer will perform innovative promotional workshops in rural areas with local volunteers and help organise activities of Club of Volunteers with the help of other EVS volunteers.
Graphic Designer: Assistance in designing promotional material for the EVS project and Zavod Voluntariat, recording and designing promotional activities, recording stories of former international volunteers, and carrying out activities within the project and the Club of volunteers.
Placement Officer: Support in the management of incoming and outgoing SCI volunteers, organising and facilitating activities for workcamp organisers and management of their initiatives, assistance in the preparation of volunteer records and agreement on cooperation, implementation of activities within the project and the Club of Volunteers.

Call for Zavod Voluntariat placements you may find here.

2. One EVS position at Mladi Zmaji and TiPovej!

The volunteer will be in charge of contacts with young people, finding and supporting local youth initiatives, helping young people in the process “from idea to reality”, and working on the project “Green Ljubljana” – creating an incubator of quality of urban life, education, support and implementation of local initiatives and help in transferring the acquired knowledge into partially privileged areas.

Call for TiPovej! and Mladi Zmaji you may find here.

What do we offer and what will you gain

– a warm welcome and orientation day(s) after arriving to Ljubljana;

– training on the topic of non-formal education, global education and international volunteering;

– a challenging and fulfilling placement;

– lots of opportunities to join our activities and meet new people;

– nice colleagues;

– Slovene language course;

– a mentor who will give you all the needed personal support;

– paid accommodation in a shared house with your own room; 

– covered travel expenses up to 290€ (it depends where are you coming from), insurance and a budget for food and pocket money.


Deadline to apply: 3rd December 2018. (Short fact –> 🙂 On this day in 1800 our most celebrated poet France Prešeren was born. The largest square in Ljubljana is named after him. It is the main meeting point for many people including our former EVS volunteers. :)) So, apply for the EVS and hopefully we meet in our office and also on Prešeren square! 🙂

As an EVS volunteer you will also develop your own personal project. If you already have an idea on what this project could be, please let us know in the motivation letter. Keep in mind this is not a requirement, but it can be an added value to your application.

We will notify only shortlisted candidates – between 4th and 7th December. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to Skype interview between 10th and 21st December. For any additional information you can write to

We look forward to welcoming you to the team! 🙂

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