Coloured Glasses Internship in YFU Denmark

Description of Coloured Glasses Internship in YFU Denmark

YFU Denmark is looking for 2 interns from august 2017 (6-9 months).
Through school visits, coloured glasses workshops and talks about being an exchange student you will inspire Danish youth to see the world up close through exchange – or as a volunteer.
You will have hands on experience with every aspect of the YFU World: from coordination with volunteers to contact to schools, workshops and presentations.

Tasks of the Intern

  • Promote YFU Denmark and Coloured Glasses workshops
  • Review and update the YFU Denmark Coloured Glasses Manual (in English) – continuously
  • Make the Danish volunteers kick-ass Coloured Glasses facilitators
  • Coordinate with Danish volunteers
  • Deliver “aha!” and “EUREKA!” moments to Danish youths through Coloured Classes workshops
  • Contact schools to coordinate workshops (including travelling back and forth)
  • Have responsibility for you own projects
  • Promote your home country (and region) as the best exchange experience in YFU
  • Assist your new Danish colleagues at the office with ad hoc administrative tasks
  • Impress your new Danish colleagues with your knowledge about your home country and culture
  • Amaze your new Danish colleagues with your cooking skills! We have a weekly cake day! (No worries if you cannot cook. Maybe your host dad does).
  • Internship report/evaluation
  • Make new friends and get an experience of a life time
  • Do fantastic work – 37 hours per week

Requirements for Internship in YFU Denmark

  • Speak Spanish or German as mother tongue
  • Speak and write English
  • Have had recent training in Coloured Glasses
  • Have facilitated one or more workshops
  • Have been on exchange before
  • be outgoing and sociable

YFU Denmark takes care of this for you

  • Work insurance
  • Local host family
  • A monthly allowance of app. USD 150
  • Assist with VISA and residence permit application (if necessary)
  • Transport from/to airport when coming and leaving

Intern takes care of this

  • Personal insurance
  • Plane fare
  • VISA/residence permit fee
  • Respect your host family

You can send your application by email to yfu@yfu.dk no later than 1 May, 2017.
For information call + 45 63 40 80 85 (Jakob) or send an email.

You can download the call for applications here: CG Internship in YFU Denmark