By implementing the project, we want to:

  • contribute to overcoming language barriers among the inhabitants of Rybnik and its surroundings
  • contribute to increasing the openness of the inhabitants of Rybnik to new, foreign and unknown ones
  • show that the EU funds will also reach local communities and not only large agglomerations
  • provide an opportunity to meet and talk to representatives of other countries and cultures of our local community
  • strengthen intercultural communication skills
  • increase local participation in community and civic life, develop a sense of initiative
  • create interesting offers of activities for the local community

We are looking for one VOLUNTEER AT MDK – Youth Center in RYBNIK

Hosting Organisation: Młodzieżowy Dom Kultury w Rybniku

Supporting Organisation: Fundacja Rozwoju Społeczeństwa Przedsiębiorczego

Preferable start of activity: January 2023

Total duration: 245 + 2 travel days (around 8 months)

Vacancies: 1 volounteer

PROJECT ACTIVITIES at Młodzieżowy Dom Kultury (Youth Center)

  •  Participation in activities for children, usually in the afternoon, after their school
  • Cooperation with teachers of singing, dancing, drawing, playing instruments classes
  • participation in theater classes
  • Assistance in the daily work of the youth center
  • Organising events and workshops e.g. international evenings, cooking workshops etc.
  • Promotional activities of the European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus Plus programmes (running presentations and workshops for youth)
  • Halo Rybnik activities (volunteering at events organised by the city, photographing events, international days/events, tour guides and toursists’ service)
  • Conducting classes and workshops in schools about the country of origin


– the real motivation for the experience
– age between 18-30 y.o.
– willingness to live and work in Rybnik
– interest in working with children and youth but also with seniors
– high interest in culture
– willingness to teach and learn foreign languages
– willingness to learn about Polish culture and traditions, but also readiness to share their culture
– high level of interpersonal communication, activities within the project focus on working with people
– initiative and creativity
– previous experience in various cultural and social activities will be welcome but not obligatory


  • 120 euro/month of pocket money
  • 100 euro/month of food money
  • living in a single room in a fully furnished shared flat (close to the hosting organisation, kitchen, bathroom, 3 rooms)
  • monthly public transport ticket
  • travel expenses from home to the hosting country (travel grant depending on the distance between countries)
  • local mentor
  • insurance (EHIC and CIGNA)
  • Polish language course

Application Deadline is November 5

For application follow the link: