Stowarzyszenie Projektów Międzynarodowych „INPRO”

European Solidarity Corps in INPRO

European Solidarity Corps in INPRO

Our organization is accredited with the Quality Label to host volunteers ages 18 – 30 years old. They must come from countries in the ESC programme. We usually host:

  • volunteering teams (7 weeks) for 15-20 volunteers in each round. This program is also available to youth living in Poland. The calls for volunteering projects are open on the European Solidarity Corps platform.
    I team – 06/02/2022 – 27/03/2022 – The call is closed.
    II team – 24/04/2022 – 12/06/2022 – The call is closed.
    III team – 21/08/2022 – 09/10/2022 – The call will be open on the 20th of June 2022.
    IV team – 13/11/2022 – 01/01/2023 – TThe call will be open on the 26th of September 2022.
  • 6-8 volunteers for the 12-months project – usually from July till June The call will be open on 4th of May 2022.
SELECTION PROCESS

If you want to know what vacancies we currently have, you should visit the European Solidarity Corps platform. Every call for new volunteers is public and we announce it through the platform. So, if you want to find more information about what we currently offer, please register on the platform and look for more details there.

NOTE: Short-term projects are dedicated ONLY to volunteers with Fewer Opportunities accordingly to the program guide. It means that you will have to explain to us in your application, why you are a person with fewer opportunities.

Please note, that we receive many applications and we run a careful selection. So, if you want to get accepted for volunteering in our organization, please consider a few tips.

–          before applying, get to know us well by going through our website and social media channels

–          compose a nice and informative application dedicated to our organization

–          be creative – we are happy to review applications that stick out of the crowd

–          show what you are good at and how you can contribute to our work

If you are not sure how to prepare a good application, you can contact a Sending Organization in your country which will help you out.

Please apply by sending your application via the European Solidarity Corps platform. You can apply only if we have an open call on the platform. In your message explain why you are a person with fewer opportunities (if you apply for a short-term project).

Before applying, please check Frequently Asked Questions. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a long-term volunteer, you will be helping us with organizing events, visiting schools, running youth clubs for high-school students, Open Cafe events, doing workshops as well as creating different media content (videos, pictures, promo materials). We adjust the job description to each volunteer’s preferences and competencies.

If you come within the volunteering teams programme, you will be helping us out with ongoing activities and most importantly with the preparation of the next edition of Youth Festival “Time to Move.

When you volunteer in our organization, you usually work 30-35h per week, 5 days a week. You also have 2 days off per month, which you can “save for later” and spend a week or two on holidays at the end of your project.

ACCOMMODATION & MONEY ALLOWANCE & TRAVEL

If you come for a long-term, you will be accommodated in 3 room flat, sharing a room with another volunteer. You will receive approximately 37 PLN per day as a food allowance and pocket money. Your apartment is within the walking distance of the office. We will also reimburse your travel costs based on your tickets. The budget depends on the distance between your place and Rzeszow and it is usually between 180 – 360 EURO.

If you come for 7 weeks, you can stay in our hostel, (you will get extra money to cover this cost) sharing a room with one or two more volunteers. You will receive approximately 1600 PLN in cash in total as a food allowance and pocket money as well as a free, one-meal lunch on working days. We will also reimburse your travel expenses up to a certain limit, based on your tickets.


We have been hosting the European volunteers since 2016. Until now we received and financed over 140 volunteers.

Youth Embracing Change! 2022

This is what we call our long-term volunteering programme. 6 European volunteers will come to Rzeszow in July 2022 to stay with us for the entire year. Do you want to be one of them? Check out when the selection process starts and apply! We are looking for people passionate about multimedia, photography, and graphic design as well as those who can facilitate groups, organize workshops and like to develop their skills and competencies as youth workers and trainers!


Time’s up! Team up! 2022

The project „Time’s up! Team up!” continues! This year we will host 4 volunteering teams of 16 European volunteers with fewer opportunities who will come for 7 weeks. The first group will come in February, then in late April, mid-August and mid-November. Each group works for 6 weeks to organize the next edition of the youth information festival. 

 


Time’s up! Team up! 2021

The project „Time’s up! Team up!” took place in Rzeszow throughout 2021 when we hosted 3 groups of 16 volunteers with fewer opportunities who will come for 7 weeks. The first group came in May to start a spring edition, after that there was a summer and autumn edition.

 

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Youth embracing Change 2021

The project involved two long-term volunteers as well as one group of 12 volunteers who in February 2021 come to Rzeszow for 8 weeks. Most of the activities took place at INPRO’s headquarters. Volunteers helped us with digitalizing our activities as well as improving our multimedia content.

 

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Youth and the City (short-term) 2021- realized

As part of this project, we hosted volunteers every two months. The first team joined us in November 2019. Volunteers recorded films from their stay in Rzeszów, developed their talents, and participated in events organized by our association. It was also a chance for them to polish their English, learn about new cultures and work on their projects.

 

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Youth and the City 2020 – realized

Within this project, we hosted a group of volunteers for summer 2020. The goal of the project was to develop interpersonal and intercultural competencies and learn how to work in an international team. The group worked together for a few weeks in preparation for the final event and, finally organized a summer picnic!

 

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United we Shine 2019- realized

As part of this project, we hosted four volunteers twice for six months. The first team joined us in September 2019. Volunteers visited schools, organized events, recorded films from their stay in Rzeszów and implemented their own ideas, including language cafes. They also promoted the European Solidarity Corps program, told stories about their countries and delivered workshops about culture, youth opportunities and volunteering.

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Youth and the City 2019 – realized

The volunteers organized their projects, which aim to educate young people about topics such as human rights, grassroots movements and controversial issues. They visited schools and promoted the Erasmus+ program, tell stories about their countries or deliver workshops about culture, human rights, youth opportunities and volunteering.

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Youth and Powerful 2018-realized

This was a project where we hosted a few volunteers from Turkey. The goal of the project wass to develop interpersonal and intercultural connections among young people as well as among organizers of activities – volunteers themselves. The volunteers were responsible for the Facebook pages about the voluntary projects in Europe and they share the valid ones to inform the interested people.

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Summer Development 2018 – realized

The Summer Development project made it possible for Oli from Turkey to spend 6 months in Rzeszów, in the period of December 2017 – to May 2018. Oli comes from  Istanbul, and after 6 years of work at different places, he decided to invest in his personal development and take the challenge of EVS volunteering. Oli wanted to meet new people, realize educational projects, and gain valuable experience.

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Youth embracing change, 2018 -realized

The project “Youth embracing change” takes place in Rzeszów, Poland. The goal of the project is to develop interpersonal and intercultural competencies among young people as well as among organizers of activities – volunteers themselves. Most of the activities within the project took place in Rzeszów Culture Incubator.

The volunteers were organizing weekly events which aim to educate young people about topics such as human rights, grassroots movements and controversial issues. The events also aim to create an international environment and a safe space to exchange ideas, and opinions as well as make new friends.

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Education for Youth Participation, 2017 -realized

The main objective of the project was to implement educational initiatives for youth who need to improve their skills to become valuable members of the community they are living in. Volunteers participated in various events and activities, but they also had time and space to realize their ideas and initiatives together with local youngsters. This interaction offered a good occasion for cultural diversity activities with a significant role in anti-discrimination education and more cultural understanding and tolerance.

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