Who can apply


To apply, you must fulfill all of the following requirements

  • Be between 21 and 27 years old at the beginning of the project. That means that you should be born between January 1st, 1988 and August 1st, 1994
  • Be a resident in either Colombia or Norway
  • Have good English skills (written and oral)
  • Experience as an active volunteer in a civil society organization
  • Experience with arranging seminars/events/workshops (including planning, carrying out, evaluation)
  • Experience in experiential learning as a method
  • Be motivated and prepared to continue working in CISV after the project

It is desirable that you have experience in:

  • CISV
  • Working in a multicultural environment
  • Working with and knowledge about issues related to the projects theme
  • Inter-organizational development
  • Communication and public relations
  • Editing, writing and social media
  • Making and editing video, and working with video social media.
  • Audio/visual media e.g. filming, photography, journalism
  • Research
  • Project management
  • Relevant academic background


In addition, CISV would like the recruited participant to have the following qualities:

  • Flexibility
  • Ability to adapt to different groups and new environments and living conditions
  • Motivation and a positive and pro-active attitude
  • Knowledge of Spanish (for the Norwegian applicants). Knowledge of a Scandinavian language (for the Colombian participants)

Accepted participants must be, or become, members of CISV – if accepted then they have to pay the CISV membership fee.

You can send your application here. The deadline is January 31st 2014 at midnight (23:59) local time.