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Want to develop social activities for the International Community in Lund?

Eos Cares

When?Dag, Helg, Kväll/Natt
How?Kontinuerligt uppdrag
Why?Integration och asylsökande, Social gemenskap, Sysselsättning och arbete
What?Evenemangsuppgifter, Information och kommunikation, Ledarskap och samordning

Eos Cares is a social sustainability program within the basketball club IK Eos in Lund, one of the largest within the Swedish sports movement with more than 2000 participants per year. Eos Cares activities are currently run through the following programs:

- Eos Language Café. Twice per week is offered well-attended language cafés, with conversations in several languages ​​and for all levels.

- Language Tandem Program. A language exchange program for conversation training, which works essentially as a flexible mini-language café.

- Welcome to Lund. Network and mentorship sessions targeting the Lund International Community, held in English.

- Cook- & Bake-along. Cooking and baking group that, among other things, provides language cafés and other activities with refreshments.

- Local Discoveries. Excursions to nature areas around Lund, to display all the magical places that hide beyond the horizon.

Eos Cares also participates actively in external collaborations:

- Prisma. A program run together with Lund Municipality and Save the Children, with the aim of involving newcomers and other societal groups in meaningful leisure activities.

- Hemmaplan. The Skåne Basketball Association's program for establishing sports associations in socio-economically challenged areas. In Lund, the work is channeled through the new sports club HSIF Klostergården.

- Food Saving Lund. A network that collects food that would otherwise end up in the trash.

The activities are led by the Eos Cares Management Team, a group of 5-10 interns with different backgrounds. The core of the work is executed within the so-called "Development Teams", one for each of the programs described above, as well as a Communications Team with responsibility for online platform and social media. In addition to the interns, the program has about 30 active volunteers who contribute within various activities.

With this ad, we are looking to recruit people who want to develop social activities for the international community, through the Welcome to Lund program. In this role, you will also take part of Eos Cares full range of activities, as a member of our Management Team and at least one more Development Team in addition to Welcome to Lund. You will work tightly together with our core group, and at the same time build an extensive network through our other volunteers, participants and collaborators.

Specific requirements and information: 
No pre-requisite of education or experience, however any specific skill will surely be appreciated and possible to put to use within the program. English skills at a professional level is a requirement. Through our Management and Development Team meetings, you will quickly get a good understanding of the workings of Eos Cares.
Minimum time commitment: 
The role can be tailored to anything from 12 hours per week and up to full time. It can start at any time and continue indefinitely, however a time frame of 10 weeks should be considered a minimum. The role is unpaid. Is this too extensive? Read about smaller and more delimitated volunteering assignments at www.eoscares.se/join.
When and where will the volunteering take place: 
The activities take place in Lund, and start out from Eoshallen, Arkivgatan 32.
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