14 April 2015

Call for 5 Romanian participants: youth exchange in São Jacinto (Aveiro District), Portugal (June-July 2015)

GEYC is selecting 4 Romanian participants plus one team leader with no age limit, to take part in the “WAVE2” European project that will take place in São Jacinto (Aveiro District), Portugal from 26th June until 6th of July 2015. This is a youth exchange focused on embracing a healthier lifestyle, particularly through practice of sports.

         Please notice that this call is for Romanian participants only. Other applications will not be considered.
                                                         Deadline: April, 22th, 2015 | Apply now!

About the project
The project aims to promote active and responsible involvement of youngsters, their adoption of helthier lifestyle, particulary though practice of sports, contact and respect for the environment and awareness about healthy nutrition and wellbeing. The set of activities that will be implemented is aiming to increase the teamwork and cooperation leading to respect and tolerance towards diversity among participants. The participants will be challenged to raise their awareness about environmental issues, involving their own local community.
The daily activities within the project are a mix of sport activities (water sports, beach sports done in a nearby lagoon), interactive workshops on different topics (recycling, reusing, healthy nutrition, consumerism), discovery games that include contact with local community etc.

Available places
4 participants age 18-30 years old
1 participant (group leader) with no age limit

Selection criteria
-personal and professional motivation
-gender balance
-youngsters with little or no experience in international environment interested in the topic of the project
-persons interested in nature and environment
-GEYC volunteers and GEYC Community applicants will have priority to participate;

  • until 22th of April 2015: submitting the application form;
  • by 24th of April: selection of participants, notifications and confirmations (paying the participation fee - please notice that the participation fee is non-reimbursable);
Note: if you won't receive an e-mail by 24th of April, it means that we found other suitable candidates for this project.  
  • by 30th of April: arranging the travel details (please be ready to cover your travel costs: at the moment of the call) feel free to check geyc.ro/flights for the current price level. GEYC will support you throughout the booking process and the reimbursement procedure;
  • between 26th June and 6th of July: the youth exchange takes place.
          Please notice that this call is for Romanian participants only. Other applications will not be considered.
                                                     Deadline: April, 22th, 2015 | Apply now!

Financial details
The organizers will cover the following costs with the support of the European Commission:
  • 100% of meals, accommodation, activities costs;
  • Transport cost up to 275 EUR per participant.
  • insurance during the project (please note that this is not travel insurance)
Participants will be required to cover:
  • a participation fee covering administrative costs for this project (the fee will be paid in RON, by bank transfer at the exchange rate given by the ING Bank for the day of payment; the fee will be paid after the participants are selected. Please don't pay any fee before you receive the confirmation e-mail): 50 EUR for GEYC Community (please note that for this call we will consider the members that joined the Community before April, 14th, 2015) applicants and 80 EUR for other applicants (GEYC active volunteers are not required to pay the participation fee);
  • transport cost- only the amount exceeding 275 EUR;
  • (if needed) medical insurance;
  • (if needed) any other personal costs.
Relevant information
  • In order to start their travel, Romanian participants should own a valid ID card or passport.
  • Arrangements regarding medical insurance are the responsibility of the participants.
  • In order to be reimbursed, Romanian participants should start their travel from Romania.
  • Please make sure you have read and accepted the terms and conditions of GEYC European mobility programs before you apply.

                                                   Deadline: April, 22th, 2015 | Apply now!


If you have any questions feel free to contact us through the Contact form or by Facebook (as a private message). Please mention ”WAVE2-Portugal” when you contact us.