Call For Ambassadors: Europe On Track (Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

Europe on Track is a project of AEGEE, run by 25 young volunteers who aim to raise awareness, to create a space for discussion and to capture the opinions of youth in Europe on important social issues. Thanks to InterRail, our 9 ambassadors in 3 teams (one videographer, one photographer and one interviewer per team) will travel by train across 20 countries in one month to deliver workshops, interview young people and organize events in cooperation with 200 volunteers from 30 cities in Europe.
This year Europe on Track will focus on a very important topic: Sustainability and Climate Change.
Who are we looking for?
No worries, you do not have to fit all the criteria mentioned below in order to apply!

YOU:

  • are between 18-30 years old, as of March 22nd 2018
  • are active in a (international) student
  • organization or non-profit organization related to Sustainability and Climate Change
  • feel strong ties to Europe
  • like to talk and work with people of different ages and cultures
  • have consistent backpacking and traveling experience
  • have an international mindset
  • are responsible and reliable
  • have a can-do and up-for-anything attitude
  • are resistant to stress and physical fatigue
  • like to take initiative
  • have an open mind
  • have experience developing and delivering workshops or presentations
  • are good at problem solving and thinking outside the box
  • are interested and knowledgeable about Sustainability and Climate Change

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To apply

We’re looking for 3 different roles:

          Videographer

  • Have your own video camera
  • Filming and editing skills
  • Have your own editing software
  • Have your own tripod that you can bring during the trip
  • Have extra batteries for your video camera that you can bring during the trip
  • Have your own laptop you can edit on and bring during the trip

          Photographer

  • Have your own reflex camera
  • Photo shooting and editing skills
  • Have your own editing software
  • Have extra batteries for your camera that you can bring during the trip
  • Have your own laptop you can edit on and bring during the trip

          Blogger

  • Have your own recorder (phone with enough space and microphone also works)
  • Previous experience blogging
  • Previous experience doing interviews
  • Previous experience with WordPress
  • High level of English
  • Have your own laptop you can write on and bring during the trip

 ✓ You will travel to 10 cities in one month with InterRail passes provided by AEGEE and Europe on Track;
✓ You will sleep in trains and be hosted at other people’s houses in every stop;
✓ You will facilitate and moderate workshops and discussions at the different stops (including conferences) about Sustainability and Climate Change;
✓ You will assist the project team with the planning of logistics and you will develop the content for the workshops and discussions;
✓ You will be a spokesperson for Europe on Track in the media.

What is covered?

  • – You will get an InterRail ticket from us, and at each stop the AEGEE locals will provide food and accommodation.
  • Your trip from home to Thessaloniki and from Kraków to your location will NOT be covered by default, but we’re working on this.
  • Health insurance will NOT be provided by the project team, but it is mandatory to have an international health insurance for the period 13th March – 28th April 2018 (we will assist you on this)
  • Visa fees will NOT be provided, but we will provide the ambassadors with invitation letters and try to lower the costs to 0€
  • Pocket money (for extras, such as shopping, ice-cream, clubs…) is not included. Our experience from previous Europe on Track editions indicates that about 300€ pocket money will enable travelling ambassadors to realize the project in a fun and effective manner, although it may be less depending on your personal spending habits.
  • We will provide the costs of reservations of tickets during the trip (22nd March – 22nd April)

Click here to apply

We will try to cover as much as possible of the project, but we have a very limited budget. Basically during the route you won’t have to take care of expenses in general.

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The deadline to submit your application is the 27th November 23:59h CET (Brussels time).

Visit the official Europe on Track website here

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