Support Youth Art, Dance and Music Projects at ARTICO in Chișinău


Call for Erasmus+ volunteers from the UK!

Opportunity based in Chișinău, Moldova, at the ARTICO Centre for up to 12-months.

  • Description

    Call for volunteers to take part in an Erasmus+ Volunteering project at ARTICO, Moldova

    The Republican Centre for Children and Youth, “ARTICO”, is a public, educational-methodical institution – a part of a unified system of education in the country, contributing to the development and implementation of state policy concerning education for children and youth.

    About ARTICO

    “ARTICO” is a public institution of non-formal education which provides children and youth with information as well as training, consulting, supporting opportunities of development through involvement in social, cultural, sporting and technical activities.

    The organisation coordinates the activities in similar centres and institutions throughout the country. The centre also offers methodological support and information to institutions which in turn provide extra-curricular activities for children and youth nationwide.

    The mission is to conduct and promote non-formal education by creating platforms of learning and development for children, youth, teachers, as well as for people working on a managerial or institutional level.

    Project details:

    Location: Chișinău, Moldova
    Duration: Flexible, for a minimum of 5 months and a maximum of 52 weeks
    Starting in: ASAP, but may be negotiable
    Program: Erasmus+ Volunteering

    The main tasks of the volunteers are the following:

    With five big departments within the centre, ARTICO offers a wide spectrum of activities for volunteers to choose from:

    1. Recreational Activities
    2. Art, Knowledge, Sport
    3. Individual Development
    4. Competitions
    5. Youth Mobility

    In general, volunteers will contribute to the following activities in the preferred above area:

    • Support in writing and organising Erasmus+ projects
    • Office logistics and communication with project partners
    • Assistance in choreography (sport, flamenco, modern, ballet, contemporary, neoclassic)
    • Support in the visual arts (origami, textile, DIY crafts, mask creation, painting, décor, sculpture, woodcarving)
    • Help in music activities (vocals, choir, musical theatre, musical instruments)
    • Involvement in other social activities (promoting European cultures, emotional and individual development, non-formal education)

    Working hours and days:

    According to the individual skills and interests, and the wide spectrum of activities that Artico offer to volunteers, the volunteer activity will be focused on the chosen areas and will be structured in the following way: 6 hours per day, 5 days per week, 2 days off per week (usually the weekend). In those occasions when the volunteer activities will be at the weekend, it will be possible to take other days off.

    Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

    This project is based in Moldova’s capital city, Chișinău. Volunteers’ accommodation, food, language lessons, pocket money and transport will be provided by the host organisation, Artico. The accommodation will be in a host family or in a flat shared with other volunteers. Travel to/from Moldova will also be funded.

    Volunteer requirements:

    • Aged between 18 and 30 years old.
    • Currently residing in the United Kingdom.
    • Interested and preferably have some experience working with children and in arts and crafts (theatre, visual arts, film/video making, music), sports and/or games.

    For videos on the types of activities ARTICO offers, visit their YouTube Channel

    How to apply:

    If you are interested in applying for this Erasmus+ vacancy, please send your CV and motivation letter to Alternatively, get in touch with us using the form below, or call 0131 243 2745.