Universidad Nacional – ORI (COL-121)


Type: Office Work: Administration, Office Work: Communication - Country: Colombia

Brief description and main aims

  • To strengthen the international dimension of the University, to promote international cooperation among students, professors and the university staff.
  • To organize and revise the exchange agreements of theuniversity (Campus,Bogotá).
  • To promote national and international mobility of students and teachers

Main Activities

  • To spread information on international opportunities through various media sources (newsletter,  bulletin boards, news agency, information center, flyers,UN Radio) and to follow the procedures in relations worldwide
  • To support the ORI in English writing and translations, especially to help in applications regarding international cooperation projects. Additionally, seeking and providing information on funding and fundraising
  • To update the information on worldwide mobilityagreements that are held by the universities.
  • Support ICYE Colombia at fairs taking place at the National University

Volunteer tasks

  • Translate texts
  • Give talks, organize events
  • Organize cultural conversation clubs “ClubdeInglés” or “ClubdeAlemán”
  • Office duties
  • Working in the archive of the office

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • English speaking
  • Basic Spanish level is recommended
  • Available time on weekday’s evenings is preferred (depends on the activities)
  • Skills in managing social media and graphic design are a plus
  • Hard-working and dedicated
Important: You need to be proactive, creative, and motivated to work with university students. Must be  prepared to interact with a lot of students in thbiggest university of the country. You must have skills to plan different activities for your classes and be able to work without supervision. Should be willing to do office work (including running social media pages).

Location

The project is located in Bogotá.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a host family.

More Information

Number of volunteers: 1

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