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Join The Refugee Project!


Every four months The Refugee Project is recruiting new volunteers to join our activities with children, youth and adults in the refugee reception centres in Sofia. The time has come for the new group to start in march and therefor we are looking for volunteers who will prepare and deliver educational activities for children and adult refugees and asylum seekers in the following subjects: Bulgarian language and orientation, English, computer skills, art, music and sports.


- Organising activities in one or more of the following subjects: Bulgarian language and orientation, English language, maths and science, computer skills, art, sports, theatre, gardening or music
- Engaging the attention and interest of children, adolescents and adults who attend classes
- Planning and organising activities as part of a small team
- Participation in the organisation of extracurricular activities: trips, events and tournaments, visits to museums, theaters, cinemas and more.


Time commitment
- Morning or afternoon on weekdays
- At least once per week for two hour sessions


Volunteer profile

- Over 18 years
- Willingness and ability to work with children, young adults
- Responsibility and ability to work independently following training by coordinators of the project
- Interest in different cultures
- Ability to perform the tasks undertaken within the specified time limits
- Ability to work with other volunteers to plan and implement the activities
- Experience working with children is an advantage, as is education in social work and / or pedagogy
- Knowledge of Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Pashtu or Kurdish would be useful; other languages ​​a plus.

Project Duration March 13, 2017 - July 31, 2017



E-learning: short online course 

Compulsory training: 11 and 12 March 2017
Activities begin: March 13


The project's activities will take place in the three reception centers in Sofia:

Ovcha Kupel Sofia, kv. Ovcha Kupel, Montevideo str. 21A
Voenna Rampa str. "Lokomotiv" 11 Serdika - School of Architecture and Interior Woodworking, Sofia
Vrazhdebna bul. "Botevgradsko road" №270


To apply, please complete the online application form and send your CV (preferably in English) to therefugeeproject@gmail.com by 24 February 2017.