German EVS volunteers wanted for Slovenia from September 2014


Pekarna.Tv  is a pilot project of the Cultural Association and Youth Center IndiJanez, the purpose of which is to present cultural events, local scene, society , everyday life and practices, cultural happenings and diversity - through the eyes of  young people. Multimedia portal consists of various programmes that cover topics such as: activism, social commentary, documentaries, short interviews, local events, concerts, youth scenes, social and behavioral characteristics of urban life etc. The aim of Pekarna.TV is to be an independent, alternative television that reports about young people, society, different problematics (marginalization, discrimination, youth unemployment, prejudices, corruption, ecological and environmental problems etc.) and cultural events in lines with freedom of communication and expression. There is also room for humour and irony. The spirit of Pekarna.TV is that of  pacifism, active citizenship, freedom, critical thinking, tolerance, co-existence , anti-capitalism and anti-consumption, well being of all species etc.

Volunteers will work in production of contents for from conceptualization to filming and making the final product, namely videos for the online television. They can work in front of or behind camera. Volunteers will work for 6 months in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. The project starts on 1st September 2014.

The project has been designed to be a part of the EVS program. The volunteers will gain knowledge and experience in the following areas:

Film & TV production
Computer design and desktop publishing
Video editing
Multimedia Design

We are looking for creative, independent, open-minded individuals with a strong interest in working with camera and different people. Knowledge of English language is a must. We do however also understand German.

Pekarna (meaning bakery in Slovenian language) is a complex of ex-army barracks squatted in 1994 and turned into a cultural center. It has an alternative status in the city and is a meeting point for different subcultures and various young people.  The organization  IndiJanez also runs a club (called MC) in Pekarna complex where concerts, exhibitions and cultural events are taking place regularly.

You are not allowed to be Slovene or currently have Slovene residency
You should be between 19 and 30 years old
You should be a citizen of the European Union, EEA or CH
You should have a permanent residence in Germany

Application details
Deadine for applying 5th August
Please send your CV and a motivational letter to:

Skype: IndiJanez_
Phone: +386 0 40 337 099
Pekarna.Tv website:
web page of the Youth Center:

Practical arrangements
Accommodation is arranged and for free, you will be staying either in a cosy EVS flat where you will live together with the other EVS volunteer(s) or alone in a hostel-like room with your own kitchen and bathroom. You will get money for food and pocket money, insurance, a Slovene language course and a bike if desired. A mentor, as a personal guide will be present during your EVS period, although we encourage self-initiative, because an active attitude is essential for the work we do.