Monday, November 14, 2011

St. Petersburg, NEW, IVA- Travel, study and experience Russia by Internship or Volunteer program. International Volunteer Academy

International Volunteer Academy is dedicated to enhancing the lives of the people (happy people–happy world) by implementing educational, investment, charity and development programs, creating various community service projects, providing health care services to those who need it. Currently we are looking for youth and partners worldwide.
Volunteer Academy relies on the efforts of interns and volunteers to make its programs to work for good and therefore we are very flexible and easy to work with. Having 14 years + experience we are looking for people with strong written and verbal communication skills with an interest in international relations, social enterprise development, peace building, fundraising, NGOs or simple to have fun and travel. Groups of any size are also welcome. We are able to accept those that speak English, Romanian, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Hungarian, Polish, Slovenian, German etc.
Interning or volunteering is unpaid work but you will gain a lot of precious knowledge and experience for your life. We provide training at our office to make sure that you will be prepared and ready to handle any project or assignment that we give you. In addition, you are free to stay for any length of time, from 1 week (most popular) to 12 months and more. Volunteer Academy is able to arrange housing accommodations and provide you with various cultural excursions and experiences. Also by request we could organize business, study, scientific, research, student exchange, youth exchange, schools exchange, medical, religious, visiting holly places, history, wine, food, natural fruits and vegetables, rural, ecologic etc. programs and tours.
We do, however, ask for a one time donation of 120 Euros to cover the administration costs of arranging your placement here.
We currently have internship opportunities available in:
·         Media, social media, video and photo reporting , filmmaking, writing articles etc. media work
Fundraising- Project research and creation - Writing and proof reading grant proposals, researching and contacting sponsors,- researching grant opportunities and creating projects to fulfill requirements. Justifying proposals with statistical evidence as well as forging domestic and cross-border partnerships.
·         Teaching in orphanages Arts, English, Italian, French, German, Spanish languages
·         NGOs
·         Public Relations, Image maker - making booklets, creating video spots, creating thematic photos, creating promotional materials
·         Social enterprise
·         International communication -researching and contacting potential International partners
·         Web development, IT etc.
We also have volunteer opportunities available at:
·         Language schools
Orphanages, Organizing activities for children in orphanages - sport and swimming instructors, team building etc. human development games
·         Elders houses
·         Local ministries, Interfaith peacebuilding- visit and cooperate with different faiths, developing spiritual life, ministry volunteers, mind and body harmony.
·          Medical projects
·           And more, just contact us!
Our internships and volunteer positions are wonderful opportunities to travel and explore Russia, Eastern Europe while gaining practical knowledge in a work environment. You will be able to learn about the logistics of a NGO, experience life in a fast developing former USSR country, and even take weekend excursions within Russia or in neighboring countries in few hours to Moscow, EU big cities, Black Sea side, Kiev, Bucharest, Odessa, Tiraspol, Crimea etc. More details: Post-Program Services Include: Internship Network, Year Founded: 2001, Religious Requirements: Internship, volunteer at Volunteer Academy is a Unificationists based organization. We do not require our participants to be of the same faith. Volunteers are free to join religious activities.
In order to apply, send your resume and request to and

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PS. IVA-Travel, study and experience the World in the funniest way by Internship or Volunteer program at International Volunteer Academy is dedicated to enhancing the lives of the people (happy people–happy world).
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