Application procedure for an EVS starting in March 2017

The application procedure is open until the 10th of December 2016 for an EVS project starting in March 2017. Duration: 10 or 12 months.

 Instructions for the application:

1. Read carefuly the description of the project.
2. Fill out the candidate application (doc 305 KB) with all needed information (including a picture).
3. Send us the application form per mail at the following address:
4. Before you send your mail, be sure that name of the EVS project is written in the title of your mail.
5. You will receive an automatic answer and confirmation of your application.
6. It is possible to apply for several projects, but you should send a separate application and email for each project.
7. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

We will only take into consideration the applications which respect these instructions.



Hosting projects

1. Kinder im Mittelpunkt: Basel (German speaking area) Children and Youth work, 2012-CH-9
Project duration, one year: 2nd of March 2017 – 28th of February 2018
Project description
KiM – Kinder im Mittelpunkt is an organization that is active in the children's and youth work. KiM operates mainly a meeting-place for children and young people in Allschwil, the “Jugendland”.
Requirement: Interest in working with children and basic German knowledge


General information concerning the EVS program in Switzerland

•    This project would be granted from the Swiss government und not the EU, because Switzerland is officially no more a full member of Erasmus +.
•    The volunteers will live with a voluntary Swiss host family. The candidate should be motivated to share the life of the host family and live an intercultural exchange with them.
•    The contributions for international travel costs are CHF 400.
•    The transportation costs from the project to the host family are covered.
•    The volunteer will be insured through the ICYE group insurance
•    The volunteer will receive a pocket money of CHF 300 per month (about 275 EUR)
•    The volunteers will work about 32 hours a week.
•    The duration of the activities is 6 to 12 months.
•    The volunteer will receive a certificate of participation fill in by ICYE Switzerland and the hosting organization not a youth pass.