Apply for long term volunteering project in poland ( fully funded)

STRIM is a Youth Development and Integration which provides long term volunteering project. The project takes place in one of 11 receiving Organizations (kindergartens, special schools, public library, cultural house or strim office).STRIM are going to host 32 volunteers in 11 different organizations.


STRIM was established in 2001 in Cracow, Poland as a NGO, gathering people sensitive for the social issues. It want to develop national and European awareness; moreover, they initiate and promote all forms of youth activities. They organize trainings, seminars, conferences, public events, meetings and youth exchanges. 

This project will allow volunteers from different countries to become actively involved in activities of Cracow's educational institutions , freeing their creativity , local and civic activity.


Tickets for the flight from the home country of the volunteer to Cracow will be reimbursed by the receiving organisation STRIM to the volunteer or the supporting organisation. 

A flat will be assigned to you. You will live with other 3 or 5 foreign volunteers and one of them is going to share the room with you. In general, the bedrooms are for 2 people. 

- The flat is equipped with basic furniture and equipment. You don't need to bring additional belongings (cutlery, plates, cups, etc). However, you will need to bring bedclothes, sheets, linen, pillow cover or you can buy them in stores after your arrival.

Pocket money will be given to volunteers by the coordinating organisation once every month (around €120 per month). Generally it should be €4 per day.

Food money is 400 polish złoty ( 89 euro) per month. With the prices in Poland, this is the average student budget for food.

All volunteers will be provided with bus and tram cards for all the lines accessible in Cracow.

Twice a week for volunteers will be provided formal language training. The receiving organisation (STRIM) will provide books and materials for the course.


A total of 9 months from 1/11/2021 to 31/7/2022.


- 18- 30 years old

- willing to work on an international project

- want to improve your skills

- Be resident in on of these countries

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo

How to Apply

By searching this project in ESC official web page.

- By contacting a NGO in your country, so it can be your Sending Organization.

By contacting STRIM association (But you'll need a SO in any case!)



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  1. I am from South Africa
    Would also like this oppertunity