We are looking for a technically-orientated ESC volunteer for the Migracode Program. For a period of twelve months, starting in June 2020, the volunteer will carry out a variety of tasks to support Open Cultural Center and its Migracode program – the first code school for refugees and migrants in Barcelona.

The Position

The tasks that the volunteer will carry out are the following:

  • Support tech teachers and volunteers in the Migracode project
  • Support Migracode’s Head of Education with a variety of tasks to run our classes
  • Support Migracode students with homework and other technical questions and issues
  • Co-organize various events for Open Cultural Center and its Migracode project


Supported by the EU

The project is funded by the European Commission through the Erasmus+ programme. This means that volunteering via ESC includes:

  • Travel costs (up to the limits established in Erasmus+ Guide distance calculator)
  • Accommodation – you will share a flat in Barcelona with other volunteers. It will be fully equipped (kitchen, bathrooms, washing machine, etc). It is important to be ready to share your bedroom with another volunteer of the same sex/gender
  • Monthly food + pocket money: approximately €280  
  • Insurance (CIGNA for ESC)
  • Language courses (classroom or online, Catalan, Spanish and/or Arabic)

The Volunteer Profile

We are looking for a volunteer with the following profile:

  • EU citizen between 18 and 30 years old (this is a very strong must)
  • Someone with a strong interest in technology, specifically programming languages
  • Able to speak and write in English, preferably in Spanish as well
  • Being easy-going and loving an intercultural environment
  • A motivated, sociable, proactive, open-minded, tolerant, creative and self-reliant person
  • Someone who has no problems with sharing an apartment/bedroom with other volunteers

If you are between 18 and 30 years old, ready to work with refugees, like to live in an international environment and have the skills needed for this position, please fill send an email with your CV and Motivation Letter to esc@migracode.org. Contact person for this position is Vincent van Grondelle.

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