WYA Europe is searching for a Belgian candidate for a 12-month paid traineeship in Zagreb, Croatia

WYA Europe has opened applications for a 12-month paid traineeship in WYA Croatia office in Zagreb, Croatia. It will combine international volunteering experience with education and action in the field of human rights. The purpose of this placement is to educate young people in human rights and give them the practical experience in actively engaging in human rights projects.

The traineeship is funded under the European Voluntary Service (EVS) of the European Commission. Travel, accommodation, food and pocket money will be covered by the program.

The successful candidate will work on the “Human Rights Incubator” project at the multicultural and dynamic environment of the WYA Croatia office. As part of the project, the candidate will receive training on International Law and Human Rights, work on Advocacy in the field of human rights, and assist in organizing different human rights workshops and activities (such as debates, cultural events, movie nights, trainings, social media campaigns, presentations, etc.)

He will also be able to implement his own human rights project in the local community with the support of WYA Croatia staff and volunteers.

Press conference of WYA in Zagreb, Croatia 

More than 80 active members of WYA Croatia actively work on projects and activities, bring a dynamic atmosphere to the WYA Croatia office, and provide an enriching peer-learning experience.

After the 12-months program, the candidate will develop skills and competences in a wide variety of fields, such as: project management, international relations, public communication, PR and marketing, international law and human rights, advocacy etc. All these competences will be recognized through the Youthpass certificate, which can be considered as an added credential for a professional resume.

                WYA Cultural event in Zagreb

Debate with politicians on human rights issues








The start of the traineeship is any time between March 15th and May 15th, 2018.

The successful candidate should:

  • be of any nationality, but have a residence in Belgium
  • have a working level of English
  • have signed the WYA Charter here
  • be motivated to support WYA’s mission and values by working in the field of human rights

All applications should be sent via this form, no later than February 23rd, 2018.