EVS Slovakia – Sign for Media: Journalism Volunteering Program for European Deaf Badminton Championships

Deadline: 04 June 2018
Open to: active young people (18-30 years old) interested in journalism, sports, video making/editing, photography, writing articles, etc.
Venue: 4 July 2018 – 1 August 2018, Slovakia


EVS hosting organization Mladiinfo Slovensko is looking for the volunteers to join the short EVS project Sign for Media: journalism volunteering program for European Deaf Badminton Championships that trough sport journalism volunteering promotes the inclusion of young deaf sportsmen and sportswomen.


4 July – 20 July 2018 (Bratislava)

  • Orientation meetings, ice-breakers, team building games;
  • Division into the teams: radio newsroom, video newsroom and online newsroom;
  • Sports journalism, photography and video workshops;
  • Training of the Sign Language;
  • Web content workshops.

July 21 – July 29 (Trenčín)

Badminton Championship coverage (articles, interviews, videos, photography, webpage updates, live broadcastings, etc.)


  • Young people aged (18-30 years) from UK, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Turkey, Macedonia; 4 volunteers from each country;
  • Having confidence/experience to conduct interviews, write articles, edit them and produce a valuable content;
  • Photography, video recording and video editing skills;
  • Able to face challenges;
  • Open-minded and flexible;
  • Motivated to learn new things;
  • Willing to learn the sign language;
  • Active, responsible and reliable.


  • Professional training and workshops supported by the Deaflympic Committee and professional journalists,
  • Accommodation and logistic support,
  • The opportunity to get new knowledge, experience and skills,
  • Free passes for all volunteers and support staff for all matches as part of the championship,
  • Improve their journalistic and communication skills.

How to apply?

If you want to be part of this amazing one-month EVS experience apply until latest 04 June 2018 by filling out the application form.

If you have, any further questions please contact:

Ivana Petrisková (Project Coordinator) ivana@mladiinfo.e

Petra Papierniková (Project Assistant & Mentoring Support) papiernikpetra@gmail.com