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SCI Germany Online Project: I Remember - Dachau

Human Rights/Justice

SCI Germany Online Project: I Remember - Dachau

Voluntary Service International

International

At a Glance

  • Start Date:31/07/2021
  • End Date:07/08/2021
  • Closing date:30/07/2021
  • Post Updated:15/06/2021
  • Min Hours:Several hours a day for over a week
  • Role Type:Once-off /Ad hoc work

Requirements:VSI membership; Stable internet connection; a laptop, camera and microphone

Description

Description: The project “I remember” (organized by KJR Dachau ) demonstrates how participatory digital remembrance affect topics and themes such as the history of national socialism, the Holocaust and its impact on the landscape of today's society.  The KZ Dachau was the first concentration camp built by Nazi Germany in March 1933. More than 200,000 people from all over Europe were imprisoned here. Many prisoners died as a result of terror, inhuman forced labour, diseases, exhaustion and hunger.

Type of Work: Through online seminars, videos, audios, and social media, volunteers will learn about the history of National Socialism (NS) through communication with survivors and through active participation in workshops. Current political situations will also be discussed. The project offers the chance to bring together young people from all over the world and encourage them to share their knowledge and encourage them to discuss important topics and issues. 

Study Theme: NS history, WWII history and politics, change of perspective and a multi-layered discussion and elaboration of these topics, media education, and digital remembrance work.

Language: The group will speak English. 

Time Commitment: Times for the online ZOOM sessions will be finalised closer to the start of the project. 

Availability: Please note that there is limited availability for online projects, so we allocate these places on a first come, first served basis. 

Interested applicants need to be a member of VSI to participate in this project. 
 

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Type of Work: Through online seminars, videos, audio, and social media, volunteers will learn about the history of National Socialism (NS) through communication with survivors and through active participation in workshops. Current political situations will also be discussed. The project offers the chance to bring together young people from all over the world and encourage them to share their knowledge and encourage them to discuss important topics and issues. 

Skills required for this role:

No skills or prior knowledge required

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Project Dates: 31 July - 07 August 2021 Time Commitment: Times for the online ZOOM sessions will be finalised closer to the start of the project.

Minimum time commitment per week:
10+ hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Interested applicants need to be a member of VSI to participate in this project.

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Aine Boyle

Address: Voluntary Service International, 20 Dominick Street Lower, Dublin 1

Website: www.vsi.ie

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