10 things to do this week

17.07 - 24.07 2018
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Win Congés pass

23.07.2018

Communications media operator Tango has given Delano 4 festival passes to Congés Annulés at Rotondes.

Volunteering

Expat Guide Leisure time

Get involved.

Pictured: Red Cross volunteers are seen in the middle of organising a swimming fundraiser. Photo credit: Steve Eastwood

Caritas

Caritas Luxembourg acts in the service of the Catholic church for the wel, L-being of men and women, and in particular of the excluded, disabled or destitute. The foundation lists all the volunteering tasks on their website. If most of the tasks consist of teaching the national languages to refugees, anglophones are welcome for other tasks. The foundation also collects clothes, shoes and other items for homeless, and baby carriages. 

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 40 21 31 1

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.caritas.lu

Centre of Ecological Learning

The organisation provides an experimental space for thinking, researching, disseminating and practicing post-carbon lifestyles and regenerative culture. The centre is the platform of several foundations across Luxembourg such as Luxembourg in Transition, which looks for volunteers to participate or create community gardens, create living together, develop a cooperative grocery store, and more.

Where: Beckerich

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.cell.lu

CFA Society Luxembourg

CFA Institute is a global, non-profit member organisation of financial analysts, portfolio managers, and other investment professionals. The organisation is looking for volunteers to work on long-term projects or on punctual missions.

Where: Luxembourg

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.cfasociety.org/luxembourg

Confédération de la Communauté Portugaise au Luxembourg

This association represents the Portuguese community in Luxembourg, but English-speakers are welcome to get involved. The community is looking for volunteers to engage in social activities, to help with IT and to handle event organisation such as one for youth facing school difficulties. 

Where: Strassen

Phone: 29 00 75

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.ccpl.lu

Conférence Générale de la Jeunesse du Luxembourg

CGJL is the umbrella organisation of youth organisations in Luxembourg. CGJL regularly welcomes young people applying through the Erasmus + programme (European Voluntary Service). Volunteers are involved in activities like Structure Dialogue, Youth Parliament and City Rallye.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 40 60 90 331

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.cgjl.lu

Déierenasyl Atelier

Since 1956, the national animal shelter has been caring for homeless cats and dogs. In 2017, it took in 835 animals - 466 canines and 369 felines - who have to wait for adoption. The shelter needs volunteers to take dogs out for a walk, from Monday to Friday between 
1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 48 13 13 1

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.deierenasyl.lu

Digital Inclusion

This organisation’s goal is to make information technology accessible to everybody by giving an access to digital communication and to technical equipment while promoting digital literacy. Volunteers can take part in the computer recycling programme, in assistant teaching for classes that cover basic IT subjects, 
in logistics, and in advertising. 
The foundation collects laptops, smartphones, DVD players, 
TVs and more.

Where: Howald

Phone: 80 89 08

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.digital-inclusion.lu

Een Häerz fir Kriibskrank Kanner

This NGO helps families of children with cancer through psychological, palliative and practical support. Activities involving art are a big part of 
the programme. The foundation needs people who can translate their flyers into English and make sure their website’s texts are correct.

Where: Boevange/Attert

Phone: 51 46 29 1

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.kriibskrankkanner.lu

European Youth Portal

The European Youth Portal offers European and national information and opportunities that are of interest to young people who are living, learning and working in Europe. It gives information around eight main themes, covers 34 countries and is available in 28 languages. Their website includes volunteering projects and mentions the spoken language.

Phone: 00 800 67 89 10 11

Email: eac-european-youth
@ec.europa.eu

Website: www.europea.eu/youth

Fondation Autisme Luxembourg

This NGO supports the rights of those with autism and addresses the lack of structures and services for people with autism in Luxembourg. The foundation needs help with translation and event organisation, notably during the World Autism Awareness Day that takes place on 2 April each year.

Where: Capellen

Phone: 26 91 11 1

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.fal.lu

Fondatioun Kriibskrank Kanner

The foundation supports families of children with cancer and life-threatening diseases and supports cancer treatment research. The NGO is looking 
for volunteers to help with administrative work and public relations.

Where: Strassen

Phone: 31 31 70

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.fondatioun.lu

Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg

The IBBL institute is a biobank dedicated to supporting biomedical research for the benefit of patients. The biobank aims to bridge science and medicine by collecting biological samples from volunteers and then processing, testing, storing and redistributing them to researchers. They are also contributing to the establishment of a nationwide collection of cancer tissues from voluntary patients to help researchers investigate ways to fight cancer.

Where: Dudelange

Phone: 26 97 05 20 

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.biobank.lu

Kanner Wonsch (formerly Make-a-Wish)

This foundation has a target to eventually grant some 30 wishes per year for children and teenagers between the ages of 
3 and 18 with a critical medical condition. By doing so, they aim to empower them and their parents. It looks for volunteers who can help with translation and who can represent them 
in events.

Where: Bertrange

Phone: 31 45 95

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wonsch.lu

Kanner-Jugendtelefon

This foundation offers help and support to children and adolescents in distress through an anonymous and confidential listening and counselling service, support in finding a solution and, if necessary, referral to other assistance services. When joining the foundation, anglophone volunteers do a training to advise children, teenagers and parents who contact them in English through the online help service.

Where: Hesperange

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.kjt.lu

Lieu d’Initiatives et de Services des Etudiants au Luxembourg (Lisel)

Lisel welcomes international students who live in small communities. Volunteers participate to regular meetings for 6-8 weeks with young people, to help them to make real community of life and to solve possible small daily details. 

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 26 44 01 01

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.lisel.lu

Luxembourg City Film Festival

Luxembourg’s official film festival that takes place every year in March features international contemporary fiction and documentary films, special screenings, Luxembourgish productions and a young audiences programme. The film festival usually recruits volunteers few months before the festival via their website.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 28 22 93

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.luxfilmfest.lu

Luxmama Club & ParentPrep

Luxmama Club & ParentPrep asbl is a non-profit organisation raising awareness for green, natural and holistic parenting alternatives, birth rights and postnatal mental health by offering a variety of social events and educational workshops in Luxembourg for expecting and new parents. The NGO has a list of volunteering tasks on their website.

Where: Helmsange

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.luxmamaclub.com

Maison des Associations

Maison des Associations aims to raise awareness and strive to favour the integration of foreigners in the Luxembourgish community. The NGO is looking for long-term volunteers from 
15 September 2018 to 14 September 2019, who will share 
a house with other European volunteers in Luxembourg. Volunteers will help with the organisation of their activities.

Where: Itzig

Phone: 26 68 31 09

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.maisondesassociations.lu

Médecins du Monde

Médecins du Monde conducts actions all over the world including in Luxembourg. The organisation is looking for people with a medical or non-medical profile, regardless their spoken language. The volunteers will 
be hired to treat poor people in Luxembourg in the care centres in Bonnevoie and Esch, or the CHL hospital. They will also do administrative tasks.

Where: Esch-sur-Alzette

Phone: 621 373 550

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.medecinsdumonde.lu

Omega 90

Omega 90 is the Luxembourgish association for the promotion of palliative care and bereavement support. The foundation is looking for volunteers to help care for people with cancer or other life-threatening diseases, or who can support people in grief. The NGO prefers volunteers who can speak multiple languages or participate in an affiliated fundraiser, like the annual summertime Kick Cancer Into Touch tournament.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 29 77 89 1

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.omega90.lu

Red Cross Luxembourg

This worldwide foundation was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering. The NGO has an “international section” for English-speaking volunteers, which organises fundraisings and events. The foundation also collects clothes in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg City and Ettelbruck in order to distribute them to people in need.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 27 55 20 00 

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.croix-rouge.lu

Serve the City

The foundation helps homeless, asylum seekers, disabled, elderly, children in need, victims of abuse, and organises other projects aiming to improve the society such as park clean-ups. The foundation is looking for volunteers whether it is for one project or for the long term. Project leaders are also needed.

Where: Luxembourg

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.servethecity.lu

Société Eschoise pour la Protection des Animaux

This shelter aims to protect animals against all kinds of abuse. Sepa provides a refuge for abandoned cats and dogs and provides all necessary care. The shelter is looking for volunteer dogwalkers from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. from 1 March and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. from 1 November, including on weekends and bank holidays. 

Where: Esch-sur-Alzette

Phone: 54 74 48

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.sepa.lu

SOS Détresse

SOS Détresse provides anonymous help by phone and email to people in acute crisis or complex life situations. The organisation recruits volunteers who respond empathically to these people. The foundation members answer distress phone calls in French, Luxembourgish and German, but also in English, Portuguese and Spanish by email.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 44 38 81

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.454545.lu

Sportunity

This NGO uses sports to boost Luxembourg youth from disadvantaged backgrounds. They also set up training sessions for refugee children that are coached by champions who first came to Luxembourg as refugees. Sportunity needs volunteers in their operational team and during their big sporting events such as the ING Night Marathon.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 691 717 101

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.sportunity.org

Stop Aids

Stop Aids focuses on Aids prevention activities in Luxembourg and in international sustainable development actions. The foundation has projects in Luxembourg and in the west of Africa. They are looking for volunteers who do not need to speak the national languages and who will have the possibility to choose their task among the NGO.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 621 373 550

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.sida.lu

Trisomie 21

Known for its battle for people with Trisomy 21 (Down’s syndrome), the NGO organises multiple cultural and sporting events throughout the year. Trisomie 21 needs people who can represent their association during their awareness weeks. The foundation also needs help with IT and translation from French and German.

Where: Mensdorf

Phone: 26 78 74 51

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.trisomie21.lu

UGDA Music School

The UGDA-MS is responsible for music education in some 60 municipalities of Luxembourg.The school also organises vocational and advanced training courses and workshops on a national and international level. The school is looking for volunteers for the Youth for Music project from January 2019 to January 2020.

Where: Strassen

Phone: 22 05 58 1

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.ugda.lu/ecomus

Unicef

The foundation works in 190 countries and territories to protect children rights. The foundation defines the role of their English-speakers and all other volunteers according to the NGO’s needs and in the optimal case in line with the expectations of the volunteers, from administrative work to support in the Unicef store.

Where: Luxembourg

Phone: 44 87 15

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.unicef.lu

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