International exchange project at Musica: applications are open


Musica, Impulse Centre for Music, is an organisation with (inter)national scope. Musica inspires a conscious and adventurous way of experiencing sound and music. From the professional arts we build bridges to the welfare sector, education and the broad socio-cultural field. With our finger on the pulse of society we strive for quality musical participation for everyone, regardless of age, culture or social background.

We would like to offer an eight-month internship to an enthusiastic volunteer. We're presenting this internship as an international exchange project through AFS.

The volunteer will be involved in a wide variety of activities. The different tasks will be presented at the start of the programme. Your tasks as a volunteer depends strongly on your background, in general you can expect to help out with practical tasks in the daily functioning of the organisation. This is a varied package with emphasis on public outreach in a broad sense. You will be part of a professional team that will guide you in the following tasks:

  • Logistical and production support for various projects at Musica and on location (transport, catering, materials, technique, ...).
  • Support in informing internal and external employees who are involved in the realisation of the projects.
  • Support with the communication on different projects (social media, blog and vlog) and promotional campaigns.


  • You have technical insight and some knowledge of IT and technical material (audio/video).
  • You have an interest in culture, art and music.
  • You are enthusiastic and have a hands-on mentality, and can work with ease with children.
  • You have organisational skills, work efficiently and are results oriented.
  • You are a team player but can also take independent initiative where necessary.
  • You are stress resistant and able to deal with unexpected situations.
  • You are social and empathetic.
  • You are prepared to work flexible hours and occasionally in the evening and at weekends.

Points that work in your favour

  • You have a driving licence.
  • You have a good knowledge of the English language, both written and spoken.

Musica offers

  • A creative job with a lot of variation.
  • A job in which you meet a lot of people, work with a lot of artists and organisations.
  • Flexibility regarding your work schedule.
  • A workplace in rural and wooded surroundings and an attractive town centre with all facilities.
  • Friendly colleagues.
  • Projects across Flanders.
  • Accommodation in a host family.
  • A bicycle.
  • Help with learning the Dutch language.

How to apply?

Candidates can now apply for this position by replying on our vacancy on the websites of participating AFS partners. Check which AFS partner in your area offers our vacancy and apply today!