Jonas Schmidt is doing his bachelor degree in Political Science and Sociology at the Technical University of Dresden. Until then, he worked as a German and English teacher at the German cultural center for one year in the southern Ukrainian city of Odesa. Moreover, in the capacity of an interpreter, he organized various events, such as exhibitions, and worked as a tour guide for high-profile representatives of the Goethe Institute or the German Embassy in Ukraine. During his stay in Odesa, Jonas decided not only to improve his Russian knowledge but also to start learning the Ukrainian language. Jonas is not only engaged voluntarily as a Young European Ambassador, but is also a member of the civil defense system of Germany as a volunteer of the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW). Moreover, he acts as a facilitator between the THW and its youth organization being a regional leader of the Saxony branch and responsible for organizing youth and skilled worker exchanges with partner countries.
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