The only limitation is your own imagination" Come and help us out on the voluntary central, we’re in need of some extra hands and brains! The main goal will be working with and for the local youth and organizing different kind of activities, both indoors and outdoors. Support the local youth council in their political work and environmental projects. You will also be working with and for the elderly. We can offer a wide range of possibilities for personal growth! Learn the Norwegian language and the way of living in one of Norway’s smallest municipalities located way up north. The program covers all your expenses! We have a facebook-page called EVS Vevelstad, where you can send a message or post questions. We are looking forward to future volunteers and welcome you with warm hospitality
The ”Ludothèque Castraise”, is an association that offers entertainment around games and toys and organizes a leisure centre on Wednesdays and during school holidays, we offer to 2 volunteers in CES to participate for twelve months in the life of the association. The project objective is to educate members and particularly the children to respect the diversity of cultures with fun activities such as support. Our objectives are the following: -Make a lot of games and toys available to everyone. - Stimulate the sense of responsibility and inter-age and inter-neighborhood dialogue with play or toys as a support for relationships. - To make both the games and toys of yesterday and those of today better known, without borders. The presence of volunteers reinforces these objectives and reinforces the European dimension and the values of solidarity that we promote. With this project we want to make Europe and cultural diversity more accessible and tangible for all our members.
The volunteer works as an assistant in Lyhty’s assisted housing Kotikutonen of the non-profit NGO “Lyhty ry”. Lyhty provides housing, education and work activity services for adults with learning disabilities. Lyhty is located in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Kotikutonen is located in area called Pitäjänmäki. In housing units, a volunteer's job description includes helping with household chores such as cleaning, cooking and laundry. It is important to do homework together with a intellectual disabled person or to guide a person with intellectual disability to do their own homework. The housing units appreciate the volunteer's creativity, openness and genuine presence. For example, a volunteer can socialize with a resident, go out for coffee with other caregivers and residents, organize art shows or cook, play music, or organize activities such as a sports or dance.
Four volunteers needed on long-term ESC. Good Energies 2021 is a 1-year project that will use the enthusiasm and skills of our ESC volunteers to tackle the climate crisis, especially through our Cróga project. Cróga means Brave and our focus is reducing carbon emissions locally and nationally in Ireland, working with communities, organizing climate dialogue sessions, and schools, organizing climate action days. This will give our volunteers experience in campaigning, social media and publicity, democratic systems and actions, community interaction and empowerment. It will raise awareness of ESC locally and we will act as a sending organisation recruiting ESC volunteers, mainly with fewer opportunities. Our volunteers will be supported through mentoring, supervision and training to achieve high-quality learning outcomes (knowledge, skills and competences), to improve their personal development, their involvement as active citizens in society and their employability
ALA Associazione Liberi Artigiani – organization active since 2009, work to develop educational framework and workshop for adults, youths. The methodology use, and the educational approach mix non formal methods, art, creativity, and outdoor practices.
The aim of the organization is to promote social inclusion, active citizenship, respect and protect environment.
The mission is to support the creation of future citizen aware and critics, able to express their will and thinking, to exchange opinions, and chose a life style respectful of environment and resources. The organization work at national and international level and cooperate with public bodies, schools and NGOct description.
We will recruit 10 long term volunteers for 12 month placements from 4 countries (Spain,France, Germany, Hungary).
Our project will improve your knowledge,skills and employability in the environmental sector.
You will visit different parts of Scotland and will experience cultural life in Scotland.
We offer opportunities for blogs and use of social media to share your experiences.
This project will work with 10 EVS volunteers from 4 countries (Spain, France, Hungary, Germany) in protecting biodiversity on our nature reserves, broadening experience by offering the opportunity to work on and experience a broad range of habitats across Scotland. Volunteers will also be involved in enhancing access opportunities and raising awareness of Scotland's natural heritage, thus protecting biodiversity by encouraging local communities to value and conserve their local natural resources. We aim to make volunteers much more employable by providing 12 month placements with varied work experience and training. Examples of activities will be: - Meadow management - targeted cutting and raking of site, control of bracken - Control of non-native invasive species – cutting & hand pulling - Peat bog management - removal of scrub and including installation of plastic dams - Woodland management and restructuring - removal of non native species, felling of timber
his solidarity project aims to give volunteers in-depth experience of using drama to explore issues with young people. We run a youth theatre for those aged 11years to 24 years. It also aims to provide a training and learning space for volunteers to practice drama facilitation, acting, running a youth theatre project, and managing a theatre company. The volunteers will shadow experienced drama facilitators in their work; plan and implement their own drama and/or film projects with our youth theatre; take part, if they wish, in productions along-side their peers; and receive one-to-one mentoring support. One of the main aims of our project is to create space for volunteers' personal and social development. Developing new skills we hope they will have higher chances of employment in the future. Our project's focus on social inclusion and equal opportunities for young people, as all our groups are mixed in terms of gender, social, economic and cultural backgrounds
Supported by ICE-RF, the "Foyer de l'Enfance" of Strasbourg wants to host volunteers in its structure. This experience will give the opportunity to the volunteer to get engaged in a project, to contribute to his/her French level, give him/her autonomy and independence, a maturity in her/his personal and professional life. The "Foyer de l'Enfance" is the only establishment in the "Bas-Rhin" (Elsass) open 24h / day, 365 days / year, which is ready to welcome all situations of ill-treated children, in pain, teenagers in difficulties, mother in precarious situation. The "Foyer de l'Enfance’s" greatest missions are : - to welcome in emergency, night and day - to ensure a following of the child and his parents for a work on the familial ties - the evaluation of a family return possibilities with educative following, research of alternatives solutions - to work in partnership with the entire social, legal, medical and educative structures.
Next possible start dates are in spring 2020, length of stay flexible between 2-6 months. Application forms + CVs ( motivation letter optional) by email to email@example.com by 15.1.2020. Cultural Collective Kukoistus is located at the Korkeaoja village in the western part of Finland, some 40km from the coastline. We work here on various projects centered around art, ecology and building. Some of us live in the village and others in nearby cities. Our aims are to increase the opportunities for artistic work in the Finnish countryside and combining art with living close to the land while promoting sustainability and ecological values. Our operation is centered at the old main house and it’s surroundings at Korkeaoja organic farm. Among our ongoing long-term projects are the creation of an international residency for artists.
Projet avec des personnes en situation d'handicap. Les volontaires commenceront par un mois de découverte de la structure durant lequel ils auront la possibilité de passer dans les différents foyers et ateliers pour se familiariser avec le travail et les différentes équipes. Par après ils choisiront, en accord avec leur tuteur, un foyer ou un atelier dans lesquels ils vont s'investir plus. Les tâches des volontaires consisteront en un suivi pratique et pédagogique de la personne handicapée. Les volontaires vont soutenir l'équipe pédagogique dans l'encadrement quotidien des résidents, tout en gardant un statut particulier. Ils participeront régulièrement à des réunions d'équipe et auront toujours quelqu'un qui pourra les guider en cas de difficulté. Les apprentissages seront multiples et pourront se résumer comme suit: Découverte et progression dans le monde du travail social et plus spécialement de la personne présentant un handicap
THE PARK Domaine de Mozet includes a castle - farm surrounded by 10 acres of woods, meadows and lawns . Every corner of the park is allocated to specific activities / entertainment area that offers its customers. There are among others an orchard, a medieval mini -garden , a mini- park animals, an apiary , a flowery meadow , a pond , a wasteland, fire corners, etc ... The volunteer Park, in addition to his support for certain activities, participate in the following activities: - Monitoring the health of trees and pruning, - Maintenance of a mini-farm, - Cleaning once a year birdhouses and bird inventories have laid, - A medieval garden care - Maintenance of an educational pond - Annual maintenance of hives and collecting honey , - Monitoring of orchard maintenance instructional path and a friendly space .
De Zande is a juvenile detention center for boys and girls between 12 and 18 years old. The youngsters are placed here by the juvenile court, because of a living situation that is unbearable, or because they committed a crime. The boys and girls go through a pedagogical and didactic-educational program. We provide tailored guidance for every youngster who enters our facility. The result we have in mind is to facilitate the learning opportunities for the young people in our institutions and on the other hand for the volunteers. We want our young people to get the chance to learn from the volunteers by talking, exchanging experiences and by being able to see an example of taking part in the society in a positive way. The volunteer will be an example for the youngster in everyday activities.
Hastekasen Farm Association is a small community of small scale farmers and builders Gardening, small scale farming, living on the countryside (Permaculture). Building with natural methods. LARP. Adventure and lots of nature. Simple low standard living. Looking for self motivated, participants with work ethics and the ability to take responsibility with an interest of developing leadership skills. The work is obligatory and is very practical - if you have no prior experience of using your mind and hands and body in PRACTICAL situations - don´t apply. We want a good match that benefits: you, the host, EU. The activities that we do here must have a link to what you HAVE been doing in your life, as well as what you want to do in the FUTURE. "Nature protection" means that you will have to live with less resources, lower standard. A miserable life according to many. "Employability" basically means that you will have to get up in the morning and take responsibility.
The project „Mind the Solidarity” will include volunteers form different EU countries; according to their interests/competences they could be involved in different socio-educational activities in Panciu (Judet Vrancea): - at the Daily Centre Pinocchio with children (3-16 y.o.); - at the Kindergarden nr. 1 of with children 3-6 y.o.; - at the Documentation and Information Centre of the "Ioan Slavici" Theoretical High School; - at the Social Residential Centre for elderly people. - at the Family Modules for orphans minors in Panciu.
The Human Rights Cafe is a space for volunteers and young people to become active global and European citizens by transforming issues of local and global importance to concrete action and change-making. For 5 months in Helsingør, Denmark, two young volunteers will do volunteer work in order to gain work experience in the fields of youth work, active citizenship and non formal education, environment and climate change, event making, facilitation and conducting workshops on human rights, global citizenship, intercultural communication and lifelong learning while they enhance their personal and professional development and empowerment, giving them abilities in areas that will make them well-prepared for their future lives and enhancing their employability.
International volunteers who want to participate in a project of the UA
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