Volunteering Opportunity in Romania
BASIC INFO: Organisation: Team for Youth Association; Activity location: Vasile Lucaciu 55A, Baia Mare Romania; Start: 15/01/2021 to 15/06/2021; Duration: 22 weeks; Deadline to apply: 30/10/2020; Activity topics: Education and training.
Dear volunteers! Are you from Spain, France or Italy? Are you between 18-30 years old, speak English, and are interested in interacting with different disadvantaged communities in a small town in northern Romania, in the field of learning and solidarity. Volunteers will be involved 3 times a week in activities in the 3 poor neighborhoods, one day in each neighborhood. They will be community educators, so they will spend time with the residents of marginalized neighborhoods trying to understand the problems they face, and then they will guide them in the first steps towards solving them (offering the contact of the specialist who can intervene, communicating the situation of the project team, organizing community meetings, etc.). Main themes of the activities will be: 1. promoting a healthy lifestyle. 2. standing against violence & bullying. 3. offering educational support through non-formal education.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
Accommodation is in rented flats, in the city. Rent and expenses (up to a certain point) are paid by our organisation. Pocket money and food money provided per month / volunteer (paid in local currency, once a month in cash). Materials for activities and local transportation is also provided. International travel to and from Baia Mare: reimbursed after the project, based on distance calculator and original tickets/invoices. Training activities and help in integration in the local community. Romanian language classes.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
Welcome to Romania and T4UTH Intercultural Dimensions of our work Team-building and getting to know each-other Support from the T4UTH project team in the preparation and promotion of activities. A mentor for the supervising of the learning process and local integration. A coordinator to supervise and help with the activities. Helpful local volunteers to aid you and provide support in the activities. A language teacher. A ”buddy” to go with you to the activities Social workers and volunteers from other NGOs (working with the 3 communities in the project)
18 – 30 years old residency in the mentioned countries interested in topics as social inclusion, nondiscrimination, nonformal education, health. looking to help the local community & the organisation good motivation for working with kids & youth from poor communities believe in social inclusion & kindness are comfortable with learning a new language.
HOW TO APPLY:
We will study carefully all applications and selected candidates will be invited for a Skype interview. The selection of volunteers will take place in the upcoming weeks.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need:
– Europass CV with picture (made in the last month) with Skype username included.
– Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Enjoy Sicily”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one. The volunteer is chosen according to his/her motivation and interest in the project and the activities. It will be paid special attention to cover letters.
All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering Opportunity in Romania” to firstname.lastname@example.org