Supporting local communities, Spain

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Xeracion Valencia & Plastic Precios La Safor; Activity location: Consell dels Joves de Gandia, 46702 Gandia Spain; Start: 01/02/2021 to 30/11/2021; Duration: 40 weeks; Deadline to apply: 01/01/2021; Activity topics: Environment and natural protection; Employment and entrepreneurship; Creativity and culture

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

This project focuses on action-awareness and environmental activism, and aims to show that the garbage we produce in our daily life can not only be reduced, but can also be reused, thus generating new business especially for people with fewer opportunities and /or social problems. We also want to empower youth developing their ideas and transforming them into real projects. Therefore with this project we will be combining: 1. Environmental (MAIN PROJECT): a. Precious Plastic machines which transform plastic waste into new and valuable objects. 2. Awareness and workshops a. Workshops for children with less opportunities and youth from the region. b. Awareness campaigns started by volunteers about any topic that they might consider relevant in the region. c. Erasmus+ and other European programs campaigns, info sessions and workshops. 3. Non-formal management a. Starting and managing a non-profit organisation. b. Writing and delivering projects based on non-formal education.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

The accommodation will be in private rooms in a 3 bedroom shared apartment situated in Gandia and all the expenses in the house will be paid by the organisation (electricity, internet, water, gas). Each volunteer will receive a SIM card for their telephone and a bicycle to move around locally.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

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PARTICIPANT PROFILE

The volunteers will help to develop cultural activities and give support for the communication (Graphic design) and audiovisual streaming and archive, documenting everyday life, shows, projects, etc. We look for the contribution of three volunteers during 9 months, who will be supervised by the staff of the organization, will take part of the team exchanging ideas and collaborating to produce them. We hope this project will be a window that shows, from a local to an international level, the cultural wealth of the neighborhood as a tool for social change through independent cultural management

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject:  Supporting local communities, Spain”  to info@enjoysicily.org

Cultural Activities in the International Room of the IUT2 of Grenoble

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: IUT2 Université Grenoble Alpes; Activity location: 2 place Dpyen Gosse, 38000 Grenoble France; Start: 01/09/2021 to 31/05/2022; Duration: 39 weeks; Deadline to apply: 08/01/2021; Activity topics: Education and training

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

The IUT2 is an independent institute, part of the Grenoble Alpes University. We offer both professional skills and a high-quality theoretical teaching. We offer education mainly in the field of services. In our IUT there is special room dedicated to languages and foreign cultures. The volunteer will work there and will: • Organize conversation classes in English to IUT2 students, but also teachers and staff • Set up events on foreign cultures (festive events, debates, projection of films, food) • Make students feel like going abroad by giving them information on studying in Europe and European Volunteering. • Generally creating a friendly atmosphere in the room so that it becomes a really attractive place for students. To this end the volunteer will get in touch with student unions • If this is in the range of his/ her skills the volunteer will set up societies like those that exist at universities in English-speaking countries (Drama, Debating Society etc.)

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

The volunteer will be housed in a room in a student residence in the center of Grenoble. He/she will be given a transport card to use public transport in Grenoble and receive an allowance to cover the cost of food. He/she will also be given a card so as to be able to use the student restaurant. The volunteer will have national health insurance.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

The volunteer will be offered training in running language workshops by the mentor mostly and will also receive support and help from the language teaching team from the IUT. There will be regular meetings with the mentor to make sure that things go smoothly and that the volunteer reaches his/her objectives The staff from the international relations dept. will also help the volunteer in adminsitrative matters The volunteer will be provided with French language lessons

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

Are you a dynamic young person? Are you eager to share your enthusiasm with others? If you feel you can communicate your love of languages, your curiosity for other cultures and your desire to travel, then we are looking for someone just like you to run our International Space. This is a room in our Institute of Technology, part of Grenoble University, where students can drop in for a chat, or come for conversation classes, games, to watch a movie or the news bulletin, prepare for a language test, read a magazine, get information about studying abroad and find out about foreign cultures.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Cultural Activities in the International Room of the IUT2 of Grenoble”  to info@enjoysicily.org

Volunteering in Liège, Belgium

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: VIEWS International; Activity location: Liège, Belgium; Start: 11/01/2021 to 11/10/2021; Duration: 39 weeks; Deadline to apply: No application deadline;

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Views International is an European NGO having its Executive Office situated in the city of Liège, Belgium. The usual activities of VIEWS International are: the organization of European projects (youth exchanges, EVS, seminars…). And then there are the local activities, carried out together with our Belgian partners. Our projects are adapted for young visually impaired persons, 18-30 years old. The volunteer can develop intercultural activities with sighted and visually impaired young Belgians, and help them create European activities where they are involved (in the field of music, sport…) He/She can help organize leisure activities (cultural gatherings, sport activities) for sighted or visually impaired young people, together with our network of local partners (La Baraka asbl, etc.); he/she can help with awareness-raising sessions (such as dinners in the dark, info sessions on visual impairment, etc.) or organising logistics/ set up activities for international youth projects.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

The volunteer will have his own room, but will share kitchen, bathroom and toilet with the group of young volunteers, boys and girls separated. The apartment will be in the neighbourhood, so as to allow a relatively quick autonomy, thanks to the mobility and orientation classes. The neighbourhood counts many small shops, more accessible to young people. Electrical household appliances will be equipped with tactile marks, and tools will be adapted (table sets with contrasting colours, marked storing boxes, freezer…).

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

In his first two weeks, the visually impaired volunteer will be given classes of orientation, as well as daily-living and professional skills sessions, with a timetable agreed by mutual consent with the supervisors and which takes into account everyone’s needs and possibilities. French classes will also be provided during this period in an intensive fashion, with adapted material and provided by a teacher specialized in French as a Foreign Language and with a lot of experience with visually impaired students.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

This project mainly targets young visually impaired people, 18-30 years old. In order to better adapt to the daily tasks, the volunteer must have a basic knowledge of French (beginner level). The volunteer will be motivated and will have the desire to be integrated in the working team. Besides, the volunteer will strive for the autonomy and integration necessary in his private and daily life, both with his housemates and his multicultural neighbours. Being open and knowing how to listen are essential qualities for the tasks that the volunteer will be required to carry out.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering in Liège, Belgium”  to info@enjoysicily.org

VOLUNTEER ACROSS BORDERS, BELGIUM

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Over Grenzen; Activity location: Lommel, Belgium; Start: 01/03/2021 to 28/02/2022; Duration: 52 weeks; Deadline to apply: 11/01/2021; Activity topics: Education and training; Creativity and culture

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Over Grenzen vzw mains Across Borders Association and is an organisation that sets up projects concerning Peace- and Remembrance education for both youths and adults. It wants to connect the past and the present to promote a culture of peace and non-violence. The association uses the Youth Meeting Centre as a guest accommodation and educational centre as a ´base of operations´ for its activities. Because the YMC is situated next to the German military cemetery of Lommel, and in that way connected to the German War Grave Commission, it also supports the (youth) work and educational vision of this organisation. Across Borders Association has no economic, political or religious goals and is politically neutral. the most important activity will be the preparation and execution of new projects, like international red hand day, youth exchanges, German commemoration day Volkstrauertag, art exhibitions, create historical information brochures, etc…

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

In our accommodation they have their own room with their own bathroom. We will create a shared living room. We also created a small kitchenet with refrigerator for their personal use. They will get the opportunity to eat with the groups, or to cook their own meals. Most of the time there are left over from the kitchen, which they can take. But they can also cook themselves. They will get a bicycle, as transportation. But they can also use the local bus transport which stops 200 meters from our house. The train station is 3 km from our house. A trainticket with 10 rides is provided.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

You will do an extra language course at the people’s university of Lommel. The Juleica certificate is a certificate that you can by doing a 5 day course via the German War grave commission. You can only do this one when your German language is okay. When you only speak English we will give you the opportunity to do a similar training course via the Belgium organisation ‘Tumult’. You will do a one day hygiene course, about hygiene rules in kitchens. And you will get the opportunity to enter more international trainings we offer ourselves.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

It would be good if he/ she has a driver’s license. Age will be between 18 and 30 years old. We would like a good gender balance. So we will try to get a boy and a girl, when possible. They can come from a big city, but then they do need to know that our house is on a bit of a deserted area. We don’t ask them to have studied already. Open towards a new challenge in a different country. They need to realize that they will be away from home for a long time The volunteer is a social person, who likes to with groups of people.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “VOLUNTEER ACROSS BORDERS, BELGIUM”  to info@enjoysicily.org

Volunteering Opportunity in Romania

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

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.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

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)

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering Opportunity in Romania” to info@enjoysicily.org

Assistant English/art/music teacher at a primary school in Netherlands

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Juliana van Stolberg School; Activity location: Waalwijk Netherlands; Start: 04/01/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 51 weeks; Deadline to apply: No application deadline; Activity topics: Citizenship and democratic participation, Creativity and culture.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

The ESC volunteer will assist one experienced, native English speaker within the school by teaching English. This will take place during class lessons and for extra hands such as reading and further small group activities. Furthermore, the volunteer can assist with music lessons and drama lessons. Throughout the year, primary school Juliana van Stolberg participates in different sports tournaments. The tournaments are usually soccer, hockey, basketball and swimming. The volunteer can assist here as well. Further activities will be projects about Active citizenship, Depending on the interest and talents of the volunteer, he/she can help the professional with cultural activities for example, music, dance, act, craftsmanship or physical education. During the summer holidays the ESC volunteer will organise a summerschool with other volunteers.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Accommodation (in ‘s-Hertogenbosch), pocket money and food allowance will be arranged. You will have access to a bike. Dutch lessons are provided.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

You will receive an on-arrival training and mid-term training.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

Open-minded, social, energetic and creative youngsters who have affinity with youngsters and are interested in music, acting, dance and craftmanship. Furthermore, he or she likes to organize and plan events and teach youngsters. Preferably native English speaker.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Assistant English/art/music teacher at a primary school in Netherlands” to info@enjoysicily.org

 

Volunteering in Latvian web radio

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Jauniešu organizācija “Ligzda”, Activity location: Upes 9, LV-4240 Rujiena Latvia; Start: 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 51 weeks; Deadline to apply: 30/09/2020; Activity topics: Social challenges, Creativity and culture

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Volunteers will work with social media, posters, photo and all other media works. We have WEB radio station and it will be place were volunteers will communicate with local and international persons.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Living for EVS: Adress: Upes street 9/11, Rujiena, Latvia, LV-4240, Multifunctional youth initiative centre, phone +371 25450585. Accommodation is located in 3rd floor. Keep safe keys from building outside door, youth centre door and private room. Outside door should always be locked. Room is for two person. Kitchen, WC, shower, laundry and living area is open for all hostel guests. Room is equipped with bed, table, chair, wardrobe, towel, sheets, blanket, and pillow. Kitchen – stove, oven, refrigerator, microwave, dishes, toaster. Laundry – washing machine.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

You will have arrival training and mid term training. Teacher will help you to learn also Latvian language for every day communication. If any other training will be needed we will discuss it on interview.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

What we are looking for: Volunteers who can be youth leaders, who can lead non formal learning activities. If they have already some knowledge in youth work it would be great. Volunteers with knowledge about languages, music, radio, sport or outside activities are welcome to be part of our project.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering in Latvian web radio” to info@enjoysicily.org

Work on social projects and with children – Sofia, Bulgaria

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Know and Can Association, Activity location: Sofia, Bulgaria; Start: 01/03/2021 to 30/09/2021; Duration: 25 weeks; Deadline to apply: No application deadline; Activity topics: Education and training, Employment and entrepreneurship

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Know and Can Association is looking for 3 volunteers to work inside the association. The volunteers will work social projects, European voluntary projects, and with children inside the center of Know and Can. This work with children includes animation and creative activities. The volunteers will assist with writing on projects, organization of events, and daily activities of Know and Can. The work with children includes creative activities such as games, arts and crafts, and help the teachers in the daytime activities (taking them from school and taking them to the daily care center). About Sofia: It is the capital and the largest city in Bulgaria. Being in the centre of the Balkans, Sofia is easily reached from all over Europe.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Each volunteer will have its own room and be hosted in an apartment together with other volunteers. The apartment will be furnished with the basics needed for living (bed, chair, table, etc.). There will be also a shared kitchen that will be equipped with the basic kitchen utensils. There will also be a shared bathroom. Electricity, water, and heating costs are included in the rent. The volunteers will be assisted in moving around and provided with information with the main means of transports.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

The following opportunities are available for 6 months of voluntary services: * 1 volunteer who has an interest in social issues and good writing skills to work in an office * 1 volunteer who is experienced in working with kids. *1 volunteer who has an interest in social issues and enjoys working with kids (combined work in an office and with kids). Additional requirements: – Working level of English languages is needed – Willingness and experience in working with children. The start date will be adjusted to candidates’ availability.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Work on social projects and with children – Sofia, Bulgaria” to info@enjoysicily.org

Volunteering in Greece

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: KEKPA-DIEK of the Municipality of Volos, Greece; Activity location: 22-26 Prousis str., GR-38446 Nea Ionia, Volos Greece; Start: 01/01/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 52 weeks; Deadline to apply: 15/09/2020; Activity topics: Social challenges, Education and training.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

WAVES IV: We Are Volos’ ESs IV is a full-time voluntary service that will run in the framework of European Solidarity Corps. It will be supported by KEKPA-DIEK, the Municipal Enterprise of the Municipality of Volos in central Greece (SUPPORTING ORGANISATION), which will be also the receiving organization (HOSTING ORGANISATION) and will be realised in the city of Volos. KEKPA-DIEK offers activities for the volunteers in its following structures: (1) Day Nurseries for pre-school age children, (2) Centres for Creative Activities of children 6-12 years old, (3) Centres for Creative Activities of Children with Disabilities, (4) Day-Care Centre for people with disabilities, (5) Romas Support Centre. There is possibility for voluntary work in other cooperating structures of KEKPA-DIEK (e.g. City museum of Volos, etc). The service will provide the candidate volunteers with: accommodation, food, insurance, monthly allowance, on-line language training, support and mentoring.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Accommodation will be provided in an apartment in the centre of Volos city fully equipped. Volunteers have to share a common kitchen equipped with electric stove, refrigerator, washing machine. Food allowance will be provided by the hosting organization and the volunteers should return to the organisation the essential proving documents (invoices, receipts, etc). Each volunteer will have a Greek mobile / telephone card, a local bus card, and a bicycle.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

The service offers a strong experience both on professional and personal level. The volunteer will have the chance to follow his/her scheduled learning plan in a selected – from the beginning of the service – centre/structure of KEKPA-DIEK, in order to develop professional skills, to set personal criteria for the analysis of priorities, needs and problems, to share his/her work, expectations, joys, fears, to acquire an intercultural dimension in a multi-cultural setting, to adapt and cope with new challenges and teamwork, to share responsibilities, etc.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

We would like to host volunteers who demonstrate a strong interest for the main themes of the project and main areas of activities. Previous experiences and knowledge in the issues mentioned are welcomed but not essential to be selected as a volunteer. A specific volunteers motivation letter to take part in this project is important and also its coherence with personal and vocational future plans.

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “Volunteering in Greece” to info@enjoysicily.org

School Support and New Technologies in a Greek Island

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

BASIC INFO: Organisation: Experimental Technology Education Sports TES-HIENET; Activity location: Andronikou 60 Chios Island Greece, 82200 Vrontados Greece; Start: 01/03/2021 to 31/12/2021; Duration: 40 weeks; Deadline to apply: No application deadline; Activity topics: Social challenges, Citizenship and democratic participation, Environment and natural protection, Health and wellbeing, Education and training, Creativity and culture, Physical education and sport.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

a) (70%) Educational, Cultural & Sport cooperation on Education & New Technologies: a1) Taking part -as assistant teachers- in the educational procedure, also realizing environmental, cultural and sport activities at the Day Nursery, Kindergarten or Primary schools of the Island a2) “Learning by using and Producing” Educational, Cultural, Sport and Tourist Projects a3) Organizing summer activities for the children a4) Offering help to the Elderly and people in poverty institutions of the Island a5) Realizing New Technologies seminars to educators, parents, youngsters and children b) (20%) Realization of Non-profit making New Technologies, Educational, Sports and Cultural programs and Presentations. b1) Creation of new ideas and realization of activities, texts translation participation in cultural and social activities b2) Promotion and publication of the results of our activities at the web site http://www.4youth.eu/ and in many other web sites c) (05%) Our ESC Internet Radio.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

The hosting organization is offering adequate accommodation for the volunteer, equipped with the necessary appliances and furniture to cover the basic needs of the volunteers. The Young volunteers live in shared rooms. Every two weeks the responsible of the H/O checks that everything is clean and in order at the hosting and the working place. Food: The young volunteers are responsible for making a cooking scheduler at home. They provide H/O a weekly list of the (regular) goods that they need each week for cooking at home and the H/O is supplying them.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

Volunteers will be given, (by using the cooperative learning method), any training necessary to carry out their tasks. (Computer programs, sailing lessons etc). The mentors will meet regularly with the volunteers to check on their progress and help solve any problems. They will also ensure ongoing support for the volunteer in every possible way. Attempts will be made to help the volunteers integrate into the local community. At the end of each project, the volunteers will have more technical (computer programs) and educational skills that will make them have a very good Youth pass certificate.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

We are not interested on high qualifications, millions of certificates, presidents, queens or kings. We are usually selecting positive and creative young people ready to “offer” and learning in cooperation and offer their time on the realization of New Technologies, Educational, Cultural and Sport projects. The suitable volunteer is a person who don’t need 5 stars accommodation, privacy and comforts, but a person who has as priority on learning, cooperating and living with European young people. The suitable volunteer is a person who looks the glass “half full” instead of “half empty”

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.

APPLICATION FORM

All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “School Support and New Technologies in a Greek Island” to info@enjoysicily.org

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