DESCRIZIONE DEL PROGETTO
The role of the volunteers will be to work along with our employees and people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems, mainly in one of our three working areas. He/She will be encouraged and accompanied to support people to tackle a task for themselves, not to do things for them, in order for them to realize their potential and abilities. The work of the volunteer will be guided by our professional employees. Also there is free space to create and implement own ideas. Working areas: Café: The volunteer has the possibility to learn how to welcome the guests, serve meals and beverages, work at the bar and make preparations for the day’s work. Kitchen: Helps with the production of cakes and biscuits, supports and instructs individuals with disabilities with everyday domestic activities. Creative group: Supports and instructs individuals with disabilities using creative work. For more Information – see also the link to the detailed project description!
ALLOGGIO, VITTO E TRASPORTO
The volunteer will live in an accommodation where also other volunteers live. S/He will have a room on her/his own and share a bathroom and kitchen with others. During the week he/she will get her lunch in the HO. In the morning, evening and at weekend the volunteer has to cook by herself/himself. For this the volunteer will get some extra food money. The infrastructure with trains and buses is easy and quick and s/he will probably also have a bicycle at his/her disposal. The volunteer will receive a ticket for free use of any public transport in the whole region of Vorarlberg.
FORMAZIONE DURANTE IL PROGETTO
The volunteer will have following trainings and opportunities; – On-arrival Training; organised by the NA Austria – Midterm-Meeting; organised by the NA Austria – German course; organised by the supporting/coordinating organisation – Regular evaluation meetings together with the supporting/coordinating organisation – Regular meetings with her/his mentor in the hosting organisation
PROFILO DEL VOLONTARIO
The volunteer that we are looking for should be first of all an open minded person, open for new situations. S/He should have the will to work with people with disabilities with patience. We would also be happy to have a person who can integrate good in a new working team and who is also able to share with us her/his cultural background.
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: “VOLONTARIATO CON PERSONE CON DISABILITA’ INTELLETTIVE A Götzis”. YOUR NAME. YOUR SURNAME” to firstname.lastname@example.org