Nations and Generations
Location: Rezekne, Latvia
Period: 01/06/2017 – 27/05/2018
Deadline: 30 April 2017
The aim of this project is to promote intergenerational understanding of cultural diversity and to promote tolerance and mutual understanding among people, as well as to develop intercultural dialogue and cooperation between foreign young people and inhabitants of Rezekne.
Hosting organization: Social and Pensioners Center in Rezekne.
Coordinating organization: European Association “World – Our Home” is a non-governmental European youth organization, based in Latvia, established in 1999, with a long term aim of maintaining social integration of Latvian citizens into European society, to continue its work with youth on local and European level, to promote European cooperation among young people, to disseminate information about different cultures. “World – Our Home” is the organization in Rezekne which can propose wide possibilities to get non-formal education, information about European youth programmes for young people with the aim to realize themselves on national and European level. Organization actively worked in “Youth in Action” programme since program’s beginning organizing seminars, trainings, exchange projects, support for youth activities. Organization is also an EVS hosting, sending and coordinating organization. The main duty is to continue to broaden the local and transnational activities working for the welfare of youth. For more info you can visit our web page – http://www.worldatourhome.com
Volunteers from Spain, France and Armenia will implement activities in Rezekne pensioners’ social service center with old people and young people with special needs. Their main tasks will consist of helping the staff to take care of old people and youth who need help, organizing creative activities in the Center, language workshops, doing sport activities and exercises, walking outside with old people and young people with special needs. They will make the Center’s life more colourful, active and international.
All project activities are based on non-formal education methods, thus allowing young people to acquire new knowledge, skills, competences, to learn new things, develop themselves both professionally and personally.
Send your CV and motivation letter at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundació Catalunya Voluntària is the sending organization, this vacancy is open only for people with residence in Spain.