Vacancy for EVS Volunteer in Spain

EVS AdventureCoordinating organisation: Centro Rural Joven Vida

Host: CERUJOVI: https://www.facebook.com/Cerujovi-301852716592677/?fref=ts

Location: Don Benito, Spain

Deadline: 21/01/2016

Start: 11/02/2016

End: 30/09/2016


ONLY RESIDENTS FROM ITALY AND GERMANY
EVS in Don Benito Spain (8 Months)

The European Youth Office which is part of the entity ‘Centro Rural Joven Vida (CERUJOVI) takes care of the actions development of the Plan of the Youth of Extremadura. It’s a place for youth from Extremadura to get information, orientation and operation about European programs; help, projects and scholarships for education, tourism, volunteering, employment, languages; as well as other forms of mobility in the field of the European Union. This office offers young people the opportunity for a better participation in the region, trainings based on a method of informal education and mutual learning as well as comprehends the volunteering as an alternative to unemployment.

Tasks

– Language exchange: Cultural programs in Educational Centers and workshops of foreign languages for local people will be realized. Volunteers will prepare activities for adults and children, including prekindergarten classes and tutoring.

– Social work: The community has a Big brothers/Big sisters program where the volunteer will share free time with a young from a family in risk of poverty or social exclusion; other families in this situation also will need help having private lessons. The entity has a Day Centre with elderly people where the volunteers can go to help too, offering games and activities.
– Summer school: during July and August, the City Council provides a service to the citizens and working families to reconcile work and family life, working with children all day until afternoon. Volunteers will help with the summer school, working with children separated into groups according to their age, realize art workshops, games, songs, entertainment and activities for free time.

Criteria

The volunteer must show his/her will to acquire new skills, patience, flexibility and inclination to work on some specific tasks. We do not require highly skilled people, the willingness to learn and to take part is extremely important. The profile of the volunteers for the activities which are carried out in the locality of Don Benito is related to cultural, educational and social work, with people of all ages. This means the profile of the volunteers could be: social, cultural or educational mentors, language teachers, etc.

Procedure

In order to apply interested volunteers should send CV to cristina.cerujovi@mail.com , no later than 21st of January

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