EVS Vacancy in Romania – 5 months

Vitamin T Plus EVS in Romania

Location: Romania Bucharest

Period: 01/04/2016 – 31/08/2016

Deadline: 15 March 2016

Vitamin T+ is a running project, started in 1st of July 2015. Because one volunteer succeed to find dream job, we still can host another volunteer for more 5 months starting with 1st of April.

The candidates can be JUST from Latvia, Italy, Spain, Croatia, France and Estonia.

More info:  https://vtplus.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/call-for-evs-volunteer-in-a-c-t-o-r/

The main hosting activities:

Doing clinic animation for the children in 3 hospitals of Bucharest(3 days/ week, 2 hours each day).
What is clinic animation?

Through this activity we are trying to cheer up the children and make them forget about the unfriendly environment of a hospital. Our volunteers play with puppets, balloons, draw, read, make different creation workshops, make origami with the children, depending on what the condition of the child is and on the way the volunteer likes to express himself.

Who are the beneficiaries of this activity?

The categories of children from the hospitals are with orthopedic problems or burned, from the oncology section or with lung problems.

Some of them are also from poor families or from other social areas with problems.

Their treatment often requires a long period in the hospital, an unfriendly environment for the child. Also, because of the condition of the children, working with them requires special care and responsibility form the volunteers, but also creativity.

Meetings with young people from rural areas, talking about a youngster’s life into an European context. Here you will use different methods like forum theatre or debates to challenge the youngsters to think about their role in the community or in Europe in general and about volunteering.
Who are the beneficiaries of this activity?

They are young people from high schools in rural, disadvantaged areas. Working with beneficiaries their age requires a special type of communication, different to the one of the beneficiaries from the hospitals.

Presenting your culture to children (4-11 years old) through games, poems, songs and other playful activities.
Who are the beneficiaries of this activity & organization?

This activity will take most time of your schedule and throughout the year, you will meethundreds of children from different kindergartens, schools, social centers in Bucharest and all around Romania.

With each group, each volunteer will have 3 meetings (1 meeting per week). From Monday to Friday you will have each day at least 1 meeting with one group.

Cultural diversity workshops will be also organized in different rural kindergarten, schools and social centers.

In the holyday time this events will be organized in camps in different places around Romania.

In all of these activities above you will be the ambassador of your culture:

Through attractive, playful and interactive ways, used by you, the children should discover and understand themselves and the world around them better.
Other kind of activities can be getting involved in A.C.T.O.R.’s annual events

– Flower Campaign (fundraising selling in community origami flowers to can make Easter gifts for children in hospitals)

– Aici Acolo Festival- cultural diversity event for children

– Shadow Theatre performances for disadvantaged children

Application:

actor_romania@yahoo.com
deadline 15.03.16
please download the form from the
https://vtplus.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/call-for-evs-volunteer-in-a-c-t-o-r/

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