EVS in Greece for french volunteers
Location: Livadeia, Greece
Period: 02/09/2016 – 02/07/2017
Deadline: 20 August 2016
The EVS is on the Special Education Center for mentally disabled persons.
Volunteers will learn to implement activities with mentally disabled persons and spend time with them. Volunteers will accompany the disabled persons in their excursions and enjoy their time in Greece.
Information website http://goo.gl/aga7pf
Special Education Center is a Day Care Center for mentally disabled persons. It was established on 1994 and since 2004 was moved to a new and hospitable place that offers all the necessary space and comforts for daily activities. It is located 3km far from Levadia city, capital of Viotia Prefecture. The Center operates same as school timetable from 08:00 to 15:00 weekdays only. Activities finish everyday at 14:00 and there is administration work until 15:00. There are 2 official school holidays that the Day Care Center is not operating; during Christmas school holidays and during Greek Orthodox Easter school holidays.
The proposed voluntary services in the Special Education Center include:
a) voluntary service with creative activities for the disabled persons such as handicrafts, painting, music, pottery, constructions, energizing games, table games, gardening, physical education, free time entertainment and accompanying them to their local excursions.
b) voluntary service on planning, organizing and implementing youth activities with similar youngsters from abroad in the frame of various European and World programmes for the creation of networks of voluntary organizations. Updates of the Center’s web-page, possible design of a leaflet and organize an information/dissemination event for publicity. Willing to prepare and organize an international youth exchanges with other similar groups from abroad.
Send email with your request in <firstname.lastname@example.org>
We are looking for volunteers especially from France, Spain and Portugal.