Location: Marasesti, Romania
Period: 01/11/2017 – 31/05/2018
Deadline: 15 August 2017
We are looking for 4 volunteers from Italy, Spain, France and Greece for a 7-month EVS stage promoting the value of volunteering among children/youth in Marasesti town by organizing practical volunteering actions with a view to social inclusion of disadvantaged youth.
Asociatia Voluntariat pentru Viata is an NGO, based in Romania, founded in November 2012 on the initiative of some specialists in the field of education, art, history, social assistance.
The mission of Asociatia Voluntariat pentru Viata is to promote volunteering and civic consciousness by developing activities that contribute to increased public awareness of the contribution of volunteers to the local community and to the society in general.
Asociatia Voluntariat pentru Viata performs the following duties:
– develops activities based on non-formal education aiming to enhance social functioning, integration and cooperation among young people;
– provides counsel, therapy and specialized assistance in order to prevent social marginalization.
In 2012, Asociatia Voluntariat Pentru Viata started its work in Marasesti town in order to support a sustainable local development. First, the Organization developed and implemented youth projects in the framework of Youth in Action programme (Youth Initiatives promoting cultural heritage and environment). Then, the Organisation started to develop European projects under the Erasmus+ programme.
A large part of the activities that we carry out are focused around supporting the disadvantaged children and their families to have access to education and involving young people, in particular, and community members in volunteering actions.
Project activities will have the form of practical workshops, organized during the homeroom/advisory classes, civic education classes, English language classes and art and craft classes.The tasks of the volunteers will be:- engage children/youngsters in different civic, cultural, artistic activities, recycling campaigns, hygienizing the environment, creating green spaces in the community, intergenerational activities; – collaborate with teachers to encourage and support children/youngsters in defining, planning and organizing their own ideas of volunteering actions and then help them put the ideas into practice;- dissemination of project’s activities by uploading videos/stories on schools’ websites, You Tube, organisation’s website, Facebook group.
You should send an email with your CV and a Video presentation of yourself at firstname.lastname@example.org. Then we will send you an application form to be filled in. Please mention in the subject the name of the project you are applying for.