EVS vacancy in Portugal for volunteer from Slovenia

Portugal EVS vacancy Find EVSLAST CALL : EVS: COMPROMISSO COM AMARANTE – LOOKING FOR SLOVENIAN VOLUNTEERS ONLY

Location: Amarante Portugal

Period: 01/09/2017 – 01/02/2018

Deadline: 29 July 2017

“SVE: COMPROMISSO COM AMARANTE” is a Group EVS project with 1 Coordinating Organisation (AMC from Portugal) and 7 volunteers (1 per country) from EU Program Countries (Slovenia, Hungary, Greece, Romania, Italy, Macedonia and Spain) during 12 months, from 2nd February 2017 until 1st February 2018. The EVS project´s main themes are social inclusion (children and Intergenerational activities) but also youth (mobility and participation, opportunities, healthy lifestyles, culture and free time activities) with the aim of supporting AMC and its local partner institutions.

The venue and all EVS Activity will take place in Amarante where volunteers will be involved in different tasks that will be developed in the 5 different Host Organisations (Youth Centre managed by AMC and in 4 other local institutions: Cooperativa Cercimarante, Associação A Terra dos Homens, União Freguesias Amarante and Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Amarante).

The main activities will be the support to technicians and teachers on education, training and free time activities for children, elderly and disable people as well as support local organic farmers, local fair trade and our local Youth Center (Casa da Juventude de Amarante). In this last option they will be involved in the elaboration and implementation of activity program for young people (as for ex.: cultural agenda of the youth centre), strongly involved in mobility and participation projects under Erasmus+ YA Program.

The working methods will be based on Non Formal Education (NFE), active participation and learning by doing. The EVS volunteers will learn by their own experiences in direct contact with other youngsters and target-groups from each Hosting Organisation.

The volunteers will use several methods of NFE during their tasks: brainstorming, round tables, work in small groups and plenary presentation, production of multimedia material (photo and video), exhibitions,  energisers, role-plays, simulations, activities from COMPASS (Manual for Human Rights Education with young people), sports and outdoor activities, guided visits, etc.. This will be a very important moment of learning, personal growth and an opportunity to open their horizons and enrich their knowledge.
Volunteers will also have the opportunity to develop their autonomy, communication skills and social interaction.

This EVS project intends to create a great impact both to volunteers and host organizations, and by that, to the entire community.

The regular presence of foreign volunteers in those institutions, valorize the role of young people in society, reinforce the values of solidarity, also at intergenerational dimension, and place youth organizations such as AMC as local coordinators and “ambassadors” of Europe and its opportunities.About the Hosting Organization

Coordinating Organization: Aventura Marão Clube (Portugal) Hosting Organizations: Aventura Marão Clube (Portugal) União de Freguesias de Amarante (Portugal) Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Amarante (Portugal) Cooperativa Cercimarante (Portugal) Associação A Terra dos Homens (Portugal) According to the application that was approved the volunteers’ selection should take into consideration the following criteria:

– If possible between 18 and 25 years old;

– Geographic and gender balance;

– With different backgrounds (including fewer opportunities);

– With different competences and interests (working with children, elderly or disabled, project’s development, organic farming, youth activities, etc.).
Volunteer's Tasks 2 FindEVS Vacancy

he venue and all EVS Activity will take place in Amarante where volunteers will be involved in different tasks that will be developed in the 5 different Host Organisations (Youth Centre managed by AMC and in 4 other local institutions: Cooperativa Cercimarante, Associação A Terra dos Homens, União Freguesias Amarante and Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Amarante).

The main activities will be the support to technicians and teachers on education, training and free time activities for children, elderly and disable people as well as support local organic farmers, local fair trade and our local Youth Center (Casa da Juventude de Amarante). In this last option they will be involved in the elaboration and implementation of activity program for young people (as for ex.: cultural agenda of the youth centre), strongly involved in mobility and participation projects under Erasmus+ YA Program. The working methods will be based on Non Formal Education (NFE), active participation and learning by doing.

The EVS volunteers will learn by their own experiences in direct contact with other youngsters and target-groups from each Hosting Organisation. The volunteers will use several methods of NFE during their tasks: brainstorming, round tables, work in small groups and plenary presentation, production of multimedia material (photo and video), exhibitions, energisers, role-plays, simulations, activities from COMPASS (Manual for Human Rights Education with young people), sports and outdoor activities, guided visits, etc.. This will be a very important moment of learning, personal growth and an opportunity to open their horizons and enrich their knowledge.
Volunteers will also have the opportunity to develop their autonomy, communication skills and social interaction.

Application Process 2 Find EVS Vacancy

 

For the application send an e-mail to vesna.lenic@mct.si with a CV and a motivation letter.

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