Young Links: EVS Connecting Europe
Location: Portimão, Portugal
Period: 01/10/2017 – 30/06/2018
Deadline 24 July 207
URGENT CALL FOR EVS VOLUNTEERS from POLAND, MACEDONIA, SPAIN and TURKEY – DEADLINE 16 July: DYPALL Network and Portimão Municipality (Portugal) are looking for EVS volunteers for a project that aims to have a positive impact on local youth. LIVING EXPENSES COVERED (housing, transportation, linguistic support, food allowance and pocket money) according to Erasmus+ rules. Check the attached call for more info! PS – NO PRIVATE MESSAGES, please!
The volunteers will work alongside Portimão’s municipality officers, and will be allocated according to his/her interest and skills to one of the following 3 key areas of development within the Youth and Sports Division:
1) Support the management of the Local Municipality Youth House (Loja Ponto Já):
Supporting the implementation of workshops that are part of Loja Ponto Já’s annual activity plan;
Support the creation and implementation of a new Youth Information Center on opportunities related with European initiatives on youth, such as mobility programmes;
Elaborate and implement actions in local high schools and vocational schools, with the support of our municipality officers, in order to inform about volunteering opportunities and also about the Erasmus+ opportunities.
2) International project management support & support to the local youth Council:
Volunteer will be based on the office of DYPALL Network, where together with experienced project managers will be involved in the management of several international activities (training courses, seminars, conferences, etc.);
Will support in the communication, design and image development of the Network events (development of communication material, news, logos, and material development for the social networks);
Support the communication and implementation of its activity plan of the local youth council;
Support the revitalization of local youth organizations.
3) Project support on healthy lifestyles among young people:
Promotes a healthy lifestyle among young people (e.g. fighting child obesity);
Support sport activities developed for young people and for the citizens in general in the municipality that promote healthy life styles;
Support the development of new projects and initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles among young people in Portimão;
Support different actions to promote the uses of sports for a more cohesive and inclusive society in Portimão.
In a nutshell, these projects will allow EVS volunteers to contribute for social change, through signaling and overcoming challenges, and thus further implementing the pillars of the European Charter on the Participation of Young People in Local and Regional Life, of involving young people in the areas of health, sports, education and equality/inclusion.
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