Call for volunteers for ESC in Lithuania

Call for volunteers for ESC in Lithuania

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for Macedonians who want to volunteer in one of 8 ESC-projects in Lithuania!

Dates: 01.02.2020 – 31.01.2021

Place: Vilnius, Trakai – according to the Hosting Organization, LITHUANIA

 

1st. project:

Day Centre Šviesa, Vilnius

Šviesa provides day social care services for 74 people with mental, intellectual and complex disabilities from 18 years old. Activities that organization offers for people with disabilities, volunteers will be invited to organize these activities together with social workers.

 

2nd project:

MES – Open Youth Club, Vilnius

The aim of Vilnius open youth center “Mes” is to organize and arrange local young people’s, aged 14-30 years, spare time through different events, activities, camps, outings, projects, meetings, trainings etc. It also has a prevention function to avoid violence, alcoholism, smoking and drug addiction among youngsters. Youth center is opened to all the young people, with or without social, economic, physical or behaviour problems. Part of the youth center is focused on work with families at the social risk group.

 

3rd project:

Antakalnis Open Youth Center, Vilnius

Antakalnis open youth center is an institution for young people (14 – 29 years old) to be, to create, to find themselves, to try new things. The main aim of the center is to create a safe place and conditions for young people to realize their ideas, understand others and themselves, to express their creativity. Youth center together with the youngsters organizes different activities: events, projects, workshops, etc.

 

4th project:

SOS Children‘s Village

SOS Family Strengthening Program helps keep children in the care of their family. We support disadvantaged families at risk of separation by bolstering their capacity to protect and care for their children. SOS Children’s Village hopes to help families to learn look after themselves so that they can live independently in the long-term. The children’s day centre is created for children growing in families at social risk or in poverty. 25 children on average have an opportunity to visit our Day Care Centre every working day. Here they can do homework, play, interact, participate in group activities and attend cooking lessons. If it is necessary, children is also provided with psychological consultations and emotional expression strategy is applied.

5th project:

Valakupiai rehabilitation centre, Vilnius

Valakupiai rehabilitation centre (VRC) provides vocational rehabilitation, medical rehabilitation, social day care and driving school services for people with severe and moderate disabilities in Lithuania. VRC mission is to achieve full and equal participation in public life, integration into society, long term integration into the labor market and better quality of life for our clients by provision and continuous improvement of medical, vocational, social rehabilitation services for persons with disabilities and vocational training to others, who experience social exclusion.

6th project:

The Toy‘s Museum, Vilnius

The Toys’ Museum transmits scientific knowledge about the history of toys from the oldest to modern times in a family friendly way, through personal experience gained playing with toy replicas, participating in workshops, listening to fairy tales, taking part in discussions and conversations with professional educators. The museum creates a relaxing atmosphere, fosters creativity and curiosity and thus helps develop a child’s personality as well as builds bridges between visitors of all generations.

7th project:

Democratic school, Trakai

Democratic school is an alternative (free/democratic ) school, first of its type not only in Lithuania, but also in all Eastern Europe. It’s a day school, currently offering general education for pre-primary and primary level, but aiming to grow with years and become a high school. Volunteers are invited to help school teachers of Democratic school to organize different activities for kids.

 

8th project:

Vilnius Waldorf Open School, Vilnius

The Waldorf Open School is a non-governmental school created by parents and teachers and based on the Waldorf pedagogy. The school is part of a large community of Waldorf schools worldwide, which today has over a thousand schools. In Lithuania, the Waldorf School is governed by the concept of non-traditional education and the Waldorf concept of pedagogy. The main goal of the school is to develop creative, open-minded and self-confident personalities.

The volunteer will organize activities for pupils, organize educational activities together with educators, assist with the preparation and implementation of projects, events, daily activities, as well as organize outdoor activities, various workshops: music, theater, sport and etc. The volunteer will have the opportunity to implement his/her own initiatives, projects, workshops.

 

Volunteers profile:

– between 18 and 30 y.o.

– from Macedonia

– should speak good English

 

 

The project is funded by ERASMUS+ (European Voluntary Service) so all traveling costs will be reimbursed according to ERASMUS+ regulations. Accommodation, food- and  pocket money  will be provided.

For further detail check out the Info pack!

Apply now: Send motivational letter answering the following questions:

Who are you? How old are you? Why do you want to participate? How do you want to contribute to the project?

…and CV (in English) to: vcs_contact@yahoo.com

!!! Application deadline 08.01.2020 !!!