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Call for a volunteer in Portugal

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for Macedonian who wants to volunteer in the “Solidarity, yes we can” -project in Portugal.



Arrouquela, Portugal


May 2020 till April 2021

About the project:

The ESC, “Solidarity, yes we can” -project is located in Arrouguelas which is a small village near the city of Rio Maior. The intention is to receive 6 volunteers from different countries and during 12 months they will be citizens of Arrouquelas and interact with the community, helping in social projects, in which “H2O” is involved in the municipality of Rio Maior.

Volunteers will have an opportunity to work with children and young people, with people who have low mobility and senior population, with people with mental disabilities in outpatient and residential setting and with refugees.

Also, they will be arranging local environmental and pedagogical activities and activities with intercultural dimension in the local community. And taking part to RE-food project and forest vigilance.

The volunteers will be divided into 4 work camps and the “H2O”.

Working camps:

  • Special Education Center “O Ninho”, Regional institution to support young people and adults with mental disabilities.
  • Fernando Casimiro School, School center frequented by the children of Arrouquelas and other neighbor villages.
  • Continuous Care Unit of Arrouquelas “Naturidade” that supports people in their medical rehabilitation.
  • Sociedade de São Vicente de Paulo that helps needy families in acquiring assets.


  • must be between 18-30 years old
  • able to communicate in English and motivated to learn Portuguese

For each month of ESC, the host organization provides accommodation, pocket and food

money to each volunteer, according to the financial statement of the Erasmus+



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:

Application deadline: 15.01.2020