Long term ESC project in Lithuania!

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

Project name: Volunteering. Adults with mental disabilities

Hosting Organization – Blessed J. Matulaitis social center

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: This project is a part of a big project called STEP OUT. The activities are hold in a day care center for adults with mental disabilities. In this part of a project we have two volunteers. Each of them are going to have activities in two different day care centers for adults with mental disabilities called “Open Community”. Groups are dedicated to integrate and assist mentally challenged and disabled people and their families. Also there are organized educating and leisure activities. Main tasks of volunteer: – help for social workers with everyday tasks; – help to clients to learn how to develop their skills; – organize creative and/or sports activities. Volunteer will have a space for her/his personal project related with a project topic or out of it. Volunteer will have a possibility to discover also a field of social work with kids and youngsters or education in a kindergarten.

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period  – 11/11/2019 to 26/05/2020 (7 months) 

Deadline: 10 November 2019

How to apply? – Please get registration number and apply through the Youth Portal 

All costs are covered by ESC

 No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

Volunteer will live in a rented flat with other EVS volunteers. He will have his own room. In the flat volunteers will share kitchen, bathroom, hall. The main dishes, furniture and domestic electric appliances (washing-machine, cooker, and fridge) will be in the flat. Organization will give a local transport ticket, phone card, pocket money and food money.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

We expect that you are active and have a great desire to learn about a social work from this experience. We also would like to make sure that you are strong enough to deal with problems of our clients and not be afraid of that. We are also expecting that you are a bit crazy and have a wish to put some energy in having fun with them, together organise some camps, outside weekends or other type of events.