Long term volunteering project in Poland!

Location: Leszno, Poland

Project name: “What inspires new beginnings”

Hosting organization: Fundacja Centrum Aktywności Twórczej

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: TOPICSClimate action, environment and nature protection; Employability and entrepreneurship; Community development. SHORT TERM AIMS: strengthening the potential of (voluntary) initiative groups in the region, ( “Akcja Reacja” / “PasJa”/ “Kafejka Językowa” ), increase the knowledge of non-formal and outdoor education in the region and in the host organisations’ activities, maximize the effect of the activities via social media, act as ambassadors for good practices, knowledge of native culture /traditions. Local practices, teamwork development, foreigns language skills development. LONG TERM AIMS: efficiency within which projects can be completed, development of the “Leszno’s Volunteering Centre”, local activity and perception of volunteering, capacity building, address ethical problems within the community, capacity building among international organisations, knowledge of the European Union, its strategies for educational development, increase interest in solidarity actions in other countries, expanding views and attitudes towards difference in cultures and religions.

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

Project period – 18/01/2021 to 16/01/2022 (12 months) 

Deadline: 31st December 2021

How to apply? – Please send CV and Motivational presentation to fundacja.cat@gmail.com. Then you will get an invitation to skype. If you have general questions, email karolina@fundacja-cat.pl

How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have an account on European Youth Portal, please watch our instruction videos from this Link

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements: volunteers share a flat with other volunteers, flats are fully equipped and close to local amenities. They are walking distance to the centre and office. Volunteers’ stay will be covered by ESC financing. Volunteers will get Pocket money (4 euro per day) and food allowance (400 PLN per month). Transportation to and from the project are reimbursed (at ESC limit set) after 2 months of the mobility (from home to Poland) and at the end of the mobility (from Poland to home). The volunteer is required to keep all original documents and in PDF formats when in electronic version. Visa: Foundation will provide assistance. Visa cost is reimbursable

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

1 Vacancy – Project Management & Office representative: Administration Skills (1 person): maintains contact with participants interested in volunteering, assist coordinators in preparing project documentation, making project calls, keeping statistics and maintaining existing projects, support the implementation of local and projects, promote EU mobility, especially the European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus+ programmes. 1 Vacancies – Social worker / Youth worker: active listener, able to use reflection as a method, understand emotional intelligence critical thinking, ability to find understanding with people regardless of language barriers, work together with local action groups for creating new initiatives; coaching, teaching the local community of better intentions, gathering statistics of migrational advantages/ disadvantages, creating youth projects,  organisation of events, festivals, workshops for young people. 1 Vacancy – Language Teacher and Cultural Facilitator: Teaching Skills: show enthusiasm, ability to work with Young children, able to writing reports, create lesson plans. Imagination, Adaptability, work with schools and kindergarten, making cultural presentations, advertising culture, diversity and volunteering -making plans and learning lessons, taking care of the Language Cafe plan and schedule, making project visible

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