Location:  Madrid, Spain

Project name: Solidarity House

Hosting organization: Fundación Betesda

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: The hosting organization is a non profit organisation established in 1994, with the purpose of contributing to the development of people with learning or physical disabilities The Fundación Betesda will ask the volunteers to help and support the staff with their daily activities with the disabled people. The volunteer will participate in the workshops organized in the residence, During the 35-hour workweek (with wood, flowers, music, painting) and leisure activities (cinema, restaurants, theatre, youth festivals, trips to the mountains, etc.). They will be asked to support residents in the care (shower, meals, etc.).Volunteers work 35 hours from Monday to Friday in the afternoon.

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

Project period – 28/07/2021 to 28/05/2022 (10 months)

Deadline: 31th July 2021

How to apply? – Please get a registration number, and apply through European Youth Portal (click the link). 

How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have 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 or Spanish

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

The Residence is located in the city of Madrid. There are a lot of advantages in living in such a big city as Madrid: a variety of activities and opportunities: cinemas, theatres, exhibitions, museums, restaurants, discos, etc. The residence is in the City Centre, 500 metres from the Underground. It is well connected, a fact which makes the integration of the volunteer in the city easier. The volunteers have a private room with a bathroom. Meals are in the center. To have the COVID Vaccine is mandatory. Visas will be covered if needed.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

An interest in working with disability. Over 18 years of age. Active people with initiative. Willing to co-exist with other volunteers. Aware of disability. Open to experiencing a new culture, language and way of life here in Madrid. Sense of humour and humanity (this is essential). Basic level of Spanish will be appreciated