Location: Terrassa, Spain

Project name: Sports activities (Basket/Football) – People with disabilities


Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: YProdis is a non-profit social entity that works for and with adults with intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, and mental disorder in Terrassa and its natural environment. We offer work services, in a protected environment, occupational therapy services, occupational insertion services, housing services, sports and leisure. The volunteer will be most of the time in the Sports Club. Our athletes are between 21 and 60 years old (or older). You will be able to join them in the following activities: zumba, basketball, adapted sports, athletics, hockey or soccer. The activity will take place from Monday to Sunday preferably in the afternoons to accompany in training and some weekends sporadically depending on the games. Some mornings there will also be sports activities at the workshops that are held at Prodis.

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 20-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period:  14/09/2023 to 14/08/2024 (12 months)

Deadline: 15/07/2023

How to apply? – Please get a registration number, and apply through European Youth Portal (click the link). Note: Please, apply as soon as possible, otherwise the application will be closed before the deadline!

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: 

You will be living in a fully equipped flat in the central area of Terrassa shared with other ESC volunteers. Some rooms are private, some are shared with another person. Depending on the flat, it will be 15/25 minutes by walk from your workplace in Prodis. Some bikes will be available to use and share with the other volunteers. Working hours: 28h per week with 2 free days per week (sometimes weekends, sometime weekdays) + 4h of Catalan class per week. Pocket and food money: 325€/month More info: https://vibria.org/2021/07/23/esc_prodis_sport-activities/

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

Empathetic, active and with the will to participate in the activities that are carried out; Ability to improvise and adapt to changes; Sensitivity to the group we work with (not being mandatory that you have experience, although it would be interesting if you do); Emotional stability; Like sports and know the rules and regulations; Ability to direct and plan training sessions, with the support of the coach; Catalan or Spanish basic level.