Long-term Volunteering Project in Portugal!

Location: Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal

Project name: Acting Local Changing Global 1

Hosting organization: Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa – Delegação de Cucujães

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: The Portuguese Red Cross – Local Branch of Cucujães is looking for volunteers for a project in Oliveira de Azeméis (Portugal). This is a very hands-on and diverse project that gives young people the opportunity to experiment with new things, explore their vocational interests, and work with multiple target groups (ranging from children, elderly people, people with disabilities, and other vulnerable individuals). Volunteer tasks include caring for children and young people, providing care and support to elderly people in a Nursing Home, supporting Laundry and Kitchen Services, helping during fundraising activities, sharing European opportunities for youth (in-presence and online), and many more! Interested candidates MUST FILL IN THIS QUESTIONNAIRE (click the link). 

Volunteers between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – A total of 17 week(s) during the period 26/08/2024 to 23/12/2024

Deadline: 02/06/2024

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

! A CV is required in order to apply for this opportunity.

Note: Please, apply as soon as possible, otherwise the application will be closed before the deadline!


Volunteers will have their own shared apartment located within walking distance of the volunteering activities venue. Volunteers receive an allowance of 300€/ month which includes pocket money and food allowance and they also receive Free Health Insurance and the reimbursement of their Travel (to start the project and at the end of the project). Visa expenses are also covered. 


Participation in this volunteering project includes self-development and Training opportunities! It also includes Training (Arrival Training and Mid Term Training, both provided by the Portuguese National Agency), Task-related Training (task-related Training is provided by the Hosting Organisation), Online Language Support (OLS), Regular Staff Day Out (team building and self-development activities), Other Trainings in-presence or online and Reinforced Mentorship with a personal Mentor. 


We are looking for young people between 18-30 years old who are enthusiastic about the opportunity to start their volunteering journey! People who are hands-on, and practical and those who value diversity and the chance to be part of an international volunteering team are a great match

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

All costs are covered by the European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Sending Organization Information 

Name of the sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organisation 

OID number: E10200624

City and country of your sending organization: Sumgait, Azerbaijan

Person in charge (name and surname): Ramiz Aliyev

E-mail of the person in charge: evs@csyo-az.org