CALL FOR SHORT TERM EVS
About the project:
Date of the activity
Amount of the volunteers involved
01.07.2016-.31.08.2016 - 3 VOLUNTEERS
Volunteer project ” CULTUROPOLIS” in Poland assumes an animation of free time children and young people from Leszno and promotion of foreign cultures, human righs education and ideas for volunteering. During the short term EVS we plan to make different workshops and other kind of events for children and youth by using educational and cognitive innovative methods of leisure time (non formal) and organise some happenings and local actions for local community. EVS volunteers themselves will be able to share their passions and learn new social skills especially in schools, daily rooms.
The tasks of the volunteers:
· Sharing culture in a special cultural diversity educational program for the Polish children in Leszno and in rural areas
· Promoting a volunteer attitude to disadvantaged and normal youth from Leszno and rural areas
· Organizing fund raising campaigns, annual events and competitions especially for kids, but also for other different kind of target groups
· Cooperating with other EVS and local volunteers to create promotional events and dissemination materials
· Evaluating every week the activity
a. writing the special form
b. debating with the all CAT. team
· Making CAT magazine with activities
Aims of the project:
The project aims to raise the awareness of the value and importance of active engagement and active citizenship and as a one of the best instrument to expand or improve competences (skills, knowledge and attitude) for personal, social and
The main target group of the project are kids and young people with fewer opportunities, thereforethe projects develops the solidarity and tolerance among youth by giving a chance to disadvantaged youth, providing them with
skills and information for getting active and support them with new opportunities for their future. Moreover the projects fosters mutual understanding and tolerance among youth from different cultures and it gives opportunity to learn about ”the unknown” and avoid or combat stereotypes.
Profile of EVS volunteer
· Speak communicative English
There can be communication problem if the volunteer doesn’t speak English. However its not the most important issue!:)
· Be enthusiastic and motivated
A short EVS project needs motivated volunteers. Please show us in your application why you want to join the project and our oragnisation. Make nice interactive movie, song, power pont, poem?:)) whatever creatie way can be!!
· Be proactive
We expect the volunteer to work with us to come up with clear goals and expectations and make the most from his/her time in the EVS. That also means personal involvement in improving own EVS program.
· Like to move
As those project you will meet different kids, youth and people you have to be ready for moving from one place to anotherJ
Few words about conditions
Support for the volunteers:
We will offer the quick language support in form of the Polish classes that will take place twice per week. As well each volunteer will have mentor – there will be one mentor for max. of 2 volutneers. We will provide as well 3 supervisors of activities.
On Arrival training
The training will be organized by the stuff of our organisation, during the first 3 days of the stay of volunteers
Volunteers will be working 35 hours per week, and will have 2 days off per month of holidays, Saturdays and Sundays are free.
Volunteers will live in a common flats with 2 or 3 rooms. Every volunteer will have a roommate. The kitchen and the bathrooms are common in every flat.The volunteers can prepare the food on their own.
Every flat has Internet wireless connections. Every volunteer will receive a Polish SIM card.
- Pocket money – The volunteer will receive monthly pocket money on – 85 euros
- Food allowances - The volunteer will receive monthly food allowance –400 pln
Volunteer will have the access to special mentorship.
How to apply:
Please send us CV, WITH MOTIVATION LETTER AND CREATIVE PRESENTATION WHY WE SHOULD CHOOSE YOU UP TO 15.05.2016
EVS volunteers will work as youth workers, animators, promoters and workshops leaders in schools, social centers in Leszno region
As each of EVS has different skills you will be also able to learn what others will teach!:)
From beginners to advanced animators
Even if you have just start the story as an kids animator, dont worry we will develop your skills!
With different workshops, individual coaching we try to recognise potenial of kids and youth - who particpate in our workshops - that is why we need you! as if we are more there more kids and youth recieve attention!
Kids and youth are not use to work in non formal education, also in the group. Our idea is to develop social skills to be prepare for future life
SHARE POSITIVE EMOTIONS
Some of the kids and youth has no idea what means love, respect. We have participants who has problems in the families, but also those whose parents working so much that sometimes forgot about family values. That is why are to just be with them, and share positive energy1
TRAINING FOR ANIMATORS
We are train our volunteers how to use animations methods to work with kids and youth:) it always works!
Different local events
Volunteers during EVS are involved in different local actions, parades, flashmobs...
Meeting wonderful people!
EVS to perfect opportunity for meeting international friends who has similar ideas like you!