Looking for EVS volunteer on Sport

The Association Lumea lui Pinocchio (Panciu, Romania)

is looking for EVS volunteer for the deadline of the 1st of October 2014!

(Erasmus+ programme – Key Action 1)

Project Title: “S.M.I.L.E. – Sport Meets Inclusion and Links-up Europe”

Location: Panciu (Vrancea, Romania)

Period: starting from March 2015 to October 2015

Duration: 7 months

Number of volonteers: 1

Hours / days of service per week: 35 hours a week – 5 days of service. Free weekends.

Benefits for volunteers: travel costs’ coverage (on the basis of the „distance calculator” of the European Commission); board and lodging; insurance; monthly allowance (Euro 60); Romanian language course; support of a local mentor; specific training to the project and the volunteers’ individual activities.

Requirements: age 18-30 (30 + 364 days at the moment of the project’s submission); basic English knowledge.In addition, it is required a strong motivation to volunteering. It is valued a previous experience in the sport-educational field, better if with disadvantaged children.

Application procedure: candidates should send their CV, a motivational letter and Lumea lui Pinocchio’s EVS questionnaire to the address: secretariat@lumealuipinocchio.org.

Activities: The volunteers will live in a traditional house that the Association Lumea lui Pinocchio earmarks for their hospitality and they will share the accommodation with other international volunteers. The house is simple and it can accommodate up to 6 persons and is equipped with a kitchen, a large dining room and two bathrooms. It is located just a few meters from the headquarters of Asociatia Lumea lui Pinocchio and the Daily Centre Pinocchio, where volunteers carry out their EVS activities. The volunteers will take care of the house cleaning and of the meals’ preparation. The food will be provided by the association according to the needs of volunteers.

In the house may be hosted even other volunteers participating to other projects managed by the Association Lumea lui Pinocchio.

The activites at the Daily Center Pinocchio include afterschool and non formal activities. The Center Pinocchio daily hosts children from 3 to 14 years old, part of whom belongs to the Roma minority of Panciu.

The volunteer participating to the project “S.M.I.L.E. – Sport Meets Inclusion and Links-up Europe” will organize educational-non-competitive sport activities, outdoor and indoor, table activities, using simple and self-produced materials or equipment. The project’s aim is to promote sport as a tool for aggregation and education. The activities will be especially addressed to the children at risk attending the center Pinocchio (dropping out of school, irregular school attendance, poverty).

The volunteer may be involved in sport activities taking place in other center of Vrancea Region, outside Panciu.

A very strong motivation and spirit of service is required. The volunteer will help the daily activities of the Center: preparation and delivery of meals, afterschool activities, cleaning up, etc.

For further information please send an e-mail to: secretariat@lumealuipinocchio.org

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