Code: V1Volunteer Global-Bulgaria “Focus - European Center for Development”
The aim is through direct and indirect participation in the life work of the host organization Association “Focus - European Centre for Development”, Volunteers plan activities under the project to acquire new knowledge and skills, competencies / non-formal education. Personal example of teamwork, communication, a new language, explore new rituals and traditions will enrich the volunteers and will provide:
The activities proposed in the project allows volunteers to participate in more specific sub-activities related to their interests and abilities.
Sub-actions in three areas (entertainment, educational and practical) and strive to realize the main objectives.
• Support for disadvantaged groups / people with disabilities /;
• Promotion of activities / volunteering /;
• To develop areas of information, sensitivity to the topic and the formation of good practice;
• Volunteers to build their autonomy;
• To give volunteers a new way of life;
• To increase self-esteem, self confidence, and its functions;
• Providing opportunities for training and education for young people interested in social sphere.
Volunteers will always have the accompaniment of Bulgarian and monitors will be integrated into work teams.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES:
A - AT THE DAY CENTRE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
1.1. - Social activities:
1.1.1. - Educational activities: individual, active, yet flexible, adapted to the specific needs of youth and to his personal rhythm.
1.1.2. - Socialization, sports and leisure activities.
1.1.3. - Support for the development of autonomy in self.
1.1.4. - Encouraging walking. Implementation of various motor - motor play, didactic games. Training in speech.
1.1.5. - Excursions, visiting agencies and institutions.
1.1.6. - Holidays and carnivals - organization and celebration.
B - IN THE COMMUNITY
2.2 - Education
2.2.1 - Monitoring and Prevention
2.2.2 - Meetings with students, public / presentations, discussions, workshops /
2.2.3 - Informal education / rights and obligations of volunteers, sending and hosting organization - keeping the EVS Charter /
C - RECREATIONAL / PERSONAL PROJECTS
This activity will enable volunteers to develop a personal project. Presentation of the home country in an unconventional way and / or innovative, creative ideas presented and implemented by the volunteer during EVS. Participation in festivals and traditions, celebrations of the Day Centre and the Association "Focus - European Centre for Development".
PRACTICAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE VOLUNTEERS:
Upon arrival the volunteer organization committed to acquaint him with its rules on accommodation, food, spending, hours, schedule activities, weekends, holidays, duties and responsibilities.
Accommodation and Food:
Volunteers will be accommodated in apartments equipped with bathroom, kitchen, share bedroom. Resources /money/ for food will be provided to volunteers at the end of each working week.
Volunteers will carry out planned activities for a period of 3 hours per day from 10:00 - 13:00 during 5 days a week. 2 free days per month /holiday, vacation.
Allowance - pocket money:
Association "Focus - European Center for Development" will provide a monthly (150 Euro) allowance corresponding to the subsidy amount which will be paid in installments every week.
It will be no necessary to use public transport. When necessary underlying transport program, it will be the responsibility of the host organization. When the volunteers arrive representative of the organization will meet them at the airport.
Each volunteer will be able to get help and support from Mentor. Mentor is responsible for providing personal support of volunteers. Psychological and pedagogical assistance and support in case of crisis situations and problems. Information and guidance to clarify the issues exciting volunteer. Coordinator between volunteers and host organization.
Mentor will meet twice a week with volunteers to share concerns, problems, expectations, results, successes, joys and concerns. Mentor will respond correctly to the needs of volunteers.
Volunteers will receive support from Supervisor - a former volunteer, realized the EVS in Slovakia. It will support volunteers in the implementation of activities set out on schedule.
Pazardjik, Bulgaria. From Sofia (Capital city) 1.5 Hours
THE ACTIVITIES ARE:
Volunteers will participate in instructive activities, educational services. Their role would be consistent with the opportunities and responsibility. Mission volunteers will always be led by supervisor and rehabilitator. Volunteers will have the opportunity to submit their own country and culture by organizing food, exhibitions, slide-show examples. Volunteers will participate in educational activities educators by helping people with disabilities in the manufacture of pottery, cards, posters and more. Together we will organize their time to visit the institutions, cafes, public spaces, galleries, theater, movies and more. Volunteers will support people with disabilities in their daily activities - nutrition, hygiene, dressing, working, walking in the city/park and others. Will participate in festivals and celebrations of the association and the day care center. Volunteers will organize activities during leisure customers - such as painting, music, hiking, and more. Finally, the volunteers will have the opportunity to develop a personal project related activities and objectives of the day care center and the host organization. Organizing volunteers missions will be based on 30 hours per week, 5 days, 6 hours per day including language courses and meeting with the mentor. Volunteers will have holiday/vacation two days a month.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY:
HOST ORGANIZATION WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
VOLUNTEER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
• Participation in non-profit activity;
• Be aware of the importance of the project for themselves and for local communities;
• Participation in activities with responsibility;
• Actively participate in all phases of crossing sending, reception and realization of the EVS departure.
• Compromise to comply with the rules and methods of work and host organization;
• Participate in all training sessions: before departure, intermediate term, the final assessment;
• Participation in a given language course (informal);
• Getting support from personal mentor.
• Support from partner organizations.
Successfully coordinated and implemented the EVS project - national importance and visibility. Cultural exchange in the form of informal education. Acquired different skills and knowledge in different areas for volunteers and the host organization. Increased self-esteem and motivation of the local population as well as greater transparency and awareness of the nature of EVS volunteering and its principles. To have a nice time and a lot of fun.
Volunteers to be motivated, ambitious person who want to show and prove their skills. Able to prioritize tasks and allocate work in a team. Be interested in the social sphere and to work with people with disabilities. Have knowledge of English.
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