Name of the organisation: Specialized House Marc Toussaint Place: Reims (France) Dates: September 2015 – June 2016 Number of vacancy: 2 Deadline: 12th of March 2015
The Specialized House Marc Toussaint is a lodging and day care center for disabled adults. The handicaps can be various and severe. Candidates have to know it is usually a bit shocking at the beginning but after a short time,the experience is very enriching by learning how to communicate with them. The volunteer will take part inleisure activities such handicrafts, computer workshops, snoezelen, outings, games… He/She will work withanother EVS and two activity leaders. The volunteer will get his own flat and will have a part of the food in the restaurant of the organization andwill receive money for the other part.
Profile of the volunteer
Some human qualities as sense of listening, patience and skills to communicate are needed and will be developed. The volunteers have to like to help other people, be ready to overcome some gestures of the everyday life. A minimum of initiative sense will also be required. An essential skill will be basic knowledge in French and, most of all, that he shows the willing to express himself in French during his EVS.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need: – Europass CV with picture (made in the last month) – Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Building Bridges”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one. -the complited application form (attached below) Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.
All documents written in english you can send to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “ Marc Toussaint Francia”.
Deadline to apply is 12th of March. If you are preselected you will be CONTACT for a skype conversation. The final decision is expected for the mid-April.