Nonformal Education Encouraging Development – NEED is a complex and engaging group EVS project that will gather 10 volunteers from Portugal, Spain, Italy, France and Austria in order to promote to promote non-formal education as a means to personal and professional development and life-long learning process of both the target group and the volunteers.
This project activity will be the core of the project and consists of a 9 months EVS stage for 10 volunteers who will be working in educational institutions in 3 communities in South part of Dolj County.
During this phase the volunteering will be involved in implementing new activities that aim to stimulate the social and personal development of both the volunteers as well as improving the target groups situation/status (contributing to social inclusion, developing personal confidence and socialization, etc) and activities aimed at improving the fit for life skills.
The volunteers will be involved in organizing these groups, capacitating them through non formal workshops and stimulating them to be in contact with the community and turning them into active citizens that are more actively engaged in both their educational process as well as in their community
Types of activities to be implemented during the project: Painting; Handicrafts; Origami; Dancing; Language classes; Workshops on different topics; Sports and outdoor activities; Cultural presentations; Thematic clubs
The above mentioned activities are more as guide lines as each volunteer has the opportunity to propose, implement and carry on new types of activities bases on previous experiences, personal preferences, skills and abilities.
We are looking for active, open-minded, creative, innovative, responsible and motivated volunteers who are interested in the topic of Rural development and urbanization, Youth (Participation, Youth Work, Youth Policy) and will like to get involved in activities that focus and aim at this topic. The volunteers who apply for this project need to like and be willing to work with YOUTH for 9 months. No kind of experience is needed to participate in this project but we are looking for volunteers who are open to a LEARNING EXPERIENCE, who value personal development.
Volunteers need to have a genuine interest in Active citizenship, participatory democracy, and civic engagement and be willing to learn and share the information about the EU •Gender balance – during the selection procedure we will strive to achieve gender balance within the group •Education: education in a relevant domain for the project topics (social assistance etc.) will be considered a plus but is not mandatory and we shall not refuse anyone based on this criteria •a basic level of English is required (being able to make herself/himself understood by the others – Able to communicate) •Knowledge of Romanian would constitute a plus but will not be a exclusion criteria
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.
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 “SVE, instituciones de educación, Romania».