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1 volunteer from 5 Feb – 4 April 2018
Sinop is situated on the most northern edge of the Turkish side of the Black Sea coast. It is also the capital of the Sinop Region.
Every day there is a flight between Istanbul and Sinop and it takes 1 and a half hour. Istanbul is 12 hours away by bus and Ankara is 6 hours away by bus.
The history of Sinop dates back to the 12.000 B.C. It has served as an important sea port for the civilizations throughout the history. Sinop is now the home of a wide colony of fisher boats, a university, 39.000 inhabitants and the Biennial, sailing competitions, climbing excursions in Tatlıca Waterfalls, cynic philosopher Diogenes, ancient prison, walls of Sinop and volcanic and historic remnants are the distinctive cultural features of Sinop.
22 December 2017
Tasks of the volunteers:
The volunteer will work in the rehabilitation center and in the gym with the physically and mentally disabled people five days a week. In the first two weeks of the activity, volunteers will just observe the staff and the teachers. After two weeks, they will start working. The volunteer will organise fun time activities with the disabled people such as art, music, sports, drama, dance, handicrafts, games, etc. At the end of the
activity, we expect the disabled person to have at least one new skill. We also expect the volunteer to document the new skill she/he provided for the disabled person with film, photos, power point, etc. We also ask the volunteer to develop a tool to provide the new skill in order to be online in SALTO-Toolbox for Trainings as a solid outcome of the project.
The volunteer will have the basic information of SEN methodology to provide a new skill for the disabled people.
The volunteer will also have some competences on intercultural competences in the mentor meetings. The volunteer will organise a cultural night to present her/his culture with food, drinks, music, dance, film, etc. to the people we will invite including the press. We also ask the volunteer to bring an object which represents her/his culture to be exhibited in Sinopale – the International Sinop Biennial. The coordinating organisation may ask the volunteer to participate in their fund raising, raising awareness activities and tea parties, etc. once or twice during their activity period. At the end of the activity, the volunteer will get a Youthpass certificate.
Working Hours: 09:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 17:00 are the working hours. Between 12:00 and 13:00 is the lunch break. There will be 15-minute breaks every hour for the activities in the rehabilitation center.
The volunteer will live in a furnished flat with the other volunteers who are here for the other project activities. The volunteer will have her/his own room but share the kitchen and bathroom. There is furniture, wi-fi, hot water, kitchen tools, etc. There are several centers for disabled people. We will organise the center before the volunteer starts. To get to any of the centers, the volunteer will take the bus (2 Liras: 0,50 cents). As for the sports activity, there are several gyms in the town. The farthest one is 10km away.
The volunteer will take the bus to get there too.
The volunteer will get 177€ for individual support and 223€ for food for 59 days. So total, we will give our volunteer 400€ in cash to survive in Sinop, Turkey. We will reimburse the travel upto the maximum amount shown in the table on page 10. The volunteer will not pay for the rent but has to pay for electricity, water and gas. There will be 2 free wi-fis that volunteers can use. The volunteer has to use the house carefully and neatly. The volunteer will be responsible for the damage and cleaning of the house. We will ask the volunteer to clean the house when leaving. If there is any damage caused by the volunteer, the volunteer will pay for the repairment.
Documents: We ask the volunteer to sign and bring the EVS Activity Agreement with her/him after having it signed and stamped by the sending organisation in 3 copies (original). The EVS Activity Agreement will be sent to the volunteer and the sending organisation. At the end of the activities, the volunteer has to fill in the volunteer’s report which will come to her/his email address by the mobility tool and submit it back until the deadline.
THE HOSTING ORGANISATION
It was established in Sinop, Turkey in 2012. It is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation, which has 35 members. It is very active on the field of non- formal education, science, ecology, entrepreneurship, local handicrafts, youth programs and volunteering, especially in
It provides non-formal education abroad and in Sinop with multi-cultural atmosphere for the young people. We send them to European countries to learn in international group of young people such as youth exchanges, training courses for youth and youth volunteering. At the same time we host European young people here in Sinop for youth exchanges for their personal and social development and for volunteering for the disabled people. We are also the accredited as coordinating, sending and hosting organization for the European Voluntary Service. Within EVS we host young volunteers in Sinop for 2 months to work in the rehabilitation center for the mentally and physically disabled people.
We provide traineeship in Sinop for the university students whose major is SEN. We also organize student exchange programs with different countries. It also works for the disadvantaged women by giving English, handicraft and cooking courses.
We raise awareness on the animal rights. Therefore we provide volunteering activities with their young people to work in the animal shelter in Sinop. We organize sales with the young people for fund raising to buy dog and cat food and medical equipment.
It provides young volunteers for Sinopale (the international Sinop Biennial) to assist the artists and curators with their performances.
Travel covered costs and conditions
SPAIN 530 €
This EVS is funded by European Comission, so food, pocket money, accommodation and transport (up to 530 € return ticket) will be covered.
We will reimburse the travel costs in cash up to the maximum amounts. If the ticket is purchased by the sending organisation, we will transfer the amount to their bank account when we get the original invoice.
The volunteer should bring the original ticket(s), the boarding pass(es) and the photocopied stamped pages of their passports at the borders!
Before you buy the ticket please get in touch with hosting organisation, the project coordinator .Also you can get in touch with her through WhatsApp or Facebook messanger.
Your flight most probably will land in Istanbul. Istanbul – Sinop flights are very expensive during the summer and some holiday periods in Turkey. If your expenses are excess, you can take the bus from Istanbul to Sinop, which is quite cheap, around 25 €.
As for the volunteers from outside Europe, please consult the Turkish Embassy in your country and ask them the necessary papers we should send. Please bring the original invoice for any type of visa you should pay for in order to be reimbursed.
EU citizens cannot stay in Turkey longer than 3 months. As for the volunteers who will stay here 6 months, please call the Turkish Embassy in your country and ask them what kind of papers they ask for a long stay in Turkey. We will send you the necessary papers.
The tasks of Building Bridges as the sending organisation:
They are responsible for preparing the volunteer for EVS. They will provide their insurance. They will help the volunteers get their visa and flights.
They will keep in touch with the volunteers and the contact person of the coordinating organisation. They will disseminate the project and the project results in their environment.
The tasks of the hosting organisation:
They are responsible for the learning and the safety of the volunteer. They will be in charge of practical arrangements of the volunteers. They will be in contact with the mentor. They will keep the track of the working hours of the volunteers. The hosting organisation will be responsible for inviting the members, press, locals and other volunteers to the cultural evening that the volunteer will organise. They are also responsible for giving the volunteer a Youthpass certificate at the end of the activity. They will also disseminate the project and the project results in their environment.
THE TASKS OF THE COORDINATING ORGANISATION
It as the coordinating organisation has to have all the invoices/tickets and boarding passes in originals in order to reimburse all the expenses in the project. It is responsible for checking the tasks of all the actors in the project. It will give each volunteer 177+223=400€ in cash for their individual support and food for 59 days as soon as they arrive in Sinop. It will also reimburse their travel cost up to the maximum amount according to the Erasmus+ program. The coordinating organisation will transfer 100€ to the partners after each of the activity. EPEKA is responsible for the reporting the project with the tickets, invoices, boarding passes, photocopied pages of the passports which
were stamped at the borders, notes of the banks and the solid outcomes of the volunteers. It will be responsible to disseminate the project and its results in their environment. The coordinating organisation has to sign and stamp the EVS Activity Agreement with the partners and the volunteers.
It as the hosting organisation will orientate the volunteer to her/his service and the environment. It will provide a mentor for the volunteer and will organise regular mentor meetings every week to provide some certain skills to the volunteer: basic information on SEN methodology, competences on personal development and intercultural competences.
It will help the volunteer develop a tool to provide a new skill for the disabled person. It will be responsible to disseminate the project and its results in their environment. as the hosting organisation will provide a Youthpass certificate for the volunteer at the end of her/his activity.
How to apply
We will study carefully all application and selected candidates will be invite for Skype interview. The selection of volunteers will take place in the coming weeks.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need:
– Europass CV with picture (made in the last month) with skype name included
– 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 volunteer is chosen according to his/her motivation and interest to the project and to the activities. It will be paid special attention to cover letters.
Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.
All documents written in English you can attach below with subject: “EVS Sinop Turkey Irem. YOUR NAME. YOUR SURNAME” to asociacionbbARROBAgmail.com