The Volunteers for Hope project will develop the cooperation of Fondatsia Detsa na Balkanite/BalkanKids Foundation and the social institutions for disadvantaged children and teens – the local orphanage “Княгиня Надежда”, the school for visually impaired children, the day centre for mentally handicapped children, the pediatric ward of the biggest Varna hospital and will upgrade it with projects in other institutions of children at risk – the orphanage for kids with disabilities in Rudnik village.
The volunteers will receive the needed methodical and personal support to perform their activities in the field of non-formal education with the children and youngsters – workshops in art, languages, sport, help in school preparation, prevention of aggression and cyber-bullying, animation of sick children and children with disabilities, festivals and carnivals, sports events, public awareness campaigns, social work, charity campaigns. For the beneficent disadvantaged youngsters we expect to increase their motivation for study and inclusion in European projects, foreign language competences and most of all their joy and self-confidence.
All volunteers are going to receive efficient and inspiring mentorship, opportunity to influence the project with new ideas and a YouthPass certificate validating their non-formal experience and developed skills. The conditions for the project are perfect – Varna is a beautiful, modern city, there is a rich cultural life and international community here. The Macedonian volunteer will share a two room flat with two other volunteer girls – from Spain. The flat is fully furnished and at walking distance to the centre and the workplace. The food allowance is 100 euro, there is additional reimbursement for town travel, phone expenses and hygiene materials. The pocket money is 65 euro.
Profile: Girl, with the passion and enthusasm to work with disadvantaged kids. Artistic skills and good English will be an advantage.
To apply send your CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 16th of August.