Location: Vievis, Lithuania
Project dates: 1 October 2015 – 1 August 2016
Duration: 10 months
Applicants: at the age between 18-30 years, sending organization needed
Application deadline: 12 April 2015
Hosting institution: Vievis Children’s Day Centre
Children’s day care centre is looking for volunteers interested in supporting the institution by participating in the daily activities of the day centre (to work in the team and with the team, to be a helper of the social worker); helping to organize children free time occupation (different games, workshops, events, organized together with the staff members); preparing presentation about the country of the volunteer; taking part in development and realization of the day centre projects and own initiative projects; participating in the educational process, which consists of three stages – socialization stage (cultural program, start of linguistic courses, knowing Lithuanian social help system, institution structure, preparation seminar for a volunteer, getting acquainted with the staff, target group and local people), sharing and acting stage (participation in daily life of Vievis day centre: playing with children, helping with homework; helping with cleaning; attending workshops: art, music, dances, sport, etc.), initiative and evaluation stage (possibility to start volunteer own initiatives in a project – any kind of workshop, performance, summer camp, hiking, concert – it will come out of the volunteer abilities and creativity; making a plan of the project dissemination; evaluation of a project in the professional and personal level).
The 90% of travel expenses will be reimbursed; accommodation and meals are provided by the host organization, volunteers will also receive pocket money monthly.
Candidates applying for this position should meet following requirements:
– be avaliable for the whole duration of the volunteering period and pre-departure training;
– motivated to work in a small town with children;
– open minded and communicative, creative personality able to work in team;
– flexibility and good knowledge of English language.
For candidature for this project please fill in the formular stated below including your CV with photo and motivation letter, all in English language, up to the 12 April.
Incomplete applications cannot be considered.