Thursday, July 28, 2016


Noored Ühiskonna Heaks (NYH) is promoting a call for volunteer for 1 European Voluntary Service placement called “Learning Together” both for 12 months, which will take place from 1st October 2016 to 27th September 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Hosting Organisations is
Associação Portuguesa de Paralesia Cerebral de Lisboa (APCL), initially called Associação Portuguesa de Paralisia Cerebral, was founded in Lisbon on 26 July 1960 by a group of parents and technicians and was the first association of parents and experts, for people with disabilities created in the country.
Given the specificity of cerebral palsy and the impossibility of that center to respond to numerous requests, a group of parents of children who were already being clientes of the Centre together a group of technicians, founded the Association, which statutes were approved by the Minister of Health and Welfare. Since it was founded, it has been defined as Legal Person of Administrative Public Interest.

The Profile of the volunteer: Being a volunteer requires commitment, sense of reponsibility, seriousness and availability. The profile of the volunteer will have general requirements: proactive, motivated to work in a social environment, with sense of responsibility, like to work in a team, flexible, with handwork skills, with communication ability, mature to work with social and economic disadvantaged community.
A high motivation to work with people with disabilities and special interest on music, dance, theatre, sports, cooking, computers, handicrafts, gardening, history, photography, arts, can be an added value, since these areas their fields of interest and will be the way to reach their attention. So, is expected the volunteers have a positive attitude, patience and good listening capacity.

The Tasks of the volunteer; conditions and timetable can be found in this annex: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/e366mmei9nlwqwd/AAAd4IH0RVZ6gPchygM8wHhva?dl=0

Accommodation: We will provides accommodation in an apartment, University residence, hostel or hosting family, Casa Europa, multiple bedroom with fully equipped kitchen, toilet, laundry facilities and living room. The costs with electricity, water, gas, TV and Internet are covered by the Coordinating Organization. The volunteers will have towels and bed clothes for the entire period of the project.

Food and Pocket Money: We will provide €245 (every 30 days) to cover costs of food and extra expenses (ex: cleaning materials,) during non-working time.

The Erasmus + Programme will reimburse 100% of the travel costs for the participants (up to 530 euros).

All the interested people should fill send the CV and Motivation Letter in English to marco@nyh.ee together with the application form that is included in the link above indication to each project you are applying for in your e-mail.

Application deadline: 13th August 2015

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