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Day Care Center for Addicted Parents & People with Mental Disabilities

Familija - izobraževani in terapevtski center

Škofja Loka, Slovenia

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Activity description

Familija – Kids in Action 6 ESC volunteering project will host 8 volunteers who will work in 11 local organizations in and around of the town of Škofja Loka, Slovenia between August 2019 and July 2020. Among other, we look for the volunteer, who would assist at the work of Therapeutic Community for Addicted Parents (Projekt Človek) and in the Day Care Center for People with Manor Mental Disabilities (ŠENT). Work will be shared between both organizations in equal share, but based on his/her interests the volunteer can also get involved in the work of some other organizations in the local community. The tasks of the volunteers are assistance at different workshops, courses, assistance at sport and other leisure activities, conversations with the users of the program.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will be accommodated together with other volunteers of the project in a furnished apartment with WiFi on the main square of Škofja Loka, old historical town with about 13000 inhabitants, located 25 km NW from Ljubljana. Each volunteer will stay in a single bedroom with shared cooking, washing, laundry, and social facilities. The volunteer will cook by himself/herself, monthly food allowance will be provided (180 €). He/she will be also entitled to receive a monthly allowance of 120 €. Bike and tickets for public transportation will be provided.

Training during the activity

On-arrival and Mid-term training organized by Slovenian National Agency, all the training organized by host organizations and by other partner organizations from the local community.

Participant profile

Candidates should be motivated, flexible, patient, creative, open-minded, self-initiative, communicative, interested to work with children and people with special needs and he/she should have a good an ability to speak English. Some past experiences from pedagogy, psychology, and psychotherapy are more than welcome. It is good if the volunteer has the ability in music, sport, manual activities, handicrafts, dances, art, multimedia, the sport would be also convenient. The future volunteer should bring in her/his own ideas into the project and be prepared to create, plan and execute her/his own.

Activity dates

A total of 51 week(s) during the period 15/08/2019 to 31/07/2020


Activity location

Mestni trg 39, 4220 Škofja Loka Slovenia


Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg


Activity topics

Social challenges

Education and training

Creativity and culture


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 21/04/2019