European Youth Portal
Information and opportunities for young people across Europe.

Hosting events in Funkibator NGO

Funkibator Ideell Förening

Växjö, Sweden

The application deadline has passed.

Project description

Funkibator has a specific focus on mobility impairment, visual impairment, neuropsychiatric diagnoses, as well as different kinds of hidden disabilities. Our average age is a bit lower as we mostly work with children, youth and young adults. We're very digital and like to do things hands on. However, we draw no limit on diagnoses, age, where you live or who you are. Activities for volunteers: Hosting both people and events Arrange activity evenings in our activity house (Kväll@SIP) Come up with and create your own activities Receive others who wants to create activities and assist them with the process Computer ang gaming activities Arrange “Social club” where people are gathering around a topic and do different activities Friday meet-up where we have coffee and cake Other social events that might happen in the activity house Assist and coach summer workers at the age of 16-19. Both youth with disabilites and newly arrived youth Arts and crafts or other creative workshops

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will live in shared apartment either outside Växjö or in the City, having his/her own room and sharing bathroom, kitchen and other common areas. The volunteer will get either a bus card or bicycle to commute, depending on the distance from our office to the housing. There is Internet in the accommodation. The volunteers receive food-money and pocket every month. The pocket money will be 115 euros.

Training during the project

The volunteer will take part in 2 obligatory trainings with the National Agency, arrival-training and Midterm-training.

Volunteer profile

We are looking for a volonteer who: - Is social and open-minded - A people-person with a wide experince of working with people from different backgrounds - Self-motivated - Take initiavites - Enjoy working with people - Are willing to work 2-3 evenings a week and one weekend a month - Technical skills – computer, projector etc - Thinks outside the box. OBS! EU-COUNTRIES ONLY.

Placement dates

A total of 49 week(s) during the period 01/06/2019 to 30/04/2020

Placement location

Infanterigatan 10, 35235 Växjö

Looking for volunteers from

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

Placement topics

Creativity and culture

Placement deadline

Application deadline: 15/05/2019