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ESC Project in Litija

ZKMŠ Litija, Youth Centre Litija

Litija, Slovenia

Project description

In two activities, we plan to host five volunteers that wish to strengthen their competences as youth workers or teachers and working with youngsters. Though non-formal learning they will experience daily work in youth centre or at one of the elementary schools. Participant in the activity in the youth centre will cooperate with employed youth workers with regular programs and projects, and provide assistance in the daily centre. He/she will design multimedia content and provide content for social media. He/she will have weekly meetings with other volunteers where they will share and evaluate their experiences and gain new knowledge. Participants in the second activity will participate in elementary schools. They will prepare non-formal activities and share their experiences with pupils. They will cooperate with all regular lectures within the curriculum and help in pre- and after-school care.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteers will live in an apartment at a local "farm". The apartment is fully equipped and provides all you need for a normal life (your own room, equipped kitchen, bathroom, internet connection). In Litija there are many options for food. There are many different restaurants, where you can find a varied selection of food. Also in every store in Litija is possible to shop for food and drink at favorable prices, which volunteers can freely prepare at home. We will provide bicycles for the transport. There is also local bus, bus station is located 3 minutes walking from the house.

Training during the project

- pre-departure training (organized by the sending organization) - induction and orientation meeting at the arrival to the project location - On-Arrival Training (provided by the Slovenian National Agency) - Mid Term Evaluation (provided by the Slovenian National Agency) - Slovenian language training - mentor support for the learning process and personal development - final evaluation of the project - final evaluation of the learning process - any other trainings related to the project objectives that might be needed and the chance to do them occurs

Volunteer profile

We would like to host volunteers who enjoy working with children and young people. It is an excellent opportunity for students of pedagogy, social sciences, youth workers. It is important that the participant is open minded, communicative and relaxed when working with children and youngsters. It is an excellent opportunity for all who would like to work in the field of formal and non formal education. It is also important that volunteers have interesting hobbies related to music, sports, art, community, nature, handcrafts, …

Placement dates

A total of 53 week(s) during the period 01/10/2019 to 30/09/2020

Placement location

Ponoviška 12, 1270 Litija

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

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Placement deadline

Application deadline: 31/08/2019