Support teenagers with disabilities in their daily lives 2020_2021


Plabennec, France

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

The volunteer will work initially in support of professionals in various activities for teenagers with disabilities: - Sports activities (football, swimming, athletics, judo, badminton, horse riding, weight lifting, motor activities, basketball…) - Learning the tasks of daily life (shopping, cooking, walking in autonomy, taking the bus, going to the hairdresser, making medical appointments ...) - Various activities (class time with the teacher, use of communication tools, small games, etc...) - Daily activities (welcoming young people in the morning, lunch, evening departure, etc…). Further in the project, he or she can carry out individual or small group workshops alone. If possible, the volunteer can propose a personal project, and work on sharing his/her own culture.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will be accomodated in Brest in a studio or shared-flat with another young people (student, worker, etc.) but always with an independent bedroom.(Brest is a large seaport situated on the Atlantic coast) Food: we give each month 220€ for all food expenditures but it's also possible to take meals on the spot. Transport: we will give a monthly subscription for bus network Good to know : the hosting organisation is in Plabennec, 17 km far from Brest. The volunteer will take the bus to go from the accomodation place to the EMI.

Training during the activity

- pre-departure training will be organised by the sending organisation - on-arrival training and mid-term training organised by the French National Agency with the coordinating organisation - french classes with a local association in Brest : 2 X 2 hours a week from October to June In the hosting organisation, the volunteer will be accompanied mainly by the educator responsible for the learning activities of daily life (tutor). (the volunteer may propose a personal intercultural project.)

Participant profile

The IME (Medical-Educational Institute) "Les Genêts d'Or" of Plabennec is an educational structure that accommodates (during the day and boarding accommodation) children and adolescents with disabilities (intellectual disability, autism, multiple disabilities) from 06 to 20 years of age, in different groups according to their age, their autonomy and their needs. That's why, we would likeWe would like to welcome people who are motivated in the support of adolescents with disabilities. Prior experience and an interest in sport are also necessary. Minimal bases of French are preferable.

Activity dates

A total of 42 week(s) during the period 07/09/2020 to 09/07/2021

Activity location

Impasse de Kervéguen, 29860 Plabennec France

Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna

Activity topics

Social challenges

Physical education and sport

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/05/2020