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Associção Juvenil de Deão - AJD

Viana do Castelo, Portugal

The application deadline has passed.

Project description

The volunteer will develop, according to his/her competences/skills and knowledge, activities that fall within the existing departments of the Associação Juvenil de Deão (AJD). Thus the volunteer will be involved in supporting the Community School of the association, providing support to the monitors, and developing, under their guidance, the daily activities with children and young people (study time, arts, body language, science, computer, free time, etc.). The educational/recreational activities are developed in the Community School, a space where children, the youth and local people have Internet access and they can find books, newspapers, DVDs, games, etc. The volunteer will develop activities with the elderly and young people.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The AJD provides meals for the volunteer. Travel on public transport: AJD will be responsible for the acquisition and payment of the monthly pass that is required in the public transport journeys between Viana do Castelo and the local activities. Provides suitable accommodation with water, electricity and gas in Viana do Castelo (Darque); provides wifi internet at home; ensures that local transport facilities are available for the volunteer’s mobility.

Training during the project

The volunteer is responsible to take part in the training cycle of Volunteering Projects (training on arrival and intermediate).

Volunteer profile

1 – He/She must have interest and backward knowledge about communication design, web design, blogging and social media. It is also valuable to have good communication skills and will to organise events for the community. 2 – He/She must also have interest and will to work with children and young people. 3 – He/She must be interested in preserving the environment and know organic farming techniques. It is necessary to continue the project of the association's community garden. The age must be between 18 and 30 years old.

Placement dates

A total of 49 week(s) during the period 01/10/2019 to 31/08/2020


Placement location

Caminho da Igreja, nº459, Deão, 4905-254 Viana do Castelo


Looking for volunteers from

Cyprus, France, Italy


Placement topics

Social challenges

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training

Creativity and culture


Placement deadline

Application deadline: 01/10/2019