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Kids in Action 7 - Day Care Centers for Children and Youth

Familija - izobraževani in terapevtski center

Škofja Loka, Slovenia

Project description

Kids in Action 7 - United in Solidarity ESC volunteering project will host 8 volunteers who will work in 10 local organizations in and around the town of Škofja Loka, Slovenia. Each of the volunteers will be involved in daily work of one of partner organizations as an equal member of their teams for 1 year. Most volunteers are already chosen, but 2 MALE volunteers are still needed for 2 daycare centers for children and youth. Chosen volunteers will take part in various activities of the center such as organizing the daily routine, realizing workshops (cooking, sports, games, handicrafts, outdoor activities,…), realizing individual lessons with the children.Through his/her activities the volunteer will get familiar with the theory of preventing work with youngsters and with social care system in Slovenia.Volunteer will also have opportunity to realize projects within other local partner organizations.Info:

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Selected volunteers 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 (if needed) will be provided.

Training during the project

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

Volunteer profile

Candidate should be motivated,flexible,patient,creative,open-minded,self-initiative,communicative,interested to work with children and adolescents and he/she should have a good an ability to speak English.Some past experiences from pedagogy and youth leisure are welcomed.Ability in music,sport,manual activities,handcrafts,dances,art,multimedia 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 projects.

Activity Dates

A total of 49 week(s) during the period 20/08/2020 to 08/08/2021

Activity Location

Mestni trg 39, 4220 Škofja Loka Slovenia

Looking for volunteers from

Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, Ireland, Iceland, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia

Activity Topics

Social challenges

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 15/04/2020