Volunteering with children with disabilities in Special School

Szkola Podstawowa nr 17

Białystok, Poland

Activity description

The basic need of the school is that volunteers assist teachers during classes - they support students who require individual help during daily self-service activities, during their lessons, and during trips and excursions outside the school. It is welcome to join in the preparation of school celebrations - artistic and dance reviews, art competitions, support during sports competitions, family picnics, song festivals. In addition we expect volunteers to do their own work - to conduct additional classes for students: - language courses in the form of games and activities, music and movement activities (in recent years it was "Zumba"), - sports, dance, theater, art, culinary and club activities - activities that volunteers would like to conduct according to their own abilities and interests, - language co -Promoting ecological lifestyle – reducing waste, awareness of ecological footprint of each of us, -Organizing educational activities and performances

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The coordinating organization rents a flat in the city of Bialystok. Here lives the volunteer together with other volunteers or with students, has own room and common bath and kitchen. The volunteer gets a monthly ticket for city travel. The coordinating organization pays also the travel expenses connected with the on-arrival training and the mid-term meeting on the base of original tickets The volunteer gets from the coordinating organization money for food and pocket money.

Training during the activity

Volunteers will participate in training courses provided by the Polish National Agency (On-arrival training and Mid-term meeting) and in two pieces of training organized by host organization: about ecological lifestyle and animation-methods.

Participant profile

We are looking for volunteers should be interested in ecological topics and ecological lifestyles, dynamic, enthusiastic, and passionate about ecology. Also, volunteers ready to collaborate with children with mental and physical disabilities. We would like to welcome someone with an open mind and heart.

Activity dates

A total of 39 week(s) during the period 01/10/2021 to 30/06/2022


Activity location

Rzemieślnicza 12/3, 15-773 Białystok Poland


Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovakia


Activity topics

Social challenges

Environment and natural protection

Education and training


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/07/2021