AMO-MICADOS: Combating failure in education (early school leaving)
The application deadline has passed.
Project descriptionOur ESC volunteer will have as main mission to be involved in the project “SacAdos”. The aim of this project is to allow youngsters between 15 and 20 years old in school dropout situation, to have a reflection period about their future by taking part in manual works, creative activities and social actions which are useful to all our community (environment activities, building and painting activities, open space maintenance activities, activities for elder people, children or refugees, building music instruments for developing countries…). By taking part in these activities, these youngsters have the opportunity to reflect about their future (go back to school, starting a professional training…).
Accommodation, food and transport arrangementsThe volunteer will be hosted in a house that s/he will share with other ESC volunteers. The house is located in the centre of Marche-en-Famenne and has all the modern comfort needed. The volunteer will receive a monthly allowance and will take care of the meals by her/himself.
Training during the projectWhen arrived in Belgium, the volunteer will participate in the on-arrival seminar and the mid-term evaluation organized by the French speaking National Agency. The seminars will be organized in French.
Volunteer profileBecause of the profile of the youngsters we work with, our volunteer must be an open minded person and ready to work with people coming from different social backgrounds. We expect the volunteer to build an atmosphere of confidence with the youngsters; be ready to involve him/herself in the several tasks we do with them (practical and artistic skills are welcome!); be able to work together with the staff; be interested in social inclusion and youngsters’ support and be ready to bring new ideas, new energy and enthusiasm!
A total of 53 week(s) during the period 01/02/2019 to 31/01/2020
Looking for volunteers 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, Aruba
Education and training
Application deadline: 27/09/2018