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Service RENFORTS: support to people with mental disabilities

Service Renforts (Andage)

Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium

This activity is closed, you cannot apply.

Project description

We expect the volunteer to take an active part into the staff work. S/he will support and accompany the young adults with disabilities during their daily activities. S/he will facilitate their investments in the tasks realization: -To think up and develop a project with the youngsters (try cooking recipes, cultivate chicories in caves…); -To actively participate in the educational staff meetings; -To suggest some changes in order to improve Renforts, willing to evolve constantly; -To take initiative. The volunteer will also have the opportunity to participate in other activities out of the Service Renforts but linked with the same target group such as board games evenings, movie nights organized by the Association des Compagnons Bâtisseurs or in various activities organized by the local youth center, both situated very close from volunteer’s accommodation and Service Renforts office. The volunteer can also help once a week in the exchange shop in Marche-en-Famenne.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The 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 project

When 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 profile

TO APPLY PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1YVFcuwy79EsAfPPePGfuzQiZ9EDOtd7O Because our public doesn’t speak any other language than French, the volunteer is asked to be already able to communicate a bit in our language at the beginning of the service. We expect the volunteer to have social and communication skills and be open to the difference, ready to build an atmosphere of confidence and security with the youngsters

Activity Dates

A total of 51 week(s) during the period 01/02/2020 to 31/01/2021


Activity Location

6900 Marche-en-Famenne Belgium


Looking for volunteers from

Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Montenegro, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Curaçao, French Guiana, Greenland, Saint Martin (french part), Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, French Southern and Antarctic Territories


Activity Topics

Social challenges

Citizenship and democratic participation


Deadline for applications

No application deadline