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Associação de Residentes de Telheiras

Associação de Residentes de Telheiras

Rua Professor Mário Chicó, 5, 1600-643 LISBOA, Lisboa, Portugal - +351217568103

description of organisation

ART – Associação de Residentes de Telheiras (Lisbon neighborhood), is a Telheiras resident’s association that exists since 1988 and it aims to foster the neighborhood’s development, influencing political decisions, promoting social activities, and having a positive direct and indirect impact in the environment and in the preservation and vitality of the neighborhood.ART main purposes are:-To promote actions in social, cultural, physic and civic aspects that can contribute, directly or indirectly, for the improvement of conditions and wellbeing of the residents.-To contribute for the cooperation, solidarity and active citizenship among the residents and visitors of Telheiras's neighborhood. Promoting meetings, debates, visits, and sport, social and cultural activities.- To foment the creation of infrastructures that support directly the resident community, namely gardens with playgrounds, public illumination, police security, and public transportation. To defend, preserve and improve the urban and ecological aspects of the neighborhood. ART has three different kinds of actions:- Regular activities: Chi-Kung and Yoga Classes; handball, cycle tourism, football, and “jogo da malha” (a typical portuguese game); guitar and piano classes; ballroom dances and Scottish dances; choir; amateur theatre; painting and Italian and English classes.- Intervention groups: solidarity, transition (discussion and intervention about environmental impact), elderly in action (regular and punctual activities to the retired population);- Events: Festivals; blood donations; promotion of lectures and conferences about Art, Contemporary and Music History; diverse workshops.We work mostly with residents from the neighborhood of Telheiras, but not only. As we promote many and diversified activities, our target group varies from children to elders.

inclusion topics

This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:

Inclusion categoryReceiving projectsSending projectsCoordinating projectsHosting organisationSupporting organisation
Cultural differences
Economic obstacles
Geographical obstacles

Volunteering project

Project name Project Dates Deadline Status
Evs vacancy em Art Telheiras, Lisbon, Portugal (already approved)
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Mar 2017 to Nov 2017
01/03/2017 - 30/11/2017
15/02/2017 closed

This organisation is accredited to run projects under Erasmus+ Volunteering and the European Solidarity Corps.

Scope Volunteering

Role Expiry date
PIC no: 926817638 | Last updated on 24/08/2018

Organisation topics

Creativity and culture

Social dialogue

Healthy lifestyle, active ageing