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NGO "Actio Catholica Patria"

NGO "Actio Catholica Patria"

VšĮ "Actio Catholica Patria"

M. Dauksos g. 26-1, LT-44282, KAUNAS, Lithuania - +37037204185

organizacijos aprašas

The nongovernmental public organization “Actio Catholica Patria” is active since 1991. We offer social and cultural services for young people aged 14 to 29 years. A.C. Patria provides services to different groups of young people and endeavor to invoke wide range work forms that would meet the needs of different youth groups. Also A.C. Patria consults and provides training to other organizations and individuals on the topics related to development of volunteering and youth. Employees of the organization are constantly improving their activities to ensure quality of work and discover new forms of work, corresponding to the changes in society.

Our main aims are:
• Create conditions for the voluntary activities and to carry out its development in Lithuania.
• Provide social services to young people.
• Organize and carry out purposeful occupations, focused on the needs of youth.
• Provide information, consultation and training services to individuals and legal entities.
• To help youngsters to prepare for independent life and integrate into the labor market.
Main activities:
Volunteer center.
International programs: implementing Erasmus+ program projects for young (17-30m.) people from the European Union and partner countries: sending, coordinating and hosting functions. Preparation and support to EVS mentors.

National volunteering programs: coordinating national voluntary service program and support to local non-profit organizations in Kaunas city working with volunteers. Guiding volunteers group during voluntary experience, providing individual mentoring to volunteers. A.C. Patria administrates website for voluntary vacancies offering organizations and volunteering projects for young people seeking to volunteer:

Open Youth Centre “Vartai” (Gates). In this center young people can spend their free time, implement their ideas and receive social assistance. “Vartai” offers free afternoons from Tuesday to Friday from 15 to 19 h., the space for various ideas, concerts, exhibitions as well as individual support for young people.

Youth empowerment center “Kitaip” (Otherwise)
Support for youngsters who grew up in state care institutions (foster care home, foster families) to begin to live an independent life and to integrate into the labor market. In the center young people can get professional counseling of personal development, professional orientation, group sessions, learning through apprenticeship, etc. Empowerment flat eases adaptation to independent life by learning necessary skills. Youngsters are living with minimum accompaniment of a social worker.

Methodological center
Consulting and training of other organizations on the following topics: volunteering, inter-cultural learning and working with youth issues (such as unmotivated youth and youngsters from state care institutions).

su įtrauktimi susijusios sritys

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:

Įtraukties kategorijaPriėmimo projektaiSiuntimo projektaiKoordinavimo projektaiPriimančioji organizacijaSupporting organisation
Geographical obstacles
Social obstacles

Volunteering project

Projekto pavadinimas Project Dates Terminas Būsena
Book your EVS / Antibes
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Rugsėjis 2017 to Birželis 2018
15/09/2017 - 15/06/2018
10/06/2017 closed
Animation jeunesse en Lituanie
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Spalis 2017 to Rugsėjis 2018
02/10/2017 - 28/09/2018
31/08/2017 closed
YES - Youth Employability Skills
A total of 12 week(s) during the period
Rugsėjis 2017 to Birželis 2018
30/09/2017 - 01/06/2018
30/06/2018 closed
Kaunas Municipal Vincas Kudirka Public Library
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Spalis 2018 to Birželis 2019
01/10/2018 - 28/06/2019
17/08/2018 closed

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

Scope Dalyvauju savanoriškoje veikloje

Role Galiojimo pabaigos data
PIC no: 947729674 | Last updated on 09/02/19

Organizacijos veiklos sritys

Jaunimas (dalyvavimas, darbas su jaunimu, jaunimo politika)

Inclusion - equity

Kūrybiškumas ir kultūra