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Volunteer for Inclusion

Volunteer for Inclusion

Lisbon, Portugal

1 , Closed

Project description

Casa Pia de Lisboa (CPL) is a Public Institute under the tutelage of Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity. The mission of CPL is to promote the rights and protection of children and young people, especially those who are in danger or at risk of exclusion, to ensure their full development, through acceptance, education, training and social and professional integration. This project will take place in Centro de Educação e Desenvolvimento (CED) Nossa Senhora da Conceição. This organization is a school that offers education to children and young people from kindergarten to middle school level (average age from 3 to 15 years old). The main aim of the hosting organization is provide education to children and young people and also extra activities and clubs, where the children and young people can occupy their free time. The school offers classes and also extra activities that occupy the pupils free time (ex: sports, clubs, arts, dances, etc.).


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

ProAtlântico will provide €150,00 to cover costs of food and extra expenses during non-working time. During working time the receiving organization provides suitable meal in the organization’s facilities, which is based on a Mediterranean diet. ProAtlântico provides accommodation in an apartment, University residence, hostel, hosting family in multiple bedroom with fully equipped kitchen, toilet and living room - electricity, water, gas, TV and Internet are covered by the project. The volunteers will have towels and bed clothes. A monthly local transport allowance is provided by the RO.


Training during the project

- on-arrival training - mid-term training - portuguese language course


Volunteer profile

In general, the profile of the volunteers must be very human, self-motivated, creative, open minded, tolerant with self-initiative, willing to take on new challenges, very flexible and ready to help in different tasks, with good adaption to different realities and ready to live with different conditions and environments they are used to in their original country. The volunteers must be highly motivated to work with children with a difficult past and social background. Is expected the volunteers have a positive attitude, patience and good listening capacity.


How to apply

Send your CV and ML asap to Slovak EVS coordinator Michaela Sidova:


Related links

This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Project dates

A total of 44 week(s) during the period 01/10/2017 to 31/07/2018

Project location


Looking for volunteers from


Project topics

Social dialogue

Creativity and culture

Inclusion - equity

Application deadline

Application deadline: 24/09/2017


Name: Michaela Sidova

Hosting organisation

Casa Pia de Lisboa, IP

Lisboa, Portugal

Sending organisation


TRSTENA, Slovakia

Coordinating organisation

ProAtlântico - Associação Juvenil

Oeiras, Portugal