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EVS with disabled people - Volunteers from Austria

EVS with disabled people - Volunteers from Austria

Associação de Paralisia Cerebral de Lisboa (APCL)

Lisbon, Portugal

1 , Closed

Project description

Associação Portuguesa de Paralesia Cerebral de Lisboa (APCL), initially called Associação Portuguesa de Paralisia Cerebral, was founded in Lisbon on 26 July 1960 by a group of parents and technicians and was the first association of parents and experts, for people with disabilities created in the country. Given the specificity of cerebral palsy and the impossibility of that center to respond to numerous requests, a group of parents of children who were already being clientes of the Centre together a group of technicians, founded the Association, which statutes were approved by the Minister of Health and Welfare. Since it was founded, it has been defined as Legal Person of Administrative Public Interest. With the foundation of the Association opened in 1960 the first Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation Centre of the country. Volunteers can be integrated in two centers in Lisbon: Centro Nuno Krus Abecassis (located in Alto do Lumiar) and Espaço 7 Ofícios (located in Telheiras).


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

ProAtlântico provides accommodation in an apartment (with 6/8 volunteers in total), University residence, hostel or hosting family, Casa Europa, multiple bedroom with fully equipped kitchen, toilet, laundry facilities and living room. The costs with electricity, water, gas, TV and Internet are covered by the Coordinating Organization. The volunteers will have towels and bed clothes for the entire period of the project.


Training during the project

ProAtlântico will support the volunteers in the learning of portuguese. During the project, volunteers will have different trainings (work with children, Youthpass, etc) Volunteers will participate in trainings promoted by National Agency.


Volunteer profile

Volunteers must be: -very human, -self motivated, -proactive, -creative, -with handwork skills, -very flexible


How to apply

Please send e-mail to contact person with CV and Motivation Letter.


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 52 week(s) during the period 01/10/2017 to 27/09/2018

Project location


Looking for volunteers from


Project topics

Disabilities - special needs

Inclusion - equity

Application deadline

Application deadline: 20/08/2017


Name: Raquel Amaral

Hosting organisation

Associação de Paralisia Cerebral de Lisboa

Lisboa, Portugal

Sending organisation


WIEN, Austria

Coordinating organisation

ProAtlântico - Associação Juvenil

Oeiras, Portugal