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V-for Inclusion vol.1

project description

Volunteer Movement was founded in Bursa in 2009. Since then, we have been offering social and voluntary opportunity
Volunteer will run the workshops and other activities with disabled young people with learning difficulties, down syndrome, autism, etc. in a special education vocational school and disabled centers (governmental institutions+ organizations). Main activities will be held in these institutions and rest of the activities are flexible and changeable according to time, need and volunteer.
To attend regular activities of the above-mentioned institutions as assistant,
To take initiative in local club activities and participate in local workshops, meetings, seminars,
To contribute page as a blogger and create info materials,
To attend the On-Arrival Training and other trainings.
Besides all these, the volunteer is encouraged to come with new ideas, youth initiative, exchanges, or other kind of projects which can be suitable for hosting organization.


accommodation, food and transport arrangements

They will be accommodated in a hosting family house.
They will have a private room in the hosting family’s house and shared kitchen, bathroom and great room.
If a vehicle is necessary to reach the office or project place, public travel card will be provided to the volunteer. The volunteer may come to work on foot/bicycle if the accommodation is in the neighborhood of the office.


training during the project

The volunteer will receive Turkish language support during the project. Language support will be given by a teacher who has experience in Turkish teaching to foreign people or by local volunteers.
There will be organized training and support for the volunteer for each of their activities if the volunteer feels the need for it. First 1-2 weeks will be orientation week for the volunteers.
Volunteer will also participate to the On-arrival and Mid-term training courses that are organized by Turkish National Agency.
Volunteer will also have a mentor and mentor’s support during the whole project.


volunteer profile

to have former voluntary experience with disabled young people is preferred,
to have former voluntary work experience is a must,
to have high motivation in youth works,
to be able to work in teams and also individually according to the task at hand with responsibility,
to have interest and ability in our activity areas: art,sport, dance, handcraft, etc.
to have solution oriented approach,
to be open minded,
to have interest in sustainability of community works,
to be open to intercultural learning and have high motivation,
to be open to learn and share knowledge/experience,


how to apply

You can send your Europass CV and Motivation Letter to with the remark in the mail subject line – “V-for Inclusion vol.1”


additional information from this page you can also watch the interview of our earlier volunteers to have a better understanding about the experiences they had.


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