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Daily Care Center for Children and Youth in Slovenia-Kids in Action5

project description

6 EVS volunteers are needed to take part in the longterm EVS project named "Kids in Action 5", which will involve 6 local daily centers from the area of Škofja Loka, Slovenia.Despite slight organizational differences they all have common target group, which are children and youth between the age of 6 and 18 years.Volunteers will be included in the work of each daycare center as equal members of their teams and as such they will have an opportunity to show and improve their own abilities, develop sense of initiative, gain new skills and get new knowledge through organizing and realizing different activities (workshops,courses,individual support,sports,games,plays,presentations,lectures).At the same time, they will get familiar with the theory of preventing work with youngsters and with social care system in Slovenia.Volunteers will also have an opportunity to realize projects within other local partner organizations in order to strengthen their involvement in the local society.

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accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteers will be accommodated in two fully furnished apartments with WiFi within the same house located on the main square of Škofja Loka,old historical town with about 13000 inhabitants, located 25 km NW from Ljubljana. Each volunteer will stay in single bedroom with shared cooking, washing, laundry and social facilities. Volunteers will cook by themselves, monthly food allowance will be provided (180 €). They will be also entitled to receive a monthly allowance of 91,35 €. To each of the volunteers, the bike will be provided and tickets for public transportation (if needed).

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training during the project

On-arrival and Mid-term training organized by Slovenian National Agency, all the training organized by host organizations and by some other partner organizations from the local community.

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volunteer profile

Candidates should be motivated,flexible,patient,creative, open-minded,self-initiative,communicative,interested to work with children and adolescents and they should be able to speak english.Some past experiences from pedagogy and youth leisure are welcomed.Ability in music,sport,manual activities,handcrafts,dances,art,multimedia would be also convenient.Future volunteer should bring in her/his own ideas into the project and be prepared to create, plan and execute her/his own projects. We look for 6 volunteers of a different nationality.

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how to apply

Send an email with your CV and motivation letter to the coordinating organization Zavod O (international@zavodo.org). During the selection period, we might contact you for further information through eMail and Skype!

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