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EVS placement in Mehrgenerationenhaus Buntes Haus

project description

The centre is located in pedestrian are of Hellersdorf. It services users are people of all generations and ages from direct neighbourhood, which live in difficult economic circumstances and mostly have social problems. For the users of "Buntes Haus" the intercultural experience is important. We made the experience, which the volunteers enrich the offers of our facility with new, sometimes unconventional ideas. The work is structured in open irregular offers and weekly courses such as: reading club, dancing hour, common (international) cooking, offers in music, arts, sports, Users are mostly kids from 0 - 10 years old and their families, but seniors also. We believe in the exchange of ideas and skills and we are aware that intercultural learning is one of the most valuable experiences in the development of the individual.

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accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteers will be accommodated in shared flat in the district where our organization is implementing activities. Each volunteer will have his/her own room while common space will be shared among them (apartment host 3 persons). At begin of each month volunteer will receive food, pocket and public trans-port money (food and pocket money according to the Erasmus plus rules and for public transport real costs of monthly ticket for volunteer category).

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volunteer profile

1patient and motivated volunteer required for organizing and facilitating social involvement and activities for parents and their children (ages can range from babies to young teenagers) and for seniors. Service users mostly live in the district which is surrounding project venue. Since not many people speak other language than German and children also basic level at German language is necessary.

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how to apply

Volunteers should send email to evs@roter-baum-berlin.de. Email should contain name of the project, SO details, CV in Europass form and motivation letter.

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