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Volunteering with disabled youngsters in special school

Volunteering with disabled youngsters in special school

Zespół Szkół nr 16 w Białymstoku

Bialystok, Poland

1 , Open

Project description

The volunteers should take part in different events which are held in our school ex: music, theatre and art festivals, sports events, therapeutic activities. The volunteers learn how to build and keep the relations with the mentally handicapped people. They have an opportunity to form their competence in cooperating with other organizations, which are our partners in the local environment (schools, universities, music and theatrical groups, et). Running workshops on global education (training will be provided) Main tasks: - Supporting teachers in their daily work and childcare - Co-organization of school events. - Sharing knowledge about other countries - their customs, traditions and culture, cusine - Use your own passions and interests, special talents while working with disabled children - learning polish language


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteer will be accomodated with other volunteers in a flat (10min walking from the school) with other volunteers. Will have his/her own room and kitchen and bathroom to share. Volunteers has a possibility to eat lunch for free in a school + gets pocket money and food money (around 760PLN per month in total). Volunteers gets bus card for unlimited travels in Bialystok by local transport. Cost of internaitonal travel is covered. Volunteers has 2hours per week of polish lessons.


Training during the project

Volunteering will participate in on-arrival in Warsaw organized by National Agency of Poland. ANAWOJ organisation will provide additional workshops and trainings contected to global education


Volunteer profile

- age betwwen 18 - 30 years old - available for candidates from European countries - motivated to work with youngsters with disabilities - creative and open-minded - strong motivation for learning polish language - someone who understand the idea of volunteering - interested to implement their own ideas into the project


How to apply

IMPORTANT: this call is only for partner countries please send your CV and motivation letter to :


Related links

school's Facebook page

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 30 week(s) during the period 01/12/2018 to 30/06/2019

Project location

Zwyciestwa 28,, 15-703 Bialystok

Looking for volunteers from

Georgia, Armenia, Belarus, Russian Federation, Ukraine

Project topics

Pedagogy and didactics

Disabilities - special needs

Intercultural/intergenerational education and (lifelong)learning

Application deadline

Application deadline: 30/11/2018


Name: Paulina Podolak

Hosting organisation

Zespol Szkol nr 16

Bialystok, Poland

Coordinating organisation

Stowarzyszenie Miedzynarodowej i Miedzykulturowej Wymiany ANAWOJ

Michałowo, Poland