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project description

Casa Pia de Lisboa (CPL) is a Public Institute under the tutelage of Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity. The mission of CPL is to promote the rights and protection of children and young people, especially those who are in danger or at risk of exclusion, to ensure their full development, through acceptance, education, training and social and professional integration.
This project will take place in Centro de Educação e Desenvolvimento (CED) Nossa Senhora da Conceição.

This organization is a school that offers education to children and young people from kindergarten to middle school level (average age from 3 to 15 years old).

Volunteers can work in kindergarden, primary school or resources center, depending on their interests and needs of the organization.


accommodation, food and transport arrangements

ProAtlântico provides €5 per day for food and extra expenses (eg. cleaning materials) during non-working time. Volunteer can use the food money to buy food, cook in the apartment, eat in a restaurant, etc). During working time the receiving organization provides meals in the organization which is based on a Mediterranean diet. ProAtlântico provides accommodation in 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


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

In general, the profile of the volunteers must be very human, self-motivated, creative, open minded, tolerant with self-initiative, willing to take on new challenges, very flexible and ready to help in different tasks, with good adaption to different realities and ready to live with different conditions and environments they are used to in their original country.

The volunteers must be highly motivated to work with children with a difficult past and social background. Is expected the volunteers have a positive attitude, patience and good listening capacity.


how to apply

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