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EVS with disabled - Volunteers from Slovenia, Romania, Italy and Spain

EVS with disabled - Volunteers from Slovenia, Romania, Italy and Spain

Associação QE - Uma Nova Linguagem para a Incapacidade

Abrunheira, Sintra, Portugal

1 , Closed

Project description

Associação Qe is a teaching/residential complex for mentally disabled persons over 16, comprising a pedagogical centre (for residents and non residents) and a residential centre (for permanent, temporary or occasional use). The activities of Associação Qe are based upon art studios, therapeutical activities and professional activities simulators that gather companies (Professional partners) of the various sectors of the economy in a concept of integrated development. Actually we have two professional curriculums available: Food and Beverage/ restocking of goods and Gardening/Animals. Qe uses Gentle Teaching, an Intervention Philosophy, based upon the human interdependence psychology. TASKS: Pedagogical Centre: -support daily pedagogical activities: art workshops, sports & therapeutical activities, professional simulators -create/ develop new activities ( workshop). -help with the meals Residential Area: -support daily activities: eating, leisure activities,


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

ProAtlântico provides €150,00 monthly 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

Volunteers must be: -very human, -self motivated, -proactive, -creative, -with handwork skills, -very flexible


How to apply

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


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 43 week(s) during the period 01/12/2016 to 27/09/2017

Project location

Abrunheira, Sintra

Looking for volunteers from

Spain, Slovenia, Italy, Romania

Project topics

Application deadline

Application deadline: 23/11/2016


Name: Raquel Amaral