Long-term Voluntary Projects in Poland

Deadline: 25 February 2014
Open to: young motivated person 18-30 years old from program and partner countries
Benefits: accommodation, food and pocket money, 90% of the travel costs, health insurance, visa, language course  

Description

Polska Fundacja im Roberta Schumana from Warsaw, Poland is looking for volunteers for 2 Erasmus+EVS projects, one connected with disability and the other with European education and inter-cultural communication.

Vacancies for Project no 1:

1. Special Kindergarten No 245 for Visually Impaired Children in Warsaw (EI Reference Number: 2012-PL-51)
1 volunteer / 10 months (starting date: September 2014)
1 volunteer / 7 months (starting date : December 2014)

2. The Society for Care over the Blind in Laski – near Warsaw (EI Reference Number: 2013-PL-196)
1 volunteer / 10 months (starting date: September 2014)
1 volunteer / 7 months (starting date : December 2014)

3. Special Kindergarten No 213 in Warsaw (EI Reference Number: 2011-PL-112)
2 volunteers / 10 months (starting date: September)

4. Special Kindergarten No 393 in Warsaw (EI Reference Number: 2011-PL-118)
2 volunteers/ 10 months (starting date: September)

Vacancies for Project no 2:

1. Polish Robert Schuman Foundation in Warsaw (EI Reference Number: 2013-PL-191)
2 volunteers / 12 months (starting date: September 2014)

2. European Integration Club at the School Complex in Wojkowice (near Katowice) (EI Reference Number: 2011-PL-260)
2 volunteers / 9 months (starting date: October 2014)

Read description of the vacancies HERE.

Eligibility

They are looking for volunteers aged between 18 and 30 years, legally residing in one of the Program or Partner Countries. They seek a balance of varied ages, genders and nationalities. They are not looking for experienced volunteers but those that would learn a lot during the service. Apart from personal motivation of volunteers the requirement is volunteers’ strong will of learning Polish language after selection procedure successfully ends.

For the vacancies within Project 1, they need volunteers to know a few crucial phrases and already have substantial vocabulary of Polish at the moment they start their EVS.

For vacancies within Project 2,  Communicative English will be a strong advantage, because of the character of many volunteers’ tasks and international activities of the Schuman Foundation.

Benefits

The EVS project will cover the following costs:

  • Accommodation
  • Food and pocket money
  • 90% of the travel costs
  • Health insurance
  • Visa costs
  • Language course

Application

Fill out the application form and send it to: [email protected]. Candidates can add more documents/personal presentations/motivation letters to the application form, if they want but any documents without the form will not be taken into consideration. Application DEADLINE for all candidates is 25 February 2014. They will contact only candidates they find suitable, asking for further skype or telephone interview and contact sending organizations by 5 March 2014.

More details on host organizations themselves can be found HERE (use EI Reference Number to find each hosting organization).

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