19 janeiro 2013

EVS vacancy at Mãos do Mundo (Lisbon, Portugal)

Associação Spin, acting as the coordinating organization, is currently looking for three volunteers for the February, 1st deadline.

Host: Associação Mãos do Mundo (2013-PT-3)
Coordinator: Associação Spin  (2012-PT-21)
Project name: Let´s do it!
Activity start date: 1st June 2013
Activity end date: 31st May 2014
Vacancies: 3
Application deadline: 22nd January 2013
Application consists of: CV and project-specific motivation letter
Application sent to: sve.maosdomundo@gmail.com

Mãos do Mundo” (Hands of the World) is a Youth Association dedicated to sociocultural animation and psycho-social support. They are committed to supporting others in building up a network of affection and mutual support that will make it possible to break barriers and face life obstacles. The organization´s main aims are to promote and provide social and cultural animation and psycho-social support for the community of Carnide (a neighborhood of Lisbon).

As Mãos do Mundo has three different target groups and works with several different projects, we have divided the tasks and activities of the volunteers in three different categories, namely:
  1. “1 Gesture… 100 Missions” project
  2. Music project “Children and Juvenile Choir”
  3. Communication and Image of Mãos do Mundo
For the description of the tasks proposed to the volunteers, please read the full call for participants

We are looking for young motivated volunteers aged 18-30, open minded, eager to learn about new cultures and lifestyles, as well as to participate in the project activities in the local community. It is not required to have any particular degree of formal education, but to have positive and proactive attitude, show tolerance, flexibility, motivation and enthusiasm. In this project, the capacity to work in a team will be highly appreciated (both within the hosting organization and with the local partners in Carnide). We encourage applications especially from youngsters who already have some experience in volunteering or in working with children, youngsters and elder people and are, at this moment, available to commit to a long term experience of volunteer work abroad and willing to know more about the work developed in psycho-social animation sector in a special community of Lisbon, Carnide.

Special remarks (please read carefully):
  • read the full call for participants
  • we only accept complete applications that contain all the required documents
  • mention the name of the project in the subject of the e-mail
  • add the contact details of your Sending Organization to your e-mail
  • mention the project category you are applying for in your application
  • we can´t consider applications sent after the deadline
  • send your application to sve.maosdomundo@gmail.com, applications sent through other communication channels (Facebook, Youthnetworks, etc.) will not be considered
  • due to the high number of candidates, we are only able to contact the short-listed candidates (in order to invite them for a brief Skype interview)
  • all the other candidates will be informed about the selection results by January, 26th through our blog.

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