Volunteering as an opportunity

Volunteering for You and for Us!

Title: Volunteering as an opportunity for the development of the youth sector
Venue: Zakopane, Poland
Exchange date: July, 17-24, 2018
Should be aged between: 18 – 30
We’re looking for: 7 participants and 1 leader

Deadline to submit your completed application is July 14, 2018
I’m your APPLICATION form! Don’t forget to use me :)
Only selected participants will be informed on July 15, 2018
Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.

About the project
„Volunteering as an opportunity for the development of the youth sector” is a joint initiative of organizations from 4 countries: Poland, Romania, Hungary and Spain, which are, countries with relatively low levels of involvement in volunteering. The aim of the project is to counteract this phenomenon and promote volunteering as a chance for personal development, but also to expand the network of contacts, learn about different cultures and enrich CVs, which will impact into better career prospects.

Objectives
The whole project will be based on non-formal learning:
Approaches: Learning through challenges; Holistic approach; Experiental Learning; Diversified Education;
Personal contribution and responsibility for education.
Elements:
• workshops,
• simulation exercises,
• team building exercises and name games,
• speeches and presentations,
• active discovery of the venue and sightseeing activities,
• interviewing local population,
• cultural presentations organized by the participants,
• cognitive visits,
• daily reflections and final evaluation.

Accomodation:
„Willa Józef” in Zakopane in Tatry Mountains, Poland
– double, triple and quadruple rooms with bathrooms;
– full board; conference room, highland cottage;
– swimming pool;
– table tennis and billiard;
– basketball and volleyball pitch;
– address: Harenda 34, 34-500 Zakopane
– more information and photos at: http://www.zakopaneharenda.pl/

Financial matters:
Local board and lodging are fully covered. Travel (flights, other means of transport) expenses are compensated (up to 100%), based on the actual expenses incurred and the distance from your location of residence to the location of the project (Zakapone, Poland). In case of Hungary the available sum is €275/participant. You will be reimbursed with 100% of your travel costs up to 275 euro.

Deadline to submit your completed application is July 14, 2018
I’m your APPLICATION form! Don’t forget to use me :)
Only selected participants will be informed on July 15, 2018
Please, donate 10 000 HUF (Hungarian organization) in case of selection.