Acting Local, Changing Global 28.09.2020-09.06.2021

Domaine : Travail social et éducatif
Programme : Service volontaire européen

Organisation d’accueil

Portuguese Red Cross Youth

Portuguese Red Cross Youth


Adresse / pays
São João da Madeira

durée 6 - 12 mois
début: septembre
fin: juin 2021
type de mission: individuelle

Description de la mission :

The local branch of Portuguese Red Cross works in several areas in the sanjoanense community, mainly with people in socially and economically vulnerable conditions.

Areas of activity:

  • Social support
  • Psychological support for victims of domesticviolence
  • Hosting and integration of refugees in community
  • Awarenessactions in school
  • Awareness campaigns
  • First aid training and event support

Tâches du volontaire :

The activities in which volunteers may be involved will take into accounttheir interests and competencies. They will be encouraged to use their own ideas, creativity and experience, in order to develop their own projects or activities related to the work of the Humanitarian Center of São João da Madeira.

Project activities may include:

  • Ponto Vermelho: a social entrepreneurship project that provides clothing, footwear, toys and others to the most vulnerable people in the city of São João da Madeira.
  • Creation and implementation of presentations about their countries of origin in schools and / or associations.
  • Development of conversation clubs in English
  • Conducting music, cooking, photography, computer, arts and other workshops, open to the community.
  • Holding fundraising events
  • Participation in the institution’s annual actions
  • Communication and marketing content management
  • social networks, photographic material, poster design, promotional materials, video creation.
  • Organization of cultural events that promote community involvement, giving space to your ideas and creativity.
  • Developing activities to disseminate your work as ESC volunteers

Profil recherché :

  • Between 18-30 years
  • Genuine interest in social and educational issues
  • Motivated, flexible and reliable
  • Ability to work in multi-lingual/multi-cultural environment
  • Able to work in a team environment but also able to take his/her own initiatives
  • Genuine interest in being useful to others rather than the will of “adventure”
  • Should be responsible, creative, curious, open-minded•Should have good communicative skills
  • Creating empathy with people
  • Able to support and stimulate different types of leisure activity, from indoor to outdoor activities.
  • True will to overcome the language barrier and learn portuguese.

Votre contact :

Elena Koroglanoglou
+352 247-86439