Organización de acogida: Junta de Freguesia de Carnide – Senior Academy
Organización colaboradora: Asociaciao Spin
Duración 12 meses
Fecha del inicio: 01/09/2018
Fecha límite para envíar solicitudes: 15 de Julio
Descripción del proyecto:
The hosting institution, Junta de Freguesia de Carnide, is the local
administrative unit of the Carnide area in Lisbon. In this organization, the
volunteer is going to work in the Senior Academy (a type of a Third Age
- Cooperate with Senior Academy’s volunteers and Coordinators
- Support the cultural and recreational activities promoted in the
Academy, such as language and dance classes
- Promote and implement cultural and recreational workshops for
the seniors (ex: language teaching workshop, dance, handicrafts,
- Participate and support the Organization of Senior’s Arraial and
Christmas Lunch, Carnival, etc.
- Support to organization and implementation of cultural visits
- Participate in Elder’s summer colonies
Junta de Freguesia de Carnide – Academia Senior intends to support
the volunteers to create their own events or initiatives, in accordance
with their principles and upon Board’s approval. To get a general idea of
the EVS at Junta de Freguesia de Carnide, watch a fourpart
documentary made about previous volunteers (it is in
Portuguese): part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4.
Alojamiento, manutención, transporte etc.:
Accommodation – Coordinating & hosting organization,
Associação Spin, will provide the lodging in a flat as close to the
office and the city center as possible. If the apartment is located in
the city center, the volunteers will spend around 35 minutes to
reach the working place. The volunteers will have to share the
room with another volunteer/student/young person (room and connected expenses are paid by Associação Spin). They may also
– if so wished by the volunteer – receive a monthly
accommodation allowance and be solely responsible for finding
and paying for their own accommodation.
Food & transportation – A monthly allowance of 186,70€ will be
provided by Associação Spin to cover food expenses and local
Pocket money – Every month the volunteer will receive
152€ as pocket money.
Working hours – The volunteers are expected to spend 30-35
hours a week working. The daily timetable includes time for
language learning, lunch, social activities and development of own
project ideas, etc.
Days off – Volunteers are entitled to two days off per week
(usually on Saturday and Sunday) as well as 2 extra days of
vacation for every month of their voluntary work.
Perfil del voluntario:
We are looking for young motivated volunteers aged 18-30, open
minded, eager to learn about this field of work and other cultures. 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, creativity, patience and the capacity to work in a
team will be highly appreciated. We encourage applications especially from
youngsters who already have some experience in volunteering or in
working with senior citizens and are, at this moment,
available to commit to a long term experience of volunteer work
abroad and willing to knowmore about the work developed in this field of
action. Priority is given to candidates with fewer opportunities (please
consult the sending organization whether this status applies in your
situation). Any knowledge of Portuguese is a plus, however it is not a
According to the 2018 Erasmus+ rules, all candidates must be registered
with the European Solidarity Corps.
- this project, “Change+” has already received funding from the
Erasmus+ Program, so it is sure that it starts in Juneonly candi
- dates residing in Spain can apply (our sending partner
organization is from Spain, there is no possibility of change in this
- please make sure you are registered with the European Solidarity
- we only accept complete applications that contain all the required
- we can´t consider applications sent after the deadline (May, 2nd);
- 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
- all the other candidates will be informed about the selection results
by May, 15th through our website.
¿Cómo solicitar tu plaza?
Para solicitar tu plaza, por favor, envía tu CV, una carta de presentación en inglés y una presentación acerca de alguna idea o actividad que te gustaria realizar en el marco del proyecto a firstname.lastname@example.org antes del 1 de mayo. En el asunto de correo pon: SVE en Portugal 109/2018.
Recuerda indicar en la carta la Asociación Cultural Muxelka como tu organización de envío:
Nº Acreditación: 2014-1-ES02-KA110-005640
EVS Database: https://europa.eu/youth/vp/organisation/937455337_en
Nº ref 109/2018