About the project

This is a project, that connects international long-term volunteers and their hosting organizations in Lithuanian cities (Vilnius and Trakai). While coordinating international volunteering projects “Europos savanoriu tarnybos asociacija Saltes”, as organization, has established good and long-lasting relationships with hosting organizations in Lithuania, that wants to continue their work with international volunteers, keep on hosting new ones. We see the value in this project, because both hosting organizations and volunteers will have the possibility to enhance their skills in an informal way, gain new skills, learn to collaborate better, to be more tolerant, to be responsible citizens, share experiences and enhance intercultural competencies.

Organizations

Kindergarten “Patirčių slėnis” in Trakai

Volunteering positions: 1
Dates: Sep 2022 – Sep 2023

Kindergarten “Patirciu slenis” is looking for a long-term (12 months) volunteer. Kindergarten was established in 2016, it provides pre-school education for children from 1 to 7 years old kids. Kindergarten offers daily activities for kids, as well as different events, actions, different workshops. Volunteer will be helping kindergarten teachers to implement different activities for kids, organize events, workshops and etc. The Volunteers will also have a space to implement his/her ow ideas, projects, activities.

Antakalnis Open Youth Center

Volunteering positions: 2
Dates: Sep 2022 – Sep 2023

Antakalnis Open Youth Center It is a green wooden house called Žalianamis (Greenhouse) place where magic happens. Young people (14-29 years old) come here to explore themselves, gain knowledge, experiment in leadership, moreover join a comunity which encourages a change. This center works on a open youth work principles based on non formal education of self empowerment, personal development, entrepreneurship and all is tied up by non formal education. What center value the most is solidarity, empathy, creativity and freedom these traits create safe environment for everyone as well a space where ideas can be brought to life. In the center people are guided by youth workers who have competences in various fields. All activities are free and open to young people. It is not only a center it is like home. Volunteers will help youth workers to run the youth center spending time with youngsters and organising different activities, events, etc.

SOS Children’s Village

Volunteering positions: 1
Dates: June 2022 – June 2023

SOS Family Strengthening Program supports disadvantaged families at risk of separation by bolstering their capacity to protect and care for their children. SOS Children’s Village hopes to help families to learn look after themselves so that they can live independently in the long-term. Only in this way can we ensure that children are not left and that they grow up in their families. 25 children on average have an opportunity to visit our Day Care Centre every working day. Here they can do homework, play, interact, participate in group activities and attend cooking lessons. If it is necessary, children is also provided with psychological consultations and emotional expression strategy is applied.

Democratic school

Volunteering positions: 1
Dates: Sep 2022 – Sep 2023
Democratic School is an alternative private school for children aged 5-15. The aim of the school is to create an environment which addresses the social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and creative needs of children. We hope the kids to be happy at school and cherish their childhood. School environment motivates children to take responsibility for their learning process. This school is implementing principles of democratic education, such as weekly class meeting and later school meeting where the decisions are made all together. This is a crucial part of our school. Focusing on learning to live like a community and make decisions together, to create a better environment for all. Democratic school is not limited only by lesson time, there are also non-formal education activities as well as free play time where kids have all freedom to create their own games.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Volunteer will be accommodated in a rented apartment together with other volunteers, each volunteer will have a separated room. Volunteer will be provided with monthly allowance (food and pocket money), monthly public transport ticket.

HOW TO APPLY?

Follow the link for application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1u_ptBvX04cqICZmInh7gMER8460aBfClO9GByH4CxcE/edit

Application deadline: May 21

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