Servicio Voluntariado europeo en Portugal


Hoy os traemos una vacante para voluntarios europeos en nuestro país vecino Portugal que seguro a muchos os puede interesar. Una organización portuguesa busca un voluntari@ para participar en un proyecto con niños y jovenes.


Sintra, Portugal


01.10.2016 – 27.09.2017 (12 months)




The main goal of the project is to promote the rights and protection of children and young people, especially those who are in danger or at risk of exclusion. This project will take place in foster homes.

Each foster home offers protection in maximum to 14 children and young people young people, under 18 years old that were victims of maltreatments.

Tasks and activities

-Animate and implement leisure time activities (eg. sports, music, singing, dance, theatre, handicrafts, watching movies, thematic conversations, etc.)
-Accompany children in outside activities of the foster home (ex: go to the doctor, take children to/from school/playground/cultural places, etc.)
-Motivate children/youngsters to study
-Propose and implement specific activities related to the period of the holidays
-Help with the meals
-Help with events of fundraising (fairs, concerts, etc)
– Help in the house

PThe volunteer will get €150,00 monthly for food and extra expenses (eg. cleaning materials) during non-working time. Volunteer can use the food money to buy food, cook in the apartment, eat in a restaurant, etc). During working time the receiving organization provides meals in the organization which is based on a Mediterranean diet.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn portuguese.

During the project, volunteers will have different trainings (work with children, Youthpass, etc).

Volunteers will participate in trainings promoted by National Agency.

Volunteer profile

Volunteers must be:
-very human,
-self motivated,
-with handwork skills,
-very flexible

The volunteers must be open minded and tolerant to with people with fewer opportunities with different backgrounds and affected by different problems.

A high motivation to work with children and young people and special interest on music, dance, theatre, sports, cooking, computers, handicrafts, gardening, history, can be an added value, since these areas their fields of interest and will be the way to reach their attention.

How to apply

becas y voluntariado socios building bridges

Building Bridges members and/or long term unemployed (proved by scanned document) will have preference to this volunteer service.

We will study carefully all application and selected candidates will be invite for Skype interview. The selection of volunteers will take place in the coming weeks.

For the selection of the volunteers we will need:

Europass CV with picture (made in the last month) with skype name included

Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Building Bridges”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one. The volunteer is chosen according to his/her motivation and interest to the project and to the activities. It will be paid special attention to cover letters.  Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.

Application form (signed)

Please send your documents to before the 12.06.2016 with subject “EVS_Sintra.YOUR NAME.YOUR SURNAME”

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