Erasmus+European Solidarity Corps

United Kingdom Belfast European Solidarity Corps – EVS

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Depaul is a charity which works with people who are homeless, or who are at risk of becoming homeless. We are recruiting four volunteers to work within our Stella Maris, Mater Dei and Cloverhill services. Stella Maris is a residential service for people who are homeless with alcohol addictions, while Mater Dei and Cloverhill are residential services for homeless families. Please note that these placement can be very challenging and volunteers must be sure that they are willing to partake before applying. Applicants MUST submit an application form before the deadline. These can be obtained using the Apply button. Please note we will not accept CVs or Motivational Letters in place of a CV. We will interview shortlisted applicants by Skype. Interviews are expected to take place from 2nd-6th March.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Depaul provides accommodation and travel cards for the duration of the project. Volunteers are provided with a weekly allowance which they must use to buy food and other essentials.

TRAINING DURING THE PROJECT

Volunteers will attend organisational and local inductions. They will attend all mandatory training as required by the National Agency. Volunteers will also be able to attend in house and external training as and when the opportunities arise.

VOLUNTEER PROFILE

Volunteers do not need any specific requirements but they must: -Be empathetic -Be compassionate -Be flexible -Be resilient -Be non judgemental -Be open minded -Be able to use their own initiative -Be interested in homelessness issues, as well as addiction or family development -Have a decent standard of English. We are particularly interested in volunteers with fewer opportunities.

 

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PLACEMENT DATES

 A total of 46 week(s) during the period 01/09/2020 to 01/08/2021


PLACEMENT LOCATION

 Belfast United Kingdom


LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FROM

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden


PLACEMENT TOPICS

 Social challenges

 Health and wellbeing


PLACEMENT DEADLINE

 Application deadline: 23/02/2020

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