Volunnteering opportunity in Škofja Loka, Slovenia

Project Description:

The long-term ESC volunteering project “Kids in Action 8 – United in Solidarity” will connect 10 organizations or their units in the area of Škofja Loka. The main target of the project is to continue a well-established tradition of connecting related local organizations which carry out educational, social and preventive programs for children and youth, and for other vulnerable social groups. The program includes group work and activities with colleagues, cooperation between various institutions, training, counseling, holiday camps, day trips, workshops, etc.

Activity period:

September 2021- August 2022

The volunteers will get involved in the following activities:

Volunteers will be involved in classes, various workshops, excursions and camps, as well as providing educational and therapeutic assistance, organizing leisure activities, assisting certain administrative tasks, and promotion, etc. They will get to know the theory and practice of preventive work with children, youth and people fewer opportunities within the education and social system in Slovenia.

The volunteer will receive:

- Accommodation in a fully furnished apartment (including gas, electricity and Wi-Fi) on the main square of Škofja Loka, an old historical town with about 13,000 inhabitants, located 25 km north-west from Ljubljana. Private bedrooms with shared facilities.

- Food allowance: 176 EU

- Pocket money: 120 EU

- Travel costs reimbursed

- Languaje course

- Guidance through coordinators, mentors and supervisors that will help with the integration process of the volunteer in the local and the work environment.

Volunteers profile:

The volunteer must hold self-initiative, motivation, patientce, flexibility, open-mindness, creativity, good communication skills, interest in working with children, youth (and adolescents) and they should be able to speak English. Abilities in music, sport, manual activities, handcrafts, dance, art and multimedia are an asset.

For applying please send us your CV and motivation letter to matjaž@familija.eu or apply through European Solidarity Corps portal

Deadline: 20th August 2021