Europäischer Freiwilligendienst in sozialen Einric..
Europäischer Freiwilligendienst in sozialen Einrichtungen Berlins
Start date: May 1, 2016,
End date: Mar 31, 2018
"European Voluntary Service in social facilities in Berlin" is a project of the Internationale Jugendgemeinschaftsdienste (ijgd), which isthe coordinating and supporting voluntary organisation in the EVS.A group of all together 18 volunteers (this application includes 16 of them) from all over Europe are active in hosting NGOs whowork in the social field. The focus of the engagment is work with children, refugee aid, social work and homeless care. TheEVSprojectpartners in Berlin are non-profit organistions: Kindergartens, churches, a facility for sociatherapie, day-cares, a free school,a refugee home, a circus for children. The acitivities are: work with children, social work, refugee aid and homeless care. Most of thefacilities are located in districts with social problems (Neukölln, Kreuzberg, Wedding and Köpenick).The aim is to improve the living conditions of the local people and to make a contribution to intercultural understanding, Europeanawareness, against discrimination and social exclusion. The volunteers are invited bring in their cultural background and interestsinto the project. They experience the everyday life and the role of smaller local social NGOs in civil society in Berlin. The Europeanvolunteers live together and independently in shared flats and will be supported by ijgd throughout the year.ijgd is contact point and offers shared activities, networking, workshops, help and support to the volunteers.
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