The Group EVS project entitled “I volunteer, po ti?” will be implemented from the association Beyond Barriers in Tirana, Albania for a period of 10 months, starting in 1 June 2012 and ending in 31 March 2013, with the participation of 4 volunteers from EU. Volunteers will work with at the special school in Tirana, with high schools and at the office or BBA. The aim of this project is to promote volunteering as an added value to today’s society and the life of youngster. Also in a wider sense contributing to the development of youth participation, exchange of information and especially inclusion growth through offering possibilities of participation for youngsters with fewer opportunities. The main activities that the EVS volunteers will carry out during the project are: 1. Supporting sustainability and continuation of the first Local Volunteer Centre of Tirana2. Assisting and social animating for children with learning difficulties in a special school of Tirana. 3. Providing to youngsters with fewer opportunities, possibility to learn foreign languages (ex. English, French, German, Spanish) basic computer skills and space for recreational and integration activities. 4. Promoting Volunteering among youngsters in Albania, through EVS experience and YiA program, as strong tools and positive testimonials. 5. Preparing and issuing the Newsletter of the association and updating the website.Objectives:- Promote volunteerism as an added value of the European societies - Raising awareness towards inclusion of people with fewer opportunities - Improving quality of information exchange through peer education - Promote Youth in Action programme and its priorities among Albanian youngster - Foster basis on promotion of non formal education approach and intercultural dialogue- Share best practices among local and international volunteers . Non formal education and learning by doing approaches will ensure an intercultural dimension and self development of EVS.
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