Start from yourself - Influence all!
Start date: Oct 1, 2015,
End date: Sep 30, 2017
The project „Start from yourself – Influence all!“ is focused on youthwork development, educational activities and on personal development of volunteers as well. Through the activities of the project which are focused on prevention and intervention will be increased the responsibility in decision-making and the quality of free time of children, young people in town Nové Zámky and its surrounding, but also in wider community, especially in social disadvantaged group of inhabitants.
All activities of the project are planned for 2 volunteers from Czech republic.
Project takes places in Nové Zámky town in NGO ACET SR, Slovakia. Volunteers will spend here 12 months during their EVS (September 2015 – August 2016). They will work in the team of experienced youth workers and local volunteers, and also individually on their own projects. They will have the possibility to work in various areas.
Their main service description would be implementation of regular activities in new community centre (prosocial activities, inclusion) and also organizing events for children and young people in open space club. Within streetwork activities they will start new contacts with clients who are not possible to reach due to their social level. Volunteers will help as assistants of lector during prevention trainings and workshops for students of primary and high schools.
Volunteers will also start completely new activities: workshops and free time clubs depending on their talent and initiative (sports, handy crafts, language club, presentations, discussions...).
All activities of the project support intercultural dialogue and social inclusion. Part of the work will take place in new community centre Kompas, Primary and secondary schools and in ACET SR office – they will be responsible for PR and making posters and brochures. Volunteers will visit language and digital competences course and they will have possibility to attend trainings about youth work.
Volunteers will have many possibilities to get know the children and young people through regular activities but also during special events (camps, trainings, one day events, meetings).
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