Súbete a nuestro barco “AMPROS” (Get on our “AMPR..
Súbete a nuestro barco “AMPROS” (Get on our “AMPROS” ship).II
Start date: Jul 1, 2014,
End date: May 31, 2015
This group EVS project took place in Santander (Spain) involved two volunteers from Italy and Turkey sent by the following organizations: INCO- Milan, and Sariyer municipality, Estambul for 8 months.
The activity consisted mainly of supporting the Programme of Free Time Activities in the host organization AMPROS, which offers a wide range of activities, adapted to different needs of support of people with intellectual disabilities, which pursue to normalize and include those people in the society, facilitating their autonomy in time management, according to their abilities and fostering their capacities.
AMPROS runs their own volunteering programme, which involves local people. The two international volunteers, together with local volunteers, accompanied the target group in the daily programmed free time activities and help to organize specific activities.
The programmed activities were: batuka, reading room, chillout, board games, dance, physical exercise, competitions, sports, handycrafts, cooking, swimming pool or karaoke, etc.
On the other hand, specific activities were organized, like Winter festival, Saint Valentine’s Day, Holiday programme during Easter Holidays (trip to Benidorm), weekend activities for local volunteers and leaders, sports events, celebrations of The Day of Cantabria or Carnival, training events for volunteers.
Moreover, volunteers also participated in different activities carried out by Asociación Ser Joven (coordinating organization) or their partners in Cantabria, like for example campain on blod donation or activities to promote Erasmus+ Youth in Action.
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