Call for Volunteers (EU countries): SOLID A.I.R. – 8 month ESC project; starts 01.09.2019

A.C.T.O.R. is looking for 20 European volunteers for an 8 month European Solidarity Corps project in Bucharest, the capital of Romania – all  candidates from European Union countries are eligible for this ESC opportunity.

The name of this ESC project is SOLID A.I.R. – United, Active, Involved, Responsible

The ESC stage duration: 01.09.2019 – 30.04.2020

If you are interested for being a volunteer in the field of social responsibility, art-education and clinic animation, this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

 

SOLID A.I.R. goals for the volunteers:

1. to become able to engage in social causes managed through A.C.T.O.R.’s current programs (Cultural Diversity program in schools, Clinical Animation program in paediatric hospitals and social centres & fundraising campaigns), experimenting and leading different types of coordinated professional activities to help them develop themselves on a socio-civic, professional and personal level.

2. actively define or develop their own professional direction they want to follow through voluntary involvement, being eventually prepared to adapt to the labor market.

3. to develop their competences and a greater understanding of the EU values by sharing their cultural identity and reaching the awareness of the existence of different social challenges, creating strategic actions for children, disadvantaged youth and educational stakeholders.

SOLID A.I.R. activities:

• training period: Romanian language course and basic trainings in ACTOR about socio-cultural animation and theatre – ex. psycho-pedagogy trainings, clinical animation, movie making/visibility, balloon modelling, origami, puppet/ shadow theatre, face painting, Forum Theatre etc.)
• designing and leading individual intercultural workshops (in the field of non-formal education) for children in schools (primary level) and kindergartens;
• designing and leading clinical animation sessions for children & youngsters in hospitals & social centres in Bucharest and rural areas;
• promoting volunteering through non-formal activities and Forum Theatre sessions with youngsters;
• designing and implementing Fundraisers for children & youngsters in disadvantaged communities of Romania; organising the Christmas Fundraiser for children in hospitals and social centres (toy collection).
• designing and performing artistic social events for disadvantaged children in different communities of Romania.
• running the visibility of the project (writing articles, managing the Facebook page of the project).
• creating a fundraiser strategy to implement in their own community as a follow up action of the project.

The profile of the perfect volunteer (18-30 yrs old):
– motivation to live and work in a big and challenging European Capital;
– motivation to work with youngsters and children in hospitals and social centres (also disadvantaged ones)
– motivation to work with children in schools (primary schools and kindergartens);
– interest in any form of art (cuisine, music, dance, theatre, art, art & crafts, etc…);
– interest in social marketing, fundraisers, psycho-pedagogy and childhood education;
– flexibility, adaptability and enthusiasm.

Read welcome-info-ACTOR to find out about our vision and programs (and Bucharest).

If you are interested, please apply through the following steps:

  1. Complete this Google Application Form: https://forms.gle/UiBACYfAzURaTbko9 
  2. Send your CV and COVER LETTER to actor_romania@yahoo.com and ioana_francisco@yahoo.com with the title: “SOLID A.I.R. – (NAME)(COUNTRY)”.
  3. after we receive your application and if you are an eligible candidate, we will invite you for a Skype interview. 
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