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LONG-TERM VOLUNTEERING (ESC)│BELGIUM 🇧🇪│COMPAGNONS BÂTISSEURS

Syncro - Synergy Croatia is looking for participants from Croatia 🇭🇷 for SIX Long-term Volunteering projects (ESC) funded by EU.



💡 Long-term Volunteering project (ESC) with Compagnons Bâtisseurs

😃 Who? Participants from Croatia 🇭🇷

🌍 Where? Marche-en-Famenne; Liège or Rochefort, Belgium 🇧🇪

📅 When? February 2021 - January 2022

⏳ Deadline for applications! 10th December 2020

✈️Travel costs are reimbursed up to 275EUR

💶 Accommodation, food and pocket money are covered by European Union!

❓ To learn more about Erasmus+ visit our website: https://www.synergy-croatia.com/erasmusplus


Projects Description:


1) Archeoparc Malagne

Archeoparc Malagne is a non-profit organisation set up to protect and valorise an archaeological site from Gallo-roman history. It reproduces a farm from this period of time and recreate the different techniques and know-hows used at that time.

The volunteers will mostly help out in the maintenance of the 7 hectares of the domain (planting vegetables, mowing, fixing fences…), take care of the animals living on site, help with the building of new places by using Gallo-roman techniques and follow the archaeological experiments done (one on a harvesting machine, the other one on the production process of barley beer “cervoise”). The tasks are mostly outdoors and manual. And the pictures are not lying: it is pretty remote!


2) Terrain d’Aventure du Péri (The Adventure Playground of Péri)

The adventure playground is open to all young people, from 5 to 26 years old but most children are below 15. It is a place dedicated to the self-development and the community life, a place where children can learn and experiment without pressure.

In this project, the volunteer will be all the time in contact with children and young people. S/he will launch, lead and follow several activities. These ones can be various and will depend of his/her ideas, wishes and skills. They will always suppose a democratic participation of the children who have the right to choose and make proposals. The adventure ground has an inside place but it is mostly a big outdoor area, be ready to work outside!

Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwWcWwBIhWA


3) AMO Mic-Ados: combating failure in education

The AMO Mic-Ados is part of what is called, in Belgium, a non-constraint help to youth (AMO - Aide en Milieu Ouvert). It is a place where young people can ask for support regarding any difficulty they are meeting in their lives: at home, at school, about health, relationships, finances... The ESC volunteer will have as main mission to be involved in the project “«Sac Ados»”.

The aim of this project is to allow youngsters between 15 and 22 years old in school dropout situation, to have a reflection period about their future by taking part in manual works, creative activities and social actions which are useful to all our community (environment activities, building and painting activities, open space maintenance activities, activities for elder people, children or refugees, building music instruments for developing countries…).

Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3y7UvjSR1w


4) Marche youth club (Maison des Jeunes de Marche)

La Maison des Jeunes (MJ) / the Youth Club has the mission to promote youth active citizenship, participation and empowerment. In all our activities -trainings, creative and artistic workshops, outdoors activities and visits, organization of concerts and cultural events- we strive to work on the basis of a “pedagogy of the project." Through negotiation, preparation, implementation and evaluation of activities, we hope to encourage young people to acquire new skills and support them in developing themselves as persons and citizens.

The volunteer will have the possibility to participate in all our activities: artistic workshops, sport activities, organization of cultural events and free time activities in the youth club and propose their own. Application showing the artistic and creative skills of the volunteers are strongly encouraged.


5) Compagnons Bâtisseurs

The Association of Compagnons Bâtisseurs, aka CBB, is a non-profit, non-political youth organisation recognised by the French Community of Belgium. The organisation proposes different kinds of activities, mainly based on volunteering and non-formal education: local and international work camps, medium and long term voluntary service, week-end workcamps, leisure time activities for and with disabled people, youth exchanges and local and international trainings.

The volunteer will be involved in the promotion, preparation, implementation and follow-up of our voluntary projects and non-formal education activities (work camps and weekends, youth exchanges, environmental weeks, volunteering days, pre camps, preparation sessions….). S/he will help CBB team in its role of support organisation for more than 16 ESC volunteers on the French speaking territory, and will be involved in local activities. S/he will also work sometimes in partnership with other local youth and social organisations. As part of CBB team, we will expect from him/her to attend collective activities such as staff meeting, General Assembly, team building day… This project includes administrative tasks, some IT time but also manual work on a regular basis!


6) Music Fund

Music Fund is a non profit organization promoting music as an instrument to develop social projects for young people, mostly in conflict zones and developing countries, with the slogan “Give music a chance”. Other objective of MF is to work with music schools and improve their access to musical instruments globally. They work hard developing a network of musical repair technicians and improving their abilities. Last, but not least, they facilitate the access of musical instruments to young musicians all around the world. n Belgium, the team of MF helps young people who want to learn to play by providing them with wide range of instruments donated or collected then fixed by Music Fund. Through their expertise centre in Marche en Famenne and a warehouse in Jemelle they are able to fulfil all the needs for local music schools and socio-artistic projects all around Belgium. The volunteer will help Music Fund team in their administrative tasks as well as to promote their action. S/he will also help to manage the instruments storage, the picks-up of the instruments, help to repair the instruments and care for it. In case the situation allows it, the volunteer will also be asked to help out in the organisation of concerts and other musical events.


More information about each project: https://compagnonsbatisseurs.world/activities/long-term/esc-volunteering/


💡How to apply: sending CV and motivational letter to synergy@synergy-croatia.com


For more info contact us at synergy@synergy-croatia.com

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