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  • 1. WELCOMEVolunteers 
    EVS Intergeneration Volunteer
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 2.  
    Part. I ApresentationHostOrganisation
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 3. Who are we?
    Co(op)ração is a cooperative of social solidarity, non-profit founded the 29/12/2008 and headquartered in Damaia, Amadora.
    In turn, the current reality of the city of Amadora, being one of the most populous of Portugal and disadvantaged in the field of actions directed to elderly people, mainly on the implementation of Intergenerational Practices.
    The aim of promoting the public senior’s:
    Personal development;
    Participation in social life.
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 4. Who are we?
    To create value for users/co-operators, collaborators and partners, acting for the senior population; to improve their life’s quality and to meet their needs through differentiated services.
    To be a social solidarity cooperative social, sustainable and adapted to changes in social reality.
    Professionalism (do-well/dedication and competence);
    Social Awareness (social responsibility);
    Humanity (human dignity/respect);
    Justice (fairness).
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 5. Our main strategic pillars:
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 6. Whyvolunteers are important?
    Why are we in a social context with a considerable number of elderly and we also have various intergenerational projects, such as:
    Horta no Coração
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 7.  
    Part. II Introduction EVS
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 8. What is EVS?
    Action 2 - European Voluntary Service
    The aim of the European Voluntary Service (EVS) is to develop solidarity and promote active citizenship and mutual understanding among young people.
    What is a European Voluntary Service project?
    The European Voluntary Service enables young people to carry out voluntary service for up to 12 months in a country other than their country of residence. It fosters solidarity among young people and is a true „learning service‟. Beyond benefiting local communities, volunteers learn new skills and languages, and discover other cultures.
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 9. What EVS isnot
    occasional, unstructured, part-time volunteering
    aninternship in anenterprise
    a paid job; it must not replace paid jobs
    a recreation or tourist activity
    a languagecourse
    exploitation of a cheap workforce
    a period of study or vocational training abroad
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 10. Local Partnerships
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 11. role of coordinator
    Financial and administrative responsibility of the whole project;
    Coordinate the project in cooperation with sending and host organizations;
    Distribute the EVS grant to sending and host organisations sending, according to the distribution of tasks formalised in EVS Activity agreement;
    Ensure that volunteers will be involved in the entire Cycle of EVS Training and Evaluation;
    Provide support to all volunteers in the host organisation;
    Perform all or part of the administrative tasks of Sending and Host organizations involved in Project;
    Ensure, with sending and host organizations, that each volunteer is covered by compulsory insurance group EVS provided by the youth in action programme;
    Get visas (if it´s needed) together with sending and host organisations for each volunteer;
    Fill and issue, together with the volunteers and with sending and host organizations, a certificate Youthpass for volunteers at the end of their EVS.
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 12. Dimensions of Support - Host Organisation
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
    Task related support
    Linguistic support
    Intercultural learning support
    Personal Support
    Free time and socialising
    Recognition of participation through the YOUTH PASS.
  • 13. Role of Supervisor
    Diagnose needs;
    Recruit and select volunteers;
    Orient and train volunteers;
    Monitor, supervise and evaluate volunteers;
    Valuing and recognizing volunteers;
    Monitor and evaluate the volunteer program;
    Introduction to the organisation (values, history, rituals, members etc.);
    Information support;
    Technical support;
    Task-related training;
    Learning support;
    Clarity of given tasks on daily or weekly basis;
    Safety and security of working environment;
    Support to attend EVS training sessions;
    Encourage volunteer to attend language training.
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 14. Role of mentor
    The mentor will have a key role in the following sections 3 AAA´s:
    Assist to volunteer, principally in any crisis situation or problems during EVS;
    Assist in the integration of the volunteer in local community and with the other volunteers and young people (intercultural adaptation and intercultural learning support);
    Assist in the learning process and activities; and play the discussion of learning outcomes with the volunteer at the end of the activity, to obtain the Youth Pass,
    The mentor cannot be the person who assigns and supervises the tasks of the volunteer.
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 15.  
    Part. III Introduction Project Intergeneration Volunteer
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 16. Becausethisprojectexists?
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 17. main objectives
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 18. main objectives
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 19. Specific objectives
    To develop solidarity and promote active citizenship for 3 volunteers in the municipality of Amadora based on three pillars:
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 20. Specific objectives
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 21. role volunteers
    Promotion of active citizenship by fighting all forms of discrimination, especially discrimination based on age;
    Promotion of the autonomy and quality of life of the local community, mainly from seniors;
    Promotion of the active participation of seniors;
    Promotion of Senior´s communication, familiarity and Time Occupation;
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 22. Activities
    Support in everyday tasks, especially for the elderly living alone and few social support networks.
    Volunteering is essential to boost the intergenerational practice and active citizenship through daily cultural actions (e.g. leisure, recreational, cultural, sport, religious, spiritual, social, intellectual, psychological training).
    Moreover, young people will disseminate and exploit the results by raising awareness among other young people on the themes of the project and also will give their testimony about the experience.
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 23. Concepts
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 24. Concepts
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010
  • 25. Our principal activities:
    Intergenerational Activities;
    European Voluntary Service;
    Senior Volunteering;
    Senior Sport;
    Senior Informatics;
    Quality Management;
    Establishment of social partners networks;
    Study of the needs of the elderly.
    EVS - Intergeneration Volunteer 2010