wolontariat w litwie, esc w litwie

Bona Fides Association and Youth organization “Šatrija” are looking for volunteers from Poland or residents in Poland, to join our 2 European Solidarity Corps project in  Lithuania, in order to help in the youth club and to work in animal shelter. Send your Curriculum Vitae to the following emails:  mariachiara@bonafides.pl , iryna@bonafides.pl and evs.action@gmail.com.

1. Project in the youth club

  • Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Deadline: OPEN
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Mobility period:  1 September 2020 – 1 July 2021

Project description

“Satrija” is a children’s and youth club located in the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius. It was established in 1991 and today has around 800 members. The club is a perfect space for young people from 4 to 29 years old. Its friendly and professional mentors, as well as the administrative team, are always there to help young people to develop their artistic abilities, discover enchanting projects (both national and international), and explore various means of self-expression. “Satrija” offers its members an opportunity to participate in various activities ranging from dance, music, art, there, to foreign languages, martial arts, chess, or yoga. Club’s vision is a modern and effective institution of non-formal education designed for children, youth families.

Accommodation and other expenses

All costs connected with accommodation will be covered by the program. Besides, volunteers will receive money for food and pocket money every month. ESC program also covers travel costs.

2. Project in the animal shelter

  • Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Deadline: OPEN
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Mobility period:  1 September 2020 – 1 July 2021

Activity description

Back in 2007, the organisation was founded by volunteer’s animal lovers, who started to shelter homeless animals at their homes and advertise them for adoption. In 2008, “Lesė” opened a proper animal shelter and since then has adopted over 6 500 animals. Organizations goals are:

• Reducing the number of unwanted pet animals in a humane way;

• Finding new homes for homeless animals;

• Promoting the society awareness and stopping cruelty against animals;

• Establishing an animal shelter meeting EU standards and creating an effective animal rescue system.

Main tasks in organization are:

1. Activities in the shelter (taking care of animals, cleaning, and other maintenance work)

2. Additionally, we support volunteers with their initiatives (dissemination, searching for funds, promoting animal right etc.) The foundation of our organization is our volunteers who keep contributing their time, ideas, efforts and resources to Lesė.

Accommodation and other arangements

The volunteer will be hosted in flat together with other volunteers in Vilnius or in a privat flat. Each volunteer will have their own room. A monthly bus card will be provided. Volunteers will receive food and pocket money every month. Nevertheless, volunteer will have people who will take care of them during the volunteering project: tutor (from animal shelter), mentor (personal support) and coordinator of the project.

Participant’s profile

The volunteer will have an integration week organised by coordinting organisation. During the volunteery service, volunterers will also have On-Arrival and Mid Term trainings organised by National Agency. By supporting organization volunteer will also have pre-departure and last evalutation sessions.