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WOMEN IN ACTION (BULGARIA)

Human Rights/Justice

WOMEN IN ACTION (BULGARIA)

Voluntary Service International

International

At a Glance

  • Start Date:18/08/2018
  • End Date:30/08/2018
  • Closing date:17/08/2018
  • Post Updated:18/05/2018
  • Min Hours:35
  • Role Type:Community Development

Requirements:

Description

This women only volunteer project is organised by the local group Club Rumeni. It takes place in the village of Rumyancevo in Bulgaria and focuses on community development with local girls and women and their empowerment.  

The accommodation will be in a school dormitory (three or four people in a room). Food will be provided in a local restaurant.

Visit the Club Rumeni Facebook page to see photos and videos from last year: https://www.facebook.com/KlubRumeni/

Voluntary Service International (VSI) is the Irish branch of Service Civil International, a worldwide peace movement that began in 1920.  We work to promote peace, social justice, sustainable development and intercultural understanding.  We do this through volunteering activities internationally and in Ireland.  VSI is a registered charity in Ireland (Charity Number: CHY 9220).

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

The volunteers will work with the women on creative activities and workshops and as well as carry out activities with the children. The volunteer project will end with an event for the whole community. There will be discussions on the topics of women’s empowerment, gender equality and body image. During the free time volunteers will have the opportunity to go on a camping trip, visit the nearby caves and river and sleep outdoors in tents.

Skills required for this role:

No skills required but in order to create a safe space for local women to participate in the activities, feel comfortable and open up during the workshops, the workcamp is open exclusively to female volunteers - thank you for understanding. If you are open, creative and communicative, or you work on being that person, you are very welcome.

Minimum time commitment per week:
10+ hour p/week

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Mateja Jakšić

Address: Voluntary Service International, 30 Mountjoy Square East, Dublin 1

Website: www.vsi.ie

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