Kids in Action 9: MDC Blok & PUMO











Name of the project: Kids in Action 9: MDC Blok & PUMO

Hosting organization: International

Period: 01.09.2022 – 20.08.2023

Where: Škofja Loka, Slovenia

Vacancy: 1

Brief description:

The long-term ESC volunteering project “Kids in Action 9 – United in Solidarity” will connect 8 organizations or their units in the area of Škofja Loka.

The main target of the project is to continue a well-established tradition of connecting related local organizations, that carry out educational, social and preventive programs for children and youth, and for other vulnerable social

The program includes group work and activities with colleagues, cooperation between various institutions, training, counseling, holiday camps, day trips, workshops, etc.

The aim of the programmes is to provide support to the widest circle of users, as well as to those with special needs and other problems. Support is provided at an individual level (work with each individual), as well as in cooperation with their families.

Our volunteers will be involved in classes, various workshops, excursions and camps, as well as providing educational and therapeutic assistance, organizing leisure activities, assisting certain administrative tasks, and promotion, etc. They will get to know the theory and practice of preventive work with children, youth and people fewer opportunities within the education and social system in Slovenia.

MDC BLOK is a daily youth center which is a part of the Familija foundation. The daily center offers diverse programs for youngsters between 10 and 18 years of age. The daily youth center is aimed at providing more equal opportunities for underprivileged children through facilitating activities. BLOK plays a significant role for the youngsters as it functions as a “second home” for them.

PUM-O stands for “Project learning for young adults”. It is an informal educational program that serves youngsters between the ages of 15 and 25 years who dropped out of the educational system.
The main goal of the program is to motivate the young people to either continue education or pursue and obtain employment. The program enables the participants to gain different competences and skills through many informal forms of learning.
The program includes three trained expert mentors and numerous external
collaborators who join the program in accordance with the current project activities, individual work and international projects.

Participant profile:

The future volunteer should bring in their own ideas into the project and be prepared to create, plan and execute their own projects.

Abilities in music, sport, manual activities, handcrafts, dance, art and multimedia would be convenient.

Candidates should show: self-initiative, motivation, patientce, flexibility, open-mindness, creativity, good communication skills, interest in working with children, youth (and adolescents) and they should be able to speak English.

Que s’ofereix al voluntari/a:

La totalitat de les despeses d’allotjament, manutenció, transport local, assegurança mèdica, suport lingüístic i visat (si fos necessari) estan cobertes pel programa Cos Europeu de Solidaritat de la Comissió Europea.

L’entitat organitzadora farà efectiu el pagament del cost del viatge internacional (fins a la quantia màxima del pressupost establert) un cop presentats els documents  justificatius del viatge i de la compra realitzada.

Els voluntaris/es també reben suport personal (mentor) i suport relacionat amb les tasques (supervisor) per part de l’entitat d’enviament i d’acollida abans, durant i després del projecte.

Al finalitzar el projecte els voluntaris/es rebran el Youthpass, certificat que acredita el seu pas pel CES.

Qui pot participar?

Una persona jove de 18 a 30 anys. La persona participant del projecte ha de ser activa, flexible, motivada, creativa i interessada en la participació activa i la implicació personal.

Que cal fer per participar?

1) Preparar una carta de motivació personalitzada pel projecte en anglès (o en la llengua oficial del país de destinació);

2) Preparar el teu currículum en anglès (o en la llengua oficial del país de destinació);

3) Enviar tots dos documents a: especificant el títol del projecte en el qual t’agradaria participar. 

La FCV enviarà totes les candidatures a l’entitat d’acollida, qui farà la selecció final del/s voluntari/es.

Per a més informació sobre el SVE, pots trucar al 93 412 44 93 o bé, enviar un email a: