Volunteering in V.I.A.C.

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# LONG-TERM VOLUNTEERING IN V.I.A.C. 

share your skills and help us

Shape your heart, mind, and soul completely through volunteering for one year in V.I.A.C.!

One year of your life can be a lifetime! Experience volunteering and adventure, make new friends and experience many unexpected things that will shape your personality during this year.

Join us and join in our values what we share and vision for which we strive and let yourself be changed!


# SHORT-TERM VOLUNTEERING IN V.I.A.C. 

share your skills and help us

Experience changes in your vision of the world and in your heart through volunteering at V.I.A.C.!

We are looking for volunteers who would like to join organisation in works what we do, in values what we share and vision for which we strive

If you are not sure you want to go away for a whole year, you can volunteer with us for two months. It is a good amount of time to gain experience without being away from home for too long.

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Orava Youth centre

Camps, retreats and events are regularly held in this centre. Therefore, there is always a need for helpers in organizational issues, houshold works - cleaning, cooking, manual work, doing everything what make guests feel like at home.

V.I.A.C. office

All the "magic" with documents happens here. There are helpers needed with projects, trainings what are organised by V.I.A.C..

Also there is opportunity to work with media in communication section. There always is help needed in work with social media, content creating.

Community centres

If you are intersted in social work than community centres what are in Trstena and Namestovo are perfect places to come and volunteer. 

These centres helps to families in need, children, teenagers.  Volunteers can come here and help delivering food, helping children do homeworks, teaching English and other social, humanitarian works.

Volunteering section

If you believe in volunteering what couses real and valuable affect on people, communities and society in general than come and help come and help develop that in the whole of Slovakia!

In this section people work with organisations, schools, communities who are interested to involve volunteers. Come here and help to create campaings to promote volunteering!

Communication team

Main tasks to do:

More information about #LONG-TERM VOLUNTEERING

Duration

12 months

Main volunteering activities

You will work 5 days a week, overall your schedule will range from 30 to 35 hours per week, depending on the events you will take part in. 

The volunteers’ program include following activities:

Support for volunteer

To help volunteer adapt more quickly in Slovakia we offer weekly Slovak language lessons and personal mentor.

Accomodation

We provide a rented flat in Trstená with standard equipment for the normal standard living. Flat is shared with other volunteers.

In the apartment there already is everything you might need: dishes, towels etc.

There are shops in Trstená where you can buy everything you need for everyday life. There are also bigger towns nearby where you can shop more if you want to.

Money, food

You will receive a monthly allowance of 340 / 345€ (including money for food – 180€, phone – 10€, 150/155€ pocket money, it depends on the number of days in the month) in your own bank account. All travel costs connected with the project are covered. 

Traveling, comming here

The best way to come here is to take a flight to Krakow and then with bus ride to Jablonka. This is town in Poland near to Trstena and there we will pick you up.

Second option - take a flight to Bratislava and then with trains come to Trstená.

All traveling expenses will be covered (amount of traveling is 275 (together for comming and leaving)).

Requirements for volunteers

More information about #SHORT-TERM VOLUNTEERING

Duration

The project lasts two months, but you can choose which months in period from June till September to come and volunteer. For example, June - July, July - August, August - September.

Accomodation

We provide a rented flat in Trstená with standard equipment for the normal standard living. Flat is shared with other volunteers.

In the apartment there already is everything you might need: dishes, towels etc.

There are shops in Trstená where you can buy everything you need for everyday life. There are also bigger towns nearby where you can shop more if you want to. 

Money, food

You will receive a monthly allowance of 340 / 345€ (including money for food – 180€, phone – 10€, 150/155€ pocket money, it depends on the number of days in the month) in your own bank account. All travel costs connected with the project are covered. 

Living in community you don't need to worry about food. Everything is provided, usually in community everyone eats togehter, but it is allowed to personally prepare your own food.

Traveling, comming here

The best way to come here is to take a flight to Krakow and then with bus ride to Jablonka. This is town in Poland near to Trstena and there we will pick you up.

Second option - take a flight to Bratislava and then with trains come to Trstená.

All traveling expenses will be covered (amount of traveling is 275 (together for coming and leaving)).

Requirements for volunteers