The project “Suncokret’s Educational Community Centre” will host 2 volunteers, from January 2014 for 12 months, and 1 short term volunteer for 3 months and 1 for two weeks throughout 2014.
The volunteers will do their EVS in Suncokret Center for Community Development in the town of Vrginmost located in Gvozd Municipality, located in Sisak Moslavina County. It is a small and rural town located in beautiful hilly and forested surroundings. Suncokret provides access to educational and creative opportunities, promotion of volunteerism, increasing social inclusion and access to learning opportunities and information. The objectives of the project are to raise the awareness about volunteerism, mobility and to promote cultural diversity, intercultural dialogue and European citizenship. The volunteers will spend time with socially excluded rural children and youth with fewer opportunities on a daily basis, share cultures, experience and knowledge using non-formal and informal educational methodology in workshops and activities. In addition, Suncokret hosts several international volunteer camps each summer and the EVS volunteers will have the opportunity take part in these camps and meet other international youth. During the project volunteers will be involved in several activities such as: 1. Local volunteering initiatives, 2. International volunteer camps and local community actions 3. Daily educational/sports/arts/crafts programs 4. Other activities and office tasks 5. Autonomous activities and project that volunteers will develop with the support of Suncokret. 6. Promotion of EVS, YIA and volunteerism.
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