The Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector is currently looking for youth volunteers to be part of project CLIVE (Combatting Loneliness & Isolation with Volunteers in Europe); a project funded by the European Solidarity Corps Programme which involves the following countries – Malta, Italy, Poland, Belgium and Portugal. The aim of this project is to reverse the negative effects that prolonged isolation has had on social cohesion and people’s mental health.
Dates: 24th May – 6th June 2023
Eligible volunteers: Youths aged between 18 and 30
Target group: the elderly
Activities: Volunteers will be organising a number of workshops related to the use of technology (e.g. how to order groceries online/how to use WhatsApp or Skype) combined with music and art workshops which will promote active ageing.
Costs: Accommodation and food expenses will be covered (Maltese volunteers can choose to return home at the end of each day) + €5 pocket money is provided daily
Application: Interested participants are to apply by including a short motivation letter and their CV here: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/33758_en
Participants can also decide to participate in project CLIVE in the other partnering countries. Please find below the links to learn more about each country’s activities and to apply:
- Asti, Italy: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/33451_en
- Gdansk, Poland: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/33450_en
- Antwerp, Belgium: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/33521_en
- Cruz Quebrada, Portugal: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/33188_en
Deadline for applications for Malta and Belgium projects is 10th March 2023.
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