October 2016 – September 2017
Lisbon, Portugal

EPEKA, Soc. Ent., is a partner in the project “Learning Together”, which will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, between October 2016 and September 2017. This EVS project is coordinated by ProAtlantic (Portugal). The volunteers will be hosted by a Associação QE – Uma Nova Linguagem para a Incapacidad for 1 year.

Associação QE is an organisation that combines educational and living facilities for people with relatively mild mental disabilities older than 16 years. It consists of a pedagogical centre and a residential centre. Their activities are based on art workshops, therapy and professional activity of simulators. The goal is to increase the autonomy and social integration of the users of the centre through individual development programs. In this sense Associação QE is not only a school but a life simulator. First each volunteer will make an evaluation process enabled by the local pedagogical team. In this way he/she will be given will be given tasks based on his/hers social, personal and professional competencies. Each volunteer will be given an individual program and schedule. The volunteers will live together and exchange experiences but they will work in different fields based on their individual competencies.

For more information and if you wish to join the project please send an e-mail with a motivation letter and your CV to epeka@epeka.si.

The coordinator of the partner organisation: Štefan Simončič, president of EPEKA, stefan@epeka.si

This project is financed by the European Commission. The content of this announcement only expresses the opinions of the author. The National agency and the European Commission are in no way responsible for any use of the information the announcement includes.

The youth program of EPEKA, Soc. Ent., is supported by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport — Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Youth.