Sharing Lives

Sharing Lives

Agency Sapport

Santa Venera, Malta

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

Sharing Lives aims at promoting the social inclusion of persons with disability and facilitate access to activities within the community. Our volunteers empower persons with disability to develop meaningful relationships with others and in turn help reduce the stigma associated with persons with disability. Your role as a volunteer with Sharing Lives involves: • Befriending service users on an individuals basis • Offer assistance in our social groups aimed for adults with disabilities to engage in activities of their choose organized in the community • Offer assistance in the our youth group that offers non formal education opportunities for young persons with disabilities and space to socialize with their peers • Create and implement social activities and projects • Assist the Sharing Lives team in strengthening the community of volunteers • Support the team with the implementation and logistics of other EU projects and activities

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Transportation: The main mode of transportation will be with public transportation. The volunteer will be supported to apply for the local Tal-Linja card. The card will be topped-up top up on the card will be done every monthly. Accommodation: Costs related to accommodation throughout the duration of the volunteering experience will be funded by the ESC project. Volunteers will be sharing a private room with two single beds. Personal Allowance & Food Budget: These budgets will be allocated every month. Volunteers will be responsible to do their own shopping.

Training during the activity

Training and Support: On arrival, volunteers will be supported to conduct a number of orientation visits of the services that Agenzija Sapport operates. Periodical training will be provided along the year together with our local volunteers. In addition, the volunteers will be expected to attend formal training with the national agency - European Union Programme Agency (EUPA). Further support will be offered through monthly appointments with the mentor, and group supervision with the volunteers led by the leader of Sharing Lives.

Participant profile

Eligible participants are young people between 18 and 30 years of age. We are seeking creative and motivated individuals willing to work in a dynamic team, share ideas and take initiative. A background with experience in the social field is considered an asset.

Activity dates

A total of 43 week(s) during the period 01/01/2023 to 31/12/2023

Activity location

Triq il-Harrub, SVR 9018 Santa Venera Malta

Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia

Activity topics

Social challenges

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/12/2022