CLIVE - Combating Loneliness & Isolation with Volunteers in Europe

CLIVE - Combating Loneliness & Isolation with Volunteers in Europe

Regionalne Centrum Wolontariatu w Gdańsku

Gdańsk, Poland

Activity description

During 14 days in Poland together with the project participants, you will prepare a campaign aimed at young people, promoting a healthy lifestyle, using various communication channels. Before that, you will be equipped with the appropriate knowledge and tools. During the project we will talk about such topics as: well-being, mental health, isolation, suicide. You will work with representatives of the youth council of the Pomeranian Voivodeship and the youth council of the city of Gdańsk and other foreign volunteers.The team will cosinsts 8 internationals and 8 local volunteers. Through this program we will provide theoretical input as well as practical hands-on activities which will equip the participants with knowledge about creating an effective campaign, how to provide support for those who are in need of professional help, and how it is linked to a healthy lifestyle. You will work with other young people together with experts and practitioners in their fields.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Together with other participants, you will be accommodated in a hostel located in the city centre of Gdańsk. We offer rooms for 2-3 people with shared infrastructure (kitchen, bathrooms). There are bars and restaurants nearby, as well as grocery stores. You will also receive a volunteer ID for free public transport in Gdańsk. You will receive pocket money and food allowance according to the ESC guidebook. This project is a part of wider consortium of 4 partners from PL, BE, PT, IT, MA. Additional information you can find here:

Training during the activity

Project will be divided into 3 parts: INTEGRATION, KNOWLEDGE and ACTION. During the workshop, you will integrate with other participants, as well as meet experts and practitioners who will show you various aspects of. Participants will also gain new skills and competences useful for their personal and social development, such as intercultural and team skills. The project is open to fewer opportunities profiles (, ukrainian refugees and people with autism, if you consider yourself in these categories plase indicate it in the motivation letter.

Participant profile

We are searching for someone who can work in a team. Our projects are generally open to young people who want to become volunteers in the 18-30 age range. Previous work experience and qualifications may be useful but not necessary. We are looking for proactive, motivated, empathic, creative with good communicational skills. You should also be keen to work with different target groups of our organisation like youth and seniors. You do not need to have any experience abroad. YOU SHOULD be interested in working in a voluntary field and have interests in social work, psychology.

Activity dates

A total of 2 week(s) during the period 04/10/2023 to 20/10/2023

Activity location

Plac Solidarności 1, 80-863 Gdańsk Poland

Looking for participants from

Belgium, Poland, Italy, Malta, Portugal

Activity topics

Social challenges

Health and wellbeing

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/03/2023