The Solidarity Action and Cooperation Office (Oficina de Acciona Solidaria y Cooperación)


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Activity description

The Solidarity Action and Coopation Office (OASC) at Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) through the project "Programa de Voluntariado con Jóvenes con Discapacidad Intelectual y con Adultos Mayores", the volunteers work together, on one hand, with youngsters with intellectual disabilities at the Promentor Program-UAM. This partisipation in the project aims to support capacity building among young people with intellectual disabilities, support their development of abilities and strengthen their autonomy and make easier their inclusion into the labour market. On the other hand, the volunteers participate hand to hand with the students of the UAM university to the local volunteers programe at the elderly residency “Nuestra Señora del Carmen” based in the campus of UAM, helping elderly people through leisure and creative activities and strengthening intergenerational attitudes, the volunteers support task at the OASC, BLOG: &

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The Solidarity Action and Coopation Office will arrange flat rent and the two volunteers will live in shared flat, will have their own room - but share kitchen and bathroom with one other young person. Food money will be paid out to you as well as money to buy the local transportation monthly. The volunteers manage their money, because we consider it has to do with competence related to responsibility, butget managment and autonomy.

Training during the activity

We will help you to find and to enrol in a Spanish language course which fits your needs and level in our language school from Language Service at UAM. On the other hand, you must go to our courses about local volunteering and constant mentoring support.

Participant profile

Member of the European Solidarity Corps volunteer. We are looking for 2 voluteers from the countries of the list. It will be very appreciated an excellent communication and speaking skills in Spanish (B1). We are looking for people with these attitudes: - Motivation, creativy, flexibility -awareness by disability and social field work - Interest for the social field - Sympathetic - Who likes to help the others - Can do team work

Activity dates

A total of 34 week(s) during the period 01/11/2022 to 30/06/2023

Activity location

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid • Campus de Cantoblanco Edificio Plaza Mayor, Planta Baja, c/ Einstein, 7° 28049 Madrid (España), 28049 MADRID Spain

Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia, Greece, Finland, France, Portugal, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia

Activity topics

Social challenges

Education and training

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 13/10/2022