Our Lithuanian partner, SALTES is a nongovernmental organisation founded by ex-EVS volunteers with a goal to strengthen and promote non-formal education and volunteering at national and international level. SALTES also seeks to provide young people (including those with fewer opportunities) an opportunity for self and professional development through active involvement in non-formal based activities.
*UPDATED on 9th April 2021*
The project they are seeking one volunteer to join:
Democratic School is an alternative private school for children aged 5-15. The aim of the school is to create an environment which addresses the social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and creative needs of children, hoping the kids feel happy at school and cherish their childhood. School environment motivates children to take responsibility for their learning process. This school is implementing principles of democratic education, such as weekly class meeting and later school meeting where the decisions are made all together. This is a crucial part of the school. Focusing on learning to live like a community and make decisions together, to create a better environment for all. Democratic school is not limited only by lesson time, there are also non-formal education activities as well as free play time where kids have all freedom to create their own games.
Duration: 12 months
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements: Volunteer will be accommodated in a rented apartment together with other volunteers, each volunteer will have a separated room. Volunteer will be provided with monthly allowance (food and pocket money), monthly public transport ticket.
If you are an Italian resident aged 18-30 and interested in joining this project please let us know via email by 15th April 2021.