ESC – SOS: A home for every child

SUMMARY: The European Solidarity Corps project “SOS – A home for every child” is a transnational volunteer project for 5 young people from Greece (between 18 & 30) aiming to give children access to quality childhood development. In the context of this project, 5 volunteers will carry out their activities at the ZATIK Child Support Center with the support of the receiving organization, HUJ Voluntary Service of Armenia.

The main aim of the project is to give the children of the SOSvillage access to quality childhood development. The volunteers will be involved in all running programs in the ZATIK Child Support Center & will be encouraged to give their personal contribution to the further development of the activities.

ACTIVITIES: The volunteer will be involved in all programs of the organization and will be encouraged to propose his/her own ideas and suggestions. Apart from working with the children, he/she will have the possibility to learn a lot about Armenia with the help of the project supervisor and mentor.
The volunteer will be able to organise different educational games as well as physical training. The children can hear another language and learn about the volunteer’s culture which will be a great learning opportunity for them.

PLACE: Yerevan, Armenia
DATE: February/March 2022 – August/September 2022
HOSTING ORGANISATION: HUJ Voluntary Service of Armenia.

ACCOMODATION:  A free decent, accommodation with a shared room (with same gender participants) and shared bathroom and kitchen. The accommodation is situated very close to the center of Yerevan, and the volunteers will use public transport for going to the children’s village from their dormitory. They will be provided with a transportation allowance that will fully covers transportation costs.

FOOD: Monthly pocket money and food allowance proportional to the living costs in Yerevan , Armenia (90€ pocket money and 75€ for food per month).It may change but it will always be within the ESC standards and sufficient to cover the costs of living.

INSURANCE: The volunteer will be cover by a Cigna Group Medical and Non-Medical Insurance Plan that is covered by found of ESC project.

TRAVEL: For grant support to travel costs in the ESC programme, travel distances must be calculated using the distance calculator (https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/resources/distance-calculator_en)