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Държава: Испания
Проект номер: 4797
# Vacancy for Volunteer in Spain
# Location: Vic - Barcelona, Spain
# Deadline: 25/09/2012
# Start: 04/01/2013
# End: 06/08/2013
Свободни места: може би запълнени

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INTRODUCTION
The foundation wants to provide an opportunity for young Europeans to participate in the project of the foundation related to occupational therapy and waste management. Here the volunteers will have the opportunity
to work with people suffering mental disorders, and to participate into the process of social integration. With the supervision of therapists and professionals, the volunteer will learn the techniques and philosophy to make occupational therapy and social integration being a reality. The volunteer may also participate in other activities and actions of the organization according to their motivations and capacities, such as management of humanitarian projects, participation in the artistic project ATELIER or organizing leisure activities for workers users. Here the volunteer will have special importance in the sense of participating in the themes and activities that interest may interest, in coordination with professionals. The foundation will supply all the resources, both human and material, giving the opportunity to collaborate with the activities of the organization and develop their own projects according to the principles of the organization and its capacities.
Occupational Therapy is the main goal for the PROJECT, as well as the main activity of the foundation, providing an opportunity for people with mental disorder getting into the labor market. This aspect makes the possibility to change the role of sick person to the role of working person, with all that means for the users. This is a key factor for the users, introducing them into the labor market and promoting the inclusion of people with mental disorder in the society in general, trying also to destroy the barriers actually existing into the labor market for people with mental disorder.

Please take a look to the report of our special work center:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMIVgDxStxE&feature=plcp

Tasks
Place of work: special workplace for labor inclusion Doctor Trueta Foundation, in collaboration with the Aurora organization, wants to provide an opportunity for 4 volunteers to conduct a special facility volunteering in the work of the organization in Vic, in the province of Barcelona. This center is located in an area called "El sot dels pardals", about a ten minute walk from the historical center, inside which were established most companies and organizations in the city, and where they develop all kinds of economic activities and initiatives groups. The users’ employees of the work center During the year 2011 in the workplace that has the foundation in Vic, have worked a total of 48 people, 38 of these with a mental disorder, 6 professionals and 4 volunteers. In the special work center in Vic, there are working currently a total of 12 users, 66% suffer from schizophrenia, 6% with an obsessive compulsive disorder and 28% corresponds to several other diseases. Most users are between 31 and 40 years old, which represents 44%. The Foundation may receive a total of 4 volunteers simultaneously. ACTIVITIES FOR VOLUNTEERS: Waste management and occupational therapy: This is the main activity of the foundation, where workers and users work together with volunteers, and overseeing the technicians responsible. Waste management activity has an schedule from 9:00 to 13:00 every day. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES These activities are complementary to the main activity of the foundation, which could easily be supplemented by the motivation and skills of the individual volunteer. Here the volunteer and the technicians will have a key role, allowing the progressive integration into various activities of the foundation as follows: • Specialized Occupational Therapy: In addition to waste management, occupational therapy is directed by a specialized therapist technique, tracking of users and people coordinating volunteers. • Atelier Trueta (1 volunteer): Collaboration with the ATELIER project Trueta, as a space dedicated to the repair, reuse and creating all kinds of accessories, clothing and furniture for resale at affordable prices to finance the foundation. • Project management and local development cooperation the foundation has a space dedicated to everything that relates to project management, fundraising and presentation and creation of new projects, both in locally
Criteria
The foundation wants to provide an opportunity for young Europeans to participate in the project of the foundation related to occupational therapy and waste management. Here the volunteers will have the opportunity to work with people suffering mental disorders, and to participate into the process of social integration. With the supervision of therapists and professionals, the volunteer will learn the techniques and philosophy to make occupational therapy and social integration being a reality. The volunteer may also participate in other activities and actions of the organization according to their motivations and capacities, such as management of humanitarian projects, participation in the artistic project ATELIER or organizing leisure activities for workers users. Here the volunteer will have special importance in the sense of participating in the themes and activities that interest may interest, in coordination with professionals. The foundation will supply all the resources, both human and material, giving the opportunity to collaborate with the activities of the organization and develop their own projects according to the principles of the organization and its capacities.
Posted by: Ivan
23.09.2012, 08:38
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