Annual Volunteering Event of the European Solidarity Corps
UP for SOLIDARITY
Project Description: UP4S is a solidarity project that will provide the opportunity to volunteers to participate in activities related to socialissues, art, and education. It creates the opportunity for 4 young people to volunteer and participate in activities that benefit the local community, people around Europe and contribute to the daily work of the solidarity activities of CCIF Cyprus.
The specific objectives of the project:
promote volunteerism and solidarity through non formal and informal education,
learn different techniques such as cartoon making, video editing and theatrical forums,
get involved with the social media of the organization and learn how to communicate key messages,
actively participate in the preparation and implementation of workshops and
design awareness campaigns for solidarity activities and promotion of actions through the networks.
The activities of the project:
workshops on how to fast learning a foreign language,
teaching young refugee and immigrant mothers greek and english,
acceptance issues workshops,
interaction with young refugee and immigrant mothers for promoting intercultural dialogue, healthy lifestyles, recycling, art and music,
encouragement and facilitation of the participation of youth with fewer opportunities, to provide opportunities where national schemes do not exist
create awareness campaign ending in a serie of public events including exhibitions, conference and screaning in the community
work with refugee and immigrant mothers and children
gain experience in education processes
live for 6 months in another European town
learn a new foreign language and practice English language
transmit their culture, hobbies and knowledge to other youth and children
Project Information: Project title: UP for SOLIDARITY - UP4S
Funding source: European Solidarity Corps
Project Code: ESC11-753FEB65
The duration: 24 months
Project Coordinator: Cross Culture International Foundation - CCIF Cyprus
"Εκφράζουμε τις θερμές ευχαριστίες του Δημοτικού Συμβουλίου Γεροσκήπου για τη στήριξη σας στις εκδηλώσεις "ΙΕΡΟΚΗΠΙΑ"
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