Shape your life is an EVS project lead by Alternatif genclik Calismalari Dernegi in partenriat with our association.The first stage of the project involved 2 volunteers(Hasan Gurcan Kavuncu and Hassibe Akgeyik) wich perfom volunteers activities between 4 December 2012-4 June 2013.
The main tasks of the volunteers are:
Working with young people from rroma community(The objective of the project is to offer international volunteers the opportunity to work directly with rroma youth in activities aimed at promoting personal development and cultural understanding through work, sports, creative and artistic programmes, as well as games and chats. The project will be challenging in the sense that it will require a great amount of physical resilience as well as skills in human interaction, but this diversity will at the same time reinforce a more integral development of the personality of the volunteers.
Tasks: the volunteer’s main tasks will consist in taking care of the youngsters, guiding and assisting them with the selection and realization of the activities in which they are supposed to participate in.
Intercultural work:organizing together with the members from the rural community, festivals caused by community's life events: for example picking up the grapes, mountain sheep departure,it will be done a research about the traditions and customs in rroma communities and it will be promoted.
Organizing local seminar to promote the EVS and the youth active participation to the community`s life