Social Welfare Home in Gdynia

time frame

2018-10-01 do 2019-09-30


Gdynia, Polska

hosting organization

Dom Pomocy Społecznej

person in charge

Agnieszka Olzacka

Volunteer wanted within the European Voluntary Service in framework of ERASMUS + Programme

We offer 1 place from October 2018 (duration of the project: 12 months) for volunteers from EU countries. 
The volunteer will work in Social Welfare Home in Gdynia. The task of Social Welfare Home (Dom Pomocy Społecznej) is to provide residents with the full time care and to meet their essential needs: living needs, nursery needs and provide support in accordance with applicable standards, and to enable inhabitants to properly take advantage of  the health services (based on separate law regulations). 

Involvement of volunteer in our work means various tasks, varying depending on the current needs. These include supporting work in Occupational Therapy which is kind of therapy which using different kind of therapy as art therapy, music therapy, bibliotherapy, etc. In this field volunteer can support different activities and thematic group by doing for example handicraft workshop, reading books or dancing class. Is also possible to support the rehabilitation of our residents. We can also propose to work in the kitchen as a kitchen help, work in the garden taking care of flowers, trees, shrubs. All proposals for activities refer to giving support to a  professional staff under the eye of volunteers’ tutors.

Volunteer interested in taking part in European Voluntary Service should fill application before 25th of July 2018.

More information about EVS with us please find on our pages and on European Youth Portal.

About the programme

The European Voluntary Service (EVS) provides young Europeans with the unique chance to develop themselves through voluntary activities in a foreign country within or outside the EU.

We enable Polish young people from Pomeranian region to go abroad to work as volunteers.The European Voluntary Service (EVS) is open for all young people aged 18 to 30. The project can last minimum 2 weeks up to 12 months.

We also host young people from European countries for long-term voluntary service in our office and also in other NGOs and institutions in the city of Gdynia.