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Via dello scalo 21/3 Bologna

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Via De' Carracci 69/6,
40129 Bologna
Tel. +39 333 68 46 684

SVE in Svezia

“Adventure, Dreams & Hopes”1_Botkyrka_2

SVE su arte e inclusione sociale

Name HO The Organization for Poverty Alleviation & Development (OPAD)
Name SO YouNet
Dates of activities 01-12-2014 / 01-12-2015
Title of the project Adventure, Dreams & Hopes
Number of volunteers and gender 1 Female FROM ITALY (or resident in Italy)
Contest and environment The EVS volunteers will be hosted in Botkyrka municipality, Botkyrka is part of Greater Stockholm and is one of Sweden’s most international municipalities with people from about eighty different countries speaking more than hundred languages. Botkyrka is famous municipality for its diversity dimension with 80% of immigrants That helps make Botkyrka Municipality a vibrant cultural and intercultural forge. Botkyrka municipality is very open to youths and it offers a lot in term of personal growth and cultural activities. The social context of Botkyrka municipality is particularly receptive to volunteering activities, hence they find a perfect incubator that creates the ideal conditions for the growth and the informal learning of the EVS volunteers involved in volunteering activities in this area. The volunteers will stay in multi ethnic and stimulating environment by taking advantage of operations and contacts in OPAD. This enables volunteers to approach this context and act as main characters, hence making the most of the unique opportunity of the EVS. This close contact with the local community and active participation in voluntary work, and other activities carry out by OPAD generally reinforce the growing opportunity for the volunteers. Furthermore this will have a positive effect in the process of learning the Swedish language which will be accelerated and facilitated by the close contact with the local community.
Accommodation description OPAD organization will provide the best possible living conditions for the volunteers with all necessary facilities. Furnitured apartment, full equipped kitchen, … Volunteers will be living in a double room in an apartment shared with other volunteers in Botkyrka municipality, either at a close proximity to the projects sites.
Volunteer Profile • Ability to work in teams and also individually according to the task at hand,

• Interested in our activity areas: education, youth and art,

• Motivated to meet new people and cultures,

• Interested in sustainable projects,

• Open to learn and share knowledge,

• Basic knowledge of English is essential to have a more efficient volunteer work,

• The ones that have former voluntary Work experience and youngster with limited opportunity will be given priority.

Food allowance Volunteer will have a monthly allocation 100€ per month, to buy food and basic necessities, they will be given a choice to cook their own meals.
Local Transport The costs will be covered by the organization   (90€ per month)
Pocket money 115€
Travel cost and travel direction (best airport, airline…) 100% up to 275 €
Emergency number Frank Kanu (+46–700412714) or Quinta Sone (+46 739604757)
Visa information
Country Currency Swedish krona to Euro 1.00 SEK = 0,108107 EUR


ACTIVITIES FOR THE VOLUNTEERS OPAD organize bigger events such as cultural festivals, entrepreneur fellowship. Conferences, trainings, Youth’s exchanges and seminars etc. The volunteer can be part of a group responsible for making the Programme, contact with media or Support reporting (Media, documentation) organizing housing and food, Organizing transport, organizing the cultural part of an event (such as getting artists there) or being the one giving a lecture or workshop, Support the planning, preparation and organization of international projects or Conferences, Co-operation with other volunteers and Support the implementation of international projects.



9.30-10.30: Weekly meeting with the supervisor, evaluation of the last week and schedulation of the coming One

10.30-13.00: Swedish language course

15.00-18.30: Intercultural cooking course at the OPAD center.


9.30-13.00: European awareness lab with high schools students

15.00-18.30: OPAD day: public event with youths from Botkyrka to promote European dimension through Workshops, role games.


10:00-13:00 Activities and meetings for sponsorship to create resources and find support for the association.

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-18:00 Workshop (art)


10:00-13:00 Swedish class

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Youth unemployment information meetings /project development.

16:00-18:00 Documentation, reporting, e-newsletter and office work


9.30-11.30: Swedish language course

11.30-13.00: Weekly diary: thoughts and learning remarks

15.00-18.30: Thematic cineforum at OPAD center


For more information about the hosting organisation:

In case you are interested in taking part on this EVS please send us your motivation letter and CV in English to before 15th of October 2014. The hosting organisation will take care of the selection.