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Step by step

Крок за кроком

Dates: 03-07-2017 - 30-06-2018

Place: Zamość, Poland

Type: European Voluntary Service

Participants: 1

Deadline: 19-05-2017


The "Step by step" Association for Help of Disabled Children in Zamość was established in 1990 and it is a non-governmental organization uniting parents, caregivers and friends of children, adolescents and disabled adults. Association is unique in the region of south-eastern Poland and leads professional activities in the field of integrated rehabilitation, education and social support of children, adolescents and disabled adults with early brain damage.


The volunteer will be involved initially in different activities, so that they can better understand their potential and capabilities and so that they could choose the most interesting activities for them at a later stage of their volunteering. If the volunteer wants to focus on one activity, it will also be possible to spend the majority of his/her time on it.

The main activities are the following:

  • Support during sports training of people with disabilities (including boccia, race-runer etc.)
  • Help in the studios of: art, computer, handicrafts, household
  • Conducting extracurricular activities in the common room for different age groups (eg. on the culture of their country, regional and national costumes, dances, music, cuisine, literature)
  • Support during rehabilitation camps
  • Participation in meetings with local authorities
  • Help people with disabilities in the range of daily activities, including food, toilet, dressing (possible after a monthly training that the association will provide, and always with the participation of a qualified employee)
  • Cooperation in the planning and organization of social campaigns in the field of disability issues (including actions to celebrate May 5 - European Day for the Eradication of Discrimination of Persons with Disabilities, December 3 - International Day of People with Disabilities, etc.)
  • Help with updating a website, fun page on facebook and blogging about their experiences, reflections during the project
  • Assistance in organizing charity events and auctions, lotteries, concerts
  • Help in fundraising department
  • Help in the department of promotion and cooperation with the media
  • Assistance in the design department
  • Assistance in cleaning
  • Optional trainings (eg. language), for people with disabilities, their families and the staff and volunteers of the association


  1. Be between 18 to 30 years.

  2. Be active, open-minded, creative, innovative, responsible and motivated.

  3. The volunteers who apply for this project need to be willing to work with DISABLED CHILDREN, YOUTH or/and ADULTS.

  4. The volunteers of this project should, above all else, show willingness to learn and see their EVS experience as a learning process.

  5. Basic level of English (being able to make herself/himself understood by the others – able to communicate).

Financial conditions

The project is funded by the Erasmus+ Program. All expenses for visa, insurance, accommodation, food and international travel costs are fully covered. The volunteer will also receive pocket money monthly.

How to apply?

In order to apply, you should send your CV and application form to and put in copy.

In the subject of your e-mail please indicate “EVS in Poland_Step by step".