ICYE-STEP / HEAD OFFICE PROJECT 2017
Participation : 4 semaines à 16 semaines. Frais supplémentaires : 350 € pour 4 semaines, 50 € pour chaque semaine additionnelle. Le projet est ouvert toute l’année, la date d’arrivée est libre.
- Code : TOG-16/2017
- Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : FRA / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
The CDH main office is located in Kpalimé and is charge of the coordination and development of all the organisation’s programmes and activities. Besides its local development activities, i.e. micro credit and saving bank for people of scarce resources, CdH offers long and short-term voluntary service placements in various community education and social development projects. Main Activities The main aim of this project is to strengthen the human resources and the overall capacity of Campagne des Hommes. The objective is to provide support to the responsible in charge of host voluntary service projects and host families, and to organize formal and informal meetings with other volunteers to exchange information about their experiences and report to the staff, to update its website, and to sustain the different social projects of the organizations, etc. Volunteer tasks Volunteer will provide much support to the personnel and staff, in a number of tasks that relates to the upkeep and development of the 8 local projects (5 social projects and 3 educational projects), and the host families. Some of the activites will include visits to the host project or families, meeting with volunteers, organization of cultural activities, and others. In the main, the contribution of the volunteer consists in helping the staff members in all the program of the organization. 8 working hours per day, from Monday to Friday.
The volunteer will live with a family that will provide board and lodging.
Project “Volunteering in the head office” is located in the compound of the NGO “Campagne Des Hommes” at Kpalimé. Kpalime is the fourth city of Togo with a population about 100.000 inhabitants. It is located in north-west of Lome the capital city about 120 km. It is located in the outskirts of plateaux region and surrounded in the south with Kpadape hills, in the east with mount Agou (986 m) and in the north –west with mount kloto. Kpalime is one of the most beautiful cities of Togo with a nice landscape offered by Atakora range of mountains, waterfalls and mount Agou the highest point in Togo. The city gets reputation from its green cultural setting with cool climate and its many craftsmen and artists who work there. The temperature varies between 19°C and 32°C. Besides those natural advantages, poverty is not overlooked. It is a place where cash-crops such as coffee, cocoa are produced, but because of the fall of the world costs, the agricultural sector is degrading and many famers turn to craftsmen and traders. Kpalime City also keeps some architectural vestiges of German colonial period.
The volunteer must like working in development activities. Volunteers with qualification as social worker is an advantage for the project. Thus s/he should be self controlled, he should know how to observe good attitude in group, he should be able to communicate in French, English, have some notions on the computer tool. The volunteer should be able to adapt, initiate and innovate during their stay in the project. The volunteer should be mature and be ready to work. The project does not require a given age or a particular sex from volunteers. SHORT TERM PROGRAMMES – STePs (2 weeks to 3 months) &MID TERM PROGRAMMES- (4 to 5 months)
Campagne des Hommes (CdH) is a legally registered, non-profit organisation, founded by a group of young Togolese volunteers in 1994. Full fledged activities started in 1998. Its head office is in Kpalimé and consists of three full time staff. Its activities are mainly carried out in Kpalimé and surroundings, and in the town of Aktapamé.
Besides its local development activities, i.e. micro credit and saving bank for people of scarce resources, CdH offers long and short-term voluntary service placements in a crèche for young children, schools for deaf and blind people, education for mentally challenged youth, and an out-of-school project.