TORTURE VICTIMS “MEMORIA”
400 EUR one month, 100 EUR for every additional week. Minimum 1 week, Maximum 12 weeks
- Code : MOL13/2017
- Dispo : 1M / 2F (Total Part 3)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
The Rehabilitation Center of Torture Victims “Memoria” (RCTV “Memoria”) is a non-governmental, nonprofit, apolitical and independent organization, having the status of public institution, was established on 12 November 1999 and registered at the Ministry of Justice on 7 December 1999. We have 10 full time and 3 part time employees and 1 local volunteer. Our main activities are the following: 1. Medico-social rehabilitation: providing free of charge medical, psychological, informational and legal assistance; 2. Prevention of torture: organizing conferences, workshops and other events with main topic – the medico-social rehabilitation of the torture victims, as well as any other kind of the activities with scientific, legal and humanitarian character, inclusively taking part in similar actions; 3. Information and Advocacy: elaborating and editing of the own publications, reports and informative materials; 4. Improving knowledge of the Center?s staff members: organizing and participation at various national and international events; 5. Developing partnerships with relevant organizations and institutions: participations as an active member in various local and international alliances and networks in order to achieve efficiently the objectives of our organization.
Proposed activities for the volunteer are: to keep and develop collaboration with other NGOs and public institutions; to maintain and update our web page; to encourage and promote local volunteering; to help in organizing conferences, workshops for medical professionals and other events related to 26 June (International Day in Support of Survivors of Torture) – with main topic – the medico-social rehabilitation of the torture victims; to help in editing reports, informative materials; to help developing social contacts with our beneficiaries by organizing thematic workshops, discussions or simply daily conversations. To organize cultural activities, e.g.: cultural evenings, film festivals with torture subjects. Handmade crafts: making candles, bags, cards, handmade jewellery. Fundraising activities (writing letters to different donors, organizing fundraising events). Language lessons for our beneficiaries.
There are different types of accommodation: 1/ A bedroom in the host family; 2/ A bedroom in a flat out side of the project where 2-6 volunteers live together. It depends on the availability of the places for the time of your application. – Volunteers receive food allowance.
Project is situated in the suburb area of the capital of Moldova – Chisinau. Chisinau is the main administrative, economic, scientific and cultural centre of Moldova. The city has just over 700,000 inhabitants and the whole metropolitan area is roughly one million inhabitants. In terms of number of inhabitants, Chisinau is the largest city of the country. Chisinau is divided in five administrative sectors; Botanica, Buiucani, Center, Ciocana and Riscani. It is often referred to as the greenest city in Europe due to the high proportion of well maintained green spaces.
Motivation to work as an important part of the team, take up responsibility in the organisation; to be actively involved in the tasks; strong motivation to learn local language; empathy for beneficiaries of RCTV “Memoria”. — Check list –what you need to bring with you: Bed clothes and towels; Warm clothes and good, waterproof shoes in case of winter; Some information about your country: pictures, maps, books, coins, recipes, etc; Small gifts from your country to give to people in your host project. — 400 EUR one month, 100 EUR for every additional week. Minimum 1 week, Maximum 12 weeks.