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Social and Professional Reintegration Program

Education and training

Equality and non-discrimination

Inclusion

The aim of the project was to organise two workshops: confectionary and carpentry. This was supposed to help participants of the project to find a job and avoid social exclusion.

ST. Brother Albert Society of Help and Assistance in Rzeszow

ST. Brother Albert Society of Help and Assistance in Rzeszow is a Catholic, secular ad independent public benefit organization. Its mission is helping the poor and homeless including people addicted to drugs or alcohol. The society provides help to people living alone and people leaving prison. The organization also trains volunteers. ST Brother Albert is the patron of the organization.

Poland

Ul. Jana Styki 21,
35-006 Rzeszow

The project aimed to help local community - people living in Rzeszow city (21 men and 21 women). The target group consisted of unemployed people in risk of social exclusion and poverty due to long unemployment period. Participants attended professional workshops and additional courses like: motivation course, computer literacy training, entrepreneurship workshop, social competence training and more. All the activities aimed to help participants gain essential skills and qualifications in order to find a job. Learning new skills and social habits would allow successful reintegration process.

-42 people receiving support (including 6 disabled people)
- 34 people completing the training
- 10 people finding a job

Roles of the volunteers

80%

Have been involved in the implementation

Crowdfunding

unemployed, social reintegration, workshops, increasing skills

Quality Standards of project with volunteers

I declare that my project meets all the quality requirements here listed

  • There are clear, planned outcomes for the local community based on identified needs.
  • Volunteers bring added value to the project and don’t replace paid staff.
  • Volunteers are recruited, trained and managed according to the quality volunteer management cycle.
  • The conditions of the opportunity are inline with the relevant legal framework in the country/ region concerned. Eg regarding insurance, expenses payments, agreements/contracts etc.
  • The volunteers are celebrated and thanked for their time and commitment.

YES

  • The organization providing the volunteer opportunity demonstrates an inclusive approach. Volunteers from all backgrounds and situations are welcome.

YES

  • There is the opportunity for the learning acquired through volunteering to be validated, if the volunteer desires it.

YES