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Volunteer Application Form

Do you want to volunteer?

THE VOLUNTEER IS:

“A person who, motivated by the values of participation and solidarity, donates his time, work and talent, in a spontaneous and unpaid way, to causes of social and community interest”.

“A human person, performed humanely, prepared technically, in constant recycling, at the service of the common good, in a work organized in team and with defined tasks.”

THINK THIS BEFORE YOU DECIDE

Why I want to volunteer?

What I hope to give and receive by volunteering?

How much time do I have?

What level of responsibility am I willing to take?

Being a volunteer is a way of exercising citizenship by participating actively and organized in society.

The volunteer is a complementary element in a team: the organizations must have remunerated human resources to accomplish the ends they are proposing, and the Volunteer should not replace jobs.

The volunteer is always an element of complementarity.

IMPORTANT STEPS

Once the institution is selected to volunteer to work, find out what they have to offer: consider other assumptions beyond what you initially had;

Find out what the overall project of the institution and the framework of its collaboration in it.

Combine the provision

Make sure your motivations, characteristics and skills are appropriate for the tasks you are being asked to do; the tasks should be well described and the delivery time well defined;

Know in some detail what is expected of you, what your decision-making power;

Inquire about the training or training time required by the institution;

Ensure that you will be guided and integrated by someone;

Ask who will be your coordinator or supervisor.

Attention
Be realistic in the time you offer, better start for a short time and increase than the other way around.

VOLUNTARY RIGHTS

Choose a job that really pleases you

Be given a specific and well defined task

Get to know the institution where you volunteer as best you can.

Receive training for task execution

Receive ongoing task-related training

Make regular assessments of your performance

Know the objectives of the project in which it is inserted

Be heard

Be recognized for your work

DUTIES OF VOLUNTEER TO TARGET POPULATION

Delivery
Generosity
Free Help
Recognize and respect the dignity of users
Keep secrecy about the issues.

DUTIES OF THE VOLUNTARY TO THE INSTITUTION

Know and assume the ideal of the organization.

Be sincere and truthful in the job offer and believe in the value of the work that is going to be done.

Be responsible for fulfilling the commitments made.

Maintain the dignity and integrity of the institution it represents.

Comply with the rules proposed to you.

Seek information and guidance as soon as questions arise.

Respect the organization without using it for its own purposes.

Know how to listen and respect volunteers and professionals with whom you work.

Attend the training given by the organization.

Do not make decisions regarding tasks without the knowledge of your framer.

DUTIES TO OTHER VOLUNTEERS

Respect your dignity and freedom.

Encourage teamwork.

Facilitate the integration, training and participation of others.

Promote the bonds of friendship.

Be truthful and sincere.

FAQ

What should I do to volunteer at the Center?

fill in the pre-registration form online or make an appointment at the Center.

Natércia Martins

Natércia Martins
Coordinator

For more information about the volunteer program contact the coordinator Natércia Martins.

Phone: 214 578 952
Email:
natercia.martins@centrocomunitario.net