E.S.C volunteering 😎 


🎉Hosting organization: Stowarzyszenie Morena


🗓Dates: April - December 2023


🌏Where: Gdańsk and partly in Osówek, Poland


👤Who: 4 volunteers from Greece / current residents of Greece

(pax age:18-30)


💲 Travel reimbursement up to 275 euros




This project main objective is to develop youth competences in the field of knowledge (Europe, European values, youth and seniors policy in different countries, democratic participation) and promote next values and attitudes: sense of community,responsibility, engagement, active participation, diversity and democracy. This project combines principles of solidarity and volunteering as important instruments for development of local community.


The main activities within the project "Solidarity has no age" will take place in Pomeranian Voivodeship, several locations of the Association in Gdańsk, the Tri-City, but also in the Association's center in a village Osówek about 100 km from Gdańsk. Volunteers will work with different target groups: children, youth, adults, seniors, refugees and unemployed people.



  • Volunteers tasks will be:

- assistance in organizing and conducting activities for the benefit of the local community in the Neighborhood House, Senior Academy, the Youth Activity Center, the UNICEF project for refugees, the People's University and other projects by: supporting the preparation and organization of classes, presentations, workshops, co-leading classes, implementing the schedule of meetings, animating organizations and groups renting space in Stowarzyszeie Morena, opening closing workshop rooms;

-cooperation with project coordinators of the Stowarzyszenie Morena in the preparation, organization and implementation of activities, projects and programs of the association and association partners such as: "Time for Youth", EuroSkills Europe, Intergenerational Dialogue Day, International Senior Day, Europe Day, charity campaign;

- preparing and conducting various thematic activities for groups of recipients (see Recruiting Form) - classes, workshops, presentations, integration meetings, etc. in schools, organizations, community centers, branches of the Association, Neighborhood Houses on social topics; presentations about volunteer own country, youth mobility opportunities for youth;

- tasks related with searching, writing, publishing news, information, co-creating materials promoting the activities of the Stowarzyszenie Morena and, among others, Neighborhood House, Youth Fund, Europe Direct Gdańsk Point (posters, leaflets, promotional materials, videos, info-packs, etc.),taking photos, making videos, updating social media,- office and cleaning tasks: printing, scanning, copying and stamping, sending letters, updating information on boards, posters, stands, cleaning and storage tasks, inventory tasks,

- preparation of city games for children and youth and meetings with volunteers, assistance in integrating participants (team games, energizers,etc.),

- cooperation with volunteers in the place of accommodation and work - duties regarding to ordering and cleanliness; support of Stowarzyszenie Morena in the organization of EKS group volunteering.

In the case of activities longer than 7 hours/day, the volunteer may use overtime at a previously agreed other time. The duration of activities outside Gdańsk (camps, trips to the center) will be 30% of the project time.



Duration of mobility will be 6-8 months: Start in period as soon as we recruite the proper candidate till the middle of  December. Volunteers will be hosted in Gdańsk and partly in Osówek and other locations of organizations and will be involved to the topics: culture, community development, equality and nondiscrimination and very important will be the intergenerational and intercultural solidarity context.

Our project is also prepared for young people with fewer opportunities (geographic, economic and social obstacles, educational difficulties, people who are suffered because of war), with respect of formal criteria of volunteering in the frame of ESC (participants aged between 18-30 and registered or willing to register on ESC

portal). These persons should also be willing to cooperate with the target group of the beneficiaries of the project.


  • The volunteer should be:

- motivated to do ESC volunteering project and available for the all period of volunteering;

- willing to help and support others, including other volunteers,

- willingness to support the organization in the implementation of planned activities,

- interest in working for the local community,

- desire to develop and learn new things,

- the ability to use spoken English (necessary to contact the coordinators and other employees of the association),

- responsible and flexible

  • The advantage will be:

- experience of working with youth, children, seniors, refugees or unemployed people,

- organizational skills, openness and communication skills,

- social media management skills,

- creativity, artistic or sports skills,

- knowledge of one of the languages: English, Ukrainian, German, Spanish - which allows you to conduct basic classes for seniors, children, etc.,

- ability to work with video films, graphics programs,

- ability to work in a team.




Accommodation: The volunteer will be living in a hosting rooms (2-3 people in the room) in rented flat, which have basic needed facilities, shared toilet and kitchen.

Travel Cost: from the country of volunteer to Poland and back, will be covered due to distance calculator, after receiving tickets and Invoices for travel expenses.

Pocket Money: 4 Eur/day

Food Allowance: 700,00 PLN/month

The volunteer will receive the Info Kit where he/she can find all the information regarding the Hosting Organization, accommodation, financial conditions, transportation, contacts of coordinator and mentor and information about the city.

Volunteer will received personal support from mentor.




  • Something about the county:

Poland is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative provinces, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. Poland has a population of nearly 38.5 million people, and is the fifth-most populous member state of the European Union.

Warsaw is the nation's capital and largest metropolis. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin. Gdańsk is a city on the Baltic coast of northern Poland. With a population of 470,907. Gdańsk is the capital and largest city of the Pomeranian Voivodeship and the most prominent city in the geographical region of Pomerania.It is Poland's principal seaport and the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area.



  • More information about the organization can be found on our website: 




  •  Contact :


-        Our FaceBook only about volunteering - https://www.facebook.com/evsandescinmorena

-        Our FaceBook for NH - https://www.facebook.com/Jaskowa7

-        Instagram - @volunteer_morena

-        Web-page of Association - https://morena.org.pl/

-        FaceBook of Association - https://www.facebook.com/StowarzyszenieMorena


Good luck!