Conditions

Hosting Conditions for volunteers:

Who we are
The “Agios Vlasios” Chronical Diseases Infirmary of the Holy Metropolis of Thiva & Levadia is an elderly care center that aims to offer treatment, affection and care to people of both sexes with priority those suffering with chronical diseases.
Volunteers’ tasks
The proposed voluntary services in the Chronical Diseases Infirmary for elderly persons include:
a) Voluntary service will follow the daily program of the Infirmary with the personal care of the elderly such as facial cleaning and beauty, serving water and food, walking them around the Infirmary.
b) Voluntary service with weekly creative activities for the elderly such as handicrafts, physical education, music, communication, free time entertainment and walking companion to the city, through individual and group activities.
c) Voluntary service on planning, organizing and implementing activities with similar institutions from abroad in the frame of various European and World programmes. Creation and moderation of a webpage, design of a leaflet and organize an information/dissemination event for publicity and organize public events.
Finally, volunteers will learn how to apply practical techniques for all mentioned works and will acquire knowledge and skills in social services.  
Working environment
The working facilities are modern inside the hospitable 3-floor building with comfortable sitting and refreshing room. There is a seminar room with 200 persons capacity that is also used as an indoor group activities’ room. There is a restaurant and conservatory along the 2 floors and 34 rooms divided between the 2 floors with view to the gardens. The Infirmary operates in 3 shifts a day.
Accommodation
Volunteers accommodation is organized in a multi-room rented apartment (1 person per room), with fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, hallway, common sitting room located in Levadia city.
Food
Food is provided at the Center’s facilities cooked by professional cooks, for everyday and a food allowance is given for breakfast and extra food upon receipt.  
Location - Transportation
The volunteers transportation is arranged by car from the hosting organization on a daily basis from home to Infirmary and return.

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“Agios Vlasios” Chronical Diseases Infirmary
Tzimeika, Livadia, 32100, GREECE
e-mail: vlasios[at]imtl.gr
tel: +30 22610 87717 & 87720
EVS Accredited Organization code: 2012-GR-19
PIC: 947575541

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Learning opportunities
Volunteers will learn how to apply practical techniques for all mentioned works and will acquire and share knowledge and skills in social services.
– Their daily tasks and dexterities will be recorded in the Youthpass at the end of their service.
– Greek language lessons will be optional once a week. Alternatively the use of an interactive software for Greek language lessons.
Conditions
This project seeks funding by the EU ERASMUS+ Programme, European Voluntary Service and according to the rules accommodation and food will be provided by the organizers along with one return ticket to the venue covered according to the distance from volunteers home to Infirmary. There is also pocket money allowance for the volunteer per month.
Contact person

Contact person on Co-ordinating organization

Mr. Xenofon Strimpis

e-mail: vlasios[at]imtl.gr