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EUROPEAN SOLIDARITY CORPS: A WEBINAR TO KNOW HOW PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES CAN JOIN THIS AMAZING OPPORTUNITY

On the 24th of September, the European Disability Form – EDF – organized a webinar in order to present volunteering opportunities within the European Solidarity corps programme. During the first part of the webinar, Andrei Popescu, programme manager at the EU commission directorate general for education, youth and culture explained all the opportunities of this programme and its related facilities for persons with disabilities, such as reasonable accommodations and other economic facilities.

WHAT WE DO? A BRIEF PRESENTATION FOR OUR ITALIAN FRIENDS!

On September 22nd Views Italia organized an on-line meeting on skype in order to introduce different study and work opportunities available abroad for Italian young visually impaired people. The meeting was held in Italian, except for the presentation of Views International activities held by Anca which was in English.

Presentation of Samantha

Hello,

I am writing today as the new administrative assistant of VIEWS. My name is Samantha, I am from the very south of Belgium and my background is mostly about art and culture. Those last years I’ve also been involved in the tourism area where I got my first job!

FIRST MONTH IN LIEGE: IRID AND JOCELYN

We arrived in Liege the 31th of August and the 1st of September Jocelyn respectively. At my arrival on the 31st of August, Anca, who is my mentor and the general coordinator of the project, welcomed me at my new flat and gave me a tour of the house itself; while the day after, I welcomed my colleague Jocelyn so we immediately had the opportunity to meet each other.

Kuba's ESC experience

Hello everyone, my name is Kuba and since September 2019 I joined European Solidarity Corps (ESC) programme. This is nearly the finish of my project so I would like to share my impressions with you via this article.

Nora's internship experience

As an intern at Views International during a hard period- the pandemic that starts in March 2020, a period full of uncertainties and anxiety – I was happy to be able to fulfill the main tasks set out at the beginning of the discussions with Ms. Anca DAVID.

Nora

Disability Assessment Rights and Inclusion

Bureaucracy is a constant issue for many people, especially for disabled persons. The assessment of disability is still unclear and very often incorrect. In order to find a solution to these problems, European Disability Forum (EDF) organized a webinar on 8th May, bringing together various experts in this field.

Internship- Manon experience

Hello everyone, firstly I would like to briefly present myself: my name is Manon Vallot and I study pedagogy in Liège. Since January I've been doing an internship at VIEWS International in Liege.

My internship was to support the European Solidarity Corps volunteers hosted by VIEWS. Specifically, I was helping Roxana with her work at IRHOV school and Kuba with his activities at La Baraka. Except these, we had additional activities as well. Namely, we have been cooking together and visiting various places and events in Liege.

Erasmus+ studying abroad and what is new for persons with disabilities

On 14th May European Disability Forum organised the webinar which was focused around Erasmus +, one of the most known programmes in Europe. Thanks to Erasmus + many students get the opportunity to travel across the Europe. However, the conference concerned the new directions of the programme and extra support to people with disabilities.

The webinar was opened by our VIEWS staff member Loredana, who was a moderator of this event. She briefly presented the subject of webinar, the agenda and the guests of conference.

Job offer- Administrative Assistant

VIEWS International is looking for a new worker for the position administrative assistant.
It is a temporary contract from 01/07/2020 until 31/12/2020 (the date of 1st July may be modified due to Covid-19 national measures).
Location : Liège ; Quai Van Beneden, 19.
Schedule type: part-time job (19h/ week)
Conditions: APE passport.

We are looking for a person who would like to help us in our mission of supporting young visually impaired people. We offer the work in friendly atmosphere and among the kind staff.

For more information chech the attachment below.