Unsere Projekte zum Thema Volunteering

 

Volunteering

Meaningful and fulfilling voluntary work needs adequate framework conditions. We want to contribute to such conditions – providing voluntary work that fits the needs and competences of the volunteers. We specifically advocate self-determined participation in local voluntary initiatives.

The project inVISIBLE TALENTS! wants to support health and social service providers in residential and/or community settings as well as citizens' initiatives to see and include the talents of older people into their work.

The overall objective of the project Mobility Scouts is to involve older men and women in decision-making processes and enable and empower them to contribute to the creation of age-friendly environments and services as co-producers. The Mobility Scouts concept was piloted as an EU project with several partners. In 2019, the project is again carried out in Vienna.

The project is based on the experiences made in the EU project "Senior-Guides". Older volunteers will be trained and supported to develop "information tours" targeting peers that are interested in the possibilities and services provided in the Viennese district Leopoldstadt. The focus of these tours will be on the issue of health promotion. queraum is responsible for the implementation of the project.

The project "VoluntLearning Pro", which is funded within the European Programme "Lifelong Learning – Grundtvig", aims at the organisation of a transnational partnership with study visits in Germany, Austria, the German-speaking community of Belgium an the Netherlands. The study visits focus on the bilateral exchange regarding voluntary work and active citizenship. The private research organisation queraum.

The health promotion project "Gesunde Leopoldstadt" is part of the "Gesunde Bezirke" initiative, which is financed by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung. It aims at enabling different stakeholders in the second district in Vienna to exchange information regarding health promotion topics, promoting innovation and raise awareness for the health issue in public. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the implementation of the project.

"SenEmpower" was promoted within the framework of the Education Programme for Lifelong Learning of the European Commission, 2007–2013. Volkshilfe Styria, the city council of Graz (Seniors’ Office Graz) and queraum are responsible for the project implementation in Austria.

In phase II of the "Healthy Districts" programme, the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung supports initiators in seven districts to carry out small local health promotion projects. queraum. cultural and social research acts as project agency and supports the initiators to develop their ideas, reflect on the health promotion potential of their projects and to apply for the WiG funding.

queraum. cultural- and social research is the European Coordinator of the Erasmus+ project "Active 80+". The Active 80+ project aims at developing and testing a training for staff and volunteers in the field of health and social care, enabling them to function as "coaches" for very old people.

"How to plan and carry out projects: Older people as 'new volunteers'" encourages seniors to work as volunteers in a self-defined, project-based manner. queraum is responsible for the manual's revision in form and content and the following dissemination activities.

The initiative "Auf gesunde Nachbarschaft!" of the Fonds Gesundes Österreich aims to raise awareness for the health promoting effects of functioning neighbourhoods and inspire people to set up projects in and for their neighbourhoods. queraum. cultural and social research supports the FGÖ in carrying out the initiative.

The comprehensive campaign aimed at promoting new images of older men and women in public.

The project inVISIBLE TALENTS! wants to support health and social service providers in residential and/or community settings as well as citizens' initiatives to see and include the talents of older people into their work.

In phase II of the "Healthy Districts" programme, the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung supports initiators in seven districts to carry out small local health promotion projects. queraum. cultural and social research acts as project agency and supports the initiators to develop their ideas, reflect on the health promotion potential of their projects and to apply for the WiG funding.

The overall objective of the project Mobility Scouts is to involve older men and women in decision-making processes and enable and empower them to contribute to the creation of age-friendly environments and services as co-producers. The Mobility Scouts concept was piloted as an EU project with several partners. In 2019, the project is again carried out in Vienna.

queraum. cultural- and social research is the European Coordinator of the Erasmus+ project "Active 80+". The Active 80+ project aims at developing and testing a training for staff and volunteers in the field of health and social care, enabling them to function as "coaches" for very old people.

The project is based on the experiences made in the EU project "Senior-Guides". Older volunteers will be trained and supported to develop "information tours" targeting peers that are interested in the possibilities and services provided in the Viennese district Leopoldstadt. The focus of these tours will be on the issue of health promotion. queraum is responsible for the implementation of the project.

"How to plan and carry out projects: Older people as 'new volunteers'" encourages seniors to work as volunteers in a self-defined, project-based manner. queraum is responsible for the manual's revision in form and content and the following dissemination activities.

The project "VoluntLearning Pro", which is funded within the European Programme "Lifelong Learning – Grundtvig", aims at the organisation of a transnational partnership with study visits in Germany, Austria, the German-speaking community of Belgium an the Netherlands. The study visits focus on the bilateral exchange regarding voluntary work and active citizenship. The private research organisation queraum.

The initiative "Auf gesunde Nachbarschaft!" of the Fonds Gesundes Österreich aims to raise awareness for the health promoting effects of functioning neighbourhoods and inspire people to set up projects in and for their neighbourhoods. queraum. cultural and social research supports the FGÖ in carrying out the initiative.

The health promotion project "Gesunde Leopoldstadt" is part of the "Gesunde Bezirke" initiative, which is financed by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung. It aims at enabling different stakeholders in the second district in Vienna to exchange information regarding health promotion topics, promoting innovation and raise awareness for the health issue in public. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the implementation of the project.

The comprehensive campaign aimed at promoting new images of older men and women in public.

"SenEmpower" was promoted within the framework of the Education Programme for Lifelong Learning of the European Commission, 2007–2013. Volkshilfe Styria, the city council of Graz (Seniors’ Office Graz) and queraum are responsible for the project implementation in Austria.