Association providing social support to various disadvantaged groups of children and youth (beneficiaries of public social care centers in Miercurea Ciuc’s region).
Healthy and disabled, disadvantaged children and young adults living in public care centers from Harghita county (Miercurea Ciuc region).
Social problem addressed
The financing of public social institutions is centrally limited, so in most cases these entities can only meet the basic needs of the beneficiaries of these centers. Association ELFI mobilizes financial resources to (complementary) support the needs of these groups.
Integrating disadvantaged children and young adults in the society so they can live an active life, can be an active member of their community.
- helping vulnerable youth who need support
- professional freedom and satisfaction
- contribute with solutions to local problems
KEY CHALLENGES AND SUCCESS FACTORS
manage the business in such a way to have some profit as well, which partly can be reinvested for further development of the company.
Success factors & Skills and competences
- the involvement, commitment, knowledge and/or loyalty of the team are crucial to success.
- specific skills: knowledge of social legislation
- soft skills: communication, social sensitivity, empathy, organizational and implementation skills
- relevant experience: social worker experience, social centre leading experience
- establishing valuable relationships, acquaintances, friendships
- achieved to carry out programs that enriched people with life-like experiences