The ability to love others

The ability to love others

The ability to love others The final week of the job shadowing period in SCMS, Santarem, Portugal, occurred from the 20th of March to the 24th of March. The schedule focused on the observation of the activities undertaken by SCMS Youth Workers in the Kinder Garden of...
The value of an unforgettable experience

The value of an unforgettable experience

The value of an unforgettable experience The final week of our job shadowing passed working in the SCMS’s Creche e Pré-Escolar “Os Amiguinhos”, a nursery and kindergarten next to our house. The environment, place, children educators were enchanting. But what mainly...
A sunny week of job shadowing

A sunny week of job shadowing

So far, the third was the most varied – and sunny, finally! – week of the whole job shadowing. On Monday, we met the social worker Maria João. She was our tutor until Friday and, even if just for a coincidence (she replaced a colleague that had a workplace accident),...
From youngsters to old people: neverending learning

From youngsters to old people: neverending learning

The second week flew away. Maybe because the things that last week appeared so new and rum have become normal, familiar and usual, as the days passed. I have also started to learn some Portuguese words and daily expressions; therefore it’s easier and easier to get in...
The Best Way of Learning

The Best Way of Learning

The second week of my job shadowing in SCMS, Santarem, Portugal, occurred from March 6th to 10th. The schedule focused on the observation of the activities undertaken by SCMS Youth Workers in “PRIMEIRO PASSO”. It is a boy hostel where about 18 children and youngsters...