Bona Fides Association and the Social Cooperative “Il Cammino” are looking for polish volunteers to join their European Solidarity Corps project in Italy. The application forms, Curriculum Vitae and cover letter have to be sent to the following mails: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Please, write in the title ”EVS in Italy”
- Location: Forlí (Italy)
- Deadline: 05/03/2019
- Duration: 6 months
- Mobility period: From February 2019
“Il Cammino”, founded in 1987, is a non-for-profit social cooperative which offers services and assistance to adults with disabilities on different levels and nature in a center called “San Leonardo”.
In particular volunteers will be involved in different activities connected to the autonomy of the users in daily life, recreational activities and creative workshops such as:
- Workshop with aromatic herbs (during rainy days or winter) where dried herbs are prepared and processed to realize product such as lavender boxes, jars with aromatic salt, etc. Volunteer will be asked to support disabled people in these activities.
- Horticulture activities developed by light disabled or disadvantaged people to produce vegetables, fruits and aromatic herbs to be used in the canteen of the center, to be sold to other cooperatives and to be processed. Volunteer will be asked to support the social workers in the management of the garden according to the season (sowing, harvest, drying up, etc.) and to help disabled people to carry out their tasks.
- Everyday activities related to the transport of the disabled/disadvantaged people from their houses to the center and back, support during meals and in other moments of the day to which the volunteer will contribute according to his availability.
TRAINING, ACCOMMODATION AND OTHER ARRANGEMENTS
The accommodation (a flat with 2 bedrooms near the city center, where the volunteer will share a double room with other volunteer), travel expenses, food and pocket money, health insurance are covered and financed by the European Commission.
We are looking for a candidate between 18 and 30 years old, interested in social work and a strong interest in helping people with disability. Some knowledge of the Italian language will be taking in consideration or a strong will to learn it.
Not required any experience, the most important is a positive attitude and motivation to help.