Bona Fides Association and Vicolocorto have 1 opening for a long term ESC project involving activities in the Local Committee of the Red Cross of Cingoli. We are looking for a motivated candidate, aged 18-30, citizen or resident of Poland.

Duration: 7 months
Mobility: 01 March – 30 September 2024
Place: Cingoly, Italy

Description of the Project

The volunteers are involved in the activities organized by the Local Committee of Cingoli, which is located within the area affected by the earthquake between 2016 and 2017. The volunteers WILL NOT be involved in emergency situations and WILL NOT deal with First Aid interventions.

The activities are mainly those, some of them happen only one time per year and others more than once, and it is specified into brackets:

– Support the staff in transports (day-to-day) of patients from hospitals, retirement homes, for people who need cures, medical support, dismissed by the hospital and returning home (THE MAIN ACTIVITY FOR STARTERS)

 Medical supplies, such as the project “PRONTO FARMACO” that consists in the distribution and delivery of medications from the pharmacy to the houses of people that cannot reach the pharmacy center, and also to the retirement house for elderly people (WHEN ASKED FROM THE PEOPLE)

– Support to the local Caritas for the distribution of food to the people in need (ONCE IN A WHILE DURING THE YEAR)

– Support and assistance at sports events (AROUND THE YEAR), such as football matches, handball matches (WHOLE YEAR WHEN REQUESTED ASSISTANCE), motocross (FROM SPRING UNTIL AUTUMN), rally (OCTOBER), cycling (NOVE FOSSI USUALLY APRIL)

– Assistance at Verde Azzurro waterpark (SUMMER FROM JUNE UNTIL SEPTEMBER)

– Training course FIRST AID to be effectively a Red Cross volunteer (OCTOBER USUALLY)

 “Calici dal Balcone” (16th AUGUST): event organized by the Red Cross of Cingoli to promote drinking responsibly to all generations, from young people to adults. On this occasion winery companies of the territory will come to Cingoli to illustrate their products. In addition the Youth Group of the Red Cross of Cingoli will manage some activities and games based on showing the benefits of drinking responsibly

– “Fiera dei morti” (2nd NOVEMBER): the whole Committee of the Red Cross of Cingoli will be there with activities like “Pesca di beneficenza” and others, organized by the Youth Group, and stands with food and beverage

– Other activities can be organized during also the Christmas Time (NOVEMBER-DECEMBER-JANUARY)

– Support to the internal communication strategy of the Red Cross using social media, flyers etc. (YEAR AROUND, ESPECIALLY DURING THE PROMOTION OF ACTIVITIES)

– Informative activities at school (FIRST AID)

Do you want to know more about the activities? Take a look at the video of the volunteers and read this article!

How to apply

In order to apply, you need to send your CV (including your date of birth and your country of residence) and a cover letter related to the project (in English) to and