1 member from Building Bridges Association
Already selected volunteer : 2 ( one polish girl, one german girl)
Name of the Project:
YOUTH AND CARE 2016
Young participation in the active citizenship action and promotion
01.02.2015 – 31.01.2016
SOCIETA’ DI MUTUO SOCCORSO, VARESE
Activities proposed to the volunteers:
Taking part to the daily life of the daily centre for elderly people ( 20 users, 1 educator, 4/5 social workers, volunteers), young people will take part of the work of social workers and educators in developing activities aiming at social inclusion of elderly people and the maintenance of skills and ability in senior people. Task of volunteers are supporting the employees during the activities such as workshops ( creative, art-lab, art-lab such as drawing, theatre, dance, or sports activity as swimming or playing bocce, basket, music both live music or listening), during welcoming and lunch time ( supporting during lunch in distributing dishes, helping some users, collecting dishes and clearing the room) or training and promotional activity for evs volunteers ( language course, youhpass or evs club meetings ).
Another part of the project will be the promotion of active participation of young people through volunteering opportunity, this will be taking part to local initiatives ( exhibition, events, school meetings), making some communication campaign through social media and local media.
Volunteers are hosted in a fully equipped house, with two bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom. They will share bedroom with another volunteers. The house is 5 minutes walk far the associations place and volunteer.
Learning expected outcomes are:
improving key competences in general and evaluate through the youhpass certificate the impact of a non-formal learning process. Enhance European awareness and active citizenship
Young people interested in living a very involving experience with elderly people and interested in promotion of young participation , open minded, creative and willing to bring their own abilities and competences in the associations activities. No previous experience is required. The selected volunteers will have a skype interview.
How to apply
Building Bridges Association members will have preference, please enroll to the association here.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need:
– Europass CV with picture (made in the last month) and skype name
– Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Building Bridges”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one.
Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.
All documents written in english you can attach below with subject “EVS Italy Varese. YOUR NAME. YOUR SURNAME” to asociacionbbARROBAgmail.com