Erasmus+European Solidarity Corps

Italy 3 Months EVS European Solidarity Corps

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Would you like to spend 3 months in the souht of Italy? Discover this amazing project and apply now for an experience in an intercultural co-housing environment and work with a group of 10 immigrants who have obtained international protection and/or reside in the territory of Acquaviva delle Fonti (BA). Volunteers will help in the activities: – Contributing to the restructuring of a former rural school to be used as a Social Farm where 8 young immigrants can live and manage social farming activities and intercultural initiatives. – To activate a community pilot experiment of self-construction, intercultural cohousing, social agriculture, packaging and distribution, operating on confiscated public land owned by the Municipality – Establish a cooperative of immigrants that deals with self-production and distribution on the fruit and vegetable supply chains in KM0 guaranteeing the car project sustainability and social entrepreneurship.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Volunteers will live in in Acquaviva delle Fonti in the rural area, in contact with the migrants. It will be a chance for them to know them better and take inteviews or pictures or create a relation with them. Durign the weekend the supporting association will orgaize and pay for them travel and hostel in other city around, in order to discover Apulia and to have a social life!!

TRAINING DURING THE PROJECT

– Experience in how to manage a co-housing – Knowledge in gardening, self-production, distribution – Experience in community building and development – Chance to live in an intercultural environment – Chance to develop and create personal projects – Experience in developing a culture of involvement

VOLUNTEER PROFILE

We are looking for motivated volunteers willing to do manual work in the social garden, ready to cooperate with migrants, with strong sense of solidarity and with cooperative aptitude. They have an interest in working in the garden, self-production, intercultural co-housing, selling products, as well as an interest in anti-mafia or otherwise ideas of cohesion, anti-racism. Good communication and interpersonal skills Strong motivation and interest in the themes of the project Willing to learn about the culture of the host country and region Good ability to work in a team and sociable

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ACTIVITY DATES

 A total of 13 week(s) during the period 01/09/2020 to 01/12/2020


ACTIVITY LOCATION

 Acquaviva delle fonti Italy


LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FROM

Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Portugal, Serbia, Romania, United Kingdom


ACTIVITY TOPICS

 Reception and integration of refugees and migrants

 Environment and natural protection


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

 Application deadline: 31/07/2020

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