Italy ESC European Solidarity Corps The C.I.A.O. is a day care center for adults with disabilities. The 22 people who currently attend it, followed by a team of nine operators (professional educators and oss), live in the family and go to the service on the basis of a personalized educational project. The fundamental objective of the CIAO is attention to the person and to the relationship: the beneficiary and his/her family are offered an individualized project which promotes: • autonomy and care in respect of the person’s wishes, • maintenance and enhancement of skills and abilities, • support for the family, • socialization both in the premises of the center and in external locations • integration of the person in the local community. The volunteer will be actively involved in the weekly planning of the job, and according to his/her own personal interest and skills he/she will have the opportunities to propose her/his own activities.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
The volunteer will stay in a house with other 4 international volunteers. She/He will have a shared bedroom (with maximum one other volunteer) and they will share the common spaces (kitchen, living room, bathroom). The house is equipped with all necessary furniture (also towels and sheets for beds). The volunteers will receive a monthly sum for the food expenses. From the apartment it is possible to reach the placement by feet.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
The volunteer will attend a training cycle including the on-arrival training, a mid-term seminar and an evaluation seminar. During this seminar he/she will have the possibility to meet all the volunteers hosted by Diaconia Valdese. In fact Diaconia Valdese has several project of international volunteering, lot of them in the villages Torre Pellice and in the neighbor village Luserna San Giovanni. Furthermore, as foreseen from ESC project, the volunteer will attend the seminars organized from the Italian National Agency.
We look for a volunteer, aged between 18 and 30 year old. The project do not requires any special skills, expertise or previous experience, the volunteers has only to be motivated, interested in the project and in the social field, willing to challenge her/himself and get out of the comfort zone. The volunteer need to be ready to listen, learn and start a process of change. She/He will need to be enthusiastic and willing to start a great new adventure.
A total of 44 week(s) during the period 01/10/2022 to 31/07/2023
Via Alessandro Volta, 5, 10066 Torre Pellice Italy
LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM
Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Libya, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Kosovo * UN resolution
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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Application deadline: 17/05/2022