Erasmus+European Solidarity Corps

Italy Genova European Solidarity Corps

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Mignanego Cooperative Society is a no-profit cooperative. It was founded in 1996 by a group of young women. The Cooperative activities focus on childhood, women victims of violence and social inclusion. All intervention are made through a gender perspective. Together with daily educational activities, the Cooperative supports the implementation of cultural initiatives and pedagogical research, valuing each child without discrimination and with a particular attention to the inclusion of children with physical, psychological and social obstacles. The volunteers will be involved in: Activities with children in 2 kindergartens: Vico Rosa in Genova city center, and Pollicino in Mignanego Raising awareness in local schools around the issues of gender-based violence and bullying Supporting projects and events linked with gender issues Supporting the communication of the cooperative Organizing events for the community Help during summer camps for children

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

The volunteers will live in Genova in a shared apartment with double rooms. 5 euros per day of pocket money and food or a food allowance will be provided. The travel expenses will be reimbursed on the basis defined by the European Commission.

TRAINING DURING THE PROJECT

The volunteer will participate in the training opportunities offered by the Italian National Agency (On Arrival Training, Mid Term Evaluation, and Final Evaluation). In addition, the will also take part in the training opportunities organized by association P.E.CO., together with the other volunteers involved in the activities of other Hosting Organizations in Genoa. They will also receive specific training in the Hosting Organization related to the target group they will work with.

VOLUNTEER PROFILE

The ideal volunteer is flexible, helpful, interested in social issues, eager to learn and available to do activities both with minors, elderly and/or disabled people, but also on social networks. The ideal candidate is patient, reliable, with good listening ability, willing to work in team. The volunteer has to be highly motivated to take part in this project. Furthermore, please bear in mind that volunteers will live in Genoa and travel every day to and from Mignanego with local transports.

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ACTIVITY DATES

 A total of 51 week(s) during the period 15/10/2020 to 15/10/2021


ACTIVITY LOCATION

 Via Piave 55, 16018 Mignanego, Genova Italy


LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FROM

Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Ireland, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, United Kingdom


ACTIVITY TOPICS

 Social challenges

 Education and training

 Creativity and culture


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

 Application deadline: 05/08/2020

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