Associazione Culturale Link APS

Altamura, Italy

Activity description

Associazione Link APS is an association that wishes to promote non formal education, intercultural learning activities and human rights education. Link is a sending and hosting organisation for ESC volunteering and youth exchanges. ESC volunteers will assist the association in their different activities such as hosting of youth exchanges, workshops in schools, the animation of a youth club, promotion of the European mobility.The volonteers are also free to suggest their own activities and projects. This will be an opportunity for them to learn more about non formal education, intercultural learning, european project management and of course the italian language an culture. Link manages a Community Library called Agorateca where most of the activities happen. The volunteers' program includes working at the front office welcoming and helping users, planning and implementing activities for children and adults. More details here

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteers will be hosted in a shared flats in center of Altamura. The flat have a kitchen, living room, shared sleeping rooms, shared bathroom. The apartment is shared with other volunteers, everyone is responsible for taking care for the flat - cleaning, shopping and cooking. Each month every volunteer has the right to receive a pocket money and 140€ as money for food. There is no need for transport because the working and living place is 15 min away.

Training during the activity

The volunteers will receive the access to Online Language Service platform to study independently Italian Language. Moreover the coordinating organization Link will offer to all an intensive Language Training Course to help the volunteers to integrate in local environment and activity work.

Participant profile

The youth from 18 to 30 years is expected to be open minded, flexible, interested in the work with people of all age and background. Interest in Italian culture and language is important and open to learning in every moment of their project. Candidates having the following skills/interests are very welcome: digital competences, social agricolture, youth / international work in general and youth exchanges and trainings, books, children and youth, web radio. We need sociable, flexible, curious, open minded and friendly people. Info-pack available upon request.

Activity dates

A total of 37 week(s) during the period 15/04/2023 to 30/12/2023

Activity location

Via Silvio Pellico 10, 70022 Altamura Italy

Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Serbia

Activity topics

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 15/02/2023