Casa a Colori ODV

Bassano del Grappa, Italy

Activity description

"Casa a Colori" promotes social inclusion for all people at social risk, community development, volunteering activities as active citizenship tool.. It's located in Bassano Del Grappa. Volunteers will be involved, in accordance with their abilities and interests, in these services: • Italian lessons, recreational activities and cultural laboratories for refugees and asylum seekers • Educational activities for refugees and asylum-seekers children and young • Immigration office • Soup-kitchen for homeless • After-school and outdoor activities for children (6-14) • Youth-aggregation center (workshop, summercamps..) IN THESE DAYS WE'RE TAKING CARE ON REFUGEES FROM UKRAINA The volunteer will be employed for 33 hours per week, according to the organization weekly routine The volunteer will be able to try out the different services, also considering the organization's needs.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Food: the volunteer will receive a food allowance by the day 7th of the month of 120 euro. Accommodation: the volunteer will live in a shared flat with the other volunteers placed in the historic center of Marostica, about 15 minutes by bus far from Bassano del Grappa. https://www.visitmarostica.eu/en/ In the apartment, there’s 3 bedroom. In the apartment there’s a washing machine, a microwave oven and wifi. Address: Marostica, Corso Mazzini 69. Local transport: the organization provides a bicycle and the bus tickets from Marostica to Bassano Del Grappa with a monthly pass (monday-friday)

Training during the activity

Language support: volunteers will take part to an Italian language course. This course will be run by a professional teacher. The volunteer will have the chance to use the Online linguistic support, an online course provided by EU. The volunteer will be invited to all events of the association, including courses and trainings.

Participant profile

• friendly, flexible and pro-active attitude; • keen to develop personal relationships and to immerse in the local community’s life; • open-minded and with a responsible attitude; • Strong interest in volunteering in the context described below and to have interest or intensive experience of work with people at risk of social exclusion (migrants, homeless, women victims of violence...), with children and young people. • adaptable to a cohabitation in an apartment and sharing a double-room • aware that Esc is a volunteer experience for the development of key- competences and non-work

Activity dates

A total of 34 week(s) during the period 01/10/2022 to 31/05/2023

Activity location

Via del Mercato 13, 36061 Bassano del Grappa Italy

Looking for participants from

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Greece, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Activity topics

Social challenges

Reception and integration of refugees and migrants

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

No application deadline