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– CALL FOR EVS VOLUNTEERS –
SCI-ITALY IS LOOKING FOR 4 EVS VOLUNTEERS!
Period: 1 September 2014 – 31 August 2015
N vols: 4
Location: Rome, SCI Office
Project language: English and Italian
Local language: Italian
Pocket money: 300 euro (for food, transport expenses, pocket money)
Accommodation: Double room in a flat with other volunteers
The selected volunteers will be notified before 15th of March 2014.
SCI-Italy will follow its equal opportunities policy when selecting a volunteer.
SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT
The project is a Group EVS involving 4 volunteers and will be carried out in Rome, Italy.
The EVS activity will last 12 months, starting from September 2014.
The project will take place at the National Secretariat of SCI-Italy, Italian branch of an international volunteering movement, and at ”La Città dell’Utopia,” a project of SCI-Italy in Rome, which can be defined as a social and cultural laboratory working for a new model of local and global development: balanced, sustainable and fair.
The project originates from a reflection on the social consequences of the current economic crisis, affecting – to various extent – all the European countries, Italy included. The crisis is seen as generating high rates of youth unemployment and increasingly common phenomena situations of social exclusion and even deviance. The project, acknowledging volunteering as a tool to generate human and social capital and a key factor for improving social cohesion, will actively involve the four EVS volunteers in the SCI-Italy’s activities (volunteering projects, raising awareness events) for the social inclusion of youth with fewer opportunities.
The project is meant as a learning process for the EVS volunteers – which will be acknowledged in the Youthpass certificate – and the methods of non-formal education will be applied to ensure the process.
VOLUNTEERS WILL BE INVOLVED IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES:
• Two volunteers will be involved in the following activities, mainly at “La Città dell’Utopia”:
a) supporting the coordination of the work of local and international volunteers (groups and individuals) in order to ensure the running of the planned schedule;
b) helping in the elaboration and the organization of public cultural events and workshops on active citizenship, especially regarding the communication, logistic and operational levels;
c) implementing the international dimension through the coordination of international exchanges, work camps, seminars;
d) informing youngsters about the opportunities offered by the YOUTH IN ACTION program and other international exchanges;
In the proper dynamic of the project it is important that the voluntary manages to find the possibility to develop a personal activity following the lines of the project and of the organization. In order to enable the volunteers to implement their personal projects, a permanent support will be proposed in order the realize his ideas and project within the “the Utopia City”.
The volunteers should have a good attitude and will to work in touch with people.
• Two volunteers will be involved in the following activities, mainly at SCI-office:
a) activating and managing international volunteers who want to join short term projects in Italy along with the SCI staff;
b) to support the area “social inclusion” (different projects and youth exchanges)
b) to promote international volunteering through information;
c) to support the trainings of youngsters organized by SCI Italy;
d) to support the placement in the workcamps season;
d) to organize awareness-raising events on the theme of international voluntarism as a way of education to tolerance and inter-culture.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR:
Reliable, communicative and very motivated volunteers. It’s very important that each volunteer is used to working in a team, that he/she is sociable, has a sense of humour, is flexible in different situations (e.g.: to propose/invent some additional activities in a time when there won’t be any other specific activities on the agenda and prepared to give an extra hand in a period full of current activities.).
TO APPLY WE ASK YOU TO SEND:
– your CV
– motivation letter (explaining the reasons why you would like to be a volunteer in this project)
– sending organizations’ info/contacts