Location: Vicopisano (Pisa), Italy
Project dates: September 2017 – August 2018
Duration: 12 months
Applicants: 2 volunteers aged 18-30
Application deadline: 16th of April 2017
Hosting institution: Centro Italiano Femminile (CIF) Vicopisano

water-fight-442257_640 evsCIF Vicopisano is looking for two Volunteers. The Volunteers will be involved in educational, and long life learning activities with children, adults and elderly people. From September to the middle of June will be involved in educational activities as follows:

From September to the middle of June, two volunteers will be particularly involved in educational activities with children and young people as follows:

  • participation in the staff meetings to settle the programme activities;
  • support in the afterschool programme, open 5 afternoons per week, helping children with their homework through workshops, group work or individually work;
  • support children with specific learning disabilities and linguistic difficulties;
  • organization of linguistic workshop for children and young people both in group and individually;
  • presence to the canteen service with the educators, children and adolescents;
  • organization of games, outdoor and recreational activities before and after the afterschool programme;
  • support teachers, educators and the staff members in tutoring and linguistic activities with adults and elderly people;
  • support adults and elderly people during the online training courses;
  • organization and management of workshops;
  • participation in the monthly coordinating meetings with public stakeholders.

From June to September the three volunteers will be actively involved in the Summer Camps for local children through outdoor activities, games, workshops, sport, trips out of town and afterschool programme as well. Here you can download the Infopack about all the activities.

The profile of an ideal volunteer is:

  • an open-minded young person with a positive attitude to work in an education and training programme with different kinds of people: children, teenagers, adults and elderly people;
  • ready and motivated to interact with local people and live a deep cultural experience;
  • patient, kind, polite, tolerant, able to listen actively and willing to work in team.

The travel costs will be reimbursed up to a certain amount amount allocated by the European Commission; accommodation, food and tickets for the local transports are provided by the host organization. The volunteer will also receive pocket money monthly.

To apply for this project, please send an email with the subject line “Application for CIF Vicopisano EVS”, including your CV with photo, motivation letter and this questionnaire filled in English, up to the 16th of April at [email protected]. A Modo Loro will contact only the shortlisted candidates for arrange a Skype interview.

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