EVS opportunity: Studio Progetto is looking for a French volunteer for its "No Problem" service
Studio Progetto is looking for a French volunteer for its "No Problem" service in the framework of EVS. Experience starting from November 2014, Cornedo Vicentino (Vicenza, Italy).
Description: "No Problem" service is a project addressed to people with disability due to encephalic concussion or with disabling neurological pathologies. The hosted users are about 17, most of which use wheelchairs or have difficulties of movement. “No Problem” is a copy shop. The main activities where the users are employed are PC data entry, text typing, simple graphical works, photocopies, binding and pasteboard works. There are also daily convivial activities like coffee break and lunch time. During the coffee break, for example, through newspapers reading and other activities, the operators and the users confront each other and talk about different issues. The project will also organize trips suggested by the operators according to the demands of service users.
Tasks: The volunteer will be involved in the following activities:
- Work with disabled people, supporting operators and educators in the service management
- going with the operators in the transportation service
- helping the work of users (PC data entry, text typing, graphical works, binding and pasteboard works)
- to take part in the language conversation group
- to collaborate in the writing of the Cooperativa’s newspaper
- to participate in the meetings on the abroad mobility
- to open and keeps a blog about EVS (in cooperation with the other EVS volunteers)
Profile of volunteer:
- age between 18-30 years old
- should be interested and predisposed in working with people with disability
- likes to work in team but also able to take his/her own initiatives
- should be responsible, creative, curious, open-minded
- Good manual ability is welcomed
- Basic knowledge of computer skills
Venue: Cornedo Vicentino (Vicenza, Italy)
Period: from 1st November 2014 to 30th June 2015 (8 months)
Deadline: 15 September 2014
Please note: For gender balance reasons Studio Progetto is looking for a male volunteer.
The selection will be on "first come, first served basis". Therefore, we strongly suggest that you apply as soon as possible.
If you are interested in this volunteering experience, please send a motivation letter and your CV in English (using the Europass format) to: firstname.lastname@example.org, and CC email@example.com
Studio Progetto is a Social Cooperative inspired by the principles of the world's co-operative movement ,where people and community are in the center of their work. It manage social services , health, education and gives life to ideas and enterpreneurial activities, aimed at providing employment for disavanteged people. With focus on quality and profssionalism, Studio Progetto works for well-being and a better quality of life for its members.