Take me in Europe 3 — Italy

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Dates: for the dates please have a look on information about individual volunteering positions below

Venue: Apulia Region, Italy

Programme and action: European Solidarity Corps (ESC) – long-term volunteering

Please read the infopack for Associazione “Appoggiati a meOnlus”, Battisti FerrarisComune BitontoComune MolfettaSOS vesničce OstuniJunior Secondary School Monterisi, Manzoni-Poli, Liceo Classico-Scientifico, ITET G. Salvemini and Istituto S. G. Bosco volunteering positions.

Hosting organization:  Several hosting organisations – please see the infopacks above.

Information about respective volunteering positions:

Istituto S. G. Bosco:

Dates: 1. 9. 2020 – 16. 6. 2021

  • As a volunteer, you will have the chance to support the teachers and staff, enriching the daily activities
    of the students. You can:
    • present your own culture and country
    • assist in English lessons and organizing non formal activities
    • help with disabled students and difficult students during their daily school activities, such as:
    homework, physical activities, self-confidence, etc…
    • read books and fairy tales with kids
    • write postcards in different languades
    • rising awareness about cultural heritage and taking part to some excursion
    • support in democratic participation project
    • help in assisting foreigners kids coming from immigrant families
    • take part in sport activities
    • take part in health project, correct lifestyle and healthy food


ITET G. Salvemini:

Dates: 1. 9. 2020 – 16. 6. 2021

  • take part of organization and promotion extracurricular activities: language workshops, sport and cultural activities, leisure and free time events, laboratory, trips and excursions, etc…
  • get involved in several projects about formal and informal learning,
  • support the staff and teachers to train their foreign language skill,
  • promote the international dimension of each activity bringing your own culture and attitude,
  • support students with fewer opportunity and disability during their daily school activities, such as: homework, physical activities, self-confidence, etc…,
  • support all the students or those who would like to be thought foreign language conversation
    and international project,
  • support students who are going to graduate in orienteering,
  • support teachers in their activities in International projects,
  • teach about your own culture and the opportunity of mobility abroad for students.

Battisti Ferraris:

Dates: 1. 9. 2020 – 16.  6. 2021

  • Organization of cultural and linguistic workshops. In particular, the volunteer will have the opportunity to participate at the English lessons with the students, showing the importance of learning the language.
  •  Participation in several outings organized by the school also together with FAI (Fondo Ambientale Italiano): visits to museums, specific cities, monuments, etc…
    • participation into curricular and extracurricular activities (including guided tours about the artistic and cultural heritage of the area);
  • Organization of special events as for example:
    • cine-forum,
    • theater exhibitions,
    • school-lab,
    • international evenings
    • tandem project
  • Participation in the specific projects organized by the school such as the “Full Immersion into the English language”.
  • Communication and promotion activities: updating the website, social network, virtual groups and similar, designing flyers for special events.
  • Participation in activities targeting disabled and underprivileged youth, such us accompanying them, helping them to get integrated in the school, supporting them to understand another culture and to express in another language, suggesting them extracurricular activities.
  • Participation to a course of Italian.
  • Helping the students with their homeworks.

 

Liceo Classico-Scientifico:
Dates: 1. 9. 2020 – 16. 6. 2021

  • a. Organization and implementation of intercultural debates and linguistic workshops. The
    volunteer together with the teachers will have the opportunity to participate to lectures,
    presenting specific topics in foreign languages, encouraging the students to communicate and
    raising intercultural awareness. It is meant to be a non-formal method to help students in
    getting their language certification.
  • b. During the homework hours, supporting slow and special needs students in foreign
    languages skills.
  • c. Participation into curricular and extracurricular activities (including training, guided tours
    about the knowledge of the artistic and cultural heritage of the area, chorus and orchestra
    rehearsal);
  • d. Organization and implementation of special events as for example:
    • > Drama laboratory and performance;
      > Cineforum in English or another foreign language;
      > Artistic events
      > seminars and exhibitions
  • e. Attending the staff school meetings together with the teachers
  • f. Communication and promotion activities: debates regarding youth, international and
    multilateral activities, foreign culture- lesson in volunteer’s language, etc…
  • g. Participation in activities targeting youth with fewer opportunities, such us accompanying
    them, helping them to get integrated in the school, supporting them to understand another
    culture, to express in another language and to get digital competences
  • h. Participation in the Italian language course;
  • i. Reading laboratory: the volunteer will have the opportunity to read books together in a
    foreign language regarding specific topics


Monterisi:

Dates: 1. 9. 2020 – 16. 6. 2021

  • conduct a Multicultural Club in English language to foster youth cultural development.
    During English language lessons, for one hour a week, a Multicultural club will be set up in
    collaboration with the language teacher who will have the aim of fostering a greater knowledge and
    understanding of the various cultures of the world among students.
  • participate at CLIL workshops in 2nd and 3rd classes.
    During the curricular hours, volunteers will work alongside the teachers of the various disciplines to
    promote the English language as a vehicular language of knowledge. The volunteer, in collaboration
    with the curricular teacher, will design a learning unit of the specific subjects, such as history,
    literature, geography, mathematics, science, art, music that will be proposed to the class in English.
  • support students in everyday lessons, identifying strategies to encourage inclusive student
    participation and engagement in classroom activities.
  • participate to afternoon activities including art, music, sports, environmental education.
  • participate to outings and study visits
  • participate to a course of Italian.
  • help the students with their homework.
  • cooperate with local no-profit organizations

 

Manzoni-Poli:
Dates: 1. 9. 2020 – 16. 6. 2021

  • present your own culture and country
  • assist in English lessons and organizing non formal activities
  • help with disabled students and difficult students during their daily school activities, such as: homework, physical activities, self-confidence, etc…
  • help nursery and primary school children during their lunch at school
  • support all the students or those who are interested in foreign language conversation and international project
  • support students who are going to take the exam of 3rd Media in orienteering
  • support the staff and teachers to train their foreign language skills
  • assist in sports activities
  • help in practical and creative work
  • take part in extra-curricular activities (environmental activities, volleyball tournaments, art activities…)
  • take part in cultural and sightseeing activities and school trips

 

Associazione Appoggiati a meOnlus:

Dates: 2. 2. 2021 – 29. 1. 2022

As a volunteer, you will have the chance to support the teachers and staff, enriching the daily activities of the students. You can:

  • present your own culture and country
  • support in the preparation of weekly activities, f. i. collect some materials, take care that everything is ready, etc
  • support the project “scuola di lavoro”, where the pupils learn how to perform easy secretarial activities, print something, using PC, etc.
  • Supporting and assisting kids in the recreational activities on week-end.
  • Help the staff in the theatre lab.
  • Support the disables in sport activities and swimming pool.
  • Participate in the training session for expert and professionals.
  • Participate and organize complementary activities with other volunteers, such as international evening, literature contest, language workshops, etc.
  • Help in practical and creative work.
  • take part in cultural and activities and trips.

 

Comune Bitonto:

Dates: 2. 2. 2021 – 29. 1. 2022

  •  languages courses and workshops;
  •  supporting youngsters in writing cv and motivation letter;
  •  Environmental day: support some school projects
  •  Awareness campaign against Mafia with “Cantieri Antimafia”;
  •  supporting the activities of the tourist office for the promotion of the local heritage;
  •  cultural day: „Bitonto Estate“, theatre shows, youth center “Città della Musica“, local feast;
  •  Intercultural eveningl, Europe day and special event to promote mobility aborad, young participation, etc..


Comune Molfetta:

Dates: 2. 2. 2021 – 29. 1. 2022

  • at the Office of Active Employment Policies (UPAL) for the support of users in compiling curriculum vitae and for job search abroad;
  • at the Environment Office as a support for project activities with schools, organization of environmental events and the activities of the Forum Agenda XXI and the „Healthy Cities“ OMS project;
  • at the IAT tourist information office;
  • participation at “Cantieri di Servizio”, a service for people with low income allowing them to work in the social field;
  • Assisting and support the Europa office regarding other European projects
  • participation and organization of social and leisure activities, supporting other organizations, immigrants, refugees and protection of the local heritage etc…

SOS village Ostuni:

Dates: 2. 2. 2021 – 29. 1. 2022

  • accompaniment at school,
  • organization and implementation of educational and leisure activities: games, sports, cultural activities, music workshops, painting, excursions, etc….
  • The volunteers will have the opportunity to:
  • get actively involved,
  • have experiences new environment,
  • acquire a new language and social skills.

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