European Volunteering in Italy in a residential community for youth 19.05.2021-19.05.2022

Domaines : Culture, Travail social et éducatif
Programme : Service volontaire européen

Organisation d’accueil

Instituto Walden

Instituto Walden


Adresse / pays

durée 6 - 12 mois
début: mai 2021
fin: mai 2022
type de mission: en groupe

Description de la mission :

The Walden Institute is a social cooperative that was founded in 1993 and since its creation the cooperative has managed various projects.Today it manages 2 housing communities for minors, oneshelter for mothers and minors and the school assistance service for children affected by autism spectrum disorder; all services are located in Menfi and Sciacca.


Tâches du volontaire :

  • After-school activities (homework, lessons of foreign language, teaching workshops)
  • Recreational workshops: cooking, theatre and music
  • Linguistic workshop in the volunteers’ mother tongue
  • Organisation of the events: carnivals, Christmas, Easter etc
  • Management of daily life in the community: preparation of the food, cleaning of the rooms and common areas, taking care of children
  • Helping the users of the centre to get to: doctors, hospitals, gyms, swimming pools, trips, sea etc.

Here you can download the infopack about the project.

Profil recherché :

  • motivated to work with young people that come from different social backgrounds
  • has a strong respect of the rules, patient and creative in order to develop the activities requested by the organisation;
  • determined, positive and proactive
  • flexible and able to manage working hours divided in different activities
  • able to collaborate with educators
  • proactive and reliable in a crisis
  • has the capacities for planning, organising and managing activities