ICYE-STEP/ASSOCIAZIONE INSIEME SI PUO 2017
- ITA-04/STEPS 2017
Volontariat de 4 à 12 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 500€ pour le 1er mois, puis 100€ par semaine. Placement individuel, ouvert toute l'année.
- Code : ITA-04/STEPS 2017
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ITA
- Age : 18 - 99
The Association “Insieme si può ONLUS” runs a hosting house community for disabled (18 persons with psyco disease) with social-rieducational-rehabilitating purposes and a group in an apartament 4 people living togheter to experience the daily life and gain indipendence. Professional social workers and national volunteers work in the community in order to help the guests in the rehabilitation and in social interaction.The aim is to make the guests achieve independence in daily life and to support the guests’ families. Actually the age of the hosts is between 26-59 and some of them have more then one handicap, with physical and psychical disabilities.
The volunteers, as supporters of the staff, will be involved in different activities promoted in the centre addressed to the hosts. For some activities the presence and the support of the volunteer is more needed and important, especially for the following ones: swimming pool, hippo therapy, soft gym, psycomotor activities. Every day the volunteer will be also involved (from Monday to Friday) in the organiazation of the bus transfers of the hosts: along with the driver, he\she has to take them home (evening) and to the centre (morning). The volunteer will be mainly involved in these activities: • Activities connected with the development of the individual autonomy: the aim of all the centre activities is to improve and develop the autonomy of the hosts with regards to their autonomy in transport in the domestic activities, in the use of money in the interpersonal relations, in the determination of own choices and in the auto-determination in general; • Activities connected with the personal care of the hosts (teeth brushing atfer the meal, having a shower after the sporta activies etc.); • Activities connected to stimulate the physical capacities (hippo therapy, swimming, psychomotor activities, manual laborations: orthographic laboratary to development the linguistics skills and laboratary of foreigner languages to improve the knowleadge and the intergration with other cultures); • Activities connected with the eye-watching during breaks; • Activities connected with the house setting and with the planning of the daily timetable (volunteers will be involved in the staff meetings for the planning of the week activities and in the organiazation of the common space to be used with hosts); • Activities connected with the social activities run inside the centre and outside the centre (participate in the public meetings during exhibitions, participate in stage\theatre shows and in going out for movies or music concerts, trips to touristic places etc ); • Activities connected with the theatre and cultural laboratories (after being an educative path, in the occasion of specific holidays the association organizes theatre and music shows in which it is welcome the active participation of the volunteers). At the beginning the volunteer works with the supervision of the social workers, but volunteer will be also welcome to organize autonomously new activities, which can be proposed by the staff or by the volunteer itself. Moreover, the Association is open to the promotion of new activities and new projects connected to the volunteers personal experience.
Accommodation : The association provides the volunteers a room with bathroom, that will be shared with other volunteers, in a separate apartment but located in the same structure. The room is at the school floor of the daily centre and next to the Gruppo Appartmento, the kitchen is in a common space and for common use with the hosts of the Gruppo Appartmento, so it is fundamental to respect the timetable when to use it and to keep it tidy. In this way it is possible to create a good and responsible cohabitation. Food The volunteers can cook their own food.
The structure is settled in a quite village, Reana del Rojale, 12 KM from Udine (100.000 inhabitants), on the moraniche hills.Reana del Rojale is in the middle of different naturalistic places (Alpi Giulie, Prealpi Friulane, Adriatic see and beach places, city like Venice, country like Austria and Slovenia). Its history is rooted in pre-historical times and in fact archaeological findings dating back to 9000 years before christ have been unearthed here, this past was then cancelled by the Roman presence. In the area there is good public transport which guarantes good mobility.
Participation fee : 500€ for 4 weeks, 100€ per extra week, length of stay : 4 to 12 weeks maximim.
The "Associazione per la formazione, gli scambi e le attività interculturali" -AFSAI was founded in 1958 as an independent, legally registered organisation. It joined ICYE in 1978. There is a national office in Rome plus regional groups run by co-workers, most of them former exchangees.
Voluntary service placements are mainly in the social work field, exceptionally may include environmental projects. Actual placements may be at kindergartens, in projects working with the disabled and the elderly, rehabilitation of drug-addicts.