EDUCATING TO FREEDOM
- chantiers 1-3 semaines
NO MORE from RUS, NO MORE TEEN.
- Code : IG.MANU.15
- Dispo : 2M (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ITA
- Age : 16 - 28
The association of the free Waldorf school manages the local school inspired by the principles of Anthroposophy (more info at http://www.waldorfanswers.org). The school is a community of teachers and pupils’ families and they all do the necessary works to maintain the school building and garden.
Volunteers will support the teachers and the parents of the pupils in the manual work needed before the start of the school year: painting the classrooms, the desks and the chairs, clean the garden, arrange the play area for kids, repair desks, etc.
host in the school, volunteers will sleep in matresses and using solar shower. Lunch together with teachers and dinners self prepared by the volunteers with provided food
The school is in the centre of Palermo, so the volunteers will be able to join social and cultural life of the city
The association has the following aims: a) foster and promote human and civil rights, with particular attention to child and youth rights; b) promote the right to information and participation of youth; c) defending social and collective rights with particular attention to youth and student rights; d) promoting volunteering as a tool for social change and active citizenship.
During its life, the association run different activities of information, training and counselling and, since 2006 has start focusing its activities to promote and develop tools for social inclusion of youth with fewer opportunities.
We organize workcamps and youth exchanges since 2006.
In particular it has addressed its work to involve disadvantaged youth in local and international voluntary activities in the frame of Youth in Action and Europe for Citizens programmes of the EU.
Since 2008 has also established a partnership with the Centre for Social Services for Youth of the Italian Ministry of Justice. In the frame of this partnership, the association has been developing activities to include young offenders in international intercultural activities, in the frame of the social rehabilitation programmes.