SOS CHILDREN’S VILLAGE MOROSOLO
Minimum stay is 12 weeks (fee 1 500 €), each extra week is 100€. Duration of stay : 12 to 16 weeks. Basic level of Italian knowledge required. ONLY for female volunteers.
- Code : AFSAI-09
- Dispo : / 3F (Total Part 3)
- Langue du Projet : ITA / ITA
- Age : 18 - 99
SOS Children?s Village Morosolo is part of SOS Kinderdorf International, based in Innsbruck, that is the third private organization in the world for the assistance of children in need. It has a permanent seat at UNESCO and it is located in 134 countries with 539 Villages and 1154 services targeted to families, kindergartens, schools, vocational and medical centers. The children that SOS Kinderdorf helped are 300,000 and there are 10 Emergency Programs active. — We work for family reintegration, supporting the return of the children to the family of origin and keeping together groups of brothers. We take care of young pregnant women and/or mothers with their children (from 0 to 3 years old). Our preventive actions are implemented through projects and services in aid of families. — VOLUNTEERS ACTIVITIES The volunteers up to 26 years old will be engaed in activities in the local kindergarten The volunteers over 27 years old will be engaged in activities with unaccompained minors They will support staff in all activiies run in the centres. 27 PRACTICAL ARRANGEMENTS Herein we describe principal practical aspects: Working hours and days off: The volunteers will help and support the operators in the daily work. They will take the children/teenagers to school and help in the house chores in the morning; in the afternoon they will help the children/teenegers with their homework. They will work more or less from 9.00 to 13.00 in the morning, and then from 15.00 to 19.00 in the evening. Week ends are normally off.
Accommodation: The volunteers will live in an apartment inside the project structure, and they will have a single room. The kitchen and bathroom are shared. Wi -Fi is available in the accommodation. Language training: Volunteers could be provided with an Italian language course in a local language center. Food: The volunteers can cook their own meals in the flat where they live. The Village provides the food.
Territory: Casciago is a village with 4.000 inhabitants. It is surrounded by the Alps, and is by the Casciago Lake. From Casciago you can see the Monte Rosa. The economy of the region is based on the industry, mainly. The village is just 20 minutes away from the border with Switzerland, and one hour from Milan.
General Requirements: Basic Italian Language knowledge is absolutely required (at least A2 level upper than elementary). Volunteers must be able to understand given instructions at the hosting project and handle daily life situations. ONLY female volunteers. — Minimum stay is 12 weeks (fee 1 500 €), each extra week is 100€. Duration of stay : 12 to 16 weeks. Basic level of Italian knowledge required