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YouNet is looking for long-term ESC


Bologna, Italy

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

The volunteer will be actively embedded in the multi ethnic and stimulating environment of Bologna by exploiting the activities and the network of contacts of YouNet. This will enable them to approach this context and act as protagonists thus making the most of the unique opportunity of the EVS. This close contact with the local community and the active participation in volunteering, informative and formative activities carried out by YouNet will widely enhance the growing possibility for the volunteers. Learning opportunities: An EVS experience with YouNet allows the volunteers to improve and enhance their knowledge and attitudes through non-formal education means such as interactive workshops, practical laboratories, info days etc., in which the volunteer will take part and help in the organisation. The volunteer will be involved in a European environment and will have the chance to learn about European institutions (European Commission, Council of Europe).

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteer will share the room with another volunteer (same gender) in a flat with all facilities, shared with other international volunteers. The flat is composed by 2 double bedrooms, 1 toilet, small kitchen and dining room. There is wi-fi and washing machine. Volunteer will have a monthly food allowance to buy food and basic needs. She will cook the own meals. Volunteer will have available a monthly or annual bus ticket for the city of Bologna.

Training during the activity

General Online Training, Linguistic support, Pre-departure training, On-arrival training, Mid-term evaluation, Annual European Solidarity Corps events. Volunteers will attend training with non formal methods about development of soft skills.

Participant profile

We are looking for motivated and active volunteers, willing to stay for the entire period of the project. *The Polish and Bulgarian candidates will have the priority in the selection.

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/01/2021 to 31/01/2022

Activity location

Bologna Italy

Looking for participants from

Poland, Bulgaria, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia

Activity topics

Social challenges

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training

Employment and entrepreneurship

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/07/2020