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YOUTHQUAKE: Short term EVS in Central Italy - Summer 2019

ARCS - Arci Culture Solidali (Coordinating Organisation)

Rome, Italy

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Activity description

Youthquake is a project of stategic EVS born in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit the central part of Italy in 2016. The aim of the project is the social,economic and cultural reconstruction of the community. In this short term EVS the activities are organizad into two phases: the first part of this experience of mobility consists in a trekking lasting 8 days in the National Park of Monti Sibillini. The volunteers will go with a tourist guide and will have the task of reporting on the one hand the natural enviroment of the territory, and on the other the devastation caused by the eatrhquake in the inhabited zones. The second part of the EVS will be in Camporotondo di Fiastrone, a village where the volunteers will be involved in the following activities: - They will support the workers in the cleaning of the municipal green spaces and maintenance of the paths; - Elaboration of the materials collected during the trekking and strategies for the promotion of the territoriality.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

In the first part of the EVS (26 August - 5 September) the volunteers will sleep in tents, every evening in a different location, they will cook using camping stoves and they will live an exciting experience into the nature. In the second part of the EVS (6 - 19 September) the accommodation will be in the municapal Hostel of Camporotondo di Fiastrone, where there is a well-equipped kitchen.

Participant profile

- The volunteers should have already had experience of camping or trekking in the mountains - Good physical conditions - It would be better if the candidates know Italian - It would be better if the candidates have already had experience in the field of communication and if they have digital skills - It would be better if the candidates have already had experience in manual, artisan, technical and enviromental activities.

Activity dates

A total of 3 week(s) during the period 26/08/2019 to 19/09/2019


Activity location

Rome Italy


Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Sint Maarten (dutch part), Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories


Activity topics

Disaster prevention and recovery

Environment and natural protection

Health and wellbeing

Education and training

Creativity and culture


Deadline for applications

No application deadline