Volunteering in Italy in two kindergartens in an UNESCO city-ONLY EU!


Fabriano, Italy

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

Mosaico is looking for 4 volunteers coming from EU countries! Mosaico is a Social Cooperative that currently has a 45 members. It was established in 2001 in Fabriano, Italy, a beautiful world-heritage city in the Marche Region. The cooperative deals with different topics: childhood, minors at risk, youth, disability and mental health. The volunteer will carry out activities in two locations overseen by Mosaico: CASA SULL'ALBERO a nursery that provides food and accommodation for kids from 13 months to 3 years. IRIS GARDEN an education center and bilingual (Italian - English) kindergarten for kids aged 3 to 6 years. Volunteers will be involved in the following activities: Supporting educators and teachers in everyday tasks; Supervising play time; Animating and carrying out structured activities; Developing the programme; Animating creative workshops; Overseeing drawing and crafting activities; Supporting meal times; Overseeing nap times; Documentation and promotion.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will receive a monthly allowance of 140€ and 5€ per day for food expenses. There will be a 5-day working week, and 2 free days per month. Travel expenses will be reimbursed up to a certain amount determined by the European Commission. Accommodation will be provided in a section of a local boarding school in a double room, with common bathroom, kitchen and living room.

Training during the activity

Pre-departure training; on Arrival Training and Mid-term Evaluation as for ESC guidelines.

Participant profile

The ideal volunteer needs to be: - ONLY from an European Country. Non-Eu applications won't be taken into consideration! -Motivated to carry out artistic and intercultural activities -Open-minded and willing to work in a team -Able to communicate in English and motivated to learn Italian - Punctual and able to meet deadlines - passionate about education and work with very young children. - preferably with previous experience with children and youth.

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/03/2020 to 01/03/2021

Activity location

Fabriano Italy

Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Serbia

Activity topics

Social challenges

Education and training

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 01/03/2020