Volunteering team / October 2021

Volunteering team / October 2021

Associazione Link - Agorateca

Altamura, Italy

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

The activities will take place at the Agorateca, a community library in Altamura, managed by Associazione Link since June 2019. Agorateca is a public space where it is possible to study, read and consult books; the place hosts workshops, seminars and creative activities for children and adults and hosts. There is also an urban garden, whose objective is to be a centre of aggregation, the garden can be taken care of by the inhabitants of the neighborhood and all who attend the library. In the garden are developed activities related to creative recycling, construction of greenhouse and street furniture to create a small park for children of the city. Activities may also include cooperation with other local organizations active in the field of environmental protection or working with migrants, or in the filed of handcrafts and entrepreneurship to valorize local traditions. * IMPORTANT NOTE RELATED TO COVID-19 * The participant has to be in possess of GREEN PASS.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteers flat of Altamura is settled in the city centre.The flat has a living room, a shared bathroom, a big kitchen where the volunteers can prepare meals on their own. The house is equipped with independent heating and washing machine. Volunteers will stay in a shared room.The volunteers are obliged to take care of the house and all the furniture and objects in it. The volunteer is responsible for cleaning the house. In case of damaging or bad shape condition of the apartment, the volunteer must reimburse the expenses.

Training during the activity

Basic course of Italian language, training in the fields of the planned activities. Support to fill in Youthpass.

Participant profile

Young people between 18 and 30 years who are legally residing in a participating country or in a partner country and have registered in the European Solidarity Corps Portal. Moreover, people who have already done an individual ESC can apply. This group will be made up of 2 young Italians and 8 participants from EU countries.

Activity dates

A total of 4 week(s) during the period 12/10/2021 to 12/11/2021

Activity location

Altamura Italy

Looking for participants from

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia

Activity topics

Social challenges

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 30/09/2021