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Casa della Rosa

Associazione Abramo Onlus

Mantova, Italy

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Project description

Casa della Rosa is a residential reception center, addressed to older women, with or without children, in difficult situations, The structure is able to accommodate, in full, 20 people (women with their children) in 10 rooms equipped with bathroom. The common areas include, in addition to the kitchen and service rooms, a dining room, a children's play room, a leisure stay and a small workshop room. Housed women contribute to house management by collaborating, in turn, in preparing meals and cleaning the environments. Within the house there is a team of four operators, alongside a group of volunteers specially trained through an initial course and regular dating meetings. After a first period of adaptation, the volunteer will help women in need with or without children and will be progressively given an overall view of the whole range of activities of the host organisation , and introduced to people involved, staff and users.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will be hosted in a flat provided by cooperative Alce Nero and settled in Mantova. The flat has 2 large bedrooms, a kitchen and living room and a bathroom with two shower. He/she will share the flat with other volunteers and can go to work by bus payed by Casa della Rosa, while the cost for free time will be on charge of the volunteer.

Training during the project

Trainings for the volunteer: 1. Pre-Departure Training, organized by SENDING ORGANISATION 2. On-Arrival Training, organized by NA of program Erasmus + Youth 3. Mid-term training organized by NA of program Erasmus + Youth 4. Final Evaluation, organized by SENDING ORGANISATION

Volunteer profile

Open minded, flexible and interested into the project.

Placement dates

A total of 39 week(s) during the period 05/02/2019 to 05/11/2019


Placement location

Via Fernelli 1, 46100 Mantova


Looking for volunteers 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, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Sint Maarten (dutch part), Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories


Placement topics

Social challenges


Placement deadline

Application deadline: 16/09/2018