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La Strada

Medicina, Italy

You cannot apply to this activity because you will no longer fall in the eligible age group (18-30) on the start date of the activity.

Activity description

The no-profit Association La Strada has been working for fifteen years in the territory of the municipalities of Medicina and Castel Guelfo in the province of Bologna, in a social work especially to help children in conditions of social difficulties. Over the years, the work has expanded, involving young people and adults, especially immigrants. The activities of the association begin with the daily work, each afternoon, of specific and personalised support open to boys and girls reported by the school and local social services. Afternoon activities include educational and entertainment moments with various themes that are being developed over the entire year. The association is also helping the learning process of Italian for immigrants (children, young people, adults) who have recently arrived in our country and we started an information point about job research or other bureaucratic issues.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The accommodation will be in a shared flat for the 2 volunteers (same gender)

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 a pro-active, dynamic and motivated young person. We are looking forward flexible volunteers willing to work with disadvantaged young people. At least basic level of Italian is needed.

Activity dates

A total of 47 week(s) during the period 01/09/2020 to 31/07/2021


Activity location

Medicina Italy


Looking for participants from

Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United Kingdom


Activity topics

Social challenges

Reception and integration of refugees and migrants

Citizenship and democratic participation

Education and training

Creativity and culture


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/08/2020