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ARCI BVC

CECINA (LI), Italy

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Project description

The project focus on the reception of asylum seekers and refugees, our organization manage several facilities and services to provide lodging and board, legal and health assistance for Asylum Seekers and Refugees and support their integration in the local community. The main activities of the volunteers are: - Supporting social workers to operate in the accommodation facilities for asylum seekers and refugees - Organizing board and lodging services - Helping social workers and doctors to provide health and psychological assistance in the accommodation facilities - Guiding asylum seekers and political refugees to public offices to deal with administrative and medical issues - Organization of activities aimed at socio-cultural integration - Supporting social workers to deal with administrative tasks, paper work and translation of documents

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

PRATICAL ARRANGEMENTS: - Lodging and Board; the volunteers will be accomodated in a flat in Cecina. The flat is composed of single and double rooms, bathroom and kitchen - Travels; the volunteers will have all travelling costs covered from the their departure location to Cecina and return journey and for all trainings required by the national agency. For the activities Arci BVC will provide public transport tickets as well as bikes to get around the city. - Food; Our association will provide coupons to be usd in several supermarkets of the area

Volunteer profile

The profile of the volunteer we are looking for is a person with a strong motivation and interest to Immigration issues, International Cooperation, Human Rights. It will be very appreciated to have basic linguistics skills in at least one of the following languages: English, French, Arabic (knowledge of Italian will be an added value) and have made training, work or volunteer experiences in the field of assistance to disavantaged people.

Placement dates

A total of 36 week(s) during the period 01/11/2018 to 31/08/2019


Placement location

CECINA (LI)


Looking for volunteers from

Spain, Germany


Placement topics

Reception and integration of refugees and migrants


Placement deadline

Application deadline: 15/11/2018