description of organisation
Founded in 2001 and officially registered in 2002, the Association InformaGiovani, has among its aims the promotion of volunteering, of active citizenship, of participation and inclusion of young people in society.Main activities are local and international volunteering projects and initiatives of information and training for youth and on youth activities.Since it fundation, the association has focused on social inclusion, working mainly with youth in conflict with law (InformaGiovani has a long lasting formal co-operation with Offices of the Italian Department for Juvenile Justice) and with young people with sensorial disabilities.Since 2009, InformaGiovani is the leading body of an European network dealing with volunteering, recognized by the European Commission in the frame of Key Action 3 of Erasmus Plus Programme.Every year InformaGiovani and its partners organize some 100 youth activities all over Europe, involving more than 5.000 young people and youth workers.Thanks to previous projects and initaitives, InformaGiovani has developed information tools and system, having today some 25.000 subscribers in Italy and 6.000 abroad, issueing information newsletters on youth activities and policies.
Participants with fewer opportunities
- This organisation has a physical environment suitable for young people with physical, sensory or other disabilities (such as wheelchair access and similar.
- This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.
- Other experience, infrastructure and resources:
During last three years, InformaGiovani has increased the involvement of young deaf in its international mobility projects. Therefore our staff has gained experience in organizing the work, taking into account specific needs related to the presence of deaf or hard of hearing persons in the team.Furthermore, one of the staff persons and one of the volunteers are professional interpreters from spoken language to LIS (Italian Signs Language). One of them also from/to International Language of Signs.
This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:
|Inclusion category||Receiving projects||Sending projects||Coordinating projects|
|Project name||Project Dates||Deadline||Status|
|Supporting disadvantaged youth getting human and professional benefits||
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Sep 2016 to Sep 2017
05/09/2016 - 04/09/2017
|IMAGE – towards Inclusive and More Active Generations||
A total of 51 week(s) during the period
Feb 2018 to Jan 2019
28/02/2018 - 01/01/2019