New EVS Opportunity in Bolzano, Italy

New EVS Opportunity in Bolzano, Italy

New EVS Opportunity in Bolzano, Italy

The Hosting organization

"Azienda Servizi Sociali di Bolzano", invites you to spend 11 months (February to December 2018) in the lovely town of Bolzano, working as a part of the social services offered to the elderly. Please read carefully the Info Pack attached  and if you are interested, complete the Application Form and send to: evs@yeu-cyprus.org., along with your CV.  You may find both files at the bottom of the post.

Context of the ASSB

The “Azienda Servizi Sociali di Bolzano” (ASSB) is a public institution, which coordinates and manages the social services offered in Bolzano's territory. Volunteers may be involved in one of the following structures for elderly:

  • Villa Armonia
  • Villa Europa and “Casa di riposo Don Bosco”
  • Villa Serena
  • Clinica Santa Maria
  • Premstallerhof
  • Day center for elderly in Villa Europa

Proposed activities

Volunteers will collaborate with the staff of nursing homes mainly with recreational and entertainment activities planned for the elderly. In particular volunteers will be involved in the following activities:

  • organizing recreational activities for the elderly/handicapped people,
  • talking to them,
  • reading something,
  • participating in some excursions of one or more days,
  • making different kind of purchases (e.g. food, medicine for the guests),
  • support of the educators in the activities of assistance,
  • care and rehabilitation,
  • accompanying the elderly with walking difficulties,
  • participating in the evaluation meetings
  • and planning certain matters with the educators and social workers

Food and Accommodation

You will get free accommodation for the whole duration of your voluntary service. You will live in a single room with shared bathroom, laundry facilities and a fully equipped kitchen with cooking facilities. You will share the apartment with other volunteers, never with the elderly.

During working days, you will eat your lunch in the canteen of the elderly home/handicapped center where you work together with the staff. The other meals and during the weekends (or free days if you decide to stay in Bolzano), you have the possibility to eat in the canteen of the nursing home where you live. In any case you will receive a food allowance to cover the expenses linked to meal for dinner, holidays and weekend.

Useful links

Here you can find the website of Azienda Servizi di Bolzano: http://www.aziendasociale.bz.it/en/default.asp

Here you can find the website of InCo, the coordinating organisation: http://www.incoweb.org/eng

If you would like to know more about the EVS experience, check out the blog of the volunteers: http://www.incoweb.org/eng/Volunteers-say

Application Form and Info Pack

Application form_October2017_AltoAdige

infopack_ASSB

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