Expired – Wonderful ESC Volunteering Opportunity in Italy in a Kindergarten

Do you like children? Have you ever wanted to go to Italy? Mignanego Coop offers you the opportunity to combine both! The hosting organization is looking for a female volunteer in Genoa as soon as possible. 

If you are interested send your resume and cover letter to volunteer@foryoubg.org by 15.05


Mignanego Cooperative Society is a non-profit cooperative. Its initiatives are aimed at children (especially those aged from 0 to 3), people with disabilities, women victims of violence or in situations of hardship, and migrants. Concerning childhood, the Cooperative runs two kindergartens, one in Mignanego (Nido Pollicino) and one in the historical city center of Genova(Nido Vico Rosa), and manages a library space for children where specialized staff organize reading workshops for children and families. Cooperativa Mignanego also runs a support and listening center on gender-based violence whose primary goal is to contrast violence and discrimination and promote awareness of gender issues. Here, women victims of violence can find a place where they can be listened to and supported.

Tasks of the volunteer:

The volunteer will support the activities of a kindergarten, in Genoa . This is a long-term project in non-profit providing services to children of the local community .

  • Activities with children in Pollicino kindergarten in Mignanego
  • Reading and creative workshops for small children and families
  • Supporting projects and events linked with gender issues
  • Supporting the communication of the cooperative
  • Organizing events for the community
  • Help during summer camps for children

Volunteer profile: 

The ideal volunteer MUST be aged between 18 and 30 and MUST be resident in an EU country. They should be flexible, helpful, interested in social issues, eager to learn, and available to do activities with small children, but also on social networks. The ideal candidate is patient, reliable, with good listening ability, willing to work in a team. The volunteer has to be highly motivated to take part in this project. Furthermore, please bear in mind that volunteers will live in Genoa and travel every day to and from Mignanego with local transports.

Required Qualities:

The ideal candidate should have the following qualities:

  • Flexible
  • Active
  • Versatile
  • Positive attitude

Practical Arrangements

The European Solidarity Corps program provides financial support during the mobility of youngsters abroad. Here is what is included for every volunteer during their service in this project:

  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Insurances included 
  • Pocket money: 5 € per day
  • Travel budget: Reimbursement

DeadlineWe are searching for candidates as soon as possible. Remember;) if you are interested send your resume and cover letter to volunteer@foryoubg.org