Expired – We Are Looking for 4 ESC Volunteers in Italy in a residential community for youth

Always wanted to help disadvantaged minors ? Istituto Walden is searching for 4 volunteers ready to propose their support to educators in a housing community. The positions are available in May 2021

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


Istituto Walden is a cooperative in the social sector that manages different houses and services for minors, abuse survivors, single mothers, disabled youth. The volunteers will be supporting the educators in a housing community for minors, which includes young offenders on a rehabilitation path. These are 4 long-term mobilities of 12 months.


Tasks of the volunteers

  • After-school activities (homework, lessons of foreign language, teaching workshops)
  • Recreational workshops: cooking, theater and music
  • Linguistic workshop in the volunteers’ mother tongue
  • Organization of the events: carnivals, Christmas, Easter etc
  • Management of daily life in the community: preparation of food, cleaning of the rooms and common areas, taking care of children
  • Helping the users of the center to get to doctors, hospitals, gyms, swimming pools, trips, sea, etc.


Volunteers’ profiles: 

The volunteers need to be aged between 18 and 30 and be residents in an EU country. The ideal volunteers are ready and motivated to interact with local people and live a deep cultural experience. The ideal candidate should have the following qualities:

  • Motivated to work with young people that come from different social backgrounds
  • Has a strong respect for the rules, patient and creative in order to develop the activities requested by the organization;
  • Determined, positive and proactive
  • Flexible and able to manage working hours divided in different activities
  • Able to collaborate with educators
  • Proactive and reliable in a crisis
  • Has the capacities for planning, organizing and managing activities


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


Deadline: 30th April 2021 ! Remember;): If you are interested send your resume and cover letter to volunteer@foryoubg.org