ESC - Juvenes

Would you like to volunteer with young people & children in a youth center

Join the European Solidarity Corps and become part of the JUVENES youth center's team for 10-12 months starting from September 2023!

Ente/i partner

Coordinating organization

Associazione InCo - Interculturalità & Comunicazione

Bolzano, Trentino Alto-Adige

From September 2023 for 10-12 months

Organizzazione ospitante

Host organization

The Associazione Juvenes was founded in 1983 in Bolzano to offer activities and services that can raise the interest of young people aged between 10 and 20 years old from the whole Province of Bolzano such as entertainment, leisure, theater, hiking, training, solidarity commitment, and fun. We recognize the value of the involvement of young people in our activities: so this is not only a space with table games and video games, DVD library and Internet service, but the educator of the centre organize also significant projects and events , such as:

  • assistance in homework,
  • dance classes, theater, musical
  • sport events
  • cooking workshops,
  • creativity laboratory
  • gardening and beekeeping.

Proposed activities for the volunteer/s

The volunteer will be involved in the daily activities of the youth center Juvenes. The volunteers' tasks could be summarized:

  1. Recreational and studying activities at the youth center open from Monday to Friday from 13:30 to 18:30 and on Saturday from 14:00 to 18:00.
    • Support the activities with youngsters inside the youth center: individual and group welcoming; assistance and support in studying (homeworks);
    • participate in the creation, promotion, and management of specific activities within the Youth center (as to culture, games, sport, handicrafts, cooking...);
    • organization and implementation of workshops about their own country or about Europe;
    • organization of inter-cultural activities together with the other volunteers;
    • promotion of new activities and projects connected with the voluntary service, for example presentation of the ESC to young people of the territory.
  2. Communication activities and organization of events The volunteer will give his/her support
    • in updating the website, the FB page, in the drafting of the newsletter or in the conception of flyers;
    • in the organization and development of special events such as:
      • “12 ore non stop” which is a big annual party of Associazione Juvenes giving the opportunity to all the youngsters of the city to express themselves in different ways such as: sport meetings, playstation, xbox, watching a movie, karaoke, dancing in group, disco and so on;
      • “I giorni del Sole” during summer, for the entire day, for children and youth between 6 and 14 years old. During those days, our educators organize: big games outdoor, sport, workshops, outings, musical evenings and moments for training.
      • “ I giorni del Mare” 2 unforgettable weeks in the Holiday house of Caorle, close to the sea where you have a swimming pool, a bar and a big park;
      • Animation Training: monthly meeting for group of youth workers with training moments (meeting with experts, cineforum, visits of educational structures, etc) and more recreational ones to strengthen the team spirit;
      • Rainerum Va’: Non-competitive running and a 10 km walk open to the whole city;
Numero di posti

1 volunteer

Requisiti per partecipare

You need to be aged between 18 and 30 years old and you should preferably be an EU citizen.

You don't need any previous experience or training in order to become a volunteer and carry on your activities in Juvenes association. Just be curious, open-minded and highly motivated!


Food and accommodation

You will get free accommodation for the whole duration of your voluntary service. You will live in a single room or in double room in a shared flat. You will be able to choose between 2 options for the food allowance either go every day to the canteen or get food allowance (1 of the 2 options) Volunteers will receive 150,00 € per month as pocket money.

Cosa fare per candidarti

What you need to do to apply

For any information write an email to:

If you want to apply send your CV (in English or Italian) to and fulfill this Application Form 

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