Volunteering experience with elderly in Trento, a little city in Northern Italy

For the first deadline of 2018 InCo has started to look for 1 future volunteer from for our partner organisation the nursing home CIVICA APSP, based in Trento. CIVICA managing several nursing home. The service starts in September 2018 for 1  year.

Interested? Please read on for more information. Attached you can find the Infopack.


Proposed activities:

As a volunteer you will help in a nursing home for elderlies (which can be “Angeli Custodi” or “Stella del Mattino”). The activities will always be discussed together with the staff of the houses of elderlies. Besides assisting the elderlies, you would carry out the following tasks, among others:

  • organizing table games with the guests (bingo, chess, cards, etc.)
  • organizing manual activities (painting, gardening, etc.)
  • organizing cultural activities (cinema, art exhibitions, going to the museum, discussions about different topics etc.)
  • learning activities: word games.

Please bear in mind that you will work with elderly people and that they may not be as autonomous as you could imagine. Indeed, some of them have Alzheimer or other illnesses.


How to apply:

Please follow the application procedures:

1) Download the Application Form below:

2) Fill it out.

3) Get deep information about EVS and its conditions. Read as much as possible about the receiving organization you are interested in and the city where it is located, verifying if it really matches with your ideas/dreams of experience abroad. Here the Infopack:

3) Contact your Sending Organization. 

4) Discuss the opportunity with your Sending Organization checking the opportunities offered and your expectations. Matching profile and opportunities is essential to guarantee a great service for you! In case of doubts, write us an email (evs@incoweb.org) we will be happy to help you.

5) Ask your Sending Organization to fill out the Application Form with their information.

6) Ask your Sending Organization to send us an email with your application form and your CV with picture

The deadline to apply is the 22th of December at noon. Our email is: evs@incoweb.org

Be aware:

  • We will not accept application done by volunteers directly, only through Sending Organization!;
  • Email's subject must be: "EVS application InCo through Sending Organization: NAME OF THE RECEIVING ORGANIZATION". Emails without the specific subject will not be included in the selection process.
  • Emails which do not follow the indications will not be processed as valid applications and will be directed again to this announcement
  • Successful applications will receive an email of confirmation.

Good luck :)

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