About the local hosting organizationLa Risposta is a volunteering association based in Scisciano (province of Naples). Its main activities are: educative paths for children andyoungsters, helpdesk, language course and legala id for migrants, counseling and tutoring for families at risk of social exclusion, food bank, training and courses.
About the volunteer workVolunteers will work in the Campus for 5 days a week for 3 weeks. The project "The World of Oz" foresees the activation of three workshops: - drama workshop: theatre, dance, folk music etc. - recreational and sports workshop: football tournament, races, volleyball, treasure hunts, guided tours etc. - art workshop: drawing, painting, decoupage, photography etc. The activities will involve about 100 kids including those considered at risk of social exclusion, disabled children and youngsters from migrant families aged from 6 to 15 years. The planned activities will take place from Monday to Friday in different locations at morning and in the headquarters of Association La Risposta , located in Via Ferrovia no. 11, from 5 to 8 pm There will be a week of "Colonia Marina" for 50 kids at beach facilities equipped to host groups of children, the daily trips will be insured with transport service, also a day will be spent at a amusement water-park.
Local accommodationBoth accommodation and food are provided by the hosting organization. Volunteers will share a flat in Scisciano, no need to bring any mattress, sleeping bag or bed sheets; they’ll prepare meals in turns and will be in charge of cleaning the spaces they use. All volunteers are expected to inform the coordinator on arrival about all allergies and illness. We’ll organize intercultural evenings, so if you want you can bring some typical food from your country, but also music, photos…all what you’d like to show to the group!!!
About the project locationVolunteers won’t work on Sundays, and sometimes the whole weekend. The coordinator will provide you the necessary information about interesting excursions and trips. During the days off there are cultural tours and excursions to sites of historical and cultural interest of our region (CAMPANIA). You can have a day-trip to Napoli, Caserta, Vesuvio, Pompei, or to the islands, easily reachable by public transport. Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn more about the local culture, meet the families and taste the local food. You can organize recreational activities and leisure time according to local possibilities and resources with the support of the host.
RequirementsVolunteers should have a fair level of one of these three languages: English, French, Italian. Plus, they should be verymotivatedin working with children and have some experiencein education. Volunteers skilled in sport, theatre or creative in general are welcome! Please bring a flag from your country to leave at the association headquarter as sign of your passage!