The volunteers will be engaged in activities offering them the opportunity to work in a tight-knit group. They will be able to develop their initiative. The work aims at keeping the place in order and improving it, to make it more homely for the local people.The activities proposed are both creative and maintenance work:- maintenance and embellishment of areas out of the manor park, creating green areas, flower beds, aromatic herb gardens and work in the orchard;- creative activities handicrafts like silk screen on t-shirts or production of pins with the association logo and others;- preparation of the meals and cleaning of the common areas in the hostel. The 3 groups will have a leader who deals with similar activities all year round at Diaconia Valdese. Besides, a coordinator will be in charge every day to supervise the youngsters together with IBO camp leader.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
The volunteers will stay in the manor where a floor has been used as a hostel: http://www.ostellovillaolanda.it that can host 28 people in 4-6-8 beds rooms, with bathroom.There is a common kitchen, shifts will be organized to prepare the meals and for cleaning. A Diaconia Valdese operator will be in charge of providing the food, also considering everyone s need.Available facilities: wi-fi, playgrounds, table tennis, open areas.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Visits to places of interest in the area can be organized during the stay, as well as meetings with the migrants hosted by the association, meetings with the groups of youngsters organized by Diaconia Valdese, or speak about the results of the camp activities on the radio based at Villa Olanda.The operators and leaders will also propose leisure activities: games, films, music etc. and nice walks or other outdoor activities.