VOLUNTEERING PROJECT AT THE RED CROSS OF CINGOLI

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Place: Cingoli, Italy

Date of the placement: 03 Oct 2022 - 31 Mar 2023

Volunteers nr.: 3

Minimum age: 18

Topic: Activities in the Local Committee of the Red Cross of Cingoli (MC).

Description of the Project:

The volunteers are involved in the activities organized by the Local Committee of Cingoli, which is located within the area affected by the earthquake between 2016 and 2017. The volunteers WILL NOT be involved in emergency situations and WILL NOT deal with First Aid interventions.

ACTIVITIES DURING COVID EMERGENCY TIME:

  • Support and social animation during the transportation of patients from hospitals, retirement homes, for people who need cures, medical support, and COVID-19 (always when they are dismissed by the hospital and returning home), for the swab tests (COVID-19 related)
  • Groceries distribution to the people who are in quarantine, or that cannot move from home
  • Medical supplies distribution, such as the project “PRONTO FARMACO” that consists in the distribution and delivery of medications from the pharmacy to the houses of people that cannot reach the pharmacy center, and also to the retirement house for elderly people
  • Support to the local Caritas for the distribution of food to the people in need
  • Support to the local retirement home, such as controlling the meetings between elderly people and their relatives
  • Support to the hospital for the queue while waiting for the blood tests during mornings
  • Support to the staff work during the registration and booking for the vaccines

NORMAL TIME:

  • Support the care of elderly people with disability
  • Sanitary and safety assistance at sports events (autumn, winter, spring), such as footbal matches, handball ,matches , motocross, rally, cycling (Nove Fossi)
  • Assistance at Verde Azzurro waterpark (summer)
  • Sanitary and safety assistance at demonstrations (year round)
  • Support and participation in events and festivals like: “Calici dal Balcone” (16th August) linked to the project “Mettiamoci sulla buona strada- impariamo a bere” about the responsible drinking and safety on the road; “Calici sotto l’albero” (14th-16th December) is linked again to the project of the responsible drinking; “Bottega dei giovani” (about health and nutrition); “Mercatini” (outdoors markets, during summer); “Rotary event” (a day with disabled children, summer); “Pesca di beneficenza” (autumn, during Fiera dei morti-a fair); “Fiera dei morti” (2nd November)
  • Support to the Red Cross Youth with meetings and events
  • Take part in in informative and awareness campaigns (“No cicche a Cingoli”)
  • Support to training courses about FIRST AID and road safety
  • Support to internal communication strategy of the Red Cross (social media)
  • Informative activities at school (FIRST AID)
  • Project with schools, like “Tu si que vales” (February)

 

Do you want to know more about the activities? Take a look at the video of the volunteers and read this article!

 
For more information about the placement, download the info pack from the attachments!

How to apply:

In order to apply, you need to send us the following documents in English:

- CV (including your date of birth and your country of residence)

- Cover letter related to the project 

- Application form, which you can find as attachment in this page 

to candidates@vicolocorto.org

 

 

 

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