Cassero: call for volunteers!


Arcigay Il Cassero di Bologna promuove con un nuovo progetto di Servizio Volontario Europeo la partecipazione delle/dei giovani, l’elaborazione e attuazione di politiche di
inclusione all’interno del movimento LGBTQ e nel network di associazioni amiche; le metodologie d’educazione non formale e la condivisione di buone prassi a livello locale, regionale, nazionale, europeo e mondiale.

Ecco qui sotto il bando di concorso in INGLESEin scadenza martedì 26 gennaio 2010 – per compiere il Servizio Volontario Europeo presso il Cassero Gay Lesbian Center, sede del più grande comitato Arcigay d’Italia, lavorando per un periodo di 6-12 mesi in Italia sulle tematiche del genere, dell’orientamento sessuale, dell’inclusione giovanile, del dialogo multiculturale.

Per ulteriori informazioni, potete contattare la responsabile GIADA COTUGNO, scrivendo a:
[email protected]


EVS – Open call for volunteers and partners

Arcigay Il Cassero is glad to inform you that we have been accredited for European Voluntary Service (EVS) as Coordinating, Sending and Hosting organization.

The European Voluntary Service enables young people from 16 to 30 years old to carry out voluntary service for up to 12 months in a country other than their country of residence.

Arcigay Il Cassero promotes youth active participation and empowerment, elaboration of inclusive policies within LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) people, NGOs and allies, non formal education methodologies and good practices sharing at local, regional, national, European and global level.

Our motivation to elaborate and realize EVS projects for individuals and groups is a result of the previous experiences in the youth fields and is confirming the commitment to promote social change through intercultural dialogue, youth empowerment and active participation.

is a detailed presentation of our objectives, general proposed activities and volunteers profile for EVS.
I would like to be a Cassero EVS volunteer!
You can spend from 6 up to 12 months as Cassero EVS volunteer.
We ask you high commitment and motivation, respect and awareness of intercultural diversity, gender and sexual identity.

You can fill in this online form
to help us to contact you, to offer the project proposal more matching to your interests and profile, to answer to your questions and to provide you then with an unique volunteering + learning + fun experience in Bologna!

Current projects:
Make a difference! Media for intercultural dialogue, gender equality and LGBTQ rights
Number of volunteers: 4
Duration of the project: 9 months
Period: June-July 2010-March 2011
Deadline for volunteers’ applications: 26 January 2010
Themes: Sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities, media, group and community building, intercultural dialogue

Online application form
You will receive a googledocs notification message if your application was correctly submitted.

Questions about your experience and background will not influence the final selection: they will help us to ensure the needed diversity and balance in the EVS group.
Young people from minorities are welcome to apply!

Our organization would like to develop projects in partnership with Arcigay Il Cassero

Arcigay Il Cassero is looking for national and international partners actively working for social change, youth empowerment and inclusion of young people from minorities and with fewer opportunities.
In particular, we would like to offer our contribution and involvement in projects promoting anti-discrimination based on sexual orientation and multiple identities, gender equality, cultural diversity and social inclusion.

Italian and international organizations and public bodies interested in developing quality value-based projects, please contact us at: [email protected]
I would like to be an EVS volunteer abroad!

Young people from 16 to 30 years old resident in Italy interested in EVS, please check the list of countries involved in the Youth in Action Programme on the Italian National Agency website
and the European database of EVS accredited organizations

If you would like your EVS abroad from July 2010 as volunteer from Arcigay Il Cassero, please, contact us at
[email protected]

The online form will be uploaded soon!
Feel also free to contact us for further inquiries at: [email protected]
Giada Cotugno
EVS and International Projects