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Fahr- und Begleitdienst in der Toskana (Sinalunga)

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01.11. - 31.08.
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Venerabile Confraternita di Misericordia (Sinalunga, Toskana)

Einsatz im Transport: Begleitung von Senioren und Menschen mit Behinderungen zu Ärzten, anderen Terminen und in Krankhäuser, Hilfe beim Einkauf von Lebensmitteln, Arzneien etc.


Sinalunga is a town and commune in the province of Siena, in the Tuscany region of Italy. The municipality of Sinalunga has 11.782 inhabitants and covers an area of 78,6km². It rises 364 metres above sea level. The town lies on the hills separating the Chiana valley from the Ombrone valley.

The local economy is based on the mechanical, electronics, wood and pottery industries. The agricultural production includes wine, cereals, oil, fruits and vegetables.
One of the largest of several celebrations taking place in Sinalunga is the traditional "Saint Martin's Feast", patron saint of Sinalunga, held yearly on November 11th.

Hosting project:
The organisation offers the following services:

• Transport to hospital 24 hours/day
• This organization is part of the emergency services in the region of Tuscany. The service is offered 24 hours a day and can be reached under the free phone number 118.
• Emergency centre with a doctor present 24 hours/day
• Accompaniment and support of people with disabilities:
• transport to a day centre with recreational activities
• organization of activities and projects in order to further the integration of disabled people in the professional world
• Running of local projects with various not-for-profit projects and organizations in Sinalunga
• The organisation is also active in civil defence and intervenes in cases of natural disaster

Tasks for the volunteer: The volunteer has mostly the same tasks as the other voluntary co-workers of the Misericordia. Mainly the volunteer works with old, ill or handicapped people.

The following tasks can be undertaken by volunteers:

- Transport of ill, old or handicapped people to the doctor and accompaniment to the different wards in the hospitals
- Transport of the handicapped people into the day centre
- Transport of children with disabilities to school

In special cases and in previous arrangement with the hosting project, additional tasks can be undertaken such as:
- the distribution of flyers
- Support of the patients in ambulances (no emergencies)
- Possibility to take part at the emergencies after participating at a course

The volunteer needs a driving licence of the class B, since he will spend most of his time driving a passenger car or minibus.

Board, lodging and pocket money:

The volunteers will be sharing double rooms in the building of the organization. Pocket money is of 150 euros per month during 12 months. Food will be provided within the organization, the volunteers can buy for 100 euros a week food in the local supermarket.

A washing machine, common living rooms and a fully equipped kitchen with cooking facilities are also available.
Bed linen, pillows, and duvet are provided by Misericordia di Sinalunga. We only recommend you to bring your own towel.

You will eat your breakfast in your apartment. For lunch and for dinner you can eat together with the volunteers and social workers of the Misericordia or cook on your own. In the case of extraordinary food expenses (when you leave the city during your free days or during the holidays, for example), you have to pay them from your Pocket Money. You will get a 100 Euros for the food expenses, and what you don't spend will need to be given back to Misericordia.


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Job in Sinalunga, Toskana

Anforderungen an den Freiwilligen

Führerschein Klasse B
Mann zwischen 18 und 26 Jahren

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