06 Dicembre 2022

Cultural Volunteering opportunities in Florence and Tuscany #1

From the 1st EU-VOICE Cultural Info day in Florence some factual proposals already came from cultural organisations for volunteers to choose.

Heritage conservation and protection, care of the ancient city centre of Florence are the main topic for the Fondazione Angeli del Bello, an independent organization which encourages citizens to engage directly with their town to keep it beautiful. They invite anyone who is interested in finding ways and put in practice this principles to join them.

For those who are curious about history and ancient civilizations there is the GAM-Gruppo Archeologico Montelupo, From Montelupo Fiorentino near Empoli: they are passionate of historic heritage of the place where they live, so they stand beside and support professional or student archaelogists to bring to light, protect and make popular with people of any age and status their findings. They propose to join in activities of first care, cataloguing and assembling of archaeological finds, maintenance or surface surveys of archaeological sites.

Legambiente Firenze is the Florence section of one of the main national environmental organisations: if you are a green person you may join them. You will have the opportunity to plan, organize and take part in actions to promote environmental awareness and care (public meetings, film festivals), help people to collect their waste correctly and respect open air areas when gathering for music festivals, prevent food waste and more, in the Florence area

Some proposals for those who like theatre practice, or music:

Associazione Traibinari practices theatre and street performances, and includes among its purposes social animation, intercultural experiences, migrant integration. They are located in San Miniato, midway between Florence and Pisa. Volunteers will take part in group training and reharsals every week, they will cooperate to the designing and planning of the performances, and - of course - perform.

Officine della Cultura with its Orchestra Multietnica in Arezzo offers the possibility to participate in reharsals and concerts organization, especially in schools where the mix of different music styles is used to introduce students to music diversity and mix across countries.

SBAC-San Bernardo Agri+Cultura is an association based in Bagno a Ripoli nearby Florence. They organize art residencies for adult and summer educational and entertaining activites for children based on nature and art experiences. You may turn to them if you are intersted in cooperating in daytime summercamps for children.

More opportunities upcoming soon! Stay tuned!

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