Avvocato di Strada ( literally ‘street lawyer’) is a non-profit volunteering organisation, established in Bologna in 2007 with the aim of defending homeless people’s rights. The association provides free and qualified legal assistance to homeless people and victims of trafficking who are deprived of their fundamental rights and who are not granted a fair and effective access to justice. Our objective is to grant each person equal access to fundamental rights. More than 700 volunteer lawyers currently participate in the activities of the association, offering professional services on a rotating basis and providing expertise in areas such as family, minor, migrant, criminal, and labor law. In addition to legal assistance, ADS organizes and promotes advocacy activities, campaigns, and training aimed at raising awareness about homelessness.
Our mission and objective is to grant each person equal access to fundamental rights.
The following volunteering skills are not required all together. Different roles require different skills and the association needs various kinds of volunteers:
– Legal knowledge
-Good ability to listen
-Good computer skills
-Good knowledge of graphics programs
-Good knowledge of computer programming.
What we offer to volunteers: Practice with teamwork and coordination.
Minimum time needed to be with our organization: two months.
Volunteering fee: 50-60€ (52-62$US), payable only once for accident insurance, according to the EU regulations in act.
|Name||Weekly price||Distance||Map directions|
|Hostels||Albergo Pallone||$203||5 - 10 min||Map directions|
|Private room in Shared Apartment||Camera da favola||$182||5 - 10 min||Map directions|
|Private apartment Hotel||Il Canale Hotel||$784||1 - 5 min||Map directions|
Xploreo placement fee: $185