30 years of volunteering: what has changed and where are we going?

30 years after the entry into force of the first national legislation on volunteering and 5 years from the Third Sector Code which repositions the value of volunteering and collaborations for collective well-being at the center, what has changed?

There centrality of volunteering and voluntary action pervades the whole new regulatory framework of the Third sector, as outlined by the Reform. The issue of civic and social action as collaboration between different actors has gained more and more strength: Third sector and voluntary service, public administrations, citizens and donors create a community of intent for a cultural change. In this scenario, the many organizations that work with volunteers, however, feel the fatigue of the exit from the pandemic and the slow implementation of the Reform.

A complex panorama, which will be addressed by conference “30 years of volunteering: what has changed and where are we going?” organized by CSV Service Center for Volunteering in Verona, in the frame of 25 years of activity at the service of the Verona area, with which you want reiterate the importance of supporting volunteering and approaching ideas of healthy collaboration between different realities to create a community of intentions and a cultural change that knows how to involve all the actors.

The conference is held in the presence Saturday 1 October starting at 9.00 in Sala Marani in Verona (at the Borgo Trento Hospital) e live streaming on the CSV Verona YouTube channel and on the Facebook page CSV Verona Federation of Volunteering.

“The initiative is open to those looking for inspiration to face these new and complex times, to those who have dedicated years of energy to working as a volunteer and feel the need for new stimuli, to those who find their constant challenge in active citizenship and has never lost enthusiasm, to those who see volunteering today and tomorrow as a model for preserving and caring for social relationships, to those who may experience a moment full of questions to share with the large family of volunteers “is the invitation from Roberto Veronese, CSV president Verona Volunteer Service Center.

To open the day, after the greetings of the institutions, Chiara Tommasini, president of CSVnetthe recently awarded National Association of Volunteer Service Centers of the honor of Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella.

The interventions of Luca Gori, Professor of Third Sector Law at the University of Pisa And Luciano Gallo, contact person for public contracts and social innovation of third sector law of ANCI Emilia-Romagna.

This will be followed by an in-depth round table on the Veronese experiences of co-planning between different institutions and the Third sector for the common good, which sees protagonists ULSS9 Scaligera, Municipality of Verona, Cariverona Foundation, University of Verona, in dialogue with volunteers and the third sector.

Registration for the face-to-face event a this link or by contacting the CSV secretariat (info@csv.verona.it; 045 8011978)

Information: dedicated page csv.verona.it

30 years of volunteering: what has changed and where are we going?