PROMOTE HIV tests
Health is a priority! The LGBTQIA+ community is well aware of this matter, which is why it has always raised awareness of prevention among its members! Every second Wednesday, Arcigay Florence offers free and anonymous rapid HIV testing, working closely with the health system and carefully training its volunteers. Sexual health and the fight against HIV are an integral part of the association’s goal to help members of the LGBTQIA+ community take charge of their own health and well-being against social inequalities.
Arcigay Firenze Altre Sponde is a nonprofit association established to support and promote the culture of and for the LGBTQIA+ community in Florence. The association pursues civic purposes of social solidarity by promoting the spread of a culture of support, integration and volunteerism. It organizes cultural services and activities and is among the organizers of Toscana Pride and Queer festivals in Florence.
When does the project start?
Activities are planned throughout the year!
What are the volunteer’s tasks?
The volunteer will participate in activities such as setting up reception desks, distributing numbers for people in queue, escorting people to the testing area, providing information to people.
When do the activities take place?
Activities will take place every 2nd wednesday of the month (once a month) 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
Testing and related volunteer activities will take place at the Casa della Cultura e della Ricreazione at 164 Forlanini Street, Florence.
What are the requirements to participate?
You must be at least 18 years old on the start date of the program to participate.
A commitment of at least 3 hours per month, for at least two months, is required. Occasional commitments are not accepted for this type of volunteer activity.
An elementary Italian language level is required.
Are there any costs to participate?
A member fee of Euro 10.00 is expected.