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country United States: HOUSE BUILDING RESTORATION VFP-MTV05-18
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1/01/2017 - 31/12/2018
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WORK: Experienced carpenters, roofers, plumbers, painters and other tradesmen needed for rebuilding homes in the flood-damaged Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. Unskilled volunteers will be trained by skilled staff. All aspects of home rebuilding will be addressed, from roofing to finish carpentry. 5-day week of full work days. Medium-term volunteers provide free labor to neighborhood residents, so they can return home after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Isaac. Work can be difficult and it is hot in New Orleans! STUDY THEME: Carpentry, construction, community building.

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ACCOMMODATION: Housing is in dormitory style bunkrooms. No smoking in the house. No drugs allowed. No alcohol allowed in the house or on the property. Vegetarian meals available.

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LOCATION: New Orleans, LA, 2 miles east of the French Quarter. LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Volunteers will have ample opportunity to partake of the abundant cultural offerings of the most unique city in America on weekends and after work hours.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

LOWERNINE.ORG, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA is a non-political, secular organization dedicated to helping this historic neighborhood recover and return to its former vibrant self. http://www.lowernine.org/

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SPECIAL REMARKS: VFP Motivation Form required. Volunteers must have intermediate spoken and comprehension of English in order to ensure workplace safety. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project, LowerNine general liability insurance will cover volunteers only while they are working. In case of a natural disaster volunteers will be required to make their own arrangements to evacuate the city. Multiple volunteers serve at all times in this location. EXTRA FEE: $480 Minimum (Covers $160/week for the first three weeks. The fee is the same whether you stay for 1 day or 3 weeks). After three weeks the extra cost will be $50 for each additional week up to 3 months. For example, a volunteer staying 6 weeks will pay $630 and one staying for three months will pay $930. After 3 months there is no additional cost. This fee is due in US Dollars upon arrival or online through lowernine.org's website.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Camphill Village Minnesota VFP-LTV01-18
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15/11/2017 - 31/12/2018
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5 Freiwillige
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Volunteers will assist in a variety of tasks including but not limited to: Assisting adults with developmental disabilities in their daily living activities in the home and managing crews in workplaces such as gardening, farming, cooking, food preserving, cleaning, woodworking, weaving, baking, or arts. The type of work and number of hours varies but is usually 5 – 10 hours per day. At least 5 hours per day will be spent in the workplace and another 3-5 hours per day in the home. Volunteers live on site and participate in all house activities including meals and all outside activities. Coworker position requires a confident individual who will be active in the homelife with others. This includes adults who have a range of abilities. Their primary function will be to make some common meals at home, clean common spaces, assist housemates when needed and participate in activities within the village. Some housemates may need help with bathing, oral hygiene, and other daily living activities. Coworkers will have workplaces to attend during the day.

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Volunteers (Coworkers) will live together family style in homes within the community. Each person has their own bedroom. All meals, hot showers, toiletries, linens & towels are provided. There is a fleet of vehicles that each person with a driver’s license is welcome to use.

Lage und Freizeit

There is a rich social life within the community. During down time coworkers can be found doing yoga, group workouts, playing pool, canoeing, hiking the land, playing music/ singing, or going to the nearest town to see a movie at the theatre. Community members are able to go to larger cities on their days off. For year long Coworkers 3 weeks of vacation is offered.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Camphill Village Minnesota (CVM) is a life-sharing, residential community of fifty people, including adults with disabilities. Our lives, work and celebrations are woven into the rhythms of nature found in the rolling hills, sparkling waterways, and prairie grasslands of Central Minnesota. Our community is deeply rooted in the belief that every individual, regardless of limitations, is an independent, spiritual being. Each person is part of the fabric of Community experience and is worthy of recognition, respect

Treffpunkt

You must send your arrival details to lindsey@camphillmn.org so we can arrange to meet you.

Anforderungen

1-3 volunteers at a time minimum 6 months, No drugs Must be 21 or older Skype interview required Must get background check from host country Must be fluent in English Will take volunteers starting at any time for 6months-1 year.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen You must send your arrival details to lindsey@camphillmn.org so we can arrange to meet you. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV02-18
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1/12/2017 - 1/12/2018
Extra-Gebühr 0
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WORK: Volunteers will be working as a Resident Advisor as well as on administrative tasks in small office. Volunteers are also expected to support the residential community by participating in group activities. STUDY THEME: Criminal Justice NOTE: Minimum commitment for this project is 3 months.

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ACCOMMODATION: Shared room in a house, meals & laundry provided. Access to Wi-Fi is also available.

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LOCATION: Winooski, Vermont. Winooski borders Burlington and has a population of ~8,000. There are colleges and universities nearby, the lake and mountains and much to do. Volunteers For Peace is located in Burlington and we welcome the volunteers in our office as well. Dismas has a house in Burlington and Rutland Vermont as well. LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Recreation includes house activities and many festivals and events in area. Volunteers will participate in house outings including baseball games, hikes, camping. Time off for travel may be approved.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The Dismas House provides housing and opportunities to men and women getting out of prison so that they can successfully transition back into the community. http://www.dismasofvermont.org/

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SPECIAL REMARKS: Volunteers must be 21+, speak fluent English and have basic computer skills. Absolutely NO alcohol or drug use permitted during the stay. VFP Motivation Form and email interview required. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project! Dismas offers emergency and liability insurance only. Only one international volunteer serves at any time. Volunteers must indicate the dates they are able to serve.

Anforderungen

Skype interview required
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Burlington Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV04-18
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1/01/2018 - 31/12/2018
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Volunteers will assist in a variety of tasks including but not limited to: administrative support in the office, helping with fundraising activities, supporting the residential community by helping with planning and participating in house activities and Residential Advisor duties (See below). The type of work and number of hours varies but is usually 4 – 6 hours a day. Volunteers live on site and participate in all house activities including evening meals and all outside activities. Resident Advisor position requires a confident individual who will be on duty evenings and every other weekend. There primary function will be to contact staff if there is an emergency, lock doors at night, assist residents when needed and participate in house functions. Office Assistant will be working with staff on all of the day to day operations of a small non-profit organization. Tasks include: clerical work; student recruiting activities; fund raising activities; general administrative duties; as well as participating in all of the residential group activities. The average work day might consist of approximately 4-6 hours of office work. NOTE: Minimum commitment for this project is 3 months.

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Dismas House operates a “dry house” policy. This means that no recreational drugs or alcohol is tolerated in the house or premises. Volunteers will live together with former prisoners in a lovely Victorian House located in Hartford, Vermont. Volunteers may have to share a room. All meals, shared bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms, hot showers, linens & towels are provided. Some group activities and sightseeing is included

Lage und Freizeit

We are in close walking distance to great fishing and swimming locations. Volunteer’s have ample time off to travel on their own but are always included in house outings and activities. Previous volunteers have been to Montreal, Boston, New York, to rodeos and climbed mountains as well as toured Vermont’s famous Ben & Jerry’s!

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Hartford Dismas House provides transitional housing and opportunities to men and women getting out of prison so that they can successfully transition back into the community Website: http://www.dismasofvermont.org/

Treffpunkt

You must send your arrival details to vfp@vfp.org so we can arrange to meet you. Depending on departure point, volunteers can fly directly to Burlington, Vermont or to Boston, Massachusetts as well as Manchester, New Hampshire. From there volunteers can take a Greyhound or Dartmouth Coach bus to White River Junction VT where they will be met by a Dismas House Staff Member. www.greyhound.com www.dartmouthcoach.com

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Insurance: Volunteers are reminded that Dismas House is a shared living environment therefore it is recommended not to bring valuable items, unless absolutely necessary. Volunteers should ensure that they carry full insurance to cover both themselves (medical) and their possessions, as this is not provided.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen White River Junction Projekt-Sprache(n) Danish
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV01-18
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1/01/2018 - 31/12/2018
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Volunteers will assist in a variety of tasks including but not limited to: administrative support in the office, helping with fundraising activities, supporting the residential community by helping with planning and participating in house activities and Residential Advisor duties (See below). The type of work and number of hours varies but is usually 4 – 6 hours a day. Volunteers live on site and participate in all house activities including evening meals and all outside activities. Resident Advisor position requires a confident individual who will be on duty evenings and every other weekend. There primary function will be to contact staff if there is an emergency, lock doors at night, assist residents when needed and participate in house functions. Office Assistant will be working with staff on all of the day to day operations of a small non-profit organization. Tasks include: clerical work; student recruiting activities; fund raising activities; general administrative duties; as well as participating in all of the residential group activities. The average work day might consist of approximately 4-6 hours of office work.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will stay in a comfortable, modern dormitory with comfortable beds, well-equipped kitchen, large dining table and common area. Rooms are generous in size and volunteers will most likely share their room with other members of the Volunteers for Peace group. Volunteers will cook meals as a group. Bring some recipes from home to share, and let us know if you have any dietary needs.

Lage und Freizeit

Volunteers will live together with former prisoners in a lovely Victorian House located in Burlington, Vermont. Volunteers may have to share a room. All meals, shared bedrooms, kitchen, bathrooms, hot showers, linens & towels are provided. Some group activities and sightseeing is included. We are in close walking distance to the Historic “Church Street” area where there are shops and activities. There is always something going on in Burlington! Street Fairs, jazz festivals, parades, theater, and many other special events. There is a bike path that goes along the waterfront where you can run, bike, roller blade or just take a quiet walk. Volunteers will have ample time off to travel on their own. Previous volunteers have been to Montreal, Boston, New York, to rodeos and climbed mountains as well as toured Vermont’s famous Ben & Jerry’s!

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The Dismas House provides housing and opportunities to men and women getting out of prison so that they can successfully transition back into the community. http://www.dismasofvermont.org/

Treffpunkt

Host Organization: Burlington Dismas House: 96 Buell Street, Burlington, VT, USA
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen You must send your arrival details to vfp@vfp.org so we can arrange to meet you. Depending on departure point, volunteers can fly directly to Burlington, Vermont or to New York City and then fly to Burlington. Alternatively volunteers can fly to Montreal (Canada), from where it is less than a two-hour bus ride direct to Burlington, using www.greyhound.com. Volunteers will be met at Burlington airport, by prior arrangement. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Mexico: 01 ECOLOGICAL CENTRE (LOS CUARTOS A-VIMEX MLTV 18/01
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1/03/2018 - 1/12/2018
Extra-Gebühr EUR 170
2 Freiwillige
0 Male / 1 female noch gesucht
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The program is flexible in the sense that it gives opportunities to develop and learn about different areas related to environmental education. The various tasks include:-Take charge of projects of separation of waste, compost and the orchards-Translations-There will also be possibilities to work with groups and educate kids about environmental issues -Assist conferences-Help with the promotion of the centre

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ACCOMODATION: The ecological centre was constructed in a beautiful Hacienda of the 16th century and has been renovated. It has shared rooms for the volunteers. FOOD: The food will be provided in the project.

Lage und Freizeit

LOCATION: Highway to Valladolid s/n, km 2.5 Jesus Maria, Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The foundation Miguel Angel Barberena Vega, A. C. came into being the 23 November 1990 with the creation of the ecological centre Los Cuartos . It is the first centre of education and environmental culture in the state of Aguascalientes. For over 25 years now, they have contributed effectively to the formation of an authentic awareness of environmental issues in society and they have moreover been tireless promoters of education about peace and human rights. Our main goal is to develop programs of environmental education and values, that generate the grounds to achieve a real change of attitudes towards our natural and social surroundings by performing activities on a daily basis. OBJECTIVES: Promote water culture, forest culture and responsible consumption with their activities, plans and programs aimed at the publicPromote different eco-techniques and methods which allow a better and more sustainable use of natural resourcesBe a place for volunteers from Mexico and all over the world where they can contribute the best of themselves for the consolidation of a more peaceful society, sensitive to the problems of our environment

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The fees depends from the time that you want to stay (3 months minimum)

Anforderungen

Speak Spanish (of everyday life), have knowledge about environmental problems. Have experience with working with children, knowledge about recreational activities, be flexible with the working hours, active and willing to work/work in teams. Ready to live together with local people and potentially with people from other cultures. Be between 21 and 35 years old, be organized, enthusiastic, responsible and committed.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 18 - 28 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Aguascalientes Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Spain: The Ali Oli Promotion ESDA-MTV 0218
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1/04/2018 - 31/12/2018
Extra-Gebühr 0
2 Freiwillige
1 Male / 1 female noch gesucht
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We need a volunteer or two to support the Tourism Office in Altea displaying alternative proposals for visitors. There will be a lot of work to be done during the summer holidays managing the touristic information from a non permanent office located in the old town. Volunteers will work shoulder with shoulder with staff. During July there will be two workcamps on the same location, so there will be new people coming and will be nicer. Volunteers need to stay minimun 4 weeks, they are welcome to stay more time. Volunteers need to have some knowledge of Spanish, good English and other languages such as German, French, Russian, Dutch or Norwegian are welcome. There is a chance to stay more time in Altea if both sides agree. Volunteers are asked to give a deposit of 50,00 EUR to guarantee that they will stay at least 4 weeks.

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Accommodation will be in a country summer house in Altea La Vella, 4 km away from the working place, so they will need to go by bike or car (provided by the organization). Volunteers will buy the food at a local CO-OP supermarket using coupons from the Town Hall and cook for themselves on a gas cooker. Volunteers will sleep on bunk beds. Please bring a summer sleeping bag. Weather will be fine as we are in a Mediterranean touristic spot.

Lage und Freizeit

Altea is a town and municipality located in the province of Alicante, Spain, north of Benidorm on the section of Mediterranean Coast called the Costa Blanca. Altea is a nice little town which offers amazing views. The town is located in the seaside and offers possibilities of riding bicycles, take a sunbath on the beach, climb the mountains, have a trip to the lighthouse and other activities during your free time. It is also possible to see other towns at the weekend. At present, the economy of Altea is based on tourism, which started to grow in the 1950s because of its good weather, beaches and the labyrinthine streets with whitewashed house-fronts that characterize the town.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Municipality of Altea. De Amicitia is successfully cooperating with them for many years. This Municipality is investing in volunteering and alternative policies in environment, tourism and participation.

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Volunteers are asked to give a deposit of 50,00 EUR to guarantee that they will stay for 4 weeks. Dates of start and finish can ge flexible when agreed in advance. Posibility to stay more time if both sides agree.

Anforderungen

Volunteers need to stay minimum 4 weeks but we would be happy to take them for more. Volunteers need to have some knowledge of Spanish, good English and other languages such as German, French, Russian, Dutch or Norwegian are welcome. Motivation and flexibility: able to live in basic conditions. Able to work in hard conditions, but also to enjoy the atmosphere. Preferably with a driving license.
Organisation De Amicitia Alter 18 - 35 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Alicante Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Spanish
country Japan: Kurogi 18-1 (Fukuoka) NICE-LW-KU18-1
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28/04/2018 - 16/07/2018
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
4 Freiwillige
2 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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We will 1) cultivating rice (Ex. rice planting, cutting grass in terraced rice fields (main work), 2) to help local farm (green tea, rice and vegetable, etc.), 3) to involves many people who has interesting environmental projects(Ex. to organize environmental class and to support Sansonjuku events).

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Egao no mori center (It was Kasahara-higashi elementary school until 2004). Volunteers cook for themselves. There may be some pocket money to support additional cost by the group (e.g. transportation and meals outside on free days) in some cases.

Lage und Freizeit

Southern part of the Fukuoka prefecture. The Yame city is 482.53 km. There are so many tee trees and terraced paddy fields.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Sansonjuku, founded in 1994, maintaining forest and step rice paddies through the projects which involves people from the city and local. They started 80-days of international workcamp with NICE since 2008 to make the footpath and maintain the forest. But on July 2012, the hardest rain ever attacked around this area. After that it had serious damages by flood. Their aim is to activate the community and sustain the program with young people from the world to conserve this rich nature and revival this area!

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Other activities : Participation in the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (hot springs, famous places here). Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month to be paid on their arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols. Activity Blog:http://egaonomori.exblog.jp/

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Motivation to learn and speak Japanese language!! Respect to the local culture and way of the local organization! Interested in environmental issues and agriculture. Motivation to work hard, open mind, cooperation with others.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Fukuoka airport (1 hour by train and 1hours by bus). You need to arrive at Fukuoka airport by 10:00 the 1st day, and can leave Japan after 15:00 on last day). From Tokyo to Fukuoka airport, 1.5 hours by airplane or from Tokyo to Hakata station, 5.5 hours by bullet train. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Mongolia: Greening Mongolia MCE/NICE-01
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28/04/2018 - 11/05/2018
Extra-Gebühr USD 250
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We will plant trees in Mongolian workCamps Exchange`s camp and some other places. This is the only season in Mongolia to plant trees. There are increasing activities by some organizations to plant trees but it takes a hundred or more years to be grown, so we should also join this movement by global power! Part of Greening Asia

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GER (Mongolian traditaional tent) or house. Very warm sleeping bag! Cooked by volunteers. Shower is available for all the time

Lage und Freizeit

Ulaanbaatar. Half of population in the country (3.1 millions) live in this capital city. The temperature will be about 10-20 C, But be careful sometimes weather will be changed lot. Sunny, sometimes rainy and windy. Buhug river is located 45 km far from Ulaanbaatar.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with NICE (Never-ending International workCamps Exchange) and supported by Greening Asia fund since 2002. The forests problem is serious also in Mongolia. Before 1990, the forests are covered 10% of land, but 7% today. It's caused by cutting trees without any controls, forest fire and global warming. Other side it takes a long time to grow trees in Mongolia and May and middle of October is the only seasons to plant trees in Mongolia.

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N/A

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The additional fee of 250 USD (or equivalent amount of MNT or Euro by current rate of Mongolian bank) should be paid on your arrival directly.

Anforderungen

To like planting work and simple nomadic life. Mongolian speakers are welcome!
Organisation MONGOLIAN WORKCAMPS EXCHANGE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Train station Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Japan: Shirakami 1 (Aomori) NICE-18-04292
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29/04/2018 - 5/05/2018
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7 Freiwillige
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We will do various types of nature conservation works such as 1) transplanting the seedlings 2) cutting glasses to improve ecological richness of the forest, 3) making seed beds, and so on. Work might be changed due to weather condition, we need to be flexible!

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Shared room in old elementary school. Sleeping bag is needed! Meals will be cooked by volunteers by turns.

Lage und Freizeit

We will work in Ajigasawa town and Hiranai town in Aomori prefecture. Aomori is located on the northernmost tip of Honshu Island. Shirakami Mountains located in southwest and the Mutsu-bay nestles between the eastern Shimokita and western Tsugaru Peninsulas.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Organized together with Shirakami Mountains Preservation Society (SMPS), since 2006. The Shirakami Mountains is one of Japanese valuable preserved natural forests consisting primarily of beech trees, registered as a World Natural Heritage in 1993. SMPS aims to preserve the natural beauty of the Shirakami Mountains by nurturing seedlings of beech trees, planting them, training mountain guide, etc. SMPS hosts tree-planting ceremony every June for preserving beech forests and promoting the value. They also preserve the forests near the Mutsu-bay, famous as production of scallops. Due to climate change, the sea water temperature increased abnormally in 2010, the most of scallops were dead, so SMPS started to preserve the forest there to let nutrient water flow to the ocean.

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Other activities: cultural exchange parties with local people, hot spring, etc.

Anforderungen

Volunteers should prepare to work hard outside in good and bad weather and have high motivation for work in the forests actively with local people.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest international airport is in Tokyo. From Tokyo to the meeting point in Aomori pref., it takes 7 hours by bullet train or 10 hours by bus. You need to arrive at the airport in Tokyo(Narita/Haneda) by 19:00 PM on Apr. 28th and can leave there after 09:00 AM on May 6th. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Spain: Els Avets CATLD01
Bewertungen
1/05/2018 - 31/12/2018
Extra-Gebühr EUR 200
1 Freiwillige
1 Male / 1 female noch gesucht
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FADEAM- The Els Avets de Moià Foundation is a public non-profit organization for adults with intellectual disabilities. The 2 regular projects the foundation runs, are: -Residential Homes, a hosting service for adults with intellectual disabilities, in small homes in a family atmosphere, giving importance to daily life, sharing house duties, feasts and celebrations. -Occupational Centre (Workshop), a pre-working place. We develop also activities to offer a comprehensive service to the users and enable their integration in the pre-working, social and personal environments. VOLUNTEER’S TASKS: 1. Attention to the persons : - Support to professional staff in charge of accompanying users in their daily activities (personal hygiene, services, activities,…) and in special moments (happy moments, deceases, losses and mourning times, illnesses,…). Help with the monitoring of the PIR (individual programme) of each person in the different areas: personal hygiene, food habits, health, social life and relations, personality,… through observation and listening to people. Offering new ideas and proposals to update the PIRs. Collaborate with the professional team with the pedagogical methods for each person (stated in the meeting with the psychologist) 2. Home dynamics : - Help with the quality of the co-existence and relations in the home: entertaining, stimulation, acceptance of differences, conflict solving, and dialogue. Participate actively in the weekly home meeting, sharing and enabling communication and participation. Collaborate in planning activities in and outside the home. Promote feast and celebration periods 3. Team work: - Participate with all the home team (assistants, responsible, educators). Participate actively in all meetings proposed (home, with psychologist). Provide ideas, accept limits, ask for help, give support, use complementary skills,…Collaborate in welcoming new team members and try to accept changes needed for it (tasks distribution,…) 4. Material matters: - Within the global educational project of the centre, collaborate with the care of the house, equipment, garden,… Collaborate with the economy of the house, helping buying the needed things according to the budget. Collaborate in cooking according to the security and hygiene rules and following individual diets when needed. Collaborate taking care of the vehicles with an adequate driving and helping with the periodic cleaning. These activities are not just a routine, this is a comprehensive daily life project where all activities are related to a relational and vital living model. 5. Community matters: - Collaborate in maintaining an attitude of respect and openness to know the characteristics of the Arche communities. Participate in community activities such as feasts, fairs, celebrations, community meetings,… Timetable and activities schedules may be changed when needed by the centre, the volunteer or for a better adaptation to his/her profile. Any change is subject of dialogue and assessment

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The volunteer will lodge in the same house with disabled people. This means that he/she will get a single bedroom (it may happen that we ask the volunteer to share the room for special times; but it doesn’t happen often) and a key of the house so he/she can enter or leave the house at every moment. There is also the possibility to lodge during the second half of the voluntary service in an apartment for volunteers. Accomodation and meals are provided by the project and the volunteer will also receive a pocket money: 150 euros each month

Lage und Freizeit

Moianès County is located in central Catalonia, about 50 km North of Barcelona. It has a rich historic, natural and cultural heritage. Avets homes and the workshop are in the centre of the village, helping the integration and independence of the handicapped persons. There is public Transport to Barcelona by bus. -Language learning: Spanish and Catalan (the language spoken in our area, together with Spanish). Frequency of classes will depend on level and needs of volunteer. -Training and support: The mentor will support the volunteer and follow up the progress of the volunteer in the organization. He/she will be listened to, supported, guided and helped with any matter needed. Meetings will be as often as needed, usually every 15 days. At the beginning, the monitoring is done daily and is focused in giving information for a good integration. The volunteers receive special help to integrate in the local community. -Free days and vacations: Every week the volunteer will get two free days. The average schedule is of 30 to 35 h of service/week. Besides these 2 weekly free days, every month the volunteer can take a plus of two free days more. The volunteer has also the possibility to compact the days for a longer vacation.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

FADEAM- The Els Avets de Moià Foundation is a public non-profit organization for adults with intellectual disabilities, partially funded by the Generalitat de Catalunya. The attention is based on the relationship established with people with disabilities to achieve a home-based and inclusive dimension. Our goal is to offer people with intellectual disabilities in our region and in their surroundings a place to live, work and help in their integration into society. The organization is part of the International Federation of Arche Communities for people with intellectual disabilities, with 149 communities around the world. The objective is to establish mutual relationships, where inclusion, participation and responsibility are important for people with disabilities both in the organization and in society. Therefore, inclusion in society is essential to be open to the world that surrounds us and be part of the life of our city

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Volunteers can arrive at any Barcelona airport or train/bus station. They will be picked up and accompanied to the project.

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Special requirements: - Willing to know people with intellectual disabilities and have a living together experience and community life - Be available from May 2018 for minimum 6 months up to 1 year. Priority will be given to volunteers able to stay 1 year. - Motivation to carry out a voluntary task, collaborating and giving as much as possible. - Flexibility to adapt and work within a team, open minded to be helpful when needed - Positive, responsible and respectful attitude, willing to get involved in the organisation and its project - Basic knowledge of Spanish language and interest to learn Catalan (the language spoken in our area, together with Spanish) - Driving licence is preferred -The 200 euros extra fee for coordination and administrative costs has to be paid as soon as the volunteer is confirmed. Then, the volunteer will receive 150 euros every month as pocket money from the hosting organisation. This extra fee will be covering the coordination expenses and will give COCAT the opportunity to follow the volunteer giving him/her an extra on arrival training, mid-term and final evaluation. HOW TO APPLY: If you think you fit to our project, apply filling the “Applicant Form” before 30th December (you can ask it to your sending organisation), if your profile matches with the requirements, you’ll be contacted by the hosting organisation to have a skype interview and you will know the selection process results before the end of January.

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- Be available from May 2018 for minimum 6 months up to 1 year. Priority will be given to volunteers able to stay 1 year. - Motivation to carry out a voluntary task, collaborating and giving as much as possible. - Flexibility to adapt and work within a team, open minded to be helpful when needed - Positive, responsible and respectful attitude, willing to get involved in the organisation and its project - Basic knowledge of Spanish language and interest to learn Catalan (the language spoken in our area, together with Spanish) - Driving licence is preferred -The 200 euros extra fee for coordination and administrative costs has to be paid as soon as the volunteer is confirmed. Then, the volunteer will receive 150 euros every month as pocket money from the hosting organisation. This extra fee will be covering the coordination expenses and will give COCAT the opportunity to follow the volunteer giving him/her an extra on arrival training, mid-term and final evaluation. HOW TO APPLY: If you think you fit to our project, apply filling the “Applicant Form” before 30th December (you can ask it to your sending organisation), if your profile matches with the requirements, you’ll be contacted by the hosting organisation to have a skype interview and you will know the selection process results before the end of January.
Organisation COCAT Alter 18 - 35 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Barcelona-El Prat Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , Catalan
country Italy: Ostello Parco Monte Barro: nature, LEG-MTV04
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1/05/2018 - 31/07/2018
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WORK: The volunteers will be supporting in managing the hostel doing different kind of works such as the custody of the hostel in daytime and nighttime, the maintenance of he structure both indoor and outdoor, welcoming the guests and preparing the rooms. STUDY PART: The volunteers will take part to different local events and campaigns organized by Legambiente or other local partners.

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Volunteers will be hosted in a private apartment in the hostel in a shared room with two bunk-beds. Food is provided.

Lage und Freizeit

LOCATION AND LEISURE: Its central position in the park (at 750 meters above sea level, with sweeping views over the Brianza lakes and the Eastern branch of Lake Como) and its proximity to some areas of cultural interest make the Hermitage a perfect venue for a great experience of work, adventure and relax. At just one hour by car from Milan and Bergamo, 20 minutes from Lecco and 10 from the nearest village. TERMINAL: Milano Malpensa/Linate - Bergamo Orio al Serio airport and Lecc railway station.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Legambiente Lecco starts its activities 40 years ago with international workcamps and environmental protection. The main campaign of the organization were: - against foo waste; - environmental education in schools; - animals and nature protection; - litters collection...

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A good attitude in living together in shared spaces and in nature. We are in an isolated area, the closest village is 2.5km away. Flexibility on working hours depending on the day and period.
Organisation Legambiente ONLUS Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV03-18
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1/05/2018 - 1/12/2018
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WORK: A good deal of participation in various components of fundraising activities, representing Dismas at speaking engagements on college campuses and at civic organizations, working with clothing and food donations and support of the residential community by participating in house group activities. The average daily work commitment expected is up to 5 -6 hours per day, however, the hours are varied and non-traditional, and may include some weekends and evenings. As a resident of the house, volunteers will live as an equal to and with the same expectations as the former prisoner residents: The volunteer is not at Dismas to act in a counseling or other related capacity. STUDY THEME: Reintegration into society from prison. NOTE: Minimum commitment for this project is 3 months.

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ACCOMODATION: Modestly furnished shared room in a large Victorian house; sheets, towels, meals, laundry facilities, internet access provided.

Lage und Freizeit

LOCATION: Rutland is a beautiful small city in the Green Mountains with nearby lakes and streams, population 17,500. Dismas also has houses in Burlington, Winooski and Hartford, Vermont. LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Recreation includes gym and rock climbing memberships with other residents, as well as house group activities (bowling, hiking, camping, fishing, etc.) which are offered. Snow skiing is nearby. Time off for travel may be approved.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Rutland DISMAS HOUSE provides transitional drug, alcohol and violence free housing opportunity to men and women getting out of prison so they can successfully reconcile with the community before living independently. http://www.dismasofvermont.org/

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SPECIAL REMARKS: Absolutely NO alcohol or drug use permitted during the stay; presence at the evening meal Monday through Friday is required, as is presence at the weekly house meeting one evening during the week; no smoking inside the house; no intimate relationships between residents permitted. Volunteers must be 24+, able to speak and understand a better than basic level of English, and have basic computer skills. A 90-day/3 month commitment is required, but volunteers may choose to stay for up to 3 additional months following the initial 3 month period if invited to do so. VFP MOTIVATION FORM AND TELEPHONE INTERVIEW REQUIRED. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project! Dismas offers liability insurance only – Volunteers are responsible for their own health/accident/travel insurance. Only one international volunteer serves at any time. Volunteers must indicate the dates they are able to serve.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Rutland Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Belgium: Special Olympics Belgium JAVVA18-01
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4/05/2018 - 16/05/2018
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For this 36th edition of the Belgian National Games, volunteers will help on several aspects of the event logistics, such as assembling and dismantling of structures, building and putting up the decorations, transport and unloading of material, waste management,... Volunteers will work with several teams of the organisation before and after the Games. During the 3 days of competitions, volunteers will provide guidance to athletes for one of the disciplines of the competition: a precision ball sport, related to bowls and "pétanque" called Bocce. The Opening Ceremony as well as the Torch Run will take place on May 9th while the Games will take place from May 10th to May 12th 2018. Physical work will be asked to volunteers so it is important to take this into account. Volunteers will also have lighter tasks like guidance of athletes, decorations, waste management,...

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ACCOMMODATION : Volunteers will sleep in the logistic centre or in « Festihut », small chalets allowing to host 4 persons each. The accommodation will be located in Mouscron. Please bring a sleeping bag. FOOD : Meals will be taken with the different teams of the organisation and will be prepared by local volunteers. Vegetarian food will be available but should be asked in advance.

Lage und Freizeit

The 2018 National Games will take place between Tournai and Mouscron, French-speaking cities located in Wallonia, close to the French border. The National Games will mainly take place in Mouscron where volunteers will spend most of their time. This city is located about 100 km away from Brussels, 25 km from Lille (France) and 25 km from Tournai. The place of the workcamp can be reached easily by public transport.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Created by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968, "Special Olympics" aim to providing year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Today, Special Olympics is a global movement serving more than 4 million people with intellectual disabilities in 178 countries and representing 30 different types of sports. Special Olympics Belgium was founded in 1979 and is officially recognized by the Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee. It organises National Games every year (alternatively in Flanders, Brussels and Wallonia) and send delegations of Belgian athletes to the Winter and Summer Special Olympics World Games. These competitions are open to any athlete with intellectual disability who regularly practise a sport at his/her own level. More than just a physical and sport training, these activities enhance the social development of the athletes. The 2018 National Games will take place in Tournai and Mouscron and will host about 3400 athletes and 1200 coaches from 320 sport clubs to compete in 19 adapted sports and disciplines. The programme will include a torch run, opening and closure ceremonies, an Olympic village, a healthy athletes programme and an art exhibition from artists with mental disability. More information (FR) on : https://www.special-olympics.be/fr/

Treffpunkt

Tournai train station on 4/05 at 17:20

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This workcamp requires physical efforts at some moments. Volunteers are asked to prove a strong interest for the thematic of this event. There will be one free day before and one free day after the competition. Please bring good working shoes and clothes that can get dirty as well as a raincoat in case of rainy weather. A project-related motivation letter is required.

Anforderungen

This workcamp requires physical efforts at some moments. Volunteers are asked to prove a strong interest for the thematic of this event. There will be one free day before and one free day after the competition. Please bring good working shoes and clothes that can get dirty as well as a raincoat in case of rainy weather. A project-related motivation letter is required.
Organisation JAVVA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tournai train station Projekt-Sprache(n) English , French
country Germany: Children's Village Irschenberg IBG 07
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5/05/2018 - 18/05/2018
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You will help the organizers of the KidoCup 2018 in all phases of the event. Before the event starts, you will set up everything in the Children’s Village. You will prepare the accommodation for the guests, set up the sport venue and take over many logistical tasks. The weekend during the KidoCup you will supply the guests with food and drinks. This is a great opportunity to get in contact with the children and teenagers, who are participating in the event. Afterwards you will help to clean up the area.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Your home in the Children’s Village will be a community house, equipped with sanitary facilities and a kitchen. Accommodation is in shared rooms on sleeping mats. Please bring your own sleeping bag! Lunch will be provided by the host, breakfast and dinner you will cook by yourselves.

Lage und Freizeit

Irschenberg is a municipality in the German state of Bavaria, about 46 km southeast of Munich. The region with its alpine landscape attracts many tourists all over the year. Enjoy the beautiful nature and be active with various outdoor activities. You can also visit Munich and Rosenheim or relax at one of the lakes in the region.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The Caritas Children’s Village in Irschenberg was founded in 1972 and is home to about 100 children and teenagers. A Childrens’s Village consists of several houses where the kids live together in small families, because they don’t have the opportunity to live with their parents. In May 2018, the Children's Village will be hosting the KidoCup for one weekend. The KidoCup is a big sports event for children and teenagers from Children’s Villages all over Germany. The organizers are very happy to get the help of an international workcamp to realize the event.
Organisation IBG (Internationale Begegnung in Gemeinschaftsdiensten) Alter 18 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Miesbach Projekt-Sprache(n) English
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