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country Mexico: EL ARCA QUER. .TARO VIMEXMTVLTV2020/04
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61558;In the workshop, there is also personal accompaniment for people with intellectual disabilities (deaf people, cerebral palsy, autism between 21 to 50 years old) who attend from 8: a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshops are painting, carpentry, bakery, cooking, jewelry, dance, yoga, monthly recreational and cultural outings to develop socialization, affection, respect and teaching about their rights as people.61558;In El Arca people with disabilities are the center of the community so they will be accompanied to reinforce their gifts as people and according to this, projects will be carried out with each volunteer. We do short- and long-term projects

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The lodging will be in the Home with its own room, but it will have to be open to share it if we do not have more places for one or two nights. There is soap, shampoo, cream for body and clothes that are used in the house, in case that they prefer specific brands they buy them with their own resources, the food is cooked according to a balanced diet.The food will be prepared by the volunteers and the house s assistants.

Lage und Freizeit

Visit the downtown where there are several cultural activities and hobbies that young people usually attend. The downtown is to 20 minutes from the project. Also, they can visit San Miguel Allende, Tequisquiapan, the monolith called Pena de Bernal, Guanajuato, Dolores Hidalgo, Leon City. We will give phone numbers of council members and assistants to be able to do personal activities

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

El Arca, Queretaro is supporting a new community for and with persons with intellectual disabilities that has established with hope that it will be able to join El Arca as a )projecti community.The workshop in Queretaro has grown from 6 to 22 participants in the last 2 years. In addition to impacting the lives of the Core Members, El Arca is also impacting families in the neighbourhood.This project has the spirit of encounter, listening and empathy and solidarity, with people with and without intellectual disabilities, strive to grow in competence. This enables us to fulfill our daily tasks well and play a role as citizens in the world.

Treffpunkt

It will be at VIMEX office at 10:00 a.m, the same day that the project starts. At 12:30 pm the volunteer will go by bus to Queretaro City.

Weitere Infos

3 months, 300 euros ; 6 months, 460 euros.

Anforderungen

A willingness to work in a team, dedication, ease of speech, kindness, responsibility and willingness to work. Bring appropriate clothes (Women: no low-cut clothing, no short skirts). Be respectful of the rules of the community and with authority.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 19 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Queretaro Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Mexico: TEACHING ENGLISH VIMEXMTVLTV2020/09
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8/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
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Everyday, from Monday to Friday, 4 hours per day in the afternoon in Casa del Sol and in the mornings at the DIF - Desarrollo Integral de la Familia i 2 hours. Bring your own material.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The lodging will be at Casa del Sol.The meals will cook by the volunteers but it is possible that the women from the community cook the meals.

Lage und Freizeit

Vissiting close places and towns such as:- El Canon an antique and mystical place with ancient paintings;- Tepoxcolula with an ex-monastery with tunnels and ancient paintings- Tinitas with beautiful Yanhuitlan it has an antique church with a convent.- Las waterfalls and landscapes

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The project is developed in cooperation with VIMEX A.C. and Casa del Sol that is an independent organization formed by parents whose purpose is to provide children and adolescents from Villa del Progreso, a space for initiation, growth, assessment and training in the areas of arts, sports, education and culture. That is why, we are looking a volunteer who likes to teach English i hearing, writing, and speaking.

Treffpunkt

It will be at VIMEX office at 11:00 a.m, one day before the project starts. The volunteer will take the bus to Tamazulapam at night arriving to the project next day early in the morning.

Weitere Infos

3 months, 300 euros ; 6 months, 460 euros .

Anforderungen

A willingness to work in a team, dedication, ease of speech, kindness, responsibility and willingness to work with children and adolescents. Ability to develop didactic material and educational activities. Have their own life insurance and doctor.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 18 - 28 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Oaxaca Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Mexico: WORKSHOPS VIMEXMTVLTV2020/10
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8/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
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Everyday, from Monday to Friday, 4 hours per day in the afternoon in Casa del Sol and in the mornings at the DIF - Desarrollo Integral de la Familia i 2 hours. Bring your own material.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The lodging will be at Casa del Sol.The meals will cook by the volunteers but it is possible that the women from the community cook the meals.

Lage und Freizeit

Visiting close places and towns such as:- El Canon an antique and mystical place with ancient paintings;- Tepoxcolula with an ex-monastery with tunnels and ancient paintings,- Yanhuitlan it has an antique church with a convent.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The project is developed in cooperation with VIMEX A.C. and Casa del Sol that is an independent organization formed by parents whose purpose is to provide children and adolescents from Villa del Progreso, a space for initiation, growth, assessment and training in the areas of arts, sports, education and culture.

Treffpunkt

It will be at the VIMEX office at 11:00 a.m, one day before the project starts. The volunteer will take the bus to Tamazulapam at night arriving to the project next day early in the morning.

Weitere Infos

3 months, 300 euros ; 6 months, 460 euros .

Anforderungen

A willingness to work in a team, dedication, ease of speech, kindness, responsibility and willingness to work with children and adolescents. Ability to develop didactic material and educational activities.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 18 - 28 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Oaxaca Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Mexico: LOYOLA HOME VIMEXMTVLTV2020/03
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8/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
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61558;Active participation working with the children. 61558;Accompaniment in their homework. 61558;Social work support and investigation of cases of child labor.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

This will be in the same house.The food will be prepared for the volunteers or for the staff of Loyola Home.

Lage und Freizeit

Activities in the city of Leon and its surroundings. Visit of touristic cities in the state of Guanajuato like: San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo or Guanajuato.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The Casa Hogar Loyola is a civil non-profit organization. It is a project with 30 years of experience serving 60 children in three houses in different parts of the city. Counseling, shelter, legal advice and monitoring of social work is provided to each of the cases they have.Attention, care and shelter for children in high-risk conditions is given. This home was established by the conditions of poverty, neglect and violence in which children of the city in the poverty belts are, and the failure of the Rights of Children in Mexico.

Treffpunkt

It will be at VIMEX office at 10:00 a.m, the same day that the project starts. At 12:30 pm the volunteer will go by bus to Leon City.

Weitere Infos

3 months, 300 euros ; 6 months, 460 euros .

Anforderungen

Patience and courage to work and be with the kids. Adaptability to different circumstances. Respect and understanding different customs and cultural activities. Good disposal for teamwork. Bring clothes according with the activities.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 19 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Guanajuato Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Mexico: FUNDACION SALESIANA I.A.P VIMEXMTVLTV2020/11
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8/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
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-Supervision of girls cleaning activities and support in doing some physical activity, and sports with girls.-Support in caring for girls.-Recreational activities with girls as workshops.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The volunteer will have a private room, with a bed and furniture for her personal belongings, the shower is common with the other educators, and the kitchen area is available. All this within the facilities of the Foundation .The meals will be provided in the project.

Lage und Freizeit

Chignahuapan, Puebla.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

We are an Institution of Private Assistance, which is dedicated to support girls and adolescents in situation of poverty, in conditions of risk and/or vulnerability, based on the pedagogy of San Juan Bosco. All this complemented with an educational farm with rabbits, sheep and horses that favors the process of integral development. The girls are cared for by educators with a profile of Psychopedagogues, Psychologists and a Social Worker, within our work it is included community work that consists of visits to nearby communities with brigades of women and men. and girls on specific dates such as Christmas, Easter and summer holidays, in order to maintain contact and, at the same time, to provide the opportunity to help to other children to the girl boarders, support is given to the inhabitants of the localities with whom they are work, also organizing community benefit work such as cleaning and cleaning days, medical and personal hygiene days.

Treffpunkt

It will be at the VIMEX office at 10:00 a.m, the same day that the project starts. At 12:30 pm the volunteer will go by bus to Chignahuapan, Puebla.

Weitere Infos

3 months, 300 euros ; 6 months, 460 euros .

Anforderungen

A willingness to work in a team, dedication, ease of speech, kindness, responsibility and willingness to work with children and adolescents. Ability to develop didactic material and educational activities.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 18 - 28 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Puebla Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Mexico: REFUGE FOR GIRLS PABLO ANDA A.C VIMEXMTVLTV2020/01
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8/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
Extra-Gebühr EUR 460
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61558;Support and accompany the girls in their daily activities (waking them up and getting them ready for school etc.)61558;Support them with their school work 61558;Help with extra-curricular activities inside as well as outside the house 61558;Foster the development of values in the scope of all the activities organized for the girls.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The volunteers will be living in the project itself where they will have their own bedroom.The food will be provided in the project.

Lage und Freizeit

Activities in the city of Leon and its surroundings. Visit of touristic cities in the state of Guanajuato like: San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo or Guanajuato.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This institution was founded 1872 by the Father Pablo de Anda Padilla with the objective to protect and educate girls who have been abandoned or mistreated by their parents. It was the first refuge for girls in the city of Leon, which was back then called Casa de la Misericordia and later renamed Asilo de San Vicente . Today, it is known by the name Asilo Pablo Anda, A. C. . Exclusively girls between 3-12 years live in the house. They are orphans, daughters of a single parent, of dispersed families, of parents who are not capable of taking care of them, or girls in situations endangering their physical and moral integrity as well as girls guarded by the welfare service.

Treffpunkt

It will be at VIMEX office at 10:00 a.m, the same day that the project starts. At 12:30 pm the volunteer will go by bus to Leon City.

Weitere Infos

PARTICIPATION FEE: 6 months ,460 euros ; 12 months , 900 euros.

Anforderungen

The work will be directly with the girls so the volunteers should be patient, flexible, creative, tolerant, dynamic, responsible and willing to learn and develop new activities.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 19 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Guanajuato Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Mexico: CASA HOGAR SAN ANTONIO VIMEXMTVLTV2020/07
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8/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
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61558;Help raise them in the mornings, since the children attend mass and later go to school. 61558;The volunteers will have time of rest, 61558;Returning to rejoin with the children in the afternoons supporting in their tasks / homeworks and if possible to support the children in classes of English and extracurricular activities. 61558;Accompany the children at dinner time. 61558;Volunteers will be supporting the caregiver and monitor for the accomplishment of the activities.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

This will be in the same project / sharing room with a female volunteer.The food will be prepared for the staff of Hogar San Antonio.

Lage und Freizeit

Leon, Guanajuato, is at five hours from Mexico City by bus. Leon is an interesting city to know a visit. Interesting places nearby to visit are Queretaro, Celaya, San Miguel de Allende, Pena de Bernal, Tequisquiapan, Guanajuato. Magic villages, big cities with a rich culture.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Shelter for children (men) of low economic resources, children of single mothers or families destroyed in vulnerable situation. From 4 to 15 years. The children attend school, are educated in the Catholic religion, in the afternoon do their homework, participate in recreational activities such as Kung Fu; Canto, Catechism. Some of them have educational backwardness and are looking for support staff so that the children can continue to grow educationally and personally.

Treffpunkt

It will be at the VIMEX office at 10:00 a.m, the same day that the project starts. At 12:30 pm the volunteer will go by bus to Leon City.

Weitere Infos

3 months, 300 euros ; 6 months, 460 euros .

Anforderungen

Management Group, patience and courage to work and be with the kids. Adaptability to different circumstances. Respect and understanding different customs and cultural activities.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Guanajuato Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Mexico: MIGRANTS VIMEXMTVLTV2020/06
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8/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
Extra-Gebühr EUR 300
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La Casa del Migrante in Tijuana receives male migrants and has room for 180 people. The work of the House is developed in five levels:61558;Humanitarian assistance: food, lodging, bath with hot water, clothes and footwear, basic medical service (first aid) and job exchange.61558;Psycho-social assistance: all the migrants who come to the Casa frustrated and desperate find in it a space of security, trust and moral support. The dynamics and talks offered in the House also serve this purpose.61558;Spiritual assistance: Although it is a Catholic institution, la Casa del Migrante does not discriminate against migrants belonging to another religious denomination it means that the House offer a space to deepen and practice faith in God with celebration and talks. 61558;Advice on human rights: information and guidance talks are offered in this field, migrants whose rights have been violated are identified and channeled to the corresponding authorities.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The project provides a room in Casa de los Migrantes which consists of baths, a kitchen, and a place to wash your clothes.Meals will be prepared by the volunteers.

Lage und Freizeit

Tijuana, Baja California Norte, Mexico.In the free time you will be able to Stroll Along Avenida Revolucion, visit a traditional Market, explore the Centro Cultural Tijuana, see the Bullring by the sea, savor some Mexican food, check out Plaza Santa Cecilia, hit the Beach, take a day trip to the Valle de Guadalupe.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Casa del Migrante mission is to provide adequate and timely care to the population in a situation of social vulnerability such as the migrant population, seeking to improve their living conditions by offering basic services such as temporary housing, food, clothing and assistance services as health, education, and promotion of human rights. Committed to promoting their rights and influencing policies for their attention inside and outside the nation.The vision is that migrants with low economic resources have a space that allows them to satisfy their basic needs of temporary stay in the city of Tijuana, Baja California, where they can safely establish their migratory projects and where they can access to services public and private social assistance, improvement of health conditions, employment and human rights. Similarly, serve as a reference to society in general on the current phenomenon of migration.

Treffpunkt

It will be at VIMEX office at 10:00 a.m, the same day that the project starts BUT if it is possible the volunteer will take the fly to Tijuana City. Please ask to us.

Weitere Infos

3 months, 300 euros ; 6 months, 460 euros .

Anforderungen

A willingness to work in a team, dedication, ease of speech, kindness, responsibility and willingness to work with adolescents. Ability to develop didactic material and educational activities.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 20 - 28 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tijuana Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country Mexico: TIERRA BLANCA VIMEXMTVLTV2020/12
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8/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
Extra-Gebühr EUR 300
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Active participation working with the children. -Accompaniment in their homework. -Social work support and investigation of cases of child labor.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

This will be in the same house. The food will be prepared for the volunteers or/and for the staff.

Lage und Freizeit

Leon is a interesting city to know an visit. Interesting places nearby to visit are Queretaro, Celaya, San Miguel de Allende, Pena de Bernal, Tequisquiapan, Guanajuato. Magic villages, big cities with a rich culture.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

It is a project with 30 years of experience serving 60 children in three houses in different parts of the city. Counseling, shelter, legal advice and monitoring of social work is provided to each of the cases they have. Attention, care, and shelter for children in high-risk conditions are given. This home was established by the conditions of poverty, neglect, and violence in which children of the city in the poverty belts are, and the failure of the Rights of Children in Mexico. It works in partnership with other institutions and with local, state and federal governments for childcare we are assigned directly by them. We serve children from all over the State of Guanajuato, Mexico.

Treffpunkt

It will be at the VIMEX office at 10:00 a.m, the same day that the project starts. At 12:30 pm the volunteer will go by bus to Leon City.

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3 MESES- 300 EUROS Y 6 MESES 460 EUROS

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Patience and courage to work and be with the kids. Adaptability to different circumstances. Respect and understanding of different customs and cultural activities. Good disposal for teamwork. Bring clothes according to the activities. Please bring your own insurance.
Organisation VIMEX Alter 18 - 29 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Guanajuato Projekt-Sprache(n) Spanish , English
country United States: HOUSE BUILDING RESTORATION VFP-MTV05
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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.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

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.

Lage und Freizeit

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: All volunteers are asked to contribute a $55/person project fee, which helps to cover expenses associated with project coordination and supervision, as well as materials, fuel, safety equipment, insurance and tool and vehicle maintenance. If you choose to stay in our volunteer house, there is a $150/person/week housing fee to help offset the costs of three meals a day, house utilities and maintenance as well as project expenses. This fee drops to $50/week after 3 weeks, and is eliminated entirely if you stay with us beyond 3 months. The most you would pay ist $1,005 for three months. After that, any additional time with us is free.

Anforderungen

Volunteers must also complete an online registration for logistical information and an educational curriculum to prepare long-term volunteers for service with us.  See https://www.omprakash.org/global/lowernine-org/apply?pid=6090 It takes about 3 hours to complete, and reviews history of New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, and worksite safety. It does not need to be completed in one sitting, and can be completed in increments over time. It needs to be finished prior to arrival.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV04
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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://dismasofvt.org/

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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 Homestead VFP-MTV/LTV01-20
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Volunteers are welcomed and live as part of a household where they help with the running of the home they also enjoy. During the work week they join a team on the land, bakery, food preserving kitchen, construction/woodworking, or crafts, facilitating, learning, and helping the team reach their goal. Weekends and evenings are filled with social and vocational opportunities. The type of volunteer work is matched to the individual’s tastes and strengths to optimize the most fulfilling experience for all. The hours vary and follow a farm-life structure with some early mornings and late nights in the growing season and a creative, co operative, and flexible attitude to social opportunities and travel to best suit everyone. Coworker position requires a motivated person who enjoys being part of a team. Practical idealism, an appreciation of the outdoors, and a wish to make a real difference in the world helps! Previous agricultural experience or experience of people with disabilities is not necessary, but an open mind and a wish to learn definitely is.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers live together family- style in homes lead by long term volunteers in the community. Each person has their own bedroom. All meals, and use of amenities (computer, wifi, toiletries, house phone, workshops) is included. We can insure drivers over 21 with a clean driving record to use our vehicles.

Lage und Freizeit

We live in the middle of a conservation area with hiking and biking trails, waterfalls and a pristine river to canoe and kayak. Our friendly small town offers shopping, coffee shops, parks, community theater, swimming pool, gym, basic amenities, and local festivals. Museums, concerts, theaters and events can be accessed an hour away in Minneapolis/St Paul. While there is no public transport, people over 21 with a clear driving record can often drive our vehicles and those who can’t are offered rides and use of bikes for shorter distances. We make it possible for volunteers to camp, visit Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, (4-7 hours away) and Lake Superior depending on their interest and enjoy connecting them to opportunities see more of the USA in and outside the tourist areas. Year-long volunteers can expect to have about 3 weeks of vacation offered through the year.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Homestead is a sustainable non-profit living and working with people with developmental challenges. We believe that everyone has value and importance, and can contribute to a purposeful life no matter their abilities. In teams of people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, we run the farm, bakery, kitchens, gardens and craft groups, look after each other and create a happy home and social life. We live in extended family households within walking distance of the farm and find our high energy, friendly lifestyle fulfilling and welcoming for us all. Website: http://www.communityhomestead.org https://www.facebook.com/communityhomestead/?tn-str=k*F

Treffpunkt

You must co ordinate your arrival so we can pick you up from the airport Christine.elmquist@communityhomestead.org.
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV02
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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.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

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

Lage und Freizeit

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://dismasofvt.org/

Weitere Infos

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-MTV03
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1/02/2020 - 31/12/2020
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4 Freiwillige (2Male / 2female noch gesucht)
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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.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

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://dismasofvt.org/

Anforderungen

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 United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV01
Bewertungen
1/02/2020 - 31/12/2020
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4 Freiwillige (2Male / 2female noch gesucht)
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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://dismasofvt.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
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