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country United States: HOUSE BUILDING RESTORATION VFP-MTV05-20
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9/11/2018 - 31/12/2020
Extra-Gebühr USD 480
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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.

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: $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: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV02-20
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9/06/2019 - 31/12/2020
Extra-Gebühr USD 150
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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.

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/

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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.

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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-MTV01-20
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1/07/2019 - 31/12/2020
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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.

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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/

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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 United States: Community Reentry, Social Justice W VFP-MTV03-20
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1/08/2019 - 31/12/2020
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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://dismasofvt.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 United States: Camphill Village Minnesota VFP-LTV01-20
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9/11/2019 - 31/12/2020
Extra-Gebühr USD 150
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

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

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1-3 volunteers at a time minimum 1 year 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
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 Estonia: IN DOWN TOWN EST MTV 06
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20/01/2020 - 20/04/2020
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Work in clubVolunteers are expected to support activities of the Listen Twice Conversational Club which lie within the multicultural education and cross-cultural learning activities as well as participate in the school s activities, communicate closely with teens and kids, co-operate with the In Down-Town teachers and staff, become the leaders of social or cultural or applied language and art or media projects for teens.Among the activities volunteers will carry on are:-Conducting the club sessions and being the leader of teenagers cross- or multicultural projects,-Assisting the teens and helping them with ideas for their educational projects within the In Down-Town curriculum framework,-Preparing and conducting the activities in the subject of the students projects, competitions, sub-projects or theme presentations,-Organizing team works, group discussions, excursions, informal study visits, tours, picnics, holiday events, some special events for the school s students, etc.-Developing new club trends and workshops,-Assisting in club s office work as well as in public promotion,-Helping in other required though relevant activities,-When needed assisting the kids during classes.The educational club work in multicultural issues is organized though three main club workshops- Handicrafts Club, Performing Arts Club, Micro Media Club, Adults Club, Special learning projects based on the study topics are held within each of them. Included among the activities for youth there can be amateur drama performances, making quizzes and presentations or debates on history, geography, culture or literature of Estonia and other European countries, producing piece of amateur art or handicraft, visits to different cultural and educational institutions, preparing and participation in other school s projects and events, etc.Volunteers are responsible for direct contacts with teens to provide educational club sessions of the mentioned workshops, evaluate regularly the progress of the project as well as be responsible for the Annual Exhibition Multicultural and Global Issues for Teens . The Conversational Club activities are educational but they are NOT regular language learning classes. The volunteers may only be asked to help building up a multicultural background in the class through games, discussions and group work. Volunteers are also expected to come to the project keeping in mind an idea for their personal projects to be realized within the project work. The personal project of the volunteer may include written set of leaflets, club album, creating a radio club station or a website, organize a drama tour or recording a film involving teenagers into these activities, or others. The personal volunteer s project always depends on the volunteer s interests and skills.

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AccommodationIn the specially rented furnished apartments in the residential area of Tallinn. Apartment is shared with other volunteers or school teachers. All facilities are provided. No need for a sleeping bag (unless you want to travel in your free time), bed linens are provided. Accommodation is provided for free and food money will be given by the hosting project by the end of each service month. Monthly card for local transport in Tallinn will be provided as well.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationThe project is located in city centre of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. More information on www.tallinn.eeLeisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities as camp takes place in the capital where one can find attractions for all tastes: sightseeing and museums, festivals, concerts, live music, pubs, etc. The camp provides an excellent opportunity to establish contacts with young Estonians and to experience the local life.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Hosting projectThe Language school In Down-Town is a well-known school in Tallinn, Estonia. In this school both youngsters and adults learn different languages: Estonian, English, French, German and Spanish. Except of language lessons students also have chance to attend Conversational Club Listen Twice , where they can practice their language skills, participate in workshops, communicate with other kids and volunteers. Volunteers work with any kid or teen of Tallinn city who wants to join the club activities on the regular or time-to-time visit basis. However, the majority of club members are the junior students of the NGO Language School In Down-Town who belong to three main target groups- children of 7-10 years old, teens aged 11-16 and young adults. About 100 school children of Tallinn city may attend different club sessions or activities during the week and also on Saturdays. The majority belongs to the Russian-speaking community. Project activities take place in the venue of The Language School In Down-Town .

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It is possible to adapt the dates of stay and its duration to your availability.

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Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with kids. Experience in work with children is an advantage. All interesting ideas of activities for kids, games etc. are welcomed. Please bring some materials, postcards, symbols of your country, posters, maps, music, etc. typical for your country. We expect active volunteers with excellent communication skills, good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. Main requirements:- Motivation letter - B2 English level - Age: 20 i 30 years oldPlease note: Before final answer about your participation, project manager of hosting project will have Skype interview with you. Special conditionsProject participation fee is 150 Euro for the whole period of stay.NB It is possible to adapt the project dates to your availability dates however the minimum period of stay is 2 months.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Japan: Akame20-01 (Mie) NICE-LI-AK20-01
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21/01/2020 - 16/04/2020
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Volunteers will work on various types of activity related to forest conservation, agricultural projects in mountainous nature and experiential learning events in nature. The forest conservation will be cutting trees, branches and maintaining the footpaths. For the agricultural work, volunteers will be taking care of the chickens raised by the free-range farming and slaughter old enough chickens for eating by themselves, harvesting and packaging mushrooms. Volunteers are also expected to help to organize some environmental events (e.g., to collect edible wild plants, nature observation) in the mountain.

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Single room, in a pension named Eco Resort Akame. Volunteers cook by themselves.

Lage und Freizeit

*Location: Kami-Mitani area, Nabari city, Mie prefecture, about 60 km from Osaka. There are famous falls nearby that many hikers visit. *Other activities: Many opportunities to learn the local wisdom. Sightseeing, short trips (hot springs, famous places here).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized together with a local environmental non-profit organization (NPO) Akame no SATOYAMA wo Sodateru Kai (ASSK) since 1998. Since this area is close to big cities Osaka and Nagoya, there were plans to build a golf field and an incinerator, but local people stopped those plans by the movement called National Trust. ASSK founded the group in 1996 to collect donations to buy and protect lands. Also, ASSK accepts people who want to enjoy nature, and maintains forests, creates a pond for dragonflies, hosts national copse meeting, etc. SATOYAMA needs to be maintained by humans for its biodiversity and water adjustment function. Our ancestors had protected and utilized the forest ecologically and sustainably, which was neglected by modernization. We will try to revive it by voluntary global power!!

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*Participation fee: 12,000 yen per month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). *Term: If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start/end date among the following seminar dates. [ 25-26 Jan. / 17-19 Apr. / 03-05 Jul. / 01-02 Oct. / 18 Dec. ]

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*Language: English and Japanese. The communication between locals and volunteers will be used simple English and Japanese. Some levels of Japanese speaking skills as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. *Other requirements: High motivation to work hard with simple mountain life in a remote area. Respect for the local culture and way of the local organization. Interests in environmental issues. Open mind and flexibility.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Kansai international airport. From Osaka to the project site, 1 hour by train. *Volunteers are required to arrive in Japan no later than one day before the orientation and leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Using Kansai International Airport (KIX) is convenient for access to the orientation and project site. Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese
country Japan: Gose20-01 (Nara) NICE-LI-GS20-01
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25/01/2020 - 16/04/2020
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Volunteers will engage in the process of organic farming with duties such as cultivating vegetables and rice, weeding, harvesting and packing them for shipment.

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Volunteers stay at an old Japanese house next to the local host's one. The kitchen and shower are shared with the local host. Volunteers cook by themselves. Smoking is not allowed. A cat and dog are kept around the house.

Lage und Freizeit

*Location: It is located in Gose city, Nara pref. which is about 50 km southeast of Osaka. *Other activities: Join the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trips (hot springs, temples and shrines).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is co-organized with Sugiura Farm that engages in organic farming for pursuing food safety and environmental-friendly society. The owner of this farm is Mr. Sugiura who is the only one man taking care of 2 hectares of farmland abandoned by local people. The local people became too old to keep working on the farm. Mr. Sugiura cultivates, harvests crops, even makes fertilizer and processes the harvest into products. He is working not only for crops but also for conserving the environment and the beautiful scenery of living fields in the countryside of Japan.

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*Participation fee: 12,000 yen per month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). *Term: If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start/end date among the following seminar dates. [ 25-26 Jan. / 17-19 Apr. / 03-05 Jul. / 01-02 Oct. / 18 Dec. ]

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*Language: English and Japanese The local host speaks English. But also High motivation to learn and speak Japanese language. *Other requirements: High motivation to work hard with simple mountain life in a remote area. Respect for the local culture and way of the local organization. Interests in agriculture.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Kansai international airport. From Osaka to the project site, 2 hours by train. *Volunteers are required to arrive in Japan no later than one day before the orientation and leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Using Kansai International Airport (KIX) is convenient for access to the orientation and project site. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Akame20-01 (Oda-Yukimiru) NICE-LI-OY20-01
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25/01/2020 - 16/04/2020
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Visiting and joining local elementary school or local events to introduce own culture or support operation to create a relationship with local people. Communicating with teenagers who come to the community center. Volunteers will have opportunities to show their own culture. Nature conservation work such as cutting trees and bamboos in the mountain might be organized sometimes.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers stay at the local community center named Yukimiru. There are good facilities (Shower rooms, Kitchen, Washing machine, Event space, Meeting rooms, Air conditioners, TV) Volunteers share Japanese floor (tatami) rooms separated by man and woman. Every meal will be cooked by volunteers. Not need a sleeping bag. There is Wi-Fi.

Lage und Freizeit

*Location: Oda city is located in the middle area of Shimane prefecture and far from about 250 km northwest of Osaka. Very close to Japan sea and Iwami Ginzan, a silver mine, and a lot of nature. The population is estimated 33,017 and depopulation is one of the social issues there. *Other activities: Joining local events which are held by the local organization or others and support the operation and communicate with local people. ( Day off )Volunteers can choose some kinds of activities; visiting the Izumo shrine where one of the symbolic shrines in Japan/ going to hike in IWAMI Ginzan mountain, one of the famous historical places in Japan.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Since 2011, this project has been organized together with the Organization of Green and Water (OGW), which was established in 1992. As one of the projects of OGW, they run a local community center, called Yukimiru and opened for local people, mainly teenagers who are not good at communication due to relationship with others. The center supports study and provides them with opportunities to learn social communication. Volunteers are expected to communicate with the teenagers as new close brothers/sisters, show them how the volunteers live and help them find various kinds of way of living.

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*Participation fee: 12,000 yen per month.

Anforderungen

*Language: Japanese. Basically no problem for daily conversation (including work) in Japanese. Skype interview is required. *Other requirements: High motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. Speaking Japanese for daily conversation! Respect for the local cultures and way of the local organization. Open mind and flexibility, cooperation with others. Under 39 years old.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 39 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Kansai international airport. From Osaka to the project site, 5 hours by bus. *Volunteers are required to arrive in Japan no later than one day before the orientation and leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Using Kansai International Airport (KIX) is convenient for access to the orientation and project site. Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese
country Japan: Samegawa 20-02 (Fukushima) NICE-LI-SA20-02
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15/02/2020 - 10/05/2020
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Volunteers will do some farming such as planting rice, cutting the grasses, sowing seeds and harvesting in the land of ANSN. ANSN organizes many events on weekends. Volunteers will help to accept smoothly people from kids to adults, family. Volunteers will support and enjoy with them. Especially at the end of July to the end of August, ANSN organizes many kids camp programs.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

A private room of the nature school. Meals will be provided by the local host. During kid camp, Volunteers will stay with kids.

Lage und Freizeit

*Location: Small village in the forest area, the population is about 5,000, surrounded by rich nature. The temperature in winter can be minus 5-10 though the inside buildings are warm enough! 75km far from Fukushima nuclear power plant. *Other activities: Participation in local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trips (hot springs, famous places around the project site).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized together with the Abukuma Nature School Network (ANSN) since 2006. Their theme is learning from soil and nature, living together. Many children in Fukushima are forced to stay indoors for fear of health risks from radioactivity, having been released in the air by the nuclear disaster since March 2011. ANSN started to organize kid camps for kids in Fukushima. The kid camps are called Fukushima Kids (FK). FK bring about more than 40 elementary, junior high or high school students at a time to areas with lower radiation levels, to conduct a series of camps during vacations (some 5-day camps in summer and winter) and weekends.

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*Participation fee: 12,000 yen per month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). *Term: If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start/end date among the following seminar dates. [ 15-16 Feb. / 09-10 May. / 25-26 Jul. / 23-24 Sep. /18 Dec. ]

Anforderungen

*Language: English and Japanese. The communication between locals and volunteers will be used simple English and Japanese. Some levels of Japanese speaking skills as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. *Other requirements: Strong motivation to work with the host and live in the remote area with a lot of nature, respect to the local custom and life, flexibility, positive mind and those who like children.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Narita/Haneda airport in Tokyo. From Tokyo to the meeting point, it takes 2.5 hours by highway bus. *Volunteer needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) Japanese , English
country Japan: Shintoku 20-02 (Hokkaido) NICE-LI-SH20-02
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15/02/2020 - 10/05/2020
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1) Agricultural works : planting, weeding, cultivating, harvesting, to make organic vegetables, taking care of animals, milk processing, etc.) 2) House works : cooking and cleanings along with members in the community. 3) Handcrafts and textiles : making some handcrafts and textiles for sale to the locals.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

A Shared room in the facility which Shintoku Farm members live in. Cooking with the members by turn (vegetarian is possible!).

Lage und Freizeit

*Location: Agricultural countryside, 120 km east of Sapporo. Minus 20 degrees in winter and 20 degrees in summer. *Other activities: Join the local festivals. Sightseeing (hot springs, famous places in this area).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized together with Kyodo Gakusha Shintoku Farm since 1998. It's a cooperative community where people with various backgrounds such as mentally disadvantaged, people who are tired of city life, who want to learn agriculture, etc. They have five communities in Tokyo, Nagano and Hokkaido and grow animals and vegetables ecologically, organic way with utilizing Bacterium. Their cheese got the 1st prize in the national contest!

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*Participation fee: 12,000 yen per one month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). *Term: If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start/end date among the following seminar dates. [ 15-16 Feb. / 09-10 May. / 25-26 Jul. / 23-24 Sep. /18 Dec. ]

Anforderungen

*Language: English and Japanese. The communication between locals and volunteers will be used simple English and Japanese. *Other requirements: Some level of Japanese speaking skill as well as high motivation to learn and speak Japanese language is needed. Skills in agriculture or construction can be useful!
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is New Chitose airport in Hokkaido. *But Volunteer needs to book the flight ticket to Narita or Haneda international airport for joining the orientation/evaluation seminar, also needs to arrive in Japan on the day before the orientation and can leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
country Japan: Wazuka 20-03 (Kyoto) NICE-LI-WA20-03
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1/03/2020 - 16/04/2020
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
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Volunteers will do natural tea farming in abandoned tea farms with EW. Working at the tea farm is physically hard. After reviving farms, EW will provide it for those who wants to start new tea farms. Volunteers are expected to join local events and weekend-workcamps too.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room at the volunteer’s house. Cooking by volunteers

Lage und Freizeit

*Location: About 80 km from the center of Osaka. Most of the peninsula was designated as a quasi-national park. It was selected as one of the most beautiful villages in Japan in 2013. A famous landscape known as the Beautiful Tea farms is called Cha-genkyo. *Other activities: Join the local events etc. Sightseeing, short trip (temples, shrines famous places in Nara and Kyoto).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized with E-Wasa (EW), a local non-profit organization since 2015. EW, meaning good Japanese tea, was created in 2012 to organize agricultural events, support new tea farmers who live in Wazuka. Short-term volunteer programs, workcamps, have been held every year since 2001 by another local group nearby. One of the tea farmers who was a camp leader of workcamp in Wazuka was fascinated by this place and became a tea farmer here. Then, he established EW for the future of Wazuka. Wazuka is famous for green tea, called Uji-cha, the name of a different area. However, the tea farmers in Wazuka want to promote their tea as Wazuka-cha. Now, Wazuka faces depopulation, lack of workers and an aging society since most of the youth leave the town. As a result, the number of abandoned tea farms increases and the town loses its tradition, life, custom and scenery. EW hopes to host international volunteers to work together to animate the town and revitalize the tea farms.

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*Participation fee: 12,000 yen per month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). *Term: If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start/end date among the following seminar dates. [ 17-19 Apr. / 03-04 Jul. / 02-04 Oct. /18 Dec. ]

Anforderungen

*Language: English Local host can speak English. Japanese is also welcomed! *Other requirements: High motivation to work hard and interests in tea agriculture. Respect for the local culture and way of the local organization. Open mind and flexibility.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Kansai Internation Airport (KIX) in Osaka. From Osaka to the project site, 1 hour and a half by train and bus. *Volunteers are required to arrive in Japan no later than one day before the orientation and leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Using Kansai International Airport (KIX) is convenient for access to the orientation and project site. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country United States: Explore New York VFP-MTV06-20
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8/04/2020 - 28/08/2020
Extra-Gebühr USD 150
6 Freiwillige
3 Male / 2 female noch gesucht
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Volunteers who take part in the workcamp will assist Sprout Programs in a variety of ways. The main duty is working as a Trip Leader providing supervision, support and companionship to adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities on overnight vacations. The vacations are 3 to 8 days long and take you to various popular tourist destinations throughout the United States. You are required to participate in our training class during the first few days of your workcamp. Leaders work with different co-leaders for each trip. The leader teams consist of 3 volunteers with groups of 8-11 participants. Within the co-leading team there will be at least one leader who has experience working with Sprout. This leader is known as the Primary leader. The co-leading team will have access to the Leadership staff 24 hours a day to answer any questions during the trip. Responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring safety for the participants at all times, planning and participating in activities, overseeing the group budget, helping with hygiene needs (e.g. separating dirty and clean clothes, applying deodorant, assisting with showers, etc), driving/navigating, carrying luggage, providing general emotional and physical support, and ensuring everybody has a fun time. While on trips, leaders are responsible for their group 24-hours a day and therefore cannot leave the group for any reason or consume alcohol/narcotics (Please refer to Leadership Guidelines, below). Although the work is not physically strenuous, it can be exhausting as you are likely to work long days, have little privacy and are always responsible for your group. That said, you will probably find it to be one of the most fun and rewarding experiences you will ever have.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

While on trips, leaders will stay in hotels and eat all meals in restaurants as a group. All 3 leaders (male and female) will share one room at the hotel. Between trips, when the volunteers are in New York City, they will stay at the American Youth Hostel. Volunteers will be responsible for their own meals, transportation and activities when not on a trip. The hostel offers shared accommodations (dormitory style) with shared shower, cooking and laundry facilities. The hostel does not allow sleeping bags or bed sheets since they provide sheets and blankets. Sprout will pay for your accommodation on trips and in New York City for the entire duration of your workcamp based on the agreed dates.

Lage und Freizeit

Between trips, leaders will receive some free time to explore New York City, which is easily accessible via public transportation. Local leaders will be able to help volunteers find the best places to relax and enjoy their time. Volunteers can visit the many tourist attractions such as the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Times Square or the many Broadway shows, sporting events, museums or dance performances available in New York City.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Purpose: Your workcamp will be filled with exciting trips, wonderful people, and many challenges. Leading Sprout trips is hard work, but very rewarding. We hope you will enjoy leading our trips for people with special needs and that you will leave the Sprout workcamp with a strong sense of fulfillment. We are looking forward to working with you! Website: www.gosprout.org

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Here is a rough estimate, by month as to how many leaders we need for the coming months. We are flexible with the specific dates, yet that is always something that we could always work out on an individual basis with applicants. May 27-June 30: 5 leaders July 1-July 31: 5 leaders August 1-31: 6 leaders September 1-September 30: 6 leaders October 1-October 31: 4 leaders
Organisation Volunteers for Peace (USA) Alter 21 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen New York Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Wazuka 20-04 (Kyoto) NICE-LI-WA20-04
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17/04/2020 - 2/07/2020
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
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Volunteers will do natural tea farming in abandoned tea farms with EW. Working at the tea farm is physically hard. After reviving farms, EW will provide it for those who wants to start new tea farms. Volunteers are expected to join local events and weekend-workcamps too.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Single room at the volunteer’s house. Cooking by volunteers

Lage und Freizeit

*Location: About 80 km from the center of Osaka. Most of the peninsula was designated as a quasi-national park. It was selected as one of the most beautiful villages in Japan in 2013. A famous landscape known as the Beautiful Tea farms is called Cha-genkyo. *Other activities: Join the local events etc. Sightseeing, short trip (temples, shrines famous places in Nara and Kyoto).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project has been organized with E-Wasa (EW), a local non-profit organization since 2015. EW, meaning good Japanese tea, was created in 2012 to organize agricultural events, support new tea farmers who live in Wazuka. Short-term volunteer programs, workcamps, have been held every year since 2001 by another local group nearby. One of the tea farmers who was a camp leader of workcamp in Wazuka was fascinated by this place and became a tea farmer here. Then, he established EW for the future of Wazuka. Wazuka is famous for green tea, called Uji-cha, the name of a different area. However, the tea farmers in Wazuka want to promote their tea as Wazuka-cha. Now, Wazuka faces depopulation, lack of workers and an aging society since most of the youth leave the town. As a result, the number of abandoned tea farms increases and the town loses its tradition, life, custom and scenery. EW hopes to host international volunteers to work together to animate the town and revitalize the tea farms.

Weitere Infos

*Participation fee: 12,000 yen per month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). *Term: If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start/end date among the following seminar dates. [ 17-19 Apr. / 03-04 Jul. / 02-04 Oct. /18 Dec. ]

Anforderungen

*Language: English Local host can speak English. Japanese is also welcomed! *Other requirements: High motivation to work hard and interests in tea agriculture. Respect for the local culture and way of the local organization. Open mind and flexibility.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Kansai Internation Airport (KIX) in Osaka. From Osaka to the project site, 1 hour and a half by train and bus. *Volunteers are required to arrive in Japan no later than one day before the orientation and leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Using Kansai International Airport (KIX) is convenient for access to the orientation and project site. Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Japan: Gose20-04 (Nara) NICE-LI-GS20-04
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17/04/2020 - 2/07/2020
Extra-Gebühr JPY 12000
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Volunteers will engage in the process of organic farming with duties such as cultivating vegetables and rice, weeding, harvesting and packing them for shipment.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers stay at an old Japanese house next to the local host's one. The kitchen and shower are shared with the local host. Volunteers cook by themselves. Smoking is not allowed. A cat and dog are kept around the house.

Lage und Freizeit

*Location: It is located in Gose city, Nara pref. which is about 50 km southeast of Osaka. *Other activities: Join the local events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trips (hot springs, temples and shrines).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is co-organized with Sugiura Farm that engages in organic farming for pursuing food safety and environmental-friendly society. The owner of this farm is Mr. Sugiura who is the only one man taking care of 2 hectares of farmland abandoned by local people. The local people became too old to keep working on the farm. Mr. Sugiura cultivates, harvests crops, even makes fertilizer and processes the harvest into products. He is working not only for crops but also for conserving the environment and the beautiful scenery of living fields in the countryside of Japan.

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*Participation fee: 12,000 yen per month (6,000 yen from the 4th month). *Term: If you want to participate in dates other than the above (either shorter or longer), please choose your start/end date among the following seminar dates. [ 25-26 Jan. / 17-19 Apr. / 03-05 Jul. / 01-02 Oct. / 18 Dec. ]

Anforderungen

*Language: English and Japanese The local host speaks English. But also High motivation to learn and speak Japanese language. *Other requirements: High motivation to work hard with simple mountain life in a remote area. Respect for the local culture and way of the local organization. Interests in agriculture.
Organisation NICE Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen The nearest airport is Kansai international airport. From Osaka to the project site, 2 hours by train. *Volunteers are required to arrive in Japan no later than one day before the orientation and leave Japan after 22:00 on the last day. Using Kansai International Airport (KIX) is convenient for access to the orientation and project site. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Japanese
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