You will work along with our employees and people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems, in ONE of the following areas: 1. Farming and animal care 2. Carpentry and handcraft, 3. Gardening OR 4. Gastronomy. (Please apply for your favorite work field!!) You will be encouraged and accompanied to support people to fulfil tasks by themselves, in order for them to realize their potential and abilities. Your work will be guided by our professional employees. You’re free to create and implement own ideas. You will have a varied role and gain invaluable experience and skills for working with people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems. On that course you will learn a lot about their ways of living as well as disability issues and issues facing the local community.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
The volunteer will live in house next to the organisation with the other volunteers. S*He will have a room on her/his own and share a bathroom and kitchen with others. During the week he/she will get her lunch in the HO. In the morning, evening and at weekend the volunteer(s) should cook by themselves. For this the volunteer will get extra food money 🙂 The infrastructure with trains and buses is easy and quick and s/he will probably also have a bicycle at his/her disposal. The volunteer will receive a ticket for free use of any public transport in the whole region of Vorarlberg & a bike!
TRAINING DURING THE PROJECT
The volunteer will have following trainings and opportunities; – On-arrival Training; organised by the NA Austria – Midterm-Meeting; organised by the NA Austria – German course; organised by the supporting/coordinating organisation – Additional German course after the 1st one; organised by the supporting/coordinating organisation – Regular evaluation meetings together with the supporting/coordinating organisation – Regular meetings with her/his mentor in the hosting organisation
We are looking for open minded people who want to collect a lot of experiences in the daily work with people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems. We expect that the volunteer bring in a high motivation for the substantial work, especially for the work with people with disabilities. Moreover the volunteer has a stabilized personality so that they are able to encouraged and accompanied people with disabilities to realize their potential and abilities.
Detailed project description: https://www.aha.or.at/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Description_voluntary-project-Sunnahof-Tufers.pdf
How to Apply
*PLEASE APPLY BY SENDING AN E-MAIL; WITH YOUR CV AND MOTIVATION LETTER!!*
Don’t forget to add the name of project when you apply for it.