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description of organisation

The main goal of The Community of Hope Foundation is to ensure disabled people (adult and autistic) different forms of social, therapeutical and educational support, particularly in the context of our Life Farm facility (Farma Życia) which is located in Więckowice, in south part of Krakow. Furthermore, we work on improving the self-reliance and the occupational chances of disabled people for many years now.
All of our work follows the distinct mission of the foundation, which is formulated as follows:
„The foundations’ mission is to build a support system for people with autism and related development disorders as well as for their relatives. The support is based on ensuring the conditions for the best development of autistic people in regard of their individual potential. Furthermore it consists of the enablement of self- fulfilment and maximal autonomy as well as the introduction and integration to social and occupational activities, making the people we take care of feel self-worthy and treated justly on our farms.
Our organisation employs professional therapists, psychologists, carers and instructors.
Life Farm has a comradely and „family-like” character. The farms’ community consists of over a dozen inhabitants (people with autism), some people with autism that visit our events regularly (in small groups), some workers (who work either fulltime, part-time, or in alternating shifts), parents, carers, friends of people with autism and last but not least volunteers who help the foundation since its emergence.

The Community of Hope Foundation wants to expand its field by participation in European Volunteer Service programme and hosting volunteers for long term and short term periods. Association will also receive support from Internationaler Bund Polska, which is an experienced coordinating organisation of EVS project.

inclusion topics

This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:

Inclusion categoryReceiving projectsSending projectsCoordinating projects
Social obstacles
Economic obstacles
Cultural differences

Volunteering project

Project name Project Dates Deadline Status
Voice of the voiceless!
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Apr 2015 to Jan 2016
01/04/2015 - 31/01/2016
21/03/2015 closed
EVS Opportunities in Farm of Life Więckowice (1/09/16-30/06/17)
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Sep 2016 to Jun 2017
01/09/2016 - 30/06/2017
13/04/2016 closed