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International youth for people with fewer opportunities

International youth for people with fewer opportunities

Warsaw, Poland

1 , Otvoreno

Opis projekta

Helpful Hand Foundation is a charity organization founded to provide help and care to people with intellectual disabilities who cannot live independently. The volunteers will be helping care assistants and therapists in everyday work with the residents of the Foundation. Their activities include: - helping the people with everyday activities (getting dressed, washing oneself, preparing food) - helping the therapists with running occupational therapies (education, art, sport, theatre, music, cooking, weaving and pottery classes) - helping with controlling safety during trips, cultural events, social meetings and other outdoor activities - participating in everyday activities of the House such as helping to keep cleanliness and order in residents' rooms and common spaces of the House as well as in the surrounding area, gardening and simple manual work (painting, removing branches).


Smještaj, hrana i prijevoz

The volunteers will be living in a shared flat (with kitchen) around 40 minutes by bus from the host organization, where they will work. They will share rooms with 3 other volunteers who work in other host organizations. Lunches will be served in the host organization’s canteen. Other meals will be prepared by volunteers themselves. They will receive monthly allowances for food (for breakfasts and dinners and also for weekends and holidays). Long-term tickets for public transport in Warsaw are provided during the whole duration of stay.


Osposobljavanje tijekom projekta

Volunteers will participate in: - pre-departure training organized by their sending organization - introductory training organized by Stowarzyszenie Promocji Wolontariatu and receiving organization - on arrival training organized by Polish National Agency - mid term evaluation organized by Polish National Agency - Polish course


Profil volontera

We are looking for a volunteer who has strong motivation to work with disabled people. Volunteer has to be aware that he/she will work with intellectually disabled adults, often much older. We are looking for a person who is willing to learn, open for intercultural experience and ready to live a different lifestyle. The work is quite monotonous, the residents are very friendly but reluctant. The volunteer needs to be active and have a sense of initiative, moreover basic artistic skills will be helpful.


Kako se prijaviti

Send us and email with your CV to and we will send you an application form.


Druge korisne poveznice

Helphul Hand FoundationVideo about the Foundation and international volunteers hosted

This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Razdoblje trajanja projekta

A total of 42 week(s) during the period 06/11/2015 to 02/09/2016

Mjesto projekta

Ul. Odrebna 10, 04-867 Warsaw Poland

Traže se volonteri iz

Austrija, Češka, Danska, Estonija, Finska, Francuska, Njemačka, Grčka, Mađarska, Irska, Latvija, Litva, Nizozemska, Rumunjska, Slovačka, Slovenija, Španjolska, Ujedinjena Kraljevina, Italija, Belgija

Područja projekta

Invaliditet – posebne potrebe

Rok za prijavu

Rok za prijavu: 15/10/2015


Name: Grzegorz Sempach

Phone: +48226722640

Organizacija domaćin

Organizacija koordinatorica