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PERM IVS GB REINO UNIDO Dunkeld, Scotland Disabilities 01/11/2017 01/11/2018

Corbenic Camphill Community in Great Britain, hosted by IVS GB

Theme: Disabilities

Location: Dunkeld, Scotland

Project start: 2017-11-01

Application: Decision will be made two weeks after date of skype interview

Project: English 

Local: English

Project Description: The volunteer will be caring for and working alongside adults with learning disabilities. This is a community for adults with learning disabilities consisting of five households and a variety of workshops.

Work: Living and sharing house with adults with learning disabilities. Helpng with personal care, housework, preparing meals etc, working in one of our workshops; garden, estate, farm, craft, candles, bakery and woodwork. Working 49 hours, with one day off per week then one long weekend in three.

Requirements: We are looking for male volunteers who are able to share living spaces, flexible in working times and who speaks good English, interested in people, willing to learn and who takes the initiative.

Food: The volunteers would eat in the house with the other volunteers and residents. Organic food where possible, own bakery provides bread. Eating together in the households.

Accommodation: The volunteers would stay in the community and might be required to share a room, however most have their own room.

Pocket money: 140 GBP per month

Insurance: VOLUNTEERS MUST HAVE APPROPRIATE HEALTH INSURANCE, ARRANGED EITHER THROUGH THE SCI SENDING ORGANISATION OR INDEPENDENTLY. PROOF IS REQUIRED: WITHOUT THIS VOLUNTEERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Separate travel insurance will be also required.

Fees: None

Visa: Corbenic or IVS will issue a certificate of sponsorship for anyone living outside the EEU and who requires an entry visa.

Others: The successful volunteer will be required to supply two references (forms supplied). A police check is also required. Volunteer will need to complete a Corbenic application form and supply a photograph. The Community celebrates Christian festivals so volunteers would need to be willing to accompany residents in celebration or church visits. Interviews will be held via Skype. Introductory training courses are offered in various subjects.