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ZW-ZWA 9.1 ZIMBABUE ZIMBABUE Work with the disabled / Social 11/04/2018 01/05/2018

Ruwa Rehabilitation Centre

This project is part of the SCI North South Programmes. Volunteers should be 20 years old, have previous volunteering experience and take part in the Preparation Workshops organised by their sending branch. More details from your sending branch.

Camp code: ZW-ZWA 9.1

Country: Zimbabwe

Start Date: 11 Apr 2018

End Date: 01 May 2018

Work Types: Work with the disabled / Social

International age: 18 - 99

Extra fee to be paid in the hosting country: 210.00 Euro

Purpose of extra costs:

The fee covers orientation, evaluation, monitoring, project set up, office running/administrative expenses, supporting small community projects running of activities during the project, certificate of participation, accommodation, feeding at camp and communication prior to, during and after the camp. Volunteers will participate in an orientation day after arrival charge, Participations are advised to reserve €50 for airport transfers, transport to and from the workcamp venue.

Required Language: English

Spoken Language: English

Description: Ruwa Rehabilitation is home for people with severe and multiple injuries with a strong bias to spinol code. It provides respite care, rehabilitation and training for caregivers.

Type of Work: The volunteers will work with the staff members at Ruwa Rehabilition to provide respite care as well as rehabilitation for the disadvantaged. The volunteers will also help in the garden, kitchen laundry and any specific request from administration at Ruwa Rehabilition centre.

Weekends are meant for free tours that group/individuals can organize by themselves.

Accommodation: Accommodation will be in the centre. Food and accommodation will be provided for the duration of the camp. Most of our camps are self catering (unless it is stated otherwise) and sufficient money is provided for the for you to buy and cook food together as a family.

Requirements: Volunteers should be emotionally competent and feel comfortable to work with people with multiple and severe disabilities. Participants should remember to bring suitable clothes (e.g. winter/summer clothes) depending on the geographical location of the workcamp they have would have chosen, a good sleeping bag, small mattress, working boots and gloves.

Approximate Location: Ruwa, 30 km away from Harare The Capital

Notes: Participants should arrive at least two days before the camp starts for orientation and they should not go direct to the camp before coming to ZWA office. It is important to note that projects locations may change due to several reasons beyond our control. There might be few applications for participation, late cancellation by volunteers or the community failing to make its contribution to the project in the last minute, and finally insecure situations. Therefore volunteers are urged to be flexible and accept alternative options. On arrival at the airport, please take taxi to our office, which are in MT Pleasant in Harare. Our offices are closed over the weekend and public holidays. Please NOTE: Do not leave your baggage with the taxi driver.