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IVS GB REINO UNIDO Aberdeen,Scotland Disabilities 08/11/2017 31/12/2018

Tigh a'Chomainn Camphill

Duration: 1 year, shorter placement (6 months) may be considered Next vacancy: December 2017!

Project language(s): English

Local language(s): English

Application: Apply through specific application form; Skype interview required.

If you are interested in taking part in this project, or if you would like to get more information about becoming a long term volunteer, please contact your local SCI organisation. You can search for the contact information here: http: //www.sciint.org/contact-us/local-sci-branch-or-partner

Project description: Tigh a’Chomainn Camphill is a Community built on mutual responsibility, trust, friendship and the ethos, values and experience of the worldwide Camphill Movement. Located in the Dee valley in Aberdeen it's a home from which individuals can explore their potential, grow to understand their capacity while understanding their limitations. It is a warm and friendly Community in which individuals can feel at home. Responsibility is carried by all members of the Community and everyone is valued for who they are.

Work: Vocational Volunteer Co-workers main activity is to enable those with special needs to fulfil their potential. This isn’t simply care. The individuals with special needs who live in our Community are able to do much for themselves. The role of Vocational Volunteer Co-workers is as enablers, supporting individuals to live full and meaningful lives, supporting individuals to be part of the wider community. You will live in one of our community houses. You will be supported to work alongside us sharing your lives with us and working in our houses. In the house you will help to support residents with all aspects of their lives. This involves personal care, recreational care where we share time together doing activities, accompanying our residents on outings, as well as general house tasks like laundry, cleaning and cooking.

Requirements: Somebody who would be willing to involve themselves with all aspects of daily life. Long term volunteers are required to commit for 1 year although we do have 6 month placements periodically. You will live and work within ou community. You are involved with helping the residents get up, share breakfast, work on projects, have supper together in the evening and support evening activities. You will need to be enthusiastic but living in a community is hugely rewarding.

Food: Healthy, often organic. We eat most meals together and all your food will be provided.

Accommodation: You will have your own bedroom in one of our community houses. You will share the living facilities and bathrooms.

Pocket money: 180 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: If successful IVS will issue a certificate of sponsorship for anyone living outside the EEA and who requires an entry visa. For more information and costs log onto: https://www.gov.uk/tier-5-temporary-worker-charity-workervisa/overview.

Others: Applicants need to complete a specific application form, please ask for a copy from IVS. Interviews will be held by Skype. The duration of the position would be for one year unless otherwise agreed. Age Limit: 18-40 years old. Training offered: first aid, manual handling, foundation course which gives a foundation in social pedagogy food safety/hygiene, fire safety.