Mediano/largo plazo
VFP-MTV02-19 ESTADOS UNIDOS Winooski, Vermont Largo Plazo 01/06/2019 31/12/2019

VFP-MTV02-19 COMMUNITY REENTRY and SOCIAL JUSTICE, WINOOSKI, PERMANENT SOCI/MANU AGE 21+  4 Vols, Only 1 volunteer serves at a time,  Minimum 12 weeks; maximum 6 months  


Winooski Dismas House provides housing and opportunities to men and women getting out of prison so that they can successfully transition back into the community. http://www.dismasofvermont.org/ WORK:  Volunteers will be working as a Resident Advisor as well as on administrative tasks in small office. Volunteers are also expected to support the residential community by participating in group activities.  


STUDY THEME: Criminal Justice  


ACCOMMODATION: Shared room in a house, meals & laundry provided. Access to Wi-Fi is also available. 


LOCATION: Winooski, Vermont. Winooski borders Burlington and has a population of ~8,000. There are colleges and universities nearby, the lake and mountains and much to do. Volunteers For Peace is located in Burlington and we welcome the volunteers in our office as well. Dismas has a house in Burlington and Rutland Vermont as well.  


LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Recreation includes house activities and many festivals and events in area. Volunteers will participate in house outings including baseball games, hikes, camping. Time off for travel may be approved. 


TERMINAL: Burlington, Vermont is easily accessible by bus or plane from Montreal, Boston or New York City.   


SPECIAL REMARKS: Volunteers must be 21+, male, speak fluent English and have basic computer skills.  Absolutely NO alcohol or drug use permitted during the stay.  VFP Motivation Form and email interview required. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project! Dismas offers emergency and liability insurance only. Only one international volunteer serves at any time. Volunteers must indicate the dates they are able to serve.