Mediano/largo plazo
VFP-MTV06-19 ESTADOS UNIDOS Nueva York, NY Mediano plazo 01/06/2019 31/10/2019


VFP-MTV06-19  EXPLORE NEW YORK, DISA/CULT 15 Vols AGE 21+ Dates – To Be Announced SPROUT, NEW YORK,

Dates for this upcoming season:

·   June 1 – June 30 : 5 leaders

·     July 1-July 31: 6 leaders

·     August 1-31: 8 leaders

·      Sept 1-Sept 30: 6 leaders

·      Oct 1-Oct 31: 4 leaders

NEW YORK  is dedicated to helping individuals with developmental disabilities to grow through challenging and safe travel experiences. http://www.gosprout.org/

WORK: Volunteers will co-lead small groups of adults with special needs on short vacations to various destinations. Responsibilities include ensuring safety, providing emotional and physical support, enhancing fun, budgeting, driving and activity planning 24 hours a day while on trips. Volunteers must be willing to assist with all Adult Daily Living skills (brushing teeth, separating dirty clothes, showering etc.). This is very challenging work, yet also very rewarding and fun. Experience working with this population is an asset but not required. Training will be provided. Between trips, some light office work or assistance is required. 

STUDY THEME: Traveling with disability. 

ACCOMMODATION: While on trips you will stay in hotels. In between trips, you will stay at a youth hostel. Volunteers will be responsible for their own meals, transportation and activities when not on a trip. 

LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City & various destinations.  LEISURE

ACTIVITIES: In between trips, you will have minimal time to explore NYC

TERMINAL: New York City, New York. 

LANGUAGE: Fluent English

REQUIRED   SPECIAL REMARKS: Responsible, motivated vols age 21+ with driver’s license strongly preferred. Start dates are set for orientation but end dates can be flexible if required. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project. Sprout insurance only covers volunteers when they are on group trips. No alcohol during trips. Fluent English. VFP Motivation form and phone/Skype interview is required