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DJMTV – 1913 INDONESIA Ungaran, Central Java ELDERLY 08/04/2019 01/04/2020

DJMTV – 1913      APRIL 19 – APRIL 20            RINDANG ASIH NURSING HOMES                                     ELDERLY                 1 VOL

Background:Rindang Asih 1 Elderly is one of elderly people house in Ungaran under the coordination by Soegijapranata Pastoral Semarang. This nursing home is located in Ungaran which lies on the slope of Ungaran Mountain, so the climate is cooler. In Rindang Asih 1 elderly, there are 29 women elderly who lives there which helps by some local staffs. There are 3 types of the elderly; Type A to Type C. Type A is those who can do working like the normal one. While Type B is those who can do some work in the nursing homes. And Type C is those who cannot do anything just lying on the bed or the wheel chair so they need help to do anything.

Work: The role of the volunteer will be assisting local staff in taking care of the elderly people. The volunteer is possible to work in shift such as morning to afternoon and afternoon to evening. They will work to help elderly in doing their daily activities such as cooking, meal time, arranging an activities for them, or take them for having walk outside. 

Study theme: The volunteers will be introduced to the Indonesian culture and customs in general, with a special focus on the Javanese particularities. Some cultural visits are also foreseen.

Leisure Time: During free time, the volunteers will have the chance to visit Semarang city, Samp Poo Kong Chinese Temple, Lawang Sewu Building and Gedong Songo Hindus Temples. 

Accommodation: The accommodation and food is provided by a local host family. The volunteer will share his/her room and the other facilities with other host family members. Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water,   no washing machine).  No vegan (strict vegetarian), flexible vegetarian is still welcomed.

Location:  Ungaran, Central Java

Terminal of arrival: Semarang airport, railway station (Volunteer is NOT ALLOWED to buy flight ticket before getting the visa and get confirmation from the host organization)

Special Requirement: For female volunteer only.No piercing on face, no visible tattoo, common hair style (no colorful, dreadlock). The volunteer should love to work, open minded, be mature, respectful of local customs, tolerant, creative, flexible and sign the agreement. Never found guilty in a criminal case in home country or in another country. Pay extra fee partially for every visa extension at local immigration office if stay offer 8 weeks. Intake condition and restriction:No intake on Fridays and during Ramadhan; arrival should be on MONDAY; no pick up during weekend; pick-up between 08.00 AM to 09.00 PM, no pick up after 09.00 PM. Volunteer should hold Visa (Social Visit Visa type 211) before entering Indonesia.

Participant Fee: 320 € or IDR 5.440.000/month (additional cost per week 70 Euro/week/person or IDR 1.190.000)

Visa Information:

Volunteer should adjust your flight duration according to the days of your stay as below to avoid any problem with the immigration.


Duration of stay





4 weeks (28 days)

No visa extension




5 – 8 weeks (35 – 56 days)

No visa extension




3 months (86  days)

1 time visa ext

40 Euro

Pay in Cash


4 months (116 days)

2 times visa ext

80 Euro

Pay in Cash


5 months (146 days)

3 times visa ext

120 Euro

Pay in Cash


6 months (176 days)

4 times visa ext

160 Euro

Pay in Cash

After 6 months the volunteer MUST LEAVE the country to apply new visa again at Indonesian Embassy in the nearest country for example in Singapore. For those who will stay over 6 months then entering Indonesian again and repeating the same procedure as above as well as add more the additional visa extension cost.  Volunteer must cover the cost of international flights, accommodation and other personal expenses during stay abroad for applying new visa.