Mediano/largo plazo
DJMTV – 2008 INDONESIA Ungaran, Central Java ELDERLY 01/07/2020 01/04/2021

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 will be provided by host project and the volunteer will stay at
dormitory. Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no washing machine).
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)