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Крым.Нужна помощь по двору.

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нужна помощь в благоустройстве двора

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Volunteer in Sri Lankan Village with Horizon Lanka Foundation

Sri Lanka   Teaching

The volunteers can teach languages, ICT, fine arts, sports to the children, teenagers and the youth in Horizon Academies we have in Sri Lanka

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SVI - Côte à Côte

Ottignies-Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium   Others...

Côte-à-Côte has set itself the mission of creating an environment that enables IMCs to realize their life project through autonomy and solidarity in order to become actors in society

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SVI - Les Pilotis

Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Belgium   Others...

“Les Pilotis” is a non-profit association and was founded in 2006 by the parents of a young man with a disability.

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SVI - Le Fagotin

Stoumont, Belgium   Farm jobs

Our partner association is located in Stoumont, in the Heart of the Belgian Ardennes. It is a quiet village, surrounded by forests.

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SVI - Don Bosco

Ganshoren, Belgium   Working with kids

Don Bosco is a boarding school made up of 7 big houses which can host up to 120 youth studying in different schools in Brussels.

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SVI - Project Now

Velsor, Belgium   Others...

Project NOW is a farm cooperative with social objectives. It was created by 10 people who were joined by 40 “villagers” from the municipality.

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SVI - Auberge de jeunesse Tournai

Tournai, Belgium   Charity

Tournai is located between the Lille (FR), Charleroi (BE) and Brussels (BE) airports. The volunteer is responsible for his transportation to Tournai.

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SVI - The Caves of Han

Han-Sur-Lesse, Belgium   Others...

The little village of Han sur Lesse is the gateway to the Ardennes and one hour driving from Brussels.

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SVI - Renaissance

Braine-l'alleud, Belgium   Others...

As far as leisure is concerned, Braine-l’Alleud is home to a cinema complex, many sports halls, and a cultural center. Braine-l’Alleud is not far away from the historic site of Waterloo. Many hiking routes are available in the area.

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Крым.Нужна помощь по двору.

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Дано:Дом в Крыму.Пгт Куйбышево в Бахчисарайском районе.Место красивейшее.Вокруг масса маршрутов для пешего туризма.Кому важно -погуглите.
Что нужно: Нужны сильные мужские руки с навыками строителями.Нужно и ямы копать и сарайки разрушать по кирпичикам, и из этих кирпичиков стеночки складывать.Землю перекидывать.Террасу устраивать.Деревья пилить и пересаживать.Обычная работа на участке . Дом частный.Мы не зарабатываем с помощью его.Наоборот мы делим с другими тепло и гостеприимство нашего дома.

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Дано:Дом в Крыму.Пгт Куйбышево в Бахчисарайском районе.Место красивейшее.Вокруг масса маршрутов для пешего туризма.Кому важно -погуглите.Чего не нужно: Не нужен алкоголь,нет сигареты,нет трава,нет любые наркотики.Не нужно нытьё.Сразу поймите для себя-по силам ли вам такой вид деятельности. Не нужна помощь тяп-ляп. Дом живёт в режиме жаворонка.От нас: Проживание с нами в благоустроенном доме(отдельная комната), но мебели в доме минимум. Питание вместе.Сложносочинённые блюда не готовлю.Если нужна вегетарианская еда, купим продукты.Но готовить такое не умею.Пока.Совместные вылазки авто или пеше походные.

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Volunteer in Sri Lankan Village with Horizon Lanka Foundation

Sri Lanka Teaching

Horizon Lanka Foundation is a non-profit organization (registered as a Guarantee Limited Company) located in Mahawilachchiya, the rural outskirts of Anuradhapura, the most ancient city of Sri Lanka. It runs academic programs for students in rural villages in Sri Lanka. The student body is made up primarily of local children who come to Horizon Academies after public school, during weekends and public school vacations. The Academies teach English, Information and Communication Technology, science, mathematics, fine arts, and sports to the children. We also train the children in skills such as presentation, public speaking and personal development. In addition to these subjects, students learn much more. Thanks to our dedicated staff and the hard work of local and foreign volunteers, the students also learn important life skills such as interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, tolerance, leadership, caring for others and the environment, sustainable development and teamwork.

The Horizon Lanka Foundation is a pillar in the local communities and works with them to improve the lives of all involved. We do this by assigning our local and foreign volunteers to assist the local public schools during morning sessions as Horizon Academies do not open during mornings except for school holidays and long public school vacations. Our ultimate goal is to empower rural youth so that they may work towards improving the conditions of their community as well as the surrounding communities.

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Русский, English, Deutsch, Français, العربية, 中文, Español,

Type of work

Conditions

150 USD per month from the volunteer is expected from the volunteer by our oranization.

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SVI - Côte à Côte

Ottignies-Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium Others...

A pilot project in terms of housing:
■ A passive construction, on a human scale, in the heart of the city of Louvain-la-Neuve.
■ A grouped housing unit that brings together 8 young adults IMC’s, an Erasmus student with reduced mobility, a student working on a disability-related issue, two carers and their families.
A pilot project in terms of support:
■ A personalized life project.
■ A maximum of autonomy with a maximum of social links.

Location
Louvain-La-Neuve
The youngest city in Belgium was created in the early 1970s when the Francophone university faculties split with Leuven and set up camp(us) near Ottignies in the French-speaking part of Brabant. Much of life revolves around collegiate life – indeed the entire town belongs to the university – though its brick pedestrian lanes, forested fringes and master-planned design make for an intriguing wander. The chief draw is the architecturally stunning Musée Hergé, dedicated to the famed creator of Tintin.

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English, Français,

Type of work

The volunteer will be a part of the household and will share the values of Côte-à-Côte. He will accompany the people in their daily life, bring his own ideas and his energy in a mixed group of people.
Depending on his abilities and his adaptation, the volunteer will perform the following tasks alone or with someone:
■ Manage daily life in a team setting while emphasizing the autonomy ability of each resident.
■ Assist residents in their autonomy and self-sufficiency project.
■ Organize community activities with the residents.
■ Ensure safety and well being of the residents by handling morning and evening activities. Morning: breakfast, preparation for outings, maybe escorting to the place of activity. Evening: dinner, leisure activities, getting to bed.
■ As needed: ensure security and wellbeing of residents at night

Conditions

Accommodation
Accommodation is included. You will have a room in the house if it is free. If not, you will be hosted in another house in Louvain-la-Neuve.

Food
You will be given breakfast and dinner. Dinner is prepared by the accompanying persons

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SVI - Les Pilotis

Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Belgium Others...

They wanted their son to live in a community house hosting 5 or 6 residents rather than in
an institution. The “residents” are the people with disabilities living in the houses of the association. They
are men and women with various disabilities aged between 20 and 30 years old. A third of them have a complex dependency and need disability, which means that they need continuous support throughout their daily activities. Generally speaking, the organization aims at improving the personal and the well-being
of each resident

Support and care of the residents
In their daily activities:
■ Take them to the bathroom so that they can take a shower / bath, brush their teeth, get dressed, etc.: These tasks can sometimes be frightening at first. Someone who is not comfortable with this will never be asked to accompany a resident to the shower. But, volunteers can help residents put on a sweater or close buttons on a shirt or tie shoelaces…
■ In their personal household chores: cleaning their rooms and washing their clothes, etc. Volunteers will be able to help, if they wish, the residents in these daily tasks.

In leisure outdoors activities
Walks, visits. Run the daily activities in the Houses.
(! Always in collaboration with and in support of the residents!): shopping, preparing meals, organizing birthday parties, feeding small pets (rabbits, guinea pigs!), etc. Helping to carry out collective household chores: set the table, do the dishes, carry out garden maintenance tasks.
In leisure activities in the House: games, music, etc.
Taking part in neighborhood projects with the residents: community vegetable gardens, chicken coops, etc. Be a member of the team of professional workers (help them, not replace them): participate in the team’s meetings, brainstorming on educational projects, organization, activities. Participate in training sessions, as well as discussions and evaluation sessions carried out by the support workers in the House.

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LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, Français,

Type of work

Volunteers will assist a team of professional support workers assisting the residents in their daily activities, leisure activities, organizing events and parties in the Houses such as having family members or friends over. They will also participate in the meetings of the professional team to help develop the residents’ personal projects and think about ways to ensure a better and lasting well-being for each resident and the community in general. Each volunteer will work in
one of the Houses of Pilotis. They will carry out various tasks together with the residents. Some activities will be carried out in collaboration with the professional support workers when
needed.

Conditions

The living costs (food, accommodation, transport, laundry) are covered by the organization Les Pilotis.
Volunteers receive pocket money every month (part at the beginning of the month and part at the end of the month). They receive a mobile phone card and a card to take public transport in Brussels.
The volunteers will stay in a flat equipped with the following facilities: two single rooms, a cosy and bright living room, a kitchen/dining room, bathroom, toilets, Internet connection. This is a duplex flat, located on the top floor of the Park House in the Etterbeek neighborhood (no elevator), and it has no common spaces with the House (except for the staircase). Etterbeek is a European community neighborhood.
There are parks nearby.
Depending on the working hours of the volunteer in the House, some meals can be shared with the residents. Volunteers can have their meals privately in their accommodation or outside, according to their wishes.

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SVI - Le Fagotin

Stoumont, Belgium Farm jobs

It has already worked with volunteers. Each year, about fifteen interns come and help on the farm. The farm building belongs to the family. They make it available to the organization.
It has bought another building in which work will be done. It will be converted into a residential center.

Work
Depending on the needs of the farm, volunteers can either take part to the pedagogical project or work in the farm. Those who will work on the pedagogical project will supervise groups. Those who do manual work will work in the farm (feed animals, clean the barn…).

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LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, Français,

Type of work

Depending on the needs of the farm, volunteers can either take part in the pedagogical project or work in the farm. Those who will work on the pedagogical project will supervise groups. Those who do manual work will work in the farm (feed animals, clean the barn…).
Volunteers must be aware that working in a farm can be very physical. It can be very tiring. Working with animals is a concrete job (feeding animals, cleaning the barn…) and not a romantic one (a cow is not a nice stuffed animal).
They will help adults who work on the site. Workers will teach them how to do the different tasks. The aim is that they slowly become more and more independent. Work schedule will depend on the moments.
In summer, there are sessions for children. During those sessions, children will have activities from 9 AM to 4 PM (Walking in the forest, taking care of the animals, making bread…). After 4 PM, it will be necessary to organize games, dinner, showers, night walks and breakfast.

Conditions

Volunteers must sleep in a tent during the summer.
They must bring their tent, their mattress… It is possible to sleep in a residential center. A contribution to the cost of food of 50 euros per week of 7 days is requested but it is negotiable (either the young people buy their own food or they can replace the staff at certain times in the reception of the accommodation providers to pay for their food), including accommodation.

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SVI - Don Bosco

Ganshoren, Belgium Working with kids

Don Bosco was one of the best educators of modern times as he developed success-oriented teaching methods. Every youth has a huge potential. The whole educational work is done by pupil’s parents, teachers, educators and volunteers altogether. The objective is to make sure the youth is in the best conditions to experience in a positive way his abilities.
Thus, the youth feels empowered because he realizes that he has true abilities, gains self-esteem and throws himself into his homework because he enjoys doing it.
The main objective is to help these young people to achieve academic, human and social success through three cornerstones:
■ Reason: discussing on issues drives them to use their abilities to think, to make decisions and to get involved.
■ Religion: as a way to look for meaning in their lives.
■ Love: which is shown by the educators through being a loving, strict and attentive person and by the youth by being grateful.
■ This teaching method is based on confidence in youths’ positive future.

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English, Français,

Type of work

As a volunteer, your presence is a very important asset but you will not replace the educators who are currently working there. You will have to assist the team.
■ Going to the supermarket once a week.
■ Making sure that the premises in which the youth are living are neat and clean.
■ Providing some services: painting…
■ Doing everything to enable each of them to improve.
■ Ensuring their moral, emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual well-being.
■ Sending them to bed.
■ Waking the pupils up and helping them to prepare their lunch pack, accompanying them to schools (by walking or driving).
■ Supervising mealtimes.
■ Supervising the activities that take place on the evening (by being creative and organized).
■ Daily tutoring (helping the pupils individually).
■ Supervising the activities that take place on the evening (by being creative and organised).
■ This is a non-exhaustive list.

Conditions

Food and Accommodation
You are housed in the boarding school. You have a room at your disposal. Over the weekends and on your days off meals are not provided.

Fees: 80 euros per month

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SVI - Project Now

Velsor, Belgium Others...

The aim is to make Waulsort attractive for the tourists again, to exploit its potential in order to create jobs, support local producers and at the same time recreate proximity services. On an ecological level, apart from the fact that all products are local, organic and seasonal, nothing is disposable in the Villa 1900, except toilet paper…
We favor ecological and raw material. All clothes and home textiles are second hand to not support unethical and non-environmental suppliers. The garden is not chemically treated and includes a few squares of grass.
Native species are fostered: there are many birds, fed during the winter. A pond helps to support biodiversity and hens to reduce waste.
In the store, we aim at “zero waste”: we buy many bulk products and favor re-usable packaging. Our sustainable management tries to embed all aspects of a sustainable society: cooperative management, participatory democracy using collective intelligence, social justice and integrating differences (insertion of the long-term unemployed, collaboration with people who went through psychiatry, intercultural and inter-generational relations), attention to North –South and present-future balance, through the farm cooperative to favor local exchanges and local resilience (alternative currency, SEL), individual development, promotion of permaculture and other agro ecology types, promotion of soft mobility, reflection on other business and teaching models…

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English, Français,

Type of work

Work
■ Helping in the restaurant and doing the dishes (evenings /week-ends).
■ Building work: stripping down, sanding, painting, bricking.
■ Garden maintenance.
■ Creation of a little garden of medicinal herbs like in the Middle-Age.
■ Plantation and “seeding” of the pond.
■ Workshops, participation to visits and activities.
■ Data-input work for the library and bookkeeping.
■ Harvesting fruits or wild plants.
■ Promotional actions for the Villa 1900.
■ Maybe (but we will discuss this in the next general meeting) participation to the implementation of an online sales system.
■ Work on the internet and social networks.
■ Establishment and delivery of a local newspaper.
■ Creation of handcrafts.
■ Delivery in the village.
■ Bike-taxi for some events.
■ Cycling ice-cream delivery.
■ On Monday, receipt of the goods.
■ Repairing for the free repairing workshop (Repair Cafe).
■ Eventually: cooking

Conditions

Housing in Villa 1900s “Pink Room” with a sink (hot and cold water), a desk, a closet (the bathroom is under work, it will be ready for the second semester). Stay in an exceptional surrounding in the middle
of an unspoiled nature with rich biodiversity and in an area with a huge historical heritage. We have a washer and a drier that you are free to use. You will be fed during your stay with the team. You should not be accustomed to eat at regular mealtimes;-) If you are vegetarian, there is no problem. We have difficulty with “vegan” diet, but it can be possible (In this case, you have things to teach to us, we have special goods here, but no soya for example, as a matter of principle).

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SVI - Auberge de jeunesse Tournai

Tournai, Belgium Charity

The non-profit youth hosteling association “Les Auberges de Jeunesse asb”l was established in 1933. In line with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it aims to promote social tourism, cultural tourism and travel for young people, and to play a role in developing the potential of young people, thereby contributing towards their education and responsible citizenship in a humanist spirit. The aim of the association is to create and animate a network of Youth Hostels, meeting offices, and sheltering building centers. Another aim is to keep a friendly atmosphere between the hosted people without discrimination of age, skin-color, religion, nationality, language, gender and opinion. The association also wants to let the youngsters know about the network of youth hostel across the world.

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LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, Français,

Type of work

The work consists in active participation to the work
services:
■ Welcoming, bar, food service, help cleaning.
■ Creation and development of specific activities over soft animation, in the journey or the evening.
■ Creation and development of activities over responsible and ecologic development: Food wasting, sorting the detritus.

Conditions

Accommodation: The volunteer will be hosted in a room with another volunteer.
Food & allowance: When there is no food service at the hostel, the volunteer will receive €6.20 per day.

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SVI - The Caves of Han

Han-Sur-Lesse, Belgium Others...

The cave of Han are one of the most famous caves in Europe. It is exceptional in terms of beauty and the immensity of its chambers and fashioned by the river Lesse that flows through it from one side to the other. It has welcomed more than 20 million visitors for over 250 years.
250 hectare park of unspoilt nature Contemplate the fauna and the natural environment (wolves, lynx, bears…) Massif de Boine Archaeological objects (places of cult and pilgrimage).

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English, Français,

Type of work

Watch over the path, while walking and observing the visitors in order to guide and help them. Prevent the visitors from leaving the path and venturing in another part of the reserve Ensure that the visitors do
not damage equipment or harm the animals and that they do not adopt dangerous behaviors (like to pass their hand through the enclosures) and do not disturb the path (noise, garbage…) To Be in charge of activities and give information along the path: inform the visitors on practical question and provide further information concerning the animals and the nature to the visitors. Ensure the maintenance of the
path Organize the pick up of visitors by the safari bus.

Conditions

The volunteer will be hosted in a volunteering house.
He will share a 4 or 6 bedrooms with facilities. Sheets and washing machine are provided. WiFi is available. Lunch is provided but the volunteer is responsible for his breakfast and dinner (5/10€/day). The volunteers do the food shopping together.

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SVI - Renaissance

Braine-l'alleud, Belgium Others...

Renaissance ASBL is a residential center hosting 18 adults who were born with physical disabilities (cerebral palsy). The center aims at giving those people an adapted living place. Renaissance is a residential center in which each occupant has to take part in the daily tasks according to their abilities. These tasks are supervised by various specialized people: educators, occupational therapists, speech therapists, nurses, a caseworker and physiotherapists, a multidisciplinary team in which each person accompanies the resident individually within the group. The center highlights the importance of cultural exchange, openness and encounters.

The volunteers will not be in charge of medical care (washing the residents, putting them to bed, waking them up, etc.). A meeting will take place on a monthly basis to report on the volunteer’s stay.
The volunteers are allowed to meet their tutor or the director of the center whenever they want. They will never have to stay alone with the residents and will be given safety instructions by a prevention adviser.

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LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, Français,

Type of work

During the project, the volunteer will take part in the community life of the residential center under the supervision of staff members. They will share meals with the residents, among other things:
■ Life at the center: cooking, food stocks control, laundry, cleaning activities etc.
■ Leisure and creative activities: theater, well-being, painting, expression, comics.
■ Activities organized out of the center: shopping, cultural excursions, sports, etc.
■ Special events: Ren & Music (music festival), Ren & Bike (adapted bicycles), Ren’ART (painting exhibition), Christmas market.

Conditions

Three meals a day will be provided to the volunteers.
They will eat with the residents on the ground floor of the center or on the first floor (where they will be housed). Every month, a general allowance and a food allowance are given to each volunteer working
in the day center.

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