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Vermittlungsgebühr für längere Projekte 200 EUR (+ tw. extra fee)


Unsere Partnerorganisation Volunteers for Peace (VfP) bietet jedes Jahr neben Workcamps auch zahlreiche längerfristige Projekte an. Die Projektdauer kann in einigen dieser Projekte sogar individuell festgelegt werden.

Bitte beachte:

Die längeren Projekte in den USA können sehr fordernd sein und wir empfehlen eine Teilnahme nur Freiwilligen mit Vorerfahrung in den jeweiligen Arbeitsbereichen. Das Mindestteilnahmealter kann unterschiedlich hoch sein. Die Angaben dazu stehen jeweils in der Kopfzeile der einzelnen Projekte. Für die längeren Projekte von VFP musst du spezielle Formulare ausfüllen! Die Formularvorlagen kannst du in den einzelnen Projektbeschreibungen downloaden. Bitte schicke diese Unterlagen zusammen mit dem Anmeldeformular zu IBG!


Resozialisierungsprojekte in Vermont 

VFP-MTV01-18 Community reentry and social justice, Burlington SOCI/MANU AGE 22+ 4 Vols
Minimum 3 months (looking for volunteers starting July 2018)

PROJECT: The 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 large Victorian house, meals & laundry provided.
LOCATION: Burlington, Vermont. Burlington is a beautiful college town overlooking Lake Champlain (Pop. 40,000). Burlington is also the home of Volunteers For Peace and we welcome volunteers in our office. There are two other Dismas locations nearby in Winooski and Rutland Vermont.
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 22+, 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.


 

VFP-MTV02-18 Community reentry and social justice, Winooski SOCI/MANU AGE 21+ 4 Vols males only Minimum 3 months (looking for volunteers starting June 2018)
PROJECT: The 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.
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.


 

VFP-MTV03-18 Community reentry and social justice, Rutland SOCI/MANU AGE 24+ 4 Vols
Minimum 3 months (looking for volunteers starting May 2018)
PROJECT: The 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 large Victorian house, meals & laundry provided.
LOCATION: Rutland, Vermont. Rutland is a beautiful town in the Green Mountains with nearby lakes and streams (Pop. 17,500). Dismas also has a house in Burlington and Winooski Vermont.
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: Rutland, Vermont is accessible by bus from New York City.
SPECIAL REMARKS: Volunteers must be 24+, 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.


Aufbauprojekt nach den Hurricanes in New Orleans 

VFP-MTV05-18 House Building Restoration, New Orleans CONS/RENO AGE 18+ 30Vols
Minimum 1 Month; Maximum 3 Months

PROJECT: Lowernine.Org, New Orleans, Louisiana is a non-political, secular organization dedicated to helping this historic neighborhood recover and return to its former vibrant self. http://www.lowernine.org/
WORK: Experienced carpenters, roofers, plumbers, painters and other tradesmen needed for rebuilding homes in the flood-damaged Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. Unskilled volunteers will be trained by skilled staff. All aspects of home rebuilding will be addressed, from roofing to finish carpentry. 5-day week of full work days. Medium-term volunteers provide free labor to neighborhood residents, so they can return home after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Isaac. Work can be difficult and it is hot in New Orleans!
STUDY THEME: Carpentry, construction, community building.
ACCOMMODATION: Housing is in dormitory style bunkrooms. No smoking in the house. No drugs allowed. No alcohol allowed in the house or on the property. Vegetarian meals available.
LOCATION: New Orleans, LA, 2 miles east of the French Quarter.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Volunteers will have ample opportunity to partake of the abundant cultural offerings of the most unique city in America on weekends and after work hours.
TERMINAL: Louis Armstrong International Airport; Amtrak and Bus station downtown.
SPECIAL REMARKS: VFP Motivation Form required. Volunteers must have intermediate spoken and comprehension of English in order to ensure workplace safety. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project, LowerNine general liability insurance will cover volunteers only while they are working. In case of a natural disaster volunteers will be required to make their own arrangements to evacuate the city. Multiple volunteers serve at all times in this location.
EXTRA FEE: $480 regardless of length of stay. Fee due in US Dollars upon arrival or online through lowernine.org's website.