EVS vacancy in Germany – 12 months

St. Gallus – Hilfe für behinderte MenschenGermany

Location: Hegenberg, Germany

Application deadline: 21/03/2015

Start: 01/08/2016

End: 31/07/2016

Volunteer’s tasks: 

The St. Gallus – Hilfe für behinderte Menschen works with youngsters with disability. The volunteers work in three areas:
1. Residential group:
The residential group consists of eight children and youngsters with a various degree of disability. The volunteer is involved in a permanent team and supports the residents in the organization of spare time activities and everyday work.
2. Spare time activities on weekends and during holidays:
The St. Gallus – Hilfe organizes spare time activities for children and youngsters with disabilities living with their families. On weekends and during holidays they can attend activities at the St. Gallus – Hilfe and have a chance to enjoy a varied and interesting time.

3. Don Bosco School for children and youngsters with mental or learning disability. The school is part of the St. Gallus – Hilfe and offers children and youngsters with mental and learning disability the possibility to attend a school.
The St. Gallus – Hilfe für behinderte Menschen is located in a small community a few kilometers outside of Ravensburg. The volunteers live and work in this small community and should feel comfortable with it.

Two activity periods:

First volunteer: 01.08.2015 – 31.07.2016
Second volunteer: 01.10.2015 – 09.09.2016

Volunteer Profile:
– From an EU country/ programme country
– the volunteers should not have a degree or education in the field of social work, psychology or pedagogy – the St. Gallus – Hilfe would like to encourage youngsters without experience in the field of working with disabilities to apply.
– motivated, interested, open

Application Procedure:
– All applications must be sent to doris@aha-ravensburg.de
1. CV with picture of you
2. motivation letter explaining why you are interested in the St. Gallus – Hilfe für behinderte Menschen and what you could bring into the project
3. contact information of your sending organization
4. Please indicate which activity period you would prefer.

Host organization’s details:

2013-DE-28: The St. Gallus – Hilfe is an institution working with youngsters with disabilities