Spain Youth Exchange Programs – Fully Funded
The Betesda Foundation is a non profit organisation established in 1994, with the purpose of contributing to the development of people with learning or physical disabilities The Fundación Betesda will ask the volunteers to help and support the staff with their daily activities with the disabled people. The volunteer will participate in the workshops organized in the residence, During the 35-hour workweek (with wood, flowers, music, painting) and leisure activities (cinema, restaurants, theatre, youth festivals, trips to the mountains, etc.). They will be asked to support residents in the care attention (shower, meals, etc.).Volunteers work 35 hours from Monday to Friday in the afternoon.
The Residence is located in the city of Madrid. There are a lot of advantages in living in such a big city as Madrid: a variety of activities and opportunities: cinemas, theatres, exhibitions, museums, restaurants, discos, etc. The residence is in the City Centre, 500 metres from the Underground. It is well connected, a fact which makes the integration of the volunteer in the city easier. The volunteers has a private room with bathroom. Meals are in the center. Vacine is mandatory. Visa will be coveres if needed.
The participant will be enrolled in the both training courses provided by Spanish National Agency.
An interest in working with disability. Over 18 years of age. Active people with initiative. Willing to co-exist with other volunteers. Aware of disability. Open to experiencing a new culture, language and way of life here in Madrid. Sense of humour and humanity (this is essential). Basic level of Spanish will be appreciated
|Type of Opportunity||Exchange Programs|
|Open to||All Nationalities|