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Discover | 3-7 Wochen | Amerikas
Discover, USA
Discover, USA

Die United States of America oder Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika bestehen auf 50 Staaten. Die Hauptstadt ist Washington D.C. Die USA sind gemessen an der Fläche (9,83 Mio. km²) der drittgrößte Staat der Erde. Die Einsatzstelle befindet sich in New Orleans. Die Partnerorganisation ist Volunteer for Peace (VPF) USA, eine Mitgliedsorganisation vom Alliance-Netzwerk.

  • Programmdauer: 4-7 Wochen (8 Wochen sind auch möglich)
  • Teilnahmebeitrag New Orleans Projekt: € 438,- Grenzenlos Programmgebühr (einmalig) plus die Programmgebühr der Partnerorganisation. 4 Wochen $ 520,- (US-Dollar); je weitere Woche $ 50,-. Bareinzahlung der Partnerorganisation-Programmgebühr wird vor Ort nach Anreise von Dir getätigt.
  • Teilnahmebeitrag New York City Projekt: € 438,- (einmalig) Grenzenlos Programmgebühr; keine Programmgebühr der Partnerorganisation
  • Anreiseinfos: Keine Abholung vom Flughafen. Man bekommt eine genauere Wegbeschreibung von der Partnerorganisation
  • Anmeldung: mind. 1-2 Monate vor Abreise

Beteilige Dich an Projekten im Bereich:

  • Bau und Renovieren: Unterstütze die Bauprojekte und Renovierungsprojekt in New Orleans.
Bau und Renovieren, USA
Bau und Renovieren, USA
  • Soziales und Inklusion: Von Juni bis Oktober können Freiwillige mit einer Gruppe von Menschen mit Behinderung die Stadt New York zu erkunden (Freizeitgestaltung). Die Projektaktivität ist immer genau einen Monat.
Inklusion, USA
Inklusion, USA

Hier findest Du ein paar Projektbeschreibungen:

Discover USA – Renovierung: Lowernine, New Orleans

Lowernine New Orleans, USA

LOWERNINE.ORG, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA is a non-political, secular, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the long-term recovery of the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana in the wake of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and the levee breaches of 2005. The organization completes residential building projects so that pre-Katrina residents of the neighborhood can return to their homes.

WORK: Unskilled and 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 from 8:15 AM – 4:30 PM. 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, and volunteers are responsible for all cleaning and cooking. 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.

Discover USA – Inklusion: Explore New York City

Explore New York City, USA
Explore New York City, USA

Age: over 21, if you are younger please consult with Grenzenlos

Dates and number of leaders for 2019:
• June 1 – June 30: 5 leaders
• July 1-July 31: 6 leaders
• August 1-31: 8 leaders
• Sept 1-Sept 30: 6 leaders
• Oct 1-Oct 31: 4 leaders

SPROUT, NEW YORK, NEW YORK is dedicated to helping individuals with developmental disabilities to grow through challenging and safe travel experiences. Have a look at www.gosprout.org

Work: Volunteers will co-lead small groups of adults with special needs on short vacations to various destinations. Responsibilities include ensuring safety, providing emotional and physical support, enhancing fun, budgeting, driving and activity planning 24 hours a day while on trips. Volunteers must be willing to assist with all Adult Daily Living skills (brushing teeth, separating dirty clothes, showering etc.). This is very challenging work, yet also very rewarding and fun. Experience working with this population is an asset but not required. Training will be provided. Between trips, some light office work or assistance is required.

ACCOMMODATION: While on trips you will stay in hotels. In between trips, you will stay at a youth hostel. Volunteers will be responsible for their own meals, transportation and activities when not on a trip.

LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City & various destinations.

LEISURE ACTIVITIES: In between trips, you will have minimal time to explore NYC

TERMINAL: New York City, New York.

LANGUAGE: Fluent English REQUIRED

SPECIAL REMARKS: Responsible, motivated vols age 21+ with driver’s license strongly preferred. Start dates are set for orientation but end dates can be flexible if required. VFP does not provide insurance for volunteers on this project. Sprout insurance only covers volunteers when they are on group trips. No alcohol during trips. Fluent English. VFP Motivation form and phone/Skype interview