Show Me Your Style！Let’s Work Hard and Play Hard in Longtan!
Description: In order to awake more home and aboard young people’s concern and action about Taiwan aged care issue, Hondao and Chung Hsung Community Development Association (CHCDA) organize the 3rd Longtan International WorkCamp in 2017. The work scope and purpose include (1) to do elderly caring through variety activities and service, (2) to build a small park and (3) do cultural exchange for bringing international cultural into this area and learning about local cultural in Taiwan. The campers will join the “Jiuzhaigou Laos” culture activities to see this big event for the community. Otherwise, one more thing you can not miss is “Gala parade” we’ll dress ourselves and walk on the street to show different culture ! If you want to know more, you must join us now!
Type of Work: 1.To built a small park with local people, it not only make community more green but also has more place to rest and talk story about this community. 2.To experience Aging Simulation that makes you feel like an old people and become insensitive to change in touch, sight, dexterity and balance. To communicate and interact with elders. Visit local elders and accompany them. We provide services such as chat, or clean and fix elders’ house, help them to find out their talents or dreams, and help them to show out or make their dreams come true. 3.To learn more about the local and Taiwanese culture, and share yours with the residents and other campers. To experience local Longtan culture, especially Jiuzhaigou Laos and ,Bu Ma dance, Hakka traditional dancd and share your countries’ in return.
Accommodation: In the school(from school to community center will cost 5-10min by walk).Sleeping bag is required (You must bring it here by yourself, please). Meals will be cooked by volunteers.
Language: English, Taiwanese, Chinese Mandarin
Requirements: We are keen to have the volunteer who has passion for the elderly and is interested in Aging Issue. High motivation for learning and respect to local culture. Like team work, like to learn new things, respect, responsible and open mind.