Description: Äijälä Family Home is situated near Jyväskylä in Central Finland. The community’s aim is to support its residents and other clients in their everyday life and life management. The community works with organic gardening and it has a charming old farmhouse which has been renovated to be a home for disabled people. Äijälä Family Home offers supportive work activities for long-term unemployed people, too. Äijälä has been hosting KVT workcamps since 1980.
Type of Work: Volunteers of the camp are going to help the community mainly with gardening tasks. Work is going to be, for example, gardening, planting trees and plants, cutting grass, harvesting and chopping firewood. The volunteers will also work in the kitchen and do some house chores. Work will be done together with the residents and other clients and workers of the community.
Study Theme: During the camp the volunteers will learn about organic farming.
Accommodation: In shared rooms in a 200-year-old wooden farmhouse, the main building of the farm.
Approximate Location: Jyskä, near Jyväskylä.
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