Moving Along with Intellectual Disability
Description: In 1965, a group of parents of people with intellectual disabilities came together to defend the rights of their children. In order to fight for their full integration, they created an organization with this goal that in 2010 was renamed Ampans Foundation. Right now, it offers several services that support people with this condition, normalizing their lives with respect, professionalism and dedication. Volunteers will mainly help with manual tasks at the farm, vineyard and municipality around the residential home for intellectually disabled people.
Type of Work: Volunteers will be working on a residential home for people affected by intellectual disabilities; their tasks will be mainly manual around the farm, vineyard and municipality. • Support monitor tasks on the residential home • Clearing and cleaning farm areas to make them suitable as places to visit • Supporting tasks on the cheese farm (goat cheese) • Restore vineyard huts • Renovating public spaces on the municipality (Example: painting a local sports hall) • Maintain leisure areas of people with disabilities • Participating in activities linked to the grape harvest and in the local festivity on the 30th of September
Study Theme: Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn about intellectual disability and what it is like to live with this condition. They will also learn new occupation alternatives for these people and about the local culture and history.
Accommodation: Volunteers will sleep on mattresses on a common open space (bring your sleeping bag). Meals will be brought to them already cooked.
Language: English and Spanish
Requirements: Please, bring your sleeping bag and send additional motivation letter stating your experience working with people with disabilities and explaining why you wish to attend the camp.
Approximate Location: Sant Salvador de Guardiola, Barcelona.
Notes: Several cultural and leisure activities will be held during the workcamp: weekend in Barcelona, visit to Montserrat, beach excursion, pool day, village tour, etc.
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