About the local hosting organizationMinden is a small town of about 82 000 residents and is situated at the Weser and the Mittellandkanal at the edge of the Wesergebirge, the Wiehengebirge and the North German lowlands. Where other people spend their holidays, the Lebenshilfe Minden e.V. offers help to 350 families with disabled family members. The voluntary helpers and qualified staff will organize regular sporting events, free time activities and educational groups games for children and young people with disabilities. Between 9:00 and 17:00, about 25 to 30 people with various disabilities are taken care of in small groups of different interests. The volunteers will support this, as well as the organisation of the free time of the children and young people. More about the organization on www.lebenshilfe-minden.de
About the volunteer workOrganisation and arrangement of a holiday programme and a party for children and young people with disabilities. Volunteers are welcome to realize their own ideas (games, crafting, playing music..).
Local accommodationIn the house of the center, please bring a camping mat and a sleeping bag. Breakfast and lunch are provided by the institution, dinner and the meals on weekends will be prepared in the group.
About the project locationBetween Hannover and Osnabrück
RequirementsInterest and openness to work with disabled people (mandatory) and experiences in dealing with disabled people (beneficial), creativity.
Extra info about the projectIf you like, you can get a certification by the organization.