HIROSHIMA 18-3 (HIROSHIMA)
- Moyen terme 3-6 mois
Other activities : Participation in the center events, many opportunities to learn the local wisdom, etc. Sightseeing, short trip (historical museums, temples and shrines).Participation fee : 12,000 yen per one month to be paid on arrivals. There is no fee for vols. from the NGOs charging no fee in their LMTV projects to NICE vols.Term : If you want to end on another day (either shorter or longer), please choose among the following dates and clearly write on your application form; 05/13, 07/01, 08/05, 09/22, 10/28, 12/14, 01/13. Website of local organization : http://www.you-en.org/Facebook page : https://m.facebook.com/you.en.org/
- Code : NICE-LI-HS18-3
- Dispo : 1M / 1F (Total Part 2)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / JAP
- Age : 18 - 99
Facility for the mentally disabled people aeurooeyou-enaeuro is located rural area but very close to central area. There are Japanese old styles houses and beautiful land scape. Mentally disabled people (ex. cannot go to school or work, social withdrawal etc.) can adjust daily rhythm and find their own skills in aeurooeyou-enaeuro. For example, they make herbs and vegetables in the garden and make accessories, miscellaneous goods, antique furniture etc. in the facility. They do not have enough opportunity to communicate with various people (Foreigners etc.). Volunteers are excepted to consider their feelings and do activities together. It makes their feelings proactive and positive
Empowering people who have disabilities (Communication with them, they can get confidence by the experiences of communicating foreign people, to talk, to do activities), etc.
Share the rooms in the facility named "you-en", it is the disabled people center. You will cook by yourselves. Lunch will eat together with members in the center.
Hiroshima City, capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, has a population of about 1,200,000. This city is the largest city in Chugoku region. Hiroshima is the best known as the first city in history to be targeted by a nuclear weapon.
Speaking good English (Japanese is also welcome), strong motivation to work with the host, respect for the local customs and lifestyle, open mind and flexibility. Skype interview is required.