Volunteer Swap in Latvia

Sveta Jana Palidziba was founded in 1993. It distributes relief supplies and clothing to people in need, provides a soup kitchen with 600 soup portions a day, offers transport and medical services for patients and people with special needs and runs a day-care centre for people with mental disabilities.

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The Project

Sveta Jana Palidziba is providing different social services to the population. Among its activities, our Latvian JOIN member is running a day care centre for mentally challenged people. The work is conducted by employees as well as volunteers.

The Volunteer

The volunteer will help to take care of the mentally challenged people. Working with them might include playing games together and showing them ways to improve their self-competences. The volunteer will also accompany them on trips (one-day to three-day trips) to the countryside.

Where?

Riga and trips to the countryside, Latvia.

When?

To be agreed between June and August 2022.

Who can apply?

Every volunteer of JOIN member organisations.

Languages: preferably English or Russian, any languages welcome.

Other important information

Accommodation and food will be provided.

Contact

If you are interested, please contact the JOIN Office at join.office@johanniter.org.

The Project

Sveta Jana Palidziba is providing different social services to the population. Among its activities, our Latvian JOIN member is running a day care centre for older adults with dementia. The work is conducted by employees as well as volunteers.

The Volunteer

The volunteer will help to take care of older people with dementia. Working with them might include playing games together and showing them ways to improve their self-competences. The volunteer will also accompany them on trips (one-day to three-day trips) to the countryside.

Where?

Riga and trips to the countryside, Latvia.

When?

To be agreed between June and August 2022.

Who can apply?

Every volunteer of JOIN member organisations.

Languages: preferably English or Russian, any languages welcome.

Other important information

Accommodation and food will be provided.

Contact

If you are interested, please contact the JOIN Office at join.office@johanniter.org.