Taking care of green areas (mowing the grass, weeding), maintenance work (washing the Wheelchairs, rehabilitation beds), renovation of the building (painting walls), organizing leisure time activities for patients, taking part in excursions, e.g.: visiting Museum of Wooden Architecture of the Siedlce Region in Nowa Sucha, Grabarka, the area around the Bug, Janów Podlaski and Serpelice, Municipal and Communal Culture Center in Mordy, Holy Mountain in Grabarka, bonfire night etc.
Volunteers will sleep in rooms in the building with access to sanitary facilities, we provide meals served in canteen. Volunteers should bring their own sleeping bags.
Our homes are located 30 kilometres from Siedlce, former provincial town, surrounded by beautiful forests and fields, next to the Nature Reserve Park “Klimonty”. The location provides good opportunity to discover rural Poland.
Association Alzheimer in Siedlce (SSCA) from 1994 deals with the problems of people with Alzheimer disease. In 1999 in small village Ptaszki we founded first in Poland social welfare home for people with Alzheimer disease and other dementia illness. Due to the demand for this kind of service in 2010 second home in place Kukawki was opened. It is located 12 kilometres from Ptaszki. Nowadays we have 50 inhabitants in both houses.
Project related motivation letter required. Volunteers must be ready to work with intellectually disabled people and should have a strong motivation to do so.
Volunteers are expected to be highly motivated and dedicated to working with disadvantaged and disabled individuals. They should be ready to provide all kinds of assistance to the local staff, be responsible both for themselves and others, and be flexible and open-minded