Mount Tabor Trust (NZL-3)


Type: Disabled - Country: New Zealand

Brief description and main aims

Provide a nurturing home environment and an empowering lifestyle for people with intellectual disabilities. Mt Tabor is a L’Arch community that celebrates diversity and choice in all matters of life including religion.

Main Activities

Residential care, life skill activities, social activities, health and safety activities.

Volunteer tasks

Social interaction, supporting residents with daily routines and personal hygiene, household chores, cooking and participating in day activities such as accompanying people to church, courses and day programs. Volunteers will also attend celebrations and community gatherings.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

Mt Tabor shares life. All volunteers will become part of a home where daily chores, cooking and meals are shared with the core residents (people with disabilities) and their live-in-support.


Volunteers should be open-minded, self-motivated and flexible, with a willingness to celebrate individuals’ gifts and develop caring relationships. Reasonable English is essential. Note that some of the core residents are deaf.

Location

Henderson, Auckland North Island.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Own room within a flatting complex with approximately 5 residents and one or two other support persons.

There are 4 different living arrangements for volunteers:
- two are based in Henderson (close to shops, town centre, approx. 20 minutes from Auckland City)
- two are based in Helensville (semiMrural and located approximately 45 minutes north of Auckland City)

More Information

Number of ACVE volunteers in project: 2-4 - male or female.

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