Hohepa School (NZL-15)


Type: Disabled - Country: New Zealand

Brief description and main aims

Provide education and life skills programs for school students with intellectual disability.

Volunteer tasks

Assist class teacher, help deliver learning programs under the guidance of the teacher. Assist students in class, take students for a walk as required, assist students who require help with personal hygiene and eating. Maintain a safe physical environment and ensure students are well supervised. Work individually with students and become an active member of the class team.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

This project will test you but give you the greatest rewards. Volunteers must have empathy and interest in working with young people with special needs. The work requires male volunteers. You must want to invest in others and go outside of your comfort zone. Important qualities are patience, caring personality, flexibility, good listener, being active and open to new experiences.

Location

Napier, North Island.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Accommodation is in a lodge type setting on the schoolgrounds. Lunch is provided at school. Food vouchers are supplied for making your other meals yourself.

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