The Lukas Community's purpose is to provide developmentally challenged adults with a secure community environment within which one’s dignity and life purpose may be realized.
They do this by assisting in the personal care and vocational care of developmentally challenged adults.
There is some work within the households (personal care of the residents, meal preparation, housekeeping as needed, etc.) and also outside the home in such activities as therapeutic gardening, Eurythmy (therapeutic dance), weaving, music, fitness activities,painting and crafts to name a few.
Volunteer requirements / Skills
The volunteer should:
Have an open mind and an eagerness to learn
Demonstrate a sense of commitment to the residents
Have a strong sense of responsibility
The project is located in Temple, New Hampshire.
Forty people of all ages from young children to the elderly, some disabled and some not, share their lives, work and recreation in four extended family households located on 65 acres of farmland fields, forests and wetlands. Rural setting with lots of distance from cities.
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