Tobias Social Welfare Foundation (TAI-15)


Type: Health: Disability - Country: Taiwan

Brief description and main aims

Tobias Social Welfare Foundation is a day care center for adults with developmental or multiple disabilities from moderate to severe degree. It has been legally registered with the City Government of Tainan as a social welfare organization since 1982. 

Main Activities

  • Physical, occupational and language therapy
  • Improve the quality of life of the disabled adults and their families.
  • Stimulate skills for the disabled young adults so that they can have some independence.

Volunteer tasks

  • Co-assistance in day-to-day tasks and rehabilitation course in the centre, such as feeding and accompanying with them. 
  • The volunteer would have to teach handicrafts in her/his classes with professional staff’s supported.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Interested in working with mentally disabled young adults.
  • Positive, active and patient.
  • In good physical and emotional health.

Location

Tobias Social Welfare Foundation is situated in Tainan, is a city in southern Taiwan. The city proper is a special municipality facing the Formosa Strait of Taiwan Strait in the west and south. Tainan has around 1,875,000 inhabitants.
 
From the project to the City train station is about 30 minutes walk, 20 minutes by bus. From Tainan city to Kaohsiung city is around 45 km and 317km to Taipei City. The public transportation from Tainan city to Kaohsiung or Taipei city connection are good, you can easily take a bus, train or high speed rail to any city in Taiwan.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with the host family.

More Information

Volunteers needed: 1.

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