Program Details

St. Raphael Opportunity Center


  • Start Date 2017-01-08
  • End Date: 2018-01-07

  • Location: It is situated in the Anping District of Tainan, south of Taiwan with about 760.000 inhabitants.

St. Raphael  is a day care center for children and young adults with developmental or multiple disabilities from moderate to severe degree. It was founded on 23 December, 1974 by the Catholic Diocese of Tainan, and has been legally registered with the City Government of Tainan as a social welfare organization since 1982. At present the Center has 220 students and a staff of 80 educators, therapists, office workers and drivers.

Through education, therapy and work training to help people with developmental disabilities to develop and unfold their potential, to become less dependent on others and to participate as much as possible in the everyday life of the community.


Accomodation:

The volunteers would live with host families.


Activities:
  • Early intervention program, pre-school program, pre-vocational workshop program, vocational assistance program.
  • Physical, occupational, language therapy
  • Improve the quality of life of the disabled children and their families.
  • Stimulate skills for the disabled children and young adults so that they can have some independence.

Requirement:
  • Interests in working with mentally disabled children and young adults.
  • Positive, active and patient.
  • Male and female.
  • Age 19-28.

How to get there?
Terminal: Kaohsiung Intl. Airport
International Airport: Kaohsiung Intl. Airport
Domestic Airport: Kaohsiung Intl. Airport


Others:

6 months- 2.000,00 EUR

12 months- 3.000,00 EUR