Program Details

St. Theresa Opportunity Center

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

  • Location: It is situated in Yujing Shaing, Tainan county. The Center is at the central of Yujing township with about 16.000 inhabitants.

St.Theresa Opportunity Center was founded by Rev. Brendan O`Connell, MM in 1988 and Sister Joan McCarthy, SP was the first director of the center. It is the first day care center especially for people with disabilities in Tainan county.

The aims of the project are:

  • To protect and respect the dignity and privacy of people with disabilities.
  • To educate and encourage people with a disability.
  • To assist the people with disabilities to develop their potential.
  • To help people with disabilities to be included into the community.


The volunteer would live with host family.


The early intervention, pre-school and schooling special education, pre-vocational workshop, vocational assistance, rehabilitation program, community-based group home.


The volunteer will help in rehabilitation class as a co-assistance of the preschool education. You would be mainly teaching some handicrafts in your classes with professional staff supported and helping day-to-day tasks in the center and some other more activities. Also, sometimes you will need to help doing some administration work or keeping the environment clean.

Working hours: About 35-40 hours (from Monday through Friday).

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


6 months- 2.000,00 EUR

12 months- 3.000,00 EUR