Work with disabled – volunteering in Albania

  • Project duration: April 2012 – April 2015
  • Placement: Tirana, Albania
  • Subject: work with dis bled

Volunteering conditions: full board, local transport, pocket money

Help the life Association supports Centre of Day Care for disabled. The Centre appeared in October 2009 and is located in Prush, in the suburbs of Tirana, the capital of Albania.

The appartement of a volunteer will be equipped with a bathroom, shower etc. Making from Tirana city centre to the locality takes 30 minutes. Day Care Centre is equipped with minibus to transport employees and disabled people. Volunteers can use a minibus or organization’s car. Moreover in the locality where Centre is located, there is a flat so as the volunteers can stay near the organization.

Volunteers will work in the Centre of Day Care. It is a three-story building, there are many rooms adapted to the therapy for disabled. These are rooms such as: rest rooms, office rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, toilets adapted for disabled. Moreover there is a gym, a computer room, social rooms and a doctor’s office. Behind the Centre building there is a beuatiful garden giving splendour view. The Centre is located in calm area with fresh air. Nerby there is a culture of rabbits – disabled take care of them, which is a pleasure and therapy for them. There can be up to 50 patients at the same time. Volunteers will use office and have access to computer and internet , they will have possibility of co-working with other employees and make new acquitances. The employees will support volunteers during their stay in Albania.