Agriculture school for people with different abilities in Valencia

In this program you will be able to meet both wonderful people and nature. You will help people with disabilities to make food baskets, and you will also help them in their future job placement. You will be a very important part of giving him tools and skills that serve him professionally and personally.

  • Get to know the culture and customs working hand in hand with the local population.
  • Contributes to the education and working life of people with disabilities.
  • Help this project reach more people in need.
  • Know and support the teachings and values.
  • Live a unique experience and meet the local population and other volunteers.

What is this program about?

This program is intended and focused on the group with disabilities. With the collaboration of the volunteer, the workshop can be maintained and in the future allow them to access the world of work.

It is a project whose purpose is that these people with different abilities learn and are nurtured to enter the world of work in the future. 

In the field you will be with 10-15 people with disabilities who are totally autonomous. It is a very nice program in which, in addition to teaching your knowledge and skills, you will give these people support on a personal level to move forward in the world of work.

As a volunteer you will serve as support and in addition to giving specific knowledge, you will help them improve their social skills and relationships.

How is the day to day and what will I do as a volunteer?

The hours of collaboration are approximately 4-5 hours distributed throughout the day, depending on the needs.

A typical volunteer day begins when the volunteer arrives at the project in the morning, meets with their local coordinator, and distributes the assigned tasks for that day. 

Throughout the morning each volunteer contributes to the assigned tasks. A stop is made for lunch and, depending on the needs, they continue with the tasks or have free time.

The volunteer can visit nearby areas in his free time. 

You will carry out activities of the type:

  • Help in the field
  • Picking vegetables
  • Pruning
  • Irrigation
  • Planting
  • Collecting
  • Supervising the preparation of baskets for people with disabilities
  • Friday delivery of baskets

Requirements to participate

  • Be over 18 years old (except if you are traveling with your parents).
  • Cover the cost of the program according to weeks.
  • Have a mandatory travel insurance.
  • Respect cultures and religions.
  • Not have a criminal record.
  • Be proactive.
  • Follow the rules of local accommodation and projects.
  • Have an entry and exit ticket to the country in allowed tourist time.
  • Have a valid passport with more than 6 months.
  • Certificate of criminal offenses.
  • Fluent Spanish.

Where will I be and when do I have to arrive?

Where will the accommodation be?

The airport you must arrive at is Valencia International Airport (VLC), in Valencia. Once you arrive in the city you must go on your own to the accommodation you have hired. The local coordinator can help guide you to get to the project.

You will be in contact with the local coordinator beforehand so they will tell you how to get to the project on the agreed day. 

It is advisable to arrive in Valencia over the weekend for the incorporation on Monday.

Dates and method of arrival

The project is open throughout the year, except for the month of August. It is advisable to arrive during the weekend, since the project starts every Monday where your presentation will take place. 

How long can I go?

You can be in the project from 1 week to 12 weeks.  

How do I sign up?

To sign up is very simple, you only have to follow 5 very important steps, the first thing is once you have read everything that is included and not included and the costs that you have in the country tab.

  1. Fill out this form with the dates you want.
  2. You receive an official confirmation of place.
  3. Make a 1st contribution to register for the program.
  4. You make a video call with the coordinator to better prepare your arrival.
  5. Sign the international volunteer agreement and complete the rest of the contribution as indicated by your coordinator.

YOU COME?

What can I see during the weekend?

The association does not organize or offer tourist packages, but we guide and provide information to volunteers about the places they can visit, as well as how to get around the place and the country.

We also provide information on things to do during free time and activities in general. Valencia is a city full of culture and interesting things to discover.

You can go sightseeing in the mountains, on the coast or in the center of the city. Enjoy the atmosphere, the people, the gastronomy, the climate and the beautiful places that you can find in the city.

Do not forget to take many photos, you will remember every corner!

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