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European Voluntary Service 2012

Hosting Organisations in Vorarlberg coordinated by aha – Tipps & Infos für junge Leute

Renāte Mencendorfa

on 19 February 2013

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Hosting Organisations in Vorarlberg coordinated by aha – Tipps & Infos für junge Leute What is EVS? The European Voluntary Service (EVS) provides young Europeans with the unique chance to express their personal commitment through unpaid and full-time voluntary activities in a foreign country within or outside the EU Vorarlberg offers a wide variety of leisure time activities, especially outdoor sports on Lake Constance or in the mountains of the Alps, and a lively cultural scene. We speak German but a strong dialect :) Welcome to Vorarlberg/Austria! aha - Tipps und Infos für junge Leute Biohof Annemarie und Hubert Vetter Katholische Jugend und Jungschar Verein Offene Jugendarbeit Hohenems Target group: people between 13 and 20 of Austrian and migrant (mainly Turkish) origin 2 youth centres Vis.m.u.t. Youth café Vismut


Kulturcafe Schlachthaus Arena Also runs a youth café but has the focus on sports (skating, basketball, tabletop football etc.) 2 big projects
Hauptschulabschluss: Courses for early school leavers Job insertion project with manual workshops Offene Jugendarbeit Dornbirn Sunnahof Lebenshilfe Vorarlberg An institution for people with light intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems from the age of 16 until retirement The objective is to prepare this target group for the regular employment market Sunnahof provides four bio dynamic working areas with real working conditions Working areas: Agriculture

Plant nursery


Gastronomy with a farm shop Loackerhuus Lebenshilfe Vorarlberg Target group: people with intellectual disabilities and behaviour problems starting at the age of 16 and going on to retirement General principle is "people need people" no matter whether you have a disability or not Welcome to Vorarlberg/Austria! If you are interested - feel free to contact Clemens Rüdisser. We will be delighted to help you find a project in Vorarlberg!
Looking forward to hearing from you! Thanks for your attention! aha – Tipps & Infos für junge Leute
Clemens Rüdisser
Poststraße 1
6850 Dornbirn
Tel: +43 5572 52212-24
Email: clemens.ruedisser@aha.or.at Albatros Job ahoi! Loackerhuus Lebenshilfe Vorarlberg Lisilis Biohof Organic family farm located in Meiningen Their products such as organic milk, milk products, vegetables, cereal-products and meat and sausages are sold in their own small shop on the farm. Moreover they deliver their products to shops and markets in province The volunteer will get an insight into that most sustainable way of farming and will moreover have the chance for intercultural learning by getting in contact with the visitors and customers of the farm Lisilis Biohof Welcome to Vorarlberg/Austria! The youth information centre aha – Tipps & Infos für junge Leute in Vorarlberg/Austria has been active in European Voluntary Service since 1997 and currently coordinates 7 Hosting Organizations for European volunteers aha - youth information centre of Vorarlberg, offering up-to-date information The main target group are young people between 13 and 26 years old Information is held on a wide variety of topics- education, career, travel, free time activities, legal questions, health etc Has been active as a Sending Organization in EVS since 1997

Also operates as a Co-cordinating organization in our province for organizations which want to participate in EVS

Currently we send about 14 volunteers and coordinate the hosting of 11 volunteers per year The Vetterhof Is a family farm specializing in organic products. The products are sold in small shop on the farm and on the local weekly market

There is a lot of information work to raise the awareness for organic farming (group visits on the farm, guided tours, talks with clients on the market) Vetterhof would like to give young European volunteers an insight into organic farming and show them the idea of managing the farm economically and thus live independently Biohof Annemarie und Hubert Vetter The Katholische Jugend und Jungschar Is the office for youth work of the Catholic Church

Organizes various activities for young people - workshops, youth-exchanges, creative leisure time activities, seminars on different topics, etc Katholische Jugend und Jungschar Offene Jugendarbeit Hohenems Was founded in July 2005. The association is non-commercial and politically unaffiliated Provides opportunities and activities for young people on a non-commercial basis:

*various games
*creative workshops
*organizes different events (concerts, poetry slams, skate contests) The target group are youngsters between 12 and 18 years old

Focuses also on youngsters with migrant origin, with disabilities or educational shortcomings and young people facing poverty Offene Jugendarbeit Hohenems Offene Jugendarbeit Dornbirn Was founded in 1992 with the purpose to offer young people space for leisure time activities

Now it also provides services in the field of education and youth employment Sunnahof Lebenshilfe Vorarlberg Vorarlberg is the westernmost province of Austria, bordering with Switzerland and Germany. The region is quite rural, the biggest town is Dornbirn with 45.000 inhabitants
* summer camps in Vorarlberg and abroad
* creative events for children and young people
* trainings for young people
* events throughout the year
* weekend-workshops, music events, artistic workshops * youth exchanges
The organisation is preparing and organising:
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