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Projekt: Orthopaedic Centre - rehabilitation
Bewerbungsende: 01.10.2009
Status: Stelle gestrichen
Laufzeit: ab Juli 2010 - 11 Monate 
Sprache im Projekt: keine Angaben

Diese Stelle ist nicht mehr verfügbar!

Bewerbungsbeginn für die Abreise im Sommer eines Jahres ist immer der 1. September des Vorjahres. Bewerbungsschluss ist 30. September.
Bewerbungsbeginn für die Abreise Anfang eines Jahres ist immer der 1. März des Vorjahres. Bewerbungsschluss ist der 30. März.

• Women Only
• 18-28 years old
• Teaching or nursing skills.
• Skills in computer web designing or designing of publicity material.
• Art skills to help the children with art work.


The organisation:

The Orthopaedic Centre is a Non-Governmental organization working for the rehabilitation of the differently abled. The Centre runs a residential school for physically challenged, mentally challenged and those with cerebral palsy. It also has a pre-school for hearing impaired children. The Centre runs a school cum sheltered workshop for mentally challenged adult men. It also offers vocational training in printing, tailoring and computers for physically challenged women.

All those who reside at the Centre are given free occupational and physiotherapy as well as speech therapy where required. The Centre offers medical treatment for all orthopedic ailments.

Volunteers with teaching skills especially special education, as also those with any exposure to nursing training are much needed at the center. We are happy to extend an invitation to such volunteers to spend time at our center.

Founded in 1940, total rehabilitation including connective surgery, therapy, schooling and vocational rehabilitation of the differently abled.

Tasks of the volunteer:

• Work as a teacher,trainee or volunteer in the classroom of special children-mentally challenged and cerebral palsy;
• Work in the nursing school;
• Help update website and help with documentation;
• Help in designing publicity material for the centre.

Location of the project:

Chennai. The project is located in the heart of Chennai and basically renders help to the lower socio economic group of society in Chennai and also to the neighboring towns.