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Leander House

CountryUSA
Long term type HelpLTEG
Project themeDisabilities
Project language(s)English
Local language(s)English
Work start2016-09-01
Work end2017-08-31
Durationaccepting applications ongoing for placements starting Sept 2016
Application inforequire 2 reference letters and a photo. Skype interview if we feel the applicant might be a good fit. After the interview, Decision within 1 week.
Project descriptionLeander House is a residential lifesharing organization for adults with developmental disabilities. It is made up of and affiliated with 7 lifesharing houses in the S. Berkshire region of New England, which is 2 ½ hours from NYC and Boston. 2 of the houses are within walking distance to downtown of Great Barrington, MA. 2 houses are situated on a farm, offering animal and garden work, to the residents and volunteers. In addition to the host family, each house has 2-3 residents and 1-3 volunteers. See www.leanderhouse.org and www.highspirit.org for more information.
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