Social integration of disabled people through art and sport in Turkey

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP



Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)


Short-Term (few weeks/months)




Volunteers who are willing to work with and for disabled people are welcome. Although we do not require a nonstop working effort, volunteers are supposed to dedicate their time and energy when needed.

International volunteers will work for the social integration of people with disabilities through art and sport. The project base is a multi purpose center in Kas, Antalya. In this venue, people with disabilities who have been excluded from mainstream educational opportunities have the chance to get education in various fields such as painting, rhythm, instrumental training, dj, drama, photography, sculpture, ceramic, personal development, sign language as well as sports education such as scuba diving, swimming, sailing, canoeing, boat skipping, trekking, various outdoor trainings, yoga and pilates, etc.

The work fields are as follows: 1) Kitchen : Food preparation / cooking / table setting / food serving / dish washing. 2) Field : General cleaning of all units / fixing buildings, boats, bikes, instruments / gardening both in main facility and in eco farm / animal care (mainly horses), farming, harvesting, landscaping. 3) Training as artist or assistant or just helper : Art workshops (painting, dance, rhythm, instrument, dj, drama, photography, sculpture, ceramics, handicraft) / courses (PC, foreign languages, personal development, sign language) / reading & library management / sport (swimming, scuba diving, sailing, rowing, canoeing, trekking, outdoor sports, volleyball, badminton, biking, bocce, climbing, archery) / boat skipping / various outdoor trainings / yoga and pilates. 4) Organization : Entertainment and event organization / indoor – outdoor games, driving & transportation / short trip guiding / health care & first aid / free time activities. 5) Administration : Office work (web and social media support / design, graphic design / administrative assistance / leading volunteers.

Duration of the project: The minimum required stay is 15 days, up to a maximum of 3 months. Please, note that the beginning dates are flexible for each volunteer, and you might be the only international volunteer during your stay. The project is running from April 1 to October 30, 2018.

Location: The center is in Kas, Antalya. Kas is one of the most popular coastal towns in southern Turkey and our facility is in a small village, 11 km away from the Kas City Center.

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How To Apply

Submit your application and motivation letter at:

☎ USA: 646-657-2900; 617-841-0400; 310-882-7400

☎ Canada: 416-943-4900; 514-316-8500; 604-628-7400