#616: Arche Community Ravensburg

 Ravensburg, Germany

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BVS placements are available at some of the many L'Arche communities in Europe.

Website: http://ravensburg.arche-deutschland.de/

Job Descriptions

The Arche Community in Ravensburg includes two houses and a workshop in a small town in the Lake Constance area, near the border triangle of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The community invites Assistants to live and work together with people with intellectual disabilities and some physical handicaps where everyone is valued regardless of ability, creed, or culture.

Requirements include acceptance of people of different cultures, social origins, and practices as well as openness to living with people of varying abilities in a Christian community where God is recognized as the source of life and where difference is seen as a gift. The volunteer should have a basic knowledge of German (minimum A2 level) and the desire to learn more.

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