Wohnheim St. Martin - supporting adults with disabilities in Austria


Wohnheim St. Martin - supporting adults with disabilities in Austria

Wohngemeinschaft St. Martin

Klosterneuburg, Austria

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

IMPORTANT!! TO APPLY PLEASE FOLLOW THE PROCEDURE DESCRIBED HERE: https://melange.wien/en/application-govienna/ APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED IF THE COMPLETED MELANGE APPLICATION FORM IS SENT TO application@melange.wien BEFORE THE APPLICATION DEADLINE! DESCRIPTION: Wohngemeinschaft St. Martin is a living place for about 25 multiple adults with disabilities. It is located in Klosterneuburg, a town near Vienna in Austria. In Wohnheim St. Martin there are two living groups/communities and several practice rooms, where the clients (inhabitants of St.Martin) work during the day. Our main task is to offer housing and (re)integration into the society for adults with disabilities. This is done mainly through leisure time activities and by offering a working place. As a volunteer you will support the daily routine at Wohnheim St. Martin, creating leisure time activities for the clients, helping with meal times, accompanying the clients on excursions, etc. MORE INFOS: www.melange.wien

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

As a volunteer, you would live at St.Martin, too. This means you are provided meals together with the staff and the clients. Special food arrangements (e.g. vegetarian) are no problem. Klosterneuburg itself is an old town located at the Danube river. You can reach the city centre of Vienna by public transport within 30 minutes. It is surrounded by the Vienna Woods (Wiener Wald), which offers great opportunities for hiking, walking and other outdoor activities.

Training during the activity

You will attend Weclome days from Grenzenlos (the coordinating organization) and an on-arrival and mid-term training by the Austrian National Agency. There will also be a Youthpass Workshop, task-related training at the host project, etc.

Participant profile

You should be between 18-30 years old, open-minded and willing to and enjoy work with people with disabilities! You will help with the leisure time program for the clients, e.g make excursions, sports, individual shopping or to do other things. Possible other tasks: Give new inputs to our afternoon program, develop your own small project for/with clients according to your interests (e.g. arts or music), support the staff and the clients with the daily program and activities (e.g. help the clients to cook, with eating, cleaning common room, to dress, watch TV together, etc),

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/09/2023 to 31/08/2024


Activity location

Martinstraße 42, 3400 Klosterneuburg Austria


 Individual volunteering


Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Türkiye, Ukraine, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Sint Maarten (dutch part), Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna


Activity topics

Social challenges

Health and wellbeing

Working against discrimination (including gender discrimination)


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 10/07/2023