The KUBUS non-profit association for social work is a social company active in the sections: -employment and qualification -social work and consulting -work with homeless and shelterless people -neighbourhood and senior citizen support -care of children and adolescents -professional education and orientation for youths The general target of the KUBUS gGmbH is to foster togetherness with equal rights of people from different nations and cultures in Berlin and Brandenburg. With this, we want to contribute to a social life in a democratic, socially and culturally open-minded and ecologically conscious society.More about the organisation
Because of the permanent cold weather, KUBUS initiated an emergency shelter for homeless people. Without preconditions, homeless people can stay here over night. Alcohol and drug consumption is forbidden in the shelter. We offer breakfast and dinner, the people can take a shower and wash their clothes.
The tasks are subdivided in different shifts from 7.30 pm to 07.00 am. All the tasks are relatively simple. Your tasks from 7.30 pm to 10.00 pm (late shift) - registration of each person via a simple registration form - bag search (confiscate weapons, alcohol, drugs until the next move-out) - short introduction – showing the sanitary area, dormitory, house rules - FEVER measure, allocation of available beds with bed numbers - distribution of food ; preparation of tea/coffee until 10:00 pm - if necessary handing out of clothes and/or sanitary products.
Your tasks from 10.00 pm (night shift) - implementation of night's rest from 11.oo pm - contact person in case of any eventuality - There are beds available in case you want to sleep - preparation of tea/coffee - from 06.00 am waking up/preparation of moving-out - reservation of bed for the following evening - handing out of confiscated items - taking back of bed numbers - air the rooms, tilt the windows in the sanitary rooms - walking-tour of the building.
You should have interest in the work with homeless people and have empathy as well as a certain assertiveness.
Please note: For this volunteering opportunity, you need German skills on the level „Medium German skills“.
It is ok to only help once.
Am I covered by accident and/or casualty insurance during the project?
You need to sign up for this project 2 day(s) in advance