Call for a Camphill VisaType: Blogs
Topic: Brexit | Volunteering
Published on: 17th December 2019
Ulrike Mall, a long term co-worker from Germany who lives and works at Camphill Newton Dee in Aberdeen, wrote an article for Third Force News (TFN) recently. She spoke about the positive influence volunteers have on Camphill communities, noting that the cultural exchanges are
what makes life interesting and colourful in a Camphill community, it is what makes it special.
In the article, which was included in TFN’s recently published Guide to Running a Charity or Social Enterprise, Ulrike goes on to say that
Due to Brexit, this community is more under threat than ever before. The terrible uncertainty is making those who would like to come as volunteers hesitate when there are other options in other countries.
…a Camphill Visa …. could be a straightforward solution and would go a long way to supporting us to provide continued excellent support for adults with learning disabilities in Scotland.
This blog was written by Ulrike Mall, Newton Dee, and may not represent the views of Newton Dee or Camphill Scotland.