with their heart in the right place

Respitehouse HouseMartin is located on the edge of the Schilderswijk. It is a guesthouse for the sick who have no roof over their heads. Based on referral from the street nurse team, 5 guests can stay in our house for a short time to recover from illness or to recuperate after hospitalization.

We are looking for caring volunteers. (Please be advised that this is not a. paid job).

Your most important task is:

  • to be there for the other person;
  • The care you provide is aimed at recovery after illness or hospitalization;
  • You thereby support the guest’s return to her/his own independent life;
  • You do not perform any nursing actions.
  • You are available for at least 1 part of the day (4 hours) per week/per two weeks.

For this task you are:

  • balanced in life;
  • able to listen well; empathetic to people who live without a roof over their heads;
  • respectful of the habits of guests in addition to your own norms and values; experienced with the tasks for which you want to commit yourself;
  • preferably familiar with a non-Western language.

We offer:

  • a pioneer, evolving organization on the move with many social challenges;
  • good guidance and training¬†

Does this call touch you? Want to know more? Then quickly contact Kaoutar or Lerina.

They can be reached via coordinatoren@respijthuishousemartin.com or by telephone via 06 35 60 84 97.

We look forward to your reaction