10 Month Volunteer Abroad
- 3 Months First Period in Denmark
- 6 Months Service Period in Africa
- 1 Month Bringing It to the Public
OUTLINE OF THE PROGRAM:
ANOTHER KIND OF SCHOOL
Starting out with an introduction to the program, and learning about different elements and themes that will be important foundations for the program.
The Core Group are organized in Trios by picking lot whilst getting introduced to areas of running the school, and with great appetite taking their part.
Experiencing common life at DRH Lindersvold
THE WORLD OF PEOPLE AND POLITICS
The Core Group digs into finding out who is running the world by putting up questions and statements – and then studying and debating to find answers.
The Core Group follow up with a 5day biking or hitch hiking investigation meeting homeless people,
refugees, ordinary Danish families, and asking questions to figure out some of the consequences of capitalism in Denmark.
THE FIGHT OF THE POOR
The Core Group learns important hard-hitting facts about The Poor throughout history and in today’s world, making projections for the future and sharing insights and discoveries with each other.
Two experts will be invited into the period to share ideas and debate from that platform. The Core Group investigates the power of community by finding 5 good examples. The Core Group forms Trios for the Development Instructor work and chooses specific projects.
Communication with Project Leaders start.
ZOOMING IN ON OPEN FUTURE
In this period the Core Group learns about the tasks of Stewards of Tomorrow by reading the 9 Planetary Boundaries and other important themes,
understanding the risks that our way of life today presents to our planet and people of the future.
The Core Group gets to grips with the human, natural and material resources and potentials that humankind has at its disposal.
Making an action week that includes citadel work and practicing public speaking, and planning for Bringing It to the Public are important aspects of this period.
NOW WE KNOW, NOW WE UNDERSTAND, NOW WE TAKE ACTION
The Core Group has had an array of input during the previous 10 weeks and has deepened their understanding in different areas of our contemporary world. During this period the Core Group will use 5 days to make an action that has a positive impact on a group of people.
The rest of the time will be used for the Trios to specialise in tasks
required for the service period and for getting ready to leave
The Core Group will join one of the highlights of their period by taking part in a 1week preparation Camp
to organize a big event with other DI’s, DNS’ers and Climate Activists.
Winter Concert for the January Team
Peace Conference for the May Team
Climate Conference / Olympic Games for the September Team
HITTING THE GROUND RUNNING
This short period is all about arriving well at the Humana People to People project,
being welcomed and quickly acclimatizing to become able and ready for the longer period of Fighting with The Poor.
FIGHTING WITH THE POOR
27 Weeks Working at a Humana People to People project or NHQ. Delivering as a Development Instructor,
whilst using the forces and abilities of the Trio and the Singularity for the benefit of the project and people.
Improving and changing conditions shoulder to shoulder with The Poor.
BRINGING IT TO THE PUBLIC
Back at Lindersvold the Core Group finds the best ways to spread the vision of CREATING CHANGE.
The message about The Poor is brought to people with creative methods to show that Fighting with The Poor is possible,
is needed and is happening right now.
Decisions about Open Future are laid out and worked with.