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IHC seeks young volunteers 
Karen Roberts, National Manager of Volunteering, says IHC is putting its focus on youth over the next year. She says young people with intellectual disabilities want to be like every other young person. In the meantime, though, all the work of its hundreds of volunteers is to be acknowledged with special events on 5 December, International Volunteer Day.


See also the New Zealand IVD blog: http://ivd2008.blogspot.com/

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Camphill Communities (Ireland) 
Camphill is a caring community that is a way of life where people with many different abilities live and work and celebrate together.  Visit site
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Mercy Ships recognizes International Day of the African Child 
Millions of children in Africa suffer at the hands of poverty, as well as a lack of access to medical care.Forgotten and deprived, many perish. The volunteers working on board the Africa Mercy - the world's largest charity hospital ship - offer those children hope and the opportunity to lead a full life. Two years ago, 10 year-old Benedict Menkoah discovered how Mercy Ships can transform the life of a child.  Visit site
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Vitalise 
Vitalise is a UK charity providing essential breaks for disabled people and carers. It runs one of the largest and most diverse volunteer programmes in the UK. Volunteers include retired schoolteachers, students, elderly widowers and teenagers.  Visit site