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Information
What?
Corrymeela is a Christian organisation working in community relations in Northern Ireland whose aim is to act as a catalyst for groups to take thier own reconciliation and community work futher.
Where?
Corrymeela has two centres, at Ballycastle and Knocklayd in Northern Ireland.
Number of volunteers required?
See Corrymeela’s website (see right hand panel for link).
Other requirements?

See Corrymeela’s website (see right hand panel for link). Minimum age is 18 years.
Benefits?

See Corrymeela’s website (see right hand panel for link).

Minimum length of stay?

Corrymeela has different types of volunteer opportunites. Please consult their website.

Volunteer tasks?

See the Volunteering pages on the Corrymeela website for possible tasks, as these depend on the programme the volunteer is working on.

Details?

The Corrymeela Community wish to:

  • Be a Christian community of reconciliation following the way of the gospel.
  • Be in positive relationship with people regardless of class, religious opinion or political conviction.
  • Create safe spaces where people of diverse backgrounds can come and meet each other, where there is an atmosphere of trust and acceptance and where differences can be acknowledged, explored and accepted.
  • Work to realise a society whose priorities are justice, mutual respect, the participation of all, concern for the vulnerable and the stranger, stewardship of resources, and care for creation

(From:http://www.corrymeela.org/sitepage/aboutus.aspx)

Current volunteers?

None from UWCs.

Former volunteers?

Victor Mongay (Spain; UWC Adriatic 10-12) victor.mongay@gmail.com

Emma Burke (France; UWC Adriatic 10-12)

Sarah Gerber (Sweden; UWCRCN 12-14)  nc12sger@stud.rcnuwc.no