Ocate Cliffs Retreat Center Building
Description: Divergent Labs is an autistic-run organization with a mission to advance the economic status, spiritual growth, human rights, and representation in the public sphere of disabled and disenfranchised people. Ocate Cliffs is a retreat center and autistic workspace, which is a laboratory for growth and empowerment.
Type of Work: Volunteers will work on one or more construction projects at the retreat center, which might include trail construction and other outdoor projects; building a shed, tent pad or deck; and laying tile, paint, and other interior finishing work. We will work a morning and afternoon shift each day, leaving the evening free for personal time or activities. We will also take a recreation trip on one or two days. Training and tools provided for all the projects.
You will be accompanied by a small number of our residential staff.
The people involved cover a wide range of abilities and communication styles, and you should expect LGBT and questioning people, those with other less common identities and those with traumatic histories.
Accommodation: Sleeping is on the floor in the unfinished staff house. There is no gender segregation. If you want more privacy you can bring or arrange (in advance) to borrow a tent.
Amenities: Running water, electricity, very limited internet, clothes washing machine, stove and wood-stove. There is an outdoor solar shower.
Altitude: At 9,000 feet (2800 m) elevation, be prepared for a lot of rest the first day or two.
Food: Volunteers will cook meals together. Vegetarian food provided.
Warnings! There are wildcats and bears in the area so this site needs to be kept free of meat odors. Also fire
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