Yes! Only permanent residents will take 2 weeks paid vacation per year, plane ticket (fully paid) and money to spend by Community treasury. If needed, also another 2 weeks for emergency purposes.
All domestic volunteers will have Thanksgiving weekend off from their service site. They also have approximately two weeks off during the Christmas and New Years.
Part of this time is spent at home with family, In addition, depending the volunteers’ service site, he or she may have additional time off at Easter. Any travel during this time is limited to three days and is at the expense of the volunteer.
International volunteers will also have time off during their term of service however; they do not travel home during their term of service. Volunteers are granted a total of two weeks vacation to be used as a community or with any visitors. For safety reasons, international volunteers are not permitted to travel alone and all vacation must be authorized by the Permia Community management.
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