SAVWA Youth Awareness Month
- Accommodation and food: 0.00 Euro
- Transportation: 0.00 Euro
- Activities: 0.00 Euro
- Hosting organisation support: 260 Euro
Description: Youth Awareness Month includes Sports and Cultural activities, providing a platform to recognize the role Youth Play in South Africa society.
Type of Work: This is an exciting project as volunteers have opportunity to work with different communities and interact with children after school.
The camp will require volunteers to be involved in different activities such as building up learning activities which will be used when the volunteers will meet the children from 8am to 4pm daily activities. Volunteers will work in groups.
The work camp will require volunteers to be involved in various sports and cultural activities and as well creating and using objects which will be used when the volunteers will meet the children from 1pm to 5pm daily activities.
Study Theme: This is a mixed theme work camp involving use of sports and cultural activities that young people can be engaged with working with the young people in the community of Soshanguve. We want the young people to connect with observing Youth Month in South African history context and they have to lead the action for the future of this world.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in a house and venue in Soshanguve. Participants will be required to bring their own sleeping bags. The accommodation has a simple bathroom with shower and water available. The accommodation and work place have flushing toilets and do have electricity but should expect normal power cuts lasting to 4 hours on various time slots in the week. (Not every day)
Language: The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Sotho, Zulu, and Tshwana to name a few.
Requirements: Qualification of participants: Open minded, ready to interact with other people of different cultural background - Positive attitude - Willing to share his/her experiences - Flexible to live/stay in simple living conditions - Flexible to eat local food - Ready to do academic work on the project and No experience needed at all. Willingness to guide students especially in cultural and arts activiti
Approximate Location: Soshanguve, Pretoria
Notes: Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, shoes are advisable. Rain coat, light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly; Torch or flash light and arts and cultural items such as drums etc. for the children even sporting equipment such as soccer balls etc. and board games.