Description: As one of GHD s program, East-West Camp is organizing one week project consisting informal and non-formal education for socially and economically disadvantaged youth to empower them. We try to give the equal opportunities to low income youth to participate for learning by doing. This year we will give the priority to the youth from the earthquake area. For more information on the program: http://www.dogubatikampi.org/sayfa/23/general-information20-25 university students from different cities of Turkiye will have a chance to experience intercultural learning and different activities during this camp. Including 2 coordination leaders, the majority of the group will be Turkish. Except the leaders, the group members might not able to speak any foreign languages but highly motivated to communicate with the foreign volunteers.For supporting our coordination team, we are looking for 7 volunteers / counsellors who are able to organize, run and lead activities with the participants in different areas such as practicing English, sport, drama, music, chess, indoor-outdoor games, handicraft, dance, etc.
Type of Work: Organizing, running and leading activities for the university students.
Accommodation: In Afacan Youth House (www.afacan.de) in 2-3 bedded rooms with toilet and shower. Sleeping bag and mat are not necessary. Food will be supplied at the campsite. Wi-fi is provided but limited.
Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 21 years old with experience of the above-mentioned activities or group leading. Non formal education experience is preferred. As the level of English of the camp participants will be very low, the volunteers / counsellors should be talkative, encouraging, communicative, patient, talented and ready to teach. Applicants will be interviewed via Zoom / Skype / WhatsApp before being confirmed.
Approximate Location: Yenisakran is a a provincial district in the city of Izmir by the Aegean Sea, in west of Turkiye. Work camp site is safe and secure.