Long term ESC project in Czech Republic!

Location: Brno, Czech Republic

Project name: Šiška Forest Kindergarten 2020-2021

Hosting organization: Šiška Forest Kindergarten

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Our main aims are running forest kindergarten, informing about them and environmental ed. The main feature of the concept forest kindergartens is that the children are the whole day outdoors. Volunteer will be working mainly as a pedagogue assistant (helping during common activities, accompany with them children in the forest, assist in regular courses for kids – music, arts, sports, handcraft etc. According to his/her interest, during occasional events or summer camps). Volunteer will be also helping children while putting on clothes, dining etc. and may be asked to help with practical tasks connected with running the kindergarten – cooking, washing the dishes, cleaning and gardening. Volunteer will be supported to bring new ideas and organize own activities for children. The working time is 35 hours weekly including the meetings, language preparation and time for personal project (5 hours). More info about project https://solidaritycorps.luzanky.cz/volunteering-in-luzanky/

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period  – 21/09/2020 to 19/09/2021 (1 year)

Deadline: 20th February 2020

How to apply? – Please get registration number and apply through YOUTH PORTAL

All costs are covered by ESC

 No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

Days off and holidays: volunteers have 2 days a week free + 2 days per month of vacation. While working occasionally on weekends they have extra days off during the week. Allowances: Volunteers get their pocket money and food allowance monthly (at the beginning of each month), they are provided with card for Brno public transport. Accommodation: Volunteers live in rented flats in single rooms. At the end of the project (August, September) there might be change of accommodation because of administrative reasons.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

We are looking for volunteer who is motivated to work with children outdoors, in touch with nature and natural conditions. Please be aware that because of the conditions (activities in the garden and forest, presence of animals in kindergarten) the project is not suitable for people with allergies. Volunteer´s personal experience with outdoor activities, scouting, woodcraft etc. is welcome. We will appreciate active volunteer willing to propose his/her own ideas and projects. This interest and motivation to work particularly in our project is the most important for us.