Long term ESC project in Germany

Location: Dahlem-Marienau, Germany

Project name: Volunteer with children and youth at the boarding school “Marienau”

Hosting organization: Schule Marienau e. V.

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: Around 220 pupils visit the Marienau school, a mixture of day-students and boarding school pupils, many of them with various international backgrounds. The majority of the staff members also live in Marienau, many of them together with their families, and are employed as teachers or pedagogical co-workers. Apart from the regular lessons, the pupils have the chance to take part in various activities in the area of sports, handcraft or arts. Volunteers will support the school’s educational staff. Concrete tasks can include: – support in boarding school supervision – assistance in the preparation of homework – support the implementation of offers/courses in the leisure area of the boarding school – support the organization of leisure activities on boarding school weekends – assistance in looking after foreign students, also during short holidays – student transport – preparation/planning/accompanying of excursions and school trips – student kiosk – student newspaper.

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

Project period – 01/09/2020 to 31/07/2021 (11 months)

Deadline: 01 May 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:

Volunteers are accommodated in a shared apartment in the school dormitory. Volunteers get a single room, the kitchen and the bathroom are shared. Volunteers can take part in canteen meals during working hours. During the 26 days of the holiday, the meal allowance is paid in cash. In addition, food money is paid for 8 days per month (weekends). Volunteers will get a monthly bus ticket and can go by bus to the next train station in Lüneburg.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

The candidates should fulfill the following requirements: – volunteers should be at least 20 years old due to the age of the students – volunteers should be sporty and communicative – English and/or German language skills are required – an international driving license, as well as driving experience, is very important – holiday time is to be taken during school holidays