Location: Ebenau, Austria
Project name: Volunteering at Werkschulheim Felbertal
Hosting organization: Werkschulheim Felbertal
Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization
Purpose of the project: The Werkschulheim Felbertal is a private secondary school focusing on trade. It is also a boarding school with public status, which was founded in 1951 based on the idea of the Scout Movement. The four year long focus on technical handwork in the lower school, as well as the emphasis on language and computer science in the upper school are distinctive features of this educational program. There are about 335 pupils at the school (180 in the boarding school and 135 in the day care till five o´clock). They also spend their leisure time here. The target group are youngsters between 11 and 20 years. Regular activities include excursions to the surrounding cultural and sportive attractions of the area, such as hiking, skiing and visits to Salzburg. The school offers a variety of different sports activities at the place such as archery, a tennis court, a boulder room, a fitness room, a soccer court as well as creative activities. There is also a group of scouts that holds activities.
Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)
Project period – 01/01/2022 to 31/07/2022 (7 months)
Deadline: 16th June 2021
All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps
No participation fee!
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:
A local standard accommodation (host family/ students dorm or apartment) is provided. The volunteer receives food money monthly from the host organisation. Local transport is provided by the host organisation.
Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:
The volunteer will support the staff at the boarding school houses and will carry out leisure time activities with the youngsters. He/ She will also support the weekly scouts’ meetings and activities and social activities and excursions of the boarding school. The volunteer should be motivated and willing to work with children and youngsters, ready to work in a team and have an interest in social and intercultural learning.