Description: Our partner – NGO “Opora” is an institution which works with children of challenging social background who was left without parental care or lives in an orphanage. They organize summer tent camps for children where they have an opportunity to try different workshops such as cultural kaleidoscope, theater workshop, School of creative discoveries, exciting games and quests, creative program. Objectives: - preservation and strengthening of health of children, promotion of various sports, the disclosure of the child's creativity, broaden their horizons, culture, organization of leisure; - Creation of conditions for successful socialization of orphans through training and joint activities with the active participation of the international group of volunteers.
Type of Work: Make interactive presentations about the culture of their country, international evenings. During the camp volunteer will lead\organize: - Carrying out activities about stereotypes about other countries; - One interactive presentation about the culture of their country, which will be held by volunteer 4 times for four small groups at different time during the camp; - An international team of volunteers is preparing one intercultural evening. It is necessary to prepare one interactive lesson for the presentation of his country. Available attributes for the international event is welcome (flag, food, pictures, cards, costumes, etc.).
Study Theme: The volunteers will get the opportunity to get to know the unique culture of Mari Republic
Accommodation: volunteers will be living in tents, the food will be provided. Sleeping bags are needed.
Requirements: The volunteers are expected to have some experience of working with kids and organizing activities, intercultural experience is very welcome. Motivation letter is required. Certificate of no criminal record is required.
Approximate Location: the camp is located in the forest, the nearest cities are Yoshkar-Ola and Cheboksary. The meeting point is Yoshkar-Ola where the volunteers will be met by Russian volunteers and move to the camp site together.