Not of this world
Description: Project takes place in Novodevichy Convent, which is situated in Saint-Petersburg.
Type of Work: Volunteers will help with renovation works in the monastery area and in a monastery school for kids.
Study Theme: Participants will be able to see the inner life of the Orthodox monastery. If volunteers would like to ask questions about Orthodox religion, they will be able to have a conversation with one of the nuns. The monastery is situated in the center of St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg is famous for being a “cultural capital” of Russia.
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay in a dormitory in the area of Novodevichy Convent. Monastery provides beds with blankets, pillows etc. Monastery provides ordinary (with meat) or vegetarian food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served in a monastery canteen.
Requirements: Volunteers should be tolerant to Orthodox religion, to follow dress code – for girls it is long skirts, which should cover their knees, their heads should be covered by headscarf or something like this. Boys shouldn’t wear T-shirts and shorts in the monastery – more details about dress code you will find in the infosheet.
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