World Heritage Volunteer in Vigan
Description: Established in the 16th century, Vigan is the best-preserved example of a planned Spanish colonial town in Asia. Its architecture reflects the coming together of cultural elements from elsewhere in the Philippines, from China and from Europe, resulting in a culture and townscape that have no parallel anywhere in East and South-East Asia.
The unique features of Vigan provides a platform for young people from all over the world to experience first hand this cultural integration of east and west through direct action and immersion with the local culture. Despite the various efforts of the local government of Vigan, the interest of young people on heritage conservation is slowly diminishing. We hope that we will be able to reignite and strengthen the interest of young people.
Type of Work: The volunteers will be helping in the organizing of the 1st National Heritage Youth Summit to gather around 400 youth leaders all over the Philippines. Volunteers will be hosting, facilitating and managing several activities together with the local volunteers. Furthermore, there are interactive activities that are planned for this celebration.
Study Theme: The venue is in Vigan, Ilocos sur Province. Vigan is a world heritage city with diverse places to visit, to get more idea what to do in the vigan you may check this link https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g424958-Activities-Vigan_Ilocos_Sur_Province_Ilocos_Region_Luzon.html.
During weekends participants will have their free time, they may decide to travel together in some places within Vigan. Please take note that free time is not covered by the participation fee. This can be shouldered by the participants themselves, we recommend that they bring at least (200 USD) as pocket money.
Accommodation: Accommodations will be in the dorm type style with minimum of 4 people sharing in the room and maximum of 6 people. There will be common area for kitchen and toilet. Hot shower is not available and western seat toilet is available. Three meals in a day will be provided (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) in most cases Filipino food are provided. But participants will divide the tasks to prepare their food together and plan their meal properly with the given budget. This is a fun and exciting activities with assistance from the local participants. Dinner venue may change from time to time.
Requirements: - English (conversational) - Flexible, open-minded and passion to share their knowledge and time with children. - Copy of the comprehensive insurance with medical and repatriation coverage. - We request the volunteer to answer our online application form and if the sending partner has an existing form will be accepted provided it is written in English.
Approximate Location: Vigan, Philippines.
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