Make It Global
Description: The host organization is Youth center Bird-cherries (Lazurniy village, Chelyabinsk region, South Ural). The volunteers are invited to take part in the summer camp for teenagers. The resort is big (about 500 teens and 70 animators at once). The aim of the project is to support children and teenagers to raise awareness of the intercultural competence and volunteering in the friendly environment of summer camp through social, cultural, sport and educational activities organized by volunteers. The camp activities suppose to show volunteering activities as a door to a large and intensive movement, which opens new opportunities for everyone, independent from her/his age, nationality or social background.
Type of Work: International volunteers are invited to prepare animation activities and non-formal education activities about intercultural dialogue and volunteering. There will be a festival with teenagers and for teenagers and their parents. The volunteers suppose to help kids to make a movie, to direct a musical and implement other creative ideas. Age of kids and teens: from 9 to 17. Average age of Russian animation team: 18-25 years old.The large variety of tasks gives opportunity for each volunteer to be integrated.
Accommodation: Accommodation is provided in a guest house in shared rooms (4-5 animators of same gender per room). Shower is available. Meals will be prepared in the canteen 5 times per day. Volunteers don t cook, but they have cleaning duties in their rooms.
Requirements: Volunteers should love interacting with kids.Volunteers should provide a certificate of no criminal record.There are two possible periods of participation: PZ 01a:19/06-28/06/2018 and PZ 01b:30/06-09/07/2018. Coming for both terms is possible. Please mention which option works for you in the VEF.Also we kindly ask you to specify your motivation and desire to take part in the project IN DETAIL.
Approximate Location: The camp is located 25 km away from the big city Chelyabinsk (South Ural), 200 km away from Yekaterinburg. The youth centre is situated in a birch forest close to the beautiful lake Sugoyak. During 10 days volunteers will stay at the camp site in the youth centre. In frames of the camp the volunteers will be able to kayak down the river in Ural mountains, see caves or go hiking. It will be rather not possible to leave the camp for days off. Leisure activities can be planned before or after the camp in the big beautiful and historical city Yekaterinburg or in Chelyabinsk.
Notes: There are two possible periods of participation: PZ 01a: 19/06-28/06/2018 and PZ 01b: 30/06-09/07/2018. Coming for both terms is possible. Please specify this in your VEF. For those who will arrive in Moscow earlier, we can organise a pre-camp day with a city-tour and nice welcome evening. Please, notify us in advance if you are interested.