Work and play in Kania (near Szczecin)
Description: Chociwel Community Development Association is an organization placed in village Kania with beautiful forests around, farmlands, lakes and fresh air. People in Kania are very friendly, open to build new relationships and willing to cooperate.They are inviting creative and brave volunteers to join the workcamp in Kania for the first time!
Type of Work: The youth and school children (aged 6 to 15) living in our town (together about 25) have at their disposal a village lounge, but there is no person coordinating work with them. During the holidays, young people must organize their own free time. Two weeks spent with volunteers organizing sports, artistic or educational activities will allow them to spend time actively and gain new competences. Our goal is to teach them tolerance, cooperate in a group, strengthen self-esteem, new communication skills. In addition, volunteers will help to put a fence around the playground (about 50 m), together with the inhabitants of the village. The fence that we plan to make is a mesh fence, length approx. 50 m.
Accommodation: In the premises of the village center (toilets, fully equipped kitchen, tables, pitch, outdoor gym, wifi, library, office supplies, etc.), on mattresses (sleeping bags are not needed). Food products for self-preparation will be provided by the inviting organization.
Requirements: Skills of working with children and young people, your own ideas for activities with children. Basic knowledge about construction and renovation field is welcome. All volunteers are required to submit a background-check document proving no criminal history before arrival.
Approximate Location: Our town is located 60 km from Szczecin, 30 km from Stargard, 7 km from Chociwel.