Description: With contributions of sister NGOs as well as our own financial and staff sources, GENCTUR organizes a camp for informal and non-formal education for socially and economically disadvantaged youth for empowering them. http://www.dogubatikampi.org/sayfa/23/general-information We try to give the equal opportunities to low income youth to participate for learning by doing. 20-25 university students from different cities of Turkey will have a chance to experience inter cultural learning and different activities during this camp. Including 2 coordination leaders, the majority of the group will be Turkish. Except the leaders, the group members might not able to speak any foreign languages but highly motivated to communicate with the foreign volunteers.We are looking for 5 volunteers / counsellors who are able to organize, run and lead activities with the participants in different areas like practicing English, sport, drama, music, chess, indoor-outdoor games, handicraft, dance, etc.
Type of Work: Organizing, running and leading activities with the university students.
Accommodation: A: In Afacan Youth House (www.afacan.de) in 2-3 bedded rooms with toilet and shower. Sleeping bag and mats are not necessary. F: Will be supplied at the campsite.
Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 21 years old with experience of the above-mentioned activities or group leading. Non formal education experience is preferred. As the level of English of the camp participants will be very low, the volunteers / counsellors should be talkative, encouraging, communicative, patient, talented and ready to teach. Applicants will be interviewed via Skype before being confirmed. LA: English.
Approximate Location: Yeni Sakran is by the Aegean Sea, in west of Turkey. The next city is Izmir. Work camp site is safe and secure.