Description: Our partner – NGO “Language for success” the language school existing since 2007. They provide high-quality courses of foreign languages, organise different events about languages and intercultural communication. The camp will take place right in the city, the kids will stay in the office of the language school from 9.00 to 14.00, each working day. Foreign volunteers work together with Russian volunteers as counselors and organize cultural and educational activities for the participants (local school kids – aged 8-16).
Type of Work: 1. Making intercultural and educational workshops (about the volunteers’ native countries, ecology, water resources, human rights, antiracism, etc);
- Teaching foreign languages to the participants (in the form of playing games, singing songs or improve their language skills through discussions);
- Organizing some sport activities, strategic games, shows and handycrafts. The work is done 5 hours a day, two days off per week, for the days off sightseeing excursions are planned.
Study Theme: Volunteers get knowledge and skills of organizing educational and intercultural activities for kids, teaching kids languages, will get the basic knowledge of the Russian language and the Russian culture. As the workcamp is located in Chuvashia – a small local ethnicity to the east from Moscow – the volunteers will get the chance to learn the culture of this local ethnicity, its’ history and difference from the Russian Culture.
Accommodation: The volunteers will be hosted in host families or in a rented flat in Cheboksary. The food will be provided. No sleeping bags are needed.
Language: English, Russian
Requirements: The volunteers are expected to have some experience of working with kids and organizing activities, intercultural experience is very welcome. Motivation letter is required. Certificate of no criminal record is required.
Approximate Location: The camp is situated in the city of Cheboksary, volunteers can spend their free time in the city.
Notes: It's a child friendly camp. We can host a volunteer with a child of age from 6 to 16 years old. But there is a participation fee for the child - 200 euros.