Holidays for Kids (Moers near Düsseldorf)
Description: Assist in planning creative daily programmes for children in holiday care and experience adventurous summer holidays with them. For more than 30 years the SCI: Moers has been active in many areas to support the youth in Moers. This summer SCI: Moers will offer a holiday childcare program designed for children aged 6-10, who are not going on vacation during their summer holidays. On several days, six to 10 year old children come together in groups of up to 15 children and can enjoy an attractive range of games, sports, and leisure activities. Trips, sightseeing tours, art projects, visits to the swimming pool, and much more will be part of the whole program from Mondays to Fridays from 9 am to 4 pm.
Type of Work: Organizing leisure activities for children and supporting the staff responsible for the groups.
Study Theme: Getting to know the youth work in the city of Moers and the school system in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Accommodation: In the facilities of the SCI: Moers, camp beds available, please bring a sleeping bag. Shower, toilet, large kitchen, and common room are available.
Lunch in your working group, breakfast, and dinner in self-management in the school.
Language: English, German
Requirements: Motivation to work with children for long hours, realizing own ideas for games and leisure activities with them. The children speak primarily in German hardly in English. The communication between you will be mostly none verbally about gestures and mimic in the first days. You will be surprised how well it goes.
Approximate Location: Moers
Notes: The City of Moers is located on the border of the Ruhrgebiet (Ruhr District) between Duisburg and Düsseldorf and is known for the tradition of mining. Sights of the city are the castle of Moers with a big park, the historical old town, an old watermill belonging to SCI: Moers and a zoo.
Please be advised that due to the corona pandemic and related measures, there may be changes. We ask you not to book your trip before we have informed you if your workcamp will take place at the planned location. We will let you know about this at least four weeks before it starts.