Insel - Haus der Jugend (Erasmus+ Number: 2014-1-AT02-KA110-001105, PIC: 946374875)
The organisation: Insel - Haus der Jugend is a day-care centre for 5 to 15 year old children and teenagers. It provides lunch, helps with the homework under academic supervision, leisure time activities in the field of sport, creativity/art, culture and fun. At the organisation various little or big projects, such as holiday camps are also organized. The Island Campus is a spacious area with garden, lots of green, hills and central island. The day-care centre has 10 rooms for all kinds of activities for children. Special areas are the trampoline with 4 large nets, a skatepark, swimming pools, 2 big gardens with old trees, hills and playing corners and an indian bonfire place. We also have a story telling rail coach, a pottery, a pizza oven, a streetball ground, a Zen-garden, playground, beach volleyball court, football ground, willow tipees, amphitheatre as well as conference room and seminar rooms in the main house. The Island means day-care in a familiar surrounding but we also offer holiday programmes at midterm and in July/August.
Your tasks: The volunteer(s) will help in the organisation for about 30 hours a week. (From Monday to Friday from aprox. 11:00 to 17:00 pm) The division of the activities the volunteer carries out within the organisation are divided into: 50%: play, sports and fun activities 20%: assistance to the children/youngsters to do their homework 20%: workshops dedicated to different topics 10%: running of the organisation & domestic economics (administration, helping in the kitchen, in the restaurant.)
What you should bring in: You should be patient and creative and you should like working with children. Openess and the willing to talk to people (even if you are shy or don’t know the language yet). Bring a certain feeling of responsibility concerning taking care of someone.