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DEMOCRATIC SCHOOLS | Project with democratic schools in Poland

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Active Women Association

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Youth Association from Poland - Active Women Association - coordinates several European Solidarity Corps projects based on non-formal education.

Are you interested in alternative and democratic education?

We invite you to check the details and participate in our projects with democratic schools in Poland!

The aim of the project is to introduce non-formal and creative methods in the innovative and democratic schools in Poland (Sosnowiec, Katowice, Gliwice, Tychy, Łódź, Warszawa, Szczecin, Bielsko-Biała, Mikołow, Kraków). The project is also an unique opportunity to live in a foreign country and work for a social goal, to develop personal and professional skills.

The schools which are involved in the project are based on deep democracy and ecology, where each child is free to decide on his/her engagement. Through their activities, such as workshops, handicraft, Non-Violence Communication, they put great emphasis on community building, respect for cultural diversity, communicating one's needs in open and emphatic way, connection with nature. There is also the space to develop artistic talents.

So if you like working with children and in your free time you play ukulelele, paint or implement many other ideas, this project is waiting for you.

The volunteer can involve in different areas:

taking active part in a daily life of the school community

organization of active and creative activities with pupils in accordance with personal skills, interests and passions using non- formal methods

co-organization and participating in outdoor events support to the teachers and educators in taking care of the kids

creating own educational projects which are part of an volunteers’ learning process

organization and supporting school promotional projects in the local community

organization of non-formal educational activities in english and mother tongue of volunteer

Overview

Project length:From 10 to 12 months

Arrival Airport: Poland

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday /30-35 hours per week/

Requirements: Advanced in English

Age Limits: Between 18 and 30 yrs old.

Nationality:

Inclusions

Accommodation: shared apartments in the city of the project /Poland/

Meals: monthly food allowance /130 euro/

Travel: reimbursement of travel costs / home country- Poland and return/
Entry Visa

Monthly pocket money: 120 euro

Local transportation card /buses and trams/

Health insurance
Polish language course

YouthPass Certificate- a document which describes all new competences and skills gained during the project

Find more information in the infopack and, if you are interested in joining us, please fill up the application form which you can find there: http://eks.aktywnekobiety.org.pl/current-offers-in-poland/

///Who are we looking for?


18-30 years old residents of European and EU neighbouring countries who:

enjoy working with children and young people and doing creative activities with them

are motivated, eager to take initiatives, open minded, flexible

are empathic, able to show friendliness and comprehension to the children,

are socially active, eager to work for local community, communicative and ready to face challenges that international cooperation brings

motivated to teach a language and also to learn new languages

have artistic & creative skills (painting/drawing, dancing, singing, manual skills) or willing to learn new ones

want to get more self-confidence and leadership skills

want to learn how to become a educator/tutor and help others

speak English on min. B1 level

Find more information in the infopack and, if you are interested in joining us, please fill up the application form which you can find there: http://eks.aktywnekobiety.org.pl/current-offers-in-poland/ ///

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About Active Women Association

Location:

3 maja 11, Sosnowiec, Silesia 41-200, PL

Mission Statement

We are a Youth Organization and our aim is to offer to young people unique opportunities to work and learn in an intercultural environment. We coordinate several European Solidarity Corps projects based on non-formal education. Projects are dedicated for youth between 18 and 30 years old and resident of European Union and EU neighbouring countries ESC provides: - an accomodation in a volunteer’s shared apartments - monthly pocket money and food allowance - reimbursement of travel costs / home country- Poland and return) - local transportation card - health insurance - Polish language course Find more information in the infopack and, if you are interested in joining us, please fill up the application form which you can find there: Solidarity arts project: http://eks.aktywnekobiety.org.pl/solidarity-arts/ Democratic and Special Needs Schools: http://eks.aktywnekobiety.org.pl/current-offers-in-poland-2/

Description

Active Women Association is a non-governmental organization established in 2002 and located in Sosnowiec, Poland. As a youth association, we act on the local, regional and international level and its mission is to support and promote the social inclusion, youth education, democracy, civil society and active citizenship.

Our priority is to offer a unique opportunity of non formal education. We are looking for young people of 18-30 years old resident of European Union and EU neighbouring countries to join our 3 activities.

Projects are dedicated for youth between 18 and 30 years old and resident of European Union and EU neighbouring countries.

The projects based on non-formal education and take place in different Polish cities

Find more information in the infopack and, if you are interested in joining us, please fill up the application form which you can find there:

Solidarity arts project: http://eks.aktywnekobiety.org.pl/solidarity-arts/
Democratic and Special Needs Schools: http://eks.aktywnekobiety.org.pl/current-offers-in-poland-2/

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3 maja 11Sosnowiec, Śląskie Poland

(50.27699,19.12534)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 12 months
  • 18-30 years old residents of European and EU neighbouring countries who: enjoy working with children and young people and doing creative activities with them are motivated, eager to take initiatives, open minded, flexible are empathic, able to sh

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