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Volunteer in a rural Russian community of foster families

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Ecologia Youth Trust

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 12 people are interested
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A great opportunity to volunteer in Orion Children's Community in western Russia, a rural village community of foster parents and teachers who take in children from orphanages and raise and educate them along with their own children. Orion is an entirely child-centred, therapeutic education community. On 10 hectares of land it has a number of wooden houses, a school, a church and a farm, with natural woodlands and a lake nearby. Volunteers live with a family, teach English to children and take part in the daily working and social life of the community, gardening, cooking, building.

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About Ecologia Youth Trust

Location:

66 The Park, Findhorn, Forres, Scotland IV36 3TD, GB

Mission Statement

Ecologia Youth Trust empowers young people to meet the challenges of the future.

Description

Ecologia Youth Trust provides opportunities to broaden young people's minds through cultural exchange in Russia and Kenya. Kitezh Children's Community in Russia is a community of foster families, children and teachers, committed to saving the lives of homeless children from disturbed backgrounds. Volunteers from all over the world assist by teaching English and helping with the daily activities. A new volunteering opportuntiy is now offered at Kithoka Amani Community Home in Meru, Kenya.

Children & Youth
Community
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Orion Children's CommunityZhukovoZhukovo, Kaluga Region 249163Russian Federation

SKILLS

  • English
  • Youth Services
  • Russian
  • Singing
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 30 to 90 days

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