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country Czech Republic: Discover and Enrich the Life of Mez SDA 100
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15/06/2019 - 29/06/2019
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Your work will prepare interactive presentations to local children and adults about yourselves, your culture and volunteering. You will prepare international evenings for locals in 2-3 close-by villages (and probably also in local schools) and organize a summer celebration for children. Together with local children, you will also work on your own project. You will present the outcome to the locals at the end of the workcamp. You will also help to clean a water tank and beautify public areas in the village. During the whole workcamp, you will write a blog on the community website. Study part: You will have the chance to get to know a small village and learn a lot about local culture, history and lifestyle. There will be a possibility to visit local farmers. You can also take part in a wire art or quilling workshop or cook with locals in their homes.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In a local football clubhouse. You will sleep on mattresses, but you need to bring your own sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available. Please be ready for very basic living conditions. You will prepare your breakfast and dinner together as a group. Lunch will be provided on working days, during weekends, you will prepare it together. There will a be a small kitchen at your disposal.

Lage und Freizeit

Mezno. It is a small village (about 180 inhabitants). There is a shop, a doctor, a post office and a restaurant. There are also some sports facilities. It is located about 20 km from the historical town of Tabor. Leisure time: Possible free-time activities include a visit of the historical town of Tabor and other sights according to your own interest, trips in the surroundings on bikes provided by the local partner, swimming in a natural quarry or a pond, etc. You can also play football or tennis in the village.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The project takes place in a little village of Mezno, about 70 km south from Prague. It is organized by a local NGO Mezenak in cooperation with the municipality of Mezno. Mezenak aims at creating opportunities for local people to meet, to get closer to each other and to the place where they live by organizing different non-formal, cultural and leisure-time activities (both for children and adults). This year, the workcamp will be held in Mezno already for the 9th time. The aim of the workcamp is to present different cultures of volunteers and the idea of volunteering to the local community, to do different activities with children and to help with maintenance of public spaces in the village.

Treffpunkt

Mezno. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note that it takes about 2 hours to get there from Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

The workcamp is mainly about meeting people, but manual work can be sometimes physically demanding. Creative ideas for a common project with outcomes that will stay in the village are welcome! You can see photos from previous workcamps here: http://www.mezno.cz/fotogalerie?i=69

Anforderungen

Please send us a short motivation letter explaining why you want to join this workcamp. You should be ready and willing to spend a lot of time with local people from the village, mainly with kids and teenagers who do not speak perfect English. We are looking for outgoing and communicative volunteers who are not afraid of speaking in public and who do not mind manual work, too.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Mezno Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: International Summer in Stolmir SDA 101b
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21/06/2019 - 14/07/2019
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3 Freiwillige
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You will engage in different types of activities: a) preparing a small festival (22.6.); b) work in the area of the church (removing invasive plants, cleaning gravestones, cleaning attics, building scaffolding etc.); c) assistance with organizing workshops during a children camp held from 8th to 12th July, every day from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (hosting organization will choose 3 volunteers based on the letter of motivation). Before and during the children camp, you can also be involved in creating and installing outdoor furniture and other elements in the village, e. g. outdoor bowling, painting the trash cans, creating a barefoot path and flowerbeds etc. Study part: A visit to a blacksmith workshop, an excursion to a brewery, baking bread, involving in a ceramic s shop, many manual activities, getting to know the host organization and its activities, a guided visit of the St. Havel s Church.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the building of the hosting organization. There is a large attic with a small kitchen and a bathroom. Toilets are on the ground-floor. The facilities include a workshop and a big garden. You will sleep on mattresses, but you need to bring your own sleeping bag. There is a possibility of sleeping in tents or yurts in the garden. In the garden, there is a place for campfire and a summerhouse for evenings. During the children camp, meals will be provided by the organizers. In the remaining days, you will prepare breakfast and dinner together as a group, home-made lunch will be provided by hosting organization. You can see the photos of Mamaloca here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/osmamaloca/photos/.

Lage und Freizeit

Stolmir (101 houses). It is about 1 km from the town of Cesky Brod which is about 10-15 minutes on foot. In the village, there is a public football pitch and a pond. Prague is about 35 minutes far by train from Cesky Brod. Leisure time: A bike trip in the surroundings, a trip to Prague, hiking, swimming in the Chrasnice quarry, projection of movies. In the accommodation, there is a piano and a projector.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp is held in a small village Stolmir in cooperation with a non-profit organization Mamaloca which works for the community, without prejudices, and in a harmony with the nature. The organization devotes itself to education, supporting the community and the culture life not only in Stolmir. They organize IT clubs for elderly, children groups and suburban camps. They try to save the local Saint Havel s church, organize concerts, theatre performances and festivals. Every month, they open a big traditional oven for public which can be used for baking homemade bread. The aim of this workcamp is to help to renovate St. Havel s church, create some outdoor furniture in the village and help with the artistic suburban camp for children.

Treffpunkt

Stolmir. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes about 35 minutes to get there from Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

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Dates of your arrival are flexible, but it is necessary to join the workcamp latest on 28th June. During the first week, you will prepare a local festival (22.6.) and you will also work in the area of the church. Please write the date of your arrival in your application. Warning for people with allergies: in the surroundings of the organization, there are cats, dogs, horses, and cows. Please note that SDA 101a and 101b are the same workcamp, divided according to the topic and related tasks. Altogether there will be 10 volunteers.

Anforderungen

We are excited to meet passionate volunteers. We welcome your own initiative, creativity and artistic skills. Please send us a motivation letter explaining why you want to join this workcamp, what is your experience working with kids and what artistic skills you have. No alcohol is allowed during work and around children.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Stolmir Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: International Summer in Stolmir SDA 101a
Bewertungen
21/06/2019 - 14/07/2019
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7 Freiwillige
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You will engage in different types of activities: a) preparing a small festival (22.6.); b) work in the area of the church (removing invasive plants, cleaning gravestones, cleaning attics, building scaffolding etc.); b) creating and installing the public components of outdoor furniture in the village e.g. outdoor bowling, painting the trash containers, creating a barefoot path and flowerbeds etc. Some of the public space improvements will be done together with children from a summer camp which will take place in the hosting organization from 8th to 12th July. Study part: A visit to a blacksmith workshop, an excursion to a brewery, baking bread, involving in a ceramic s shop, many manual activities, getting to know the host organization and its activities, a guided visit of the St. Havel s Church.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the building of the hosting organization. There is a large attic with a small kitchen and a bathroom. Toilets are on the ground-floor. The facilities include a workshop and a big garden. You will sleep on mattresses, but you need to bring your own sleeping bag. There is a possibility of sleeping in tents or yurts in the garden. In the garden, there is a place for campfire and a summerhouse for evenings. During the children camp, meals will be provided by the organizers. In the remaining days, you will prepare breakfast and dinner together as a group, home-made lunch will be provided by hosting organization. You can see the photos of Mamaloca here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/osmamaloca/photos/.

Lage und Freizeit

Stolmir (101 houses). It is about 1 km from the town of Cesky Brod which is about 10-15 minutes on foot. In the village, there is a public football pitch and a pond. Prague is about 35 minutes far by train from Cesky Brod. Leisure time: A bike trip in the surroundings, a trip to Prague, hiking, swimming in the Chrasnice quarry, projection of movies. In the accommodation, there is a piano and a projector.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp is held in a small village Stolmir in cooperation with a non-profit organization Mamaloca which works for the community, without prejudices, and in a harmony with the nature. The organization devotes itself to education, supporting the community and the culture life not only in Stolmir. They organize IT clubs for elderly, children groups and suburban camps. They try to save the local Saint Havel s church, organize concerts, theatre performances and festivals. Every month, they open a big traditional oven for public which can be used for baking homemade bread. The aim of this workcamp is to help to renovate St. Havel s church, create some outdoor furniture in the village and help with the artistic suburban camp for children.

Treffpunkt

Stolmir. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes about 35 minutes to get there from Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

Dates of your arrival are flexible, but it is necessary to join the workcamp latest on 28th June. During the first week, you will prepare a local festival (22.6.) and you will also work in the area of the church. Please write the date of your arrival in your application. Warning for people with allergies: in the surroundings of the organization, there are cats, dogs, horses, and cows. Please note that SDA 101a and 101b are the same workcamp, divided according to the topic and related tasks. Altogether there will be 10 volunteers.

Anforderungen

We are excited to meet passionate volunteers. We welcome your own initiative, creativity and artistic skills. No alcohol is allowed during work and around children.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Stolmir Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Let s Renovate the Food Bank SDA 102
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29/06/2019 - 12/07/2019
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9 Freiwillige
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You will help with the renovation of the ground-floor of the storehouse. You will do some construction works and tidying (cleaning out the storehouse, masonry works, taking off old tiles, building an issue counter for dispensing food, painting and final cleaning). Bring working clothes that can get dirty. Protective gloves and tools will be provided. Study part: Getting to know how a food bank works, workshops and seminars on the topic of food waste (e.g. how to cook without leftovers, how to use unusual vegetables etc.). Getting to know the local community and visiting the cooperating organizations where food from the bank is distributed.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the building of the food bank. You will share one room in a renovated part of the bank, and you will sleep on camping beds. Please bring your own sleeping bag. There are toilets and a shower with hot water in the building. You will prepare meals together as a group from the food provided by the food bank. Everyday there will be food available from the supermarkets which would be thrown away otherwise despite being completely fine. You will save this food and learn how to cook without wasting food. There will be a well-equipped kitchen at your disposal.

Lage und Freizeit

Zdiby-Premysleni. A small village located about 20 minutes from the outskirts of Prague by public transport. The workcamp is held in the area of the office building and storerooms of the food bank. Leisure time: You can go on a trip to Prague and learn about its history and present life. You can go swimming or sing by a campfire together. International evenings, where you can present your country and cuisine, will be organized.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp is held in cooperation with the Food Bank of Prague and Central Bohemian Region in the village of Premysleni near Prague. The food bank prevents food waste, collects food from retail chains and producers and distributes it to non-profit organizations that take care of people in need and socially disadvantaged people. It fights against food waste using trainings, lectures, workshops and social networks to raise awareness about environmental issues. The aim of this workcamp is to renovate the ground-floor of the storehouse so that the food bank has more quality storing space and can help more people.

Treffpunkt

Zdiby, Premysleni. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes about 35 minutes to get there from the centre of Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

This workcamp is perfect for young people who are interested in topics of food waste and sustainability and who want to get to know the Czech Republic, do something beneficial, meet like-minded people and enjoy summer in a different way.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Zdiby-Premysleni Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Revive the Vitice Springs SDA 400
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1/07/2019 - 14/07/2019
Extra-Gebühr 0
10 Freiwillige
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In the surroundings of the village, there are multiple abandoned springs that you could bring back to life. You will do some landscaping and small construction works near the springs (e.g. cleaning the springs, building paths, panelling the springs with stones, installing benches, etc.), remove invasive plants, make the springs accessible for public and create a system of paths between the springs. Bring working clothes that can get dirty and solid shoes. Study part: You will meet local associations, such as firefighters, gamekeepers or fishermen, who will present their activities to you. You can also play a match with the local football team. You will visit a nearby Battle of Lipany Memorial which plays an important role in the local history. If you are interested, you can also attend an organ concert in a local church. There will be some space for organizing an international evening where you can present yourselves and your countries.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the municipal community centre. You will sleep on a carpet in the main hall of the centre. Bring your own sleeping bag and a camping mat. There are showers (in the centre and the neighbouring building), toilets and a small kitchen. Next to the hall, there is a small restaurant where most of the meals will be prepared for you. Get ready for traditional Czech cuisine. You will get to prepare some meals together as a group.

Lage und Freizeit

Vitice (261 inhabitants) near Kolin. The village is 45 km away from Prague. In the village, there is a historical church of Saint Simon and Jude from the 13th century. Leisure time: You can visit an open-air museum of traditional houses in Kourim, a historical town of Kutna Hora or go on a trip to Prague. You can can also go hiking in the countryside or go swimming in a nearby pond. In the garden of the community centre, there is a possibility to do barbecue.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp takes place in a small village of Vitice in the central part of Czech Republic in cooperation with the local municipality. Vitice has a rich cultural and social life that is organized by the municipality and local associations. Vitice administers other 5 villages in whose surroundings you can find abandoned springs. The municipality wishes to revive these springs with the help of volunteers and make them a part of the local ecosystem and countryside again.

Treffpunkt

Vitice. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes about 1 hour to get there from Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

The workcamp is suitable mainly for those who want to get to know the life in a small village and help the nature.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Vitice Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Children Summer Camp SDA 302
Bewertungen
4/07/2019 - 17/07/2019
Extra-Gebühr 0
10 Freiwillige
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You will do both manual tasks and work with autistic children. 1st week: getting the campsite and the barn ready for the arrival of the children. 2nd week: you will work with children with autism and other disabilities who spend their vacation at the camp in Jizbice (personal assistance to children, organization of activities, going on walks, helping in the kitchen, washing dishes cleaning etc.). During the children camp, you will work longer hours, but you can enjoy more free time during the first part of the workcamp. You will cooperate with Czech assistants - every child will be taken care of by 1 Czech and 1 international volunteer. Bring games and ideas for activities. Study part: You will get a lecture on autism and a workshop on methods how to work with autistic children and youth. There will be some teambuilding activities together with the Czech assistants. You will have the chance to learn some basic Czech phrases - it will be helpful during the children s camp. You will also learn about the famous Czech author Bohumil Hrabal who was born in Nymburk - you can visit his birth house or see films based on his novels.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In Jizbice: in big tents in the garden. Please bring a sleeping bag and a torch. There is a bathroom with toilets and showers at the campsite. You will have meals together with the children and organizers. In Nymburk: in an international scouts centre - in rooms on mattresses in own sleeping bags. There are 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, a dining room and a big garden. You will prepare your own meals as a group.

Lage und Freizeit

Location: Nymburk and the village of Jizbice (8 kilometres from the town of Nymburk). The campsite in Jizbice is located in a garden with a big barn. There is a playground, forests and an outdoor swimming pool. Leisure time: Tour around the spa town of Podebrady, excursions to the complex of labyrinths and the castle of Loucen, to a local brewery and to the surrounding countryside are planned. An international evening can be organized.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp takes place in the town of Nymburk and in a small village of Jizbice (Central Bohemia region) in cooperation with the local NGO Centre for All. Centre for All organizes free time activities and summer camps for children and youth with and without disabilities. The activities take place in a reconstructed barn with a pretty garden in Jizbice and in the centre of the organization in Nymburk. The aim of the workcamp is to help Centre for All to prepare and run a children summer camp for autistic children. It is not a problem at all if you do not have any previous experience working with children with autism or disabilities. You will receive a training course as well as you will always work together with Czech assistants who have years of experience.

Treffpunkt

Nymburk. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes at least 1 hour to get there from Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

We will also ask you to cooperate before the workcamp and read the materials that will be sent to you. Bring working clothes with you that can get dirty! You will need clothes for all kind of weather (swimsuit, warm clothes, raingear and waterproof working shoes). See photos from the 2018 workcamp: goo.gl/ig8vFu

Anforderungen

We ask you to send a short motivation letter together with the application form. We are especially looking for outgoing and creative volunteers with good communication skills who enjoy working with children. All the volunteers have to bring a doctor-approved certificate stating that they are fit to work with children. The form will be sent to you after acceptation. Smoking and drinking alcohol is forbidden while working with children.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Nymburk Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Friendly Hospitality House SDA 203
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14/07/2019 - 28/07/2019
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10 Freiwillige
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The work will be manual and sometimes demanding, it will take place at several locations. In Skalka u Doks, the tasks can include renovation and cleaning of the house, working in a permacultural garden, and renovation of the municipal fire station. In the nearby village of Borejov, you will clean interior of a church and prepare it for a special St. Jacob s pilgrim mass, clean the cemetery surrounding the church and renovate its wall and tiles under the church s tower. In Bezdez, you will treat the wooden interior of St. Giles church against woodworm. Finally, you will help to renovate a historic log building in a heritage protected area of Zdar. Bring solid work shoes, clothes that can get dirty and a raincoat. All the tasks will depend on the current needs and weather. Study part: Getting to know the history of the region from old photos, film screenings and lectures, an organ recital in the Bela church, attending a special Roman Catholic Pilgrim Mass on Sunday 20th July in Borejov, meeting the local permaculture community, learning about farming in harmony with nature - it will be possible to spend one day with the community and take part in their daily program (work activities, discovering their lifestyle). It is possible to organize an international evening with presentations about different countries.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the main building of the traditional house that is under reconstruction, so the conditions are basic. You will sleep on mattresses, but you need to bring your own sleeping bag. There are 2 showers, a washbasin, toilets and an equipped kitchen. You will prepare your own meals as a group; you are invited to prepare a traditional dish from your country when it s your turn in the kitchen. Bring simple recipes from home. For cooking, it is also possible to use the outdoor fireplace.

Lage und Freizeit

A small village of Skalka u Doks (170 inhabitants) and its neighbourhood. The village is located in a Protected Landscape Area near the Macha Lake which is a popular tourist attraction. When we work at more distant places, transport by car will be arranged. Leisure time: Visiting beaches of the Macha Lake, evening activities on the beaches and in the town of Doksy, visiting the Houska and Bezdez castles, hiking in the countryside, mushroom and blueberry picking, a barbecue, a party at a fisherman s cottage on the banks of the Macha Lake with a steamboat cruise at sunset. There will be 2 free days (21st, 27th July) available for one-day trips.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp is held for 4th time in a little village of Skalka u Doks in Northern Bohemia in cooperation with a local NGO The Friendly Hospitality House. Its name refers to the ancient tradition of mutual help of pilgrims. They focus on revival of natural, cultural and spiritual heritage and on personal and community development. They own and renovate a traditional rural house which will one day become a facility for pilgrims, neighbours and volunteers. The intention is to create a welcoming cultural and crafts centre. This workcamp aims to restore relations between the place and its inhabitants, both of today and the past, mutual understanding and respect. You have an opportunity to learn about each other s perspectives and to help renovate several culturally significant buildings.

Treffpunkt

Duba. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes at least 1 hour to get there from Praha-Holesovice station. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

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There is friendly, but big old dog living in the house (it is strictly forbidden to feed it!). See photos from the 2018 workcamp: goo.gl/1WNqxB

Anforderungen

This workcamp is perfect for curious, open-minded and hard-working people or those who are motivated to be. Please get ready to share your experience and opinions.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Prague Holesovice Station Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Jewish Holesov SDA 204
Bewertungen
16/07/2019 - 28/07/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 20
6 Freiwillige
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You will work at the local Jewish cemetery and in the Sach synagogue (about 90% of working time) where you will help to maintain outdoor areas. The work can include cleaning of pavements, weeding, working with brush cutter, cutting and raking grass, maintaining graveyards, etc. Furthermore, you will prepare the Jewish Culture Festival which takes place in Holesov during the workcamp (10% of working time). Bring suitable working clothes with you. The work might be physically demanding, weekends are usually working days (because of the festival) but you will get days off during the week. Study part: You can learn more about Jewish culture, visit local monuments and see concerts, performances and films during the festival. You will have a chance to meet local community during a barbecue in the garden of a local castle or at a traditional lunch with the representatives of the town. It is also possible to prepare some activities with and for the local community (such as visiting a summer camp for children).

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In a hostel in the centre of Holesov. There are beds but you have to bring your own sleeping bags. You will prepare your own meals together as a group.

Lage und Freizeit

Holesov (12,000 inhabitants), a historical town located in the south-east of the Czech Republic Leisure time: Trips to sights of interest in the region (e.g. UNESCO site of Kromeriz, pilgrimage hill of Hostyn, open-air museum etc.), free entrance to cultural activities organized by the local cultural centre, free access to the local swimming pool.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp takes place in Holesov, a small Moravian town, known for its large pre war Jewish community. The community was wiped-out during World War II and has only very few members today. There is an important synagogue and also a grave of one of the biggest Jewish scholars - rabbi Sach. The workcamp supports the work of the Cultural Centre of Holesov which maintains the local Jewish cemetery and other Jewish monuments in the town and organizes the festival of Jewish culture called Jewish Culture Festival which will take place during the workcamp. The aim of the workcamp is to maintain the Jewish cemetery, to help organize the festival and to get to know the local culture.

Treffpunkt

Holesov. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes at 3-4 hours to get there from Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

See the photos from the 2018 workcamp: https://goo.gl/br2nNo

Anforderungen

Volunteers interested in the Jewish culture are especially welcome! Participation fee: 20 EUR. Due to limited access to public resources, INEX-SDA kindly asks participants to contribute 20 EUR towards the costs of workcamp coordination and administration. The fee will be collected in cash upon arrival. Please note that this fee doesn’t directly contribute to the budget of the workcamp itself.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Holesov Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: English Summer Camps for Kids SDA 305
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21/07/2019 - 4/08/2019
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During 1st week, you will work at the suburban camp in the premises of RADKA. Children stay at the camp from 8am to 4pm but they sleep at home. You will mainly work with children (preparing games, arts, dancing activities and interactive English lessons). During the outdoor camp (2nd week) you will help with the all-day program managed by RADKA s organizers. The program will include trips, swimming, sports competitions, campfire, night games, etc. In both camps, you will be asked to present your countries and to prepare playful English lessons for kids. Please bring your favourite games, music and other ideas and most of all - lots of energy. Study part: You will learn to prepare a program for children and see an example of how children camps are organized in the Czech Republic. You will meet the local community from Kadan, especially during the final international party for children and their parents. You will have an opportunity to present your home towns/countries in an interactive way.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

1st week: in a local youth club: 2 rooms with sleeper sofas, a kitchen and a bathroom. There is also wi-fi. You will cook together as a group. Lunch can also be provided in a local restaurant. 2nd week: in a campsite with tents, no electricity, no internet, limited access to hot water, dry toilets. Prepare yourself for a real outdoor adventure! Bring a sleeping bag, a mat and some warm clothes! You will be provided full board by the camp cooks (vegetarian meals are not always possible).

Lage und Freizeit

First, the historical town of Kadan (20,000 inhabitants), in West Bohemia, not far from the Ore Mountains; then the campsite near the village of Kotvina (about 15 km from Kadan). There is a beautiful countryside around Kadan and Kotvina. Leisure time: During your stay in Kadan, you will have many possibilities to spend your free time: visiting the town of Kadan and its monuments, visiting cultural events, trips to the countryside, swimming, doing sports. During the outdoor camp, you will have 1 day off when you can organize an excursion to Karlovy Vary or Loket Castle. Apart from that you will be able to spend your free time at the campsite and in the surrounding (relaxing, swimming, walks, visit of nearby sights…).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp is organized by the NGO Parents and Children of Kadan (RADKA) which provides a variety of services for families with children (maternal, swimming, volunteer, social and educational centres, more on: www.radka.kadan.cz). During summer holidays RADKA organizes suburban and outdoor camps for children of different ages. There will be 2 such camps during the workcamp - the urban one in the 1st week in Kadan, and the outdoor one in the 2nd week near a small village of Kotvina. RADKA wants to bring international dimension to the camps and enable children to practise English. That is why international volunteers are invited for 6th time. The aim of the workcamp is to help with the preparation and running of an interesting intercultural program in both camps.

Treffpunkt

Kadan. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes at 2-3 hours to get there from Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

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On regular basis, you will meet EVS and FSJ international volunteers hosted by RADKA. See photos from last year s workcamp: goo.gl/vvX6i2

Anforderungen

During the workcamp, you will spend a lot of time with children aged 9-14. This is why we require a short motivation letter, a certificate of good conduct and a medical form. We look for communicative and creative volunteers. Please note that children have different levels of English, so you will have to use non-verbal communication too. The workcamp is suitable for non-smokers. Smoking is not allowed on the premises. No alcohol allowed near children. Please note you will also work during weekends but you will get some days off during the week instead.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kadan Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Bees Education Centre Chlebovice SDA 402
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25/07/2019 - 5/08/2019
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Volunteers will take part in maintenance activities in the Bees Education Centre which can include: cleaning and maintenance of exhibits in the museum, painting of rooms, fences and benches, reparations, or gardening. Volunteers will also prepare and organize a small educational event for children and parents with a campfire at the end. Please bring working clothes that can get dirty. Study part: Presentation of the activities of the Bees Education Centre, getting to know beekeeper s work (introduction to the acquisition of bee products and their impact on human health, work in colonies), trip to a beekeeping farm.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the building of the centre. Volunteers will sleep in 1 room with beds. There are toilets in the building; showers are located 5 mins away at the football ground. Volunteers will prepare meals as a group in the kitchen in the centre.

Lage und Freizeit

Chlebovice (800 inhabitants), Northern Moravia. The village itself is located 3km away from the city of Frydek-Mistek (60,000 inhabitants) and 25km from Ostrava (3rd biggest city in the country) which is known for its museums of hard industry and mining industry. The region is also famous for the Beskydy Mountains. Leisure time: Various activities can be planned that include trips, workshops or hiking. Volunteers can go on a trip to Pustevny (in the mountains), Panorama observation tower, Hukvaldy Castle, Frydek Castle, Ostrava or go to the Tarzanie outdoor centre. There is a possibility to use the local sports area.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp takes place in a small village of Chlebovice in cooperation with a local branch of the Czech Association of Beekeepers which is focused on beekeeping and it is also very active in organizing public events and environmental education activities for youth. They also host summer camps for children, take care of a unique museum of beekeeping and offer excursions to tourists. The Association runs The Bees Education Centre (a renovated historical building with a nice garden and apiary). This year s workcamp will be the 5th. The goal will be to help with the renovation of the Bees Education Centre and organization of an educational event for children and parents.

Treffpunkt

Frydek-Mistek train station. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note that it takes almost 4 hours to get there from Prague by train. The exact information will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

See photos from the 2018 workcamp: goo.gl/CVtVCA

Anforderungen

This workcamp is perfect for volunteers interested in the topic of bees and anyone who enjoy working with youth. Allergies notice: in the workcamp site, there are several beehives so the workcamp is not suitable for volunteers that are allergic to bee stings.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Frydek-Mistek train station Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Eco Centre Horni Marsov SDA 403
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28/07/2019 - 8/08/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 20
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You will mainly help with the renovation of the residential centre. This will involve tasks such as painting walls, brushing and painting furniture, window ledges, handrails, etc. All the necessary work tools, including gloves, will be provided. Please bring old clothes that can get dirty with paint. You will also work in the premises of an eco-centre run by SEVER. Some tasks can be physically demanding, such as working with wood (cutting and storing). Other tasks will be less demanding, such as working in the natural garden (weeding, mulching, creating garden beds and maintenance of walking paths, painting fences etc.). Study part: Presentation of the organization SEVER (what they do to be sustainable), possibility to try environmental education programs for students and tourists, cooking evenings (local and international meals), trip to the Krkonose National Park etc.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the residential centre. There will be 2 rooms with beds available, WC, bathroom, a common room and a small kitchen. Please bring your own sleeping bags! You can see photos of the residential centre here: http://sever.ekologickavychova.cz/ubytovani-na-severu/. You will prepare your own meals as a group in the kitchen of the residential centre. Sometimes lunch will be provided in the canteen of the TOUCH eco-centre. The canteen operates for all the staff of the eco-centre. Please bring your own national recipes to share with others.

Lage und Freizeit

Horni Marsov. North-eastern part of Bohemia, near the border with Poland. The town of Horni Marsov has around 1,000 inhabitants and it is located near the Krkonose National Park. Krkonose are the highest mountains in the Czech Republic and very attractive for hiking. Volunteers will work in two places - the eco-centre TOUCH (seat of the organization) and the residential centre (in the local school). Both places are within walking distance. The area has a bit colder climate even in summer and a beautiful countryside. Leisure time: Hiking in the beautiful Krkonose National Par and visiting other interesting sights (a town of Trutnov, the Arspach-Teplice rocks, etc.), using outdoor fireplace, borrowing materials for creative workshops, organizing film screenings etc.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp takes place in a small town of Horni Marsov situated in the Krkonose (Giant) Mountains in cooperation with the local NGO Centre for Environmental Education and Ethics - SEVER. SEVER focusses on environmental education and the promotion of responsible behavior towards nature and among people themselves. It cooperates with schools and it organizes environmental programs for students and teachers. It also organizes educational and cultural events for the public. The aim of the workcamp is to renovate facilities of the residential centre which is used as accommodation for students and volunteers. You will also have a chance to discover a sustainable way of living and the beauty of Czech mountains.

Treffpunkt

Horni Marsov. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes at least 3 hours to get there from Prague. The exact information will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

We are looking for volunteers who like nature and are eager to learn how to be more sustainable. The local partner would like to show volunteers how to be more sustainable in everyday life (sorting out waste, cooking with local and organic products - no palm oil or fried food). Please note that there are cats in the area. You can see photos from the last year workcamp here: goo.gl/Z536dJ

Anforderungen

Participation fee: 20 EUR. Due to limited access to public resources, INEX-SDA kindly asks participants to contribute 20 EUR towards the costs of workcamp coordination and administration. The fee will be collected in cash upon arrival. Please note that this fee does not directly contribute to the budget of the workcamp itself.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Horni Marsov Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Renovate a Historical Brewery SDA 208
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28/07/2019 - 9/08/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 20
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Under the supervision of the hosting organization, you will start removing concrete floor in an old granary in order to recover the original wooden floor. You will also help to clean different areas in the site and prepare them for reconstruction. The activities might include masonry, painting, renovating floors, or taking down walls. The work will be specified based on the current needs but also abilities and interests of the volunteers. The work might be physically demanding. Apart from this, you will have a chance to help with cataloguing showpieces in the museum of wedding dresses, finalize its concept or design the museum labels and signs. Study part: A guided tour of the historical brewery, meeting locals and members of the association, a lecture on the history of wedding dresses, possibility of organizing a fashion show in historical costumes.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the building of the historical brewery. You will sleep in beds or on mattresses in rooms for 2-3 people. Bring your own sleeping bags. There are toilets and a shower. Please note that accommodation is located in the building which is currently under reconstruction. It is not suitable for people with dust allergies. Home-made meals will be provided by the hosting organization (3 times a day). You will help with cooking. During the international evening, you will have a chance to present you national cuisine. Bring your favourite recipes.

Lage und Freizeit

Cechtin (300 inhabitants). The village is situated in the Vysocina Region, 30 km from Jihlava and 12 km from Trebic (UNESCO). In the village, there is a public swimming pool, a shop, a pub and a post office. Leisure time: Swimming in a local swimming pool (200 metres from the accommodation), a trip to the historical town of Trebic (UNESCO), a trip to the Stranecka Zhor Castle, making campfire or an international evening. You can also play ping-pong, darts, or badminton etc.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp is held in cooperation with a non-profit organization Association of Semik from Cechtin in a small village. The association is focusses on supporting culture, social and craft events in the region, aiming at connecting people. It also renovates a cultural monument - a site of an old brewery in Cechtin that is currently in a bad state. The association organizes historical fashion shows and craft workshops, and manages a museum of wedding dresses. The aim of this workcamp is to contribute to the renovation of the brewery, reviving the site and making it accessible for public. This year volunteers will help to remove concrete from the granary floor and return it to its original state.

Treffpunkt

Meeting point: Jihlava. The meeting time will be in the evening. The hosting organization will pick up the volunteers with car and take them to the workcamp site. Please note it takes at least 1,5 hours to get there from Prague. More information will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

We welcome skilled and passionate volunteers, especially with interest in historical buildings.

Anforderungen

The workcamp is not suitable for people with allergies to dust. You will live in the same building as a family with kids so it is necessary to behave respectfully. Participation fee: 20 EUR. Due to limited access to public resources, INEX-SDA kindly asks participants to contribute 20 EUR towards the costs of workcamp coordination and administration. The fee will be collected in cash upon arrival. Please note that this fee doesn’t directly contribute to the budget of the workcamp itself.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Jihlava Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Discover Orchards and History SDA 209
Bewertungen
1/08/2019 - 15/08/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 20
12 Freiwillige
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Together with the hosting organization, you will continue the renovation works on the farm buildings, especially the cultural centre. The tasks can include cleaning the rubble, the floors or walls, masonry, installing wooden floors etc. The work can be physically demanding. Depending on the current needs, you will also help with maintenance of old local orchards that are an important part of the landscape. You might also clean the abandoned part of the local cemetery where there are graves of ancestors of German-speaking inhabitants displaced after WWII. Please bring clothes that get dirty or damaged and solid shoes. Study part: Meeting locals and learning more about a complicated history of a region on the border. Learning about organic farming with the possibility to gain a practical experience too (drying fruits, cooking jam etc.). Lecture in the museum of displaced inhabitants in Austria (Pravice is located 15 km from the border with Austria).

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In a former granary. You will sleep on a carpet placed on a wooden floor. Please bring your own sleeping bag and a camping mat. The accommodation is very basic, but you can make it cozy with old furniture that is at disposal. The toilets and showers are located in the building next door. You will prepare your own meals together as a group in an equipped kitchen. You will cook mostly from organic ingredients from the farm. You will be in every day contact with animals which live on the farm such as chicken, goats or cats.

Lage und Freizeit

Pravice (300 inhabitants). It is a small village in South Moravia, about 30 km from Znojmo. There is a small shop and a pub in the village. Leisure time: Many opportunities to explore the region - visiting historical towns of Znojmo, Mikulov or Brno, visiting wine cellars or hiking in the nearby national park and nature protected areas with beautiful sceneries. You can also play table tennis, do BBQ or go swimming (3 km from accommodation).

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp takes place in cooperation with a NGO called Pravice Beautifying Association and an eco-agricultural cooperative Ochsen in a small village of Pravice, in the wine region of South Moravia. The association organizes cultural and community events in the village, such as: feasts, film screenings, exhibitions, repairing historical sites. The cooperative strives to farm in a nature-friendly way; it takes care of the landscape and renovates a local landmark - a classicistic manor house. It also organizes cross-border activities focused on displaced inhabitants. The aim of the workcamp is to contribute to renovation of a classicistic building which will serve as a cultural centre. You will also be engaged in maintenance of the local countryside.

Treffpunkt

Meeting point: Pravice. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note it takes at least 4,5h from Prague and 1,5h from Brno. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

Anforderungen

We are looking forward to volunteers interested in organic farming, regional development and the history of Central Europe. This workcamp is not suitable for volunteers with allergies to dust and animals. Participation fee: 20 EUR. Due to limited access to public resources, INEX-SDA kindly asks participants to contribute 20 EUR towards the costs of workcamp coordination and administration. The fee will be collected in cash upon arrival. Please note that this fee doesn’t directly contribute to the budget of the workcamp itself.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Pravice Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Veseli Castle SDA 205
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4/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
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8 Freiwillige
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The work will be manual and it will be done at the castle and in the castle park. The tasks in the castle will include: separating construction material from the ruins (tiles, beams, boards etc.) which can be reused and removing rubble. The work can be physically demanding, but everyone will contribute as much as they can. In the park, you will rake and collect grass, remove invasive plants and bushes. You will get protective gloves and appropriate tools from the local host. Bring working clothes which can get dirty, solid shoes and waterproof jacket or raincoat (in case of bad weather). Be prepared for all kinds of weather. Study part: Presentation of the castle and its troubled history, excursion to Klatovy underground, getting to know history of the region, meeting locals during a music evening at the castle etc.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

You will be hosted in the house of the local association s member in the village of Pocinovice (about 6 km from the workplace). Sleeping on mattresses in your own sleeping bags. There are two big rooms, WC, a bathroom and a kitchenette. If you need more privacy, you can sleep in a tent in the garden. Lunch will be provided at the workplace every day. You will prepare other meals on your own as a group. A washing machine is available.

Lage und Freizeit

Veseli nad Uhlavou - a small village (about 58 inhabitants), a part of the Janovice nad Uhlavou municipality. The village of Pocinovice (around 548 inhabitants). Both are located at the foothills of Sumava National Park, close to Klatovy. From the place of accommodation (Pocinovice) to the workplace (Veseli) you will go every morning by train (20 min), related travel costs are covered. The train station is near the castle. In Pocinovice, there is a bakery, pub, library, some small shops and sports grounds. Leisure time: Trip to Chodsko region and participation in a local festival in Domazlice. Volleyball tournament with local players, trip to a pilgrimage place of Dobra Voda (5km by forest road), trip to Klenova Castle and Kanice, swimming, making a campfire with locals, excursion to the local brewery, organizing a fun afternoon for local children etc.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The workcamp takes place in the village of Veseli nad Uhlavou in Western Bohemia in cooperation with the local association Tvrz Veseli. This association was founded with the aim of restoring the ruin of a castle in Veseli nad Uhlavou, to make it open for the public and for cultural and educational purposes. Its activities involve maintenance and fundraising to renovate the castle. The castle has a disturbed past and is now in a very bad state. Past three workcamps helped to clean an overgrown castle park and supported the renovation activities. This year, the workcamp will focus on removing rubble from the part of the castle which is being renovated and on maintenance of the park.

Treffpunkt

Pocinovice. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note that it takes at least 3-4 hours to get there from Prague. The exact info will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

See photos from the previous workcamp: goo.gl/HMc3sr

Anforderungen

Workcamp is suitable for history lovers and people interested in living in the countryside. Due to living in a house with a host you will have a unique opportunity to experience local culture and customs, at the same time we ask you for respectful behavior.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Pocinovice Projekt-Sprache(n) English
country Czech Republic: Help the Elderly in Prague 15 SDA 306
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4/08/2019 - 11/08/2019
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You will work with the elderly and get a fixed part in their daily program. You will organize art workshops, leisure time activities (board games) and a garden party for them and assist with occupational therapy and outdoor-activities (going for walks, etc.). You will also assist the nurses in taking care for the clients and potentially do some manual work (e.g. gardening, cleaning, helping in the kitchen etc.). It is very much welcome if you come with your own ideas and initiative on what can be done. Please bring your favourite music, pictures or simple games with you to share with the elderly. Study part: Learn more about social care in the Czech Republic and meet with seniors. You can practise Czech if you speak some. There will be workshops on ethical approach to social services and on communication in the environment with language barriers.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In a nearby hostel, in rooms with beds and linen. Each room also has its own bathroom. You can see the photos of the accommodation here: https://www.nasancich.cz/ubytovani/hotel. Lunch will be provided at the canteen of the social centre and will not be always suitable for vegetarians. Breakfast will be provided at the accommodation; dinner will be given to you in a package by the social centre and will usually be cold. Vegetarien, vegan or gluten-free diet is NOT possible.

Lage und Freizeit

Prague 15, a residential quarter at the outskirts of Prague. Leisure time: Prague 15 has a lot of green areas and good facilities for sport. There is a swimming pool in the neighbourhood. Besides you can visit Prague city centre, see exhibitions, visit nearby castles or go hiking in the countryside.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This workcamp takes place in Prague 15 (at the outskirts of the city) in cooperation with the Centre for Social Care and Nursing which offers social services to the people who need care and help of the others due to their age or illness. The aim of this workcamp is to support intercultural and intergenerational exchange of experience, to get to know each other, discover something new and foster mutual understanding and respect. This year the workcamp will be organized for the 10th time.

Treffpunkt

Prague. The meeting time is usually in the afternoon. Please note that it takes around 30 min to get there from Prague city centre. The exact information will be provided in the infosheet.

Weitere Infos

Please bring something traditional from your country which you can share with the clients. Volunteers can get a certificate confirming your voluntary service in the Centre for Social Care and Nursing. You can see the photos from the 2018 workcamp here: goo.gl/UqD5DM.

Anforderungen

We prefer highly motivated, outgoing and creative volunteers. A relevant motivation letter needs to be sent with the application form. Before arriving at the project, you will be required to submit a Certificate of Good Conduct and a medical note stating you have no infectious diseases. If you speak some Czech, it will be very helpful in communication with the elderly. Vegetarien, vegan or gluten-free diet is not possible.
Organisation INEX-SDA Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Prague Projekt-Sprache(n) English
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