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Taiwan Taiwan: OLD HOUSE RENOVATION and CULTURE EXCHANGE IN XILUO (VYA-LMTV-Xiluo-2402)

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01/06/2024   -   31/08/2024

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Xiluo LMTV workcamp is going to assist Xiluo Cultural Museum (Louyoung foundation). Volunteer need to do the daily house cleaning in Xiluo Culture Museum and backpacker house, help the foundation manage and update our social media, website, blog or Facebook. Volunteer has to maintain the backpacker house with comfortable living conditions. Volunteer will also do some gardening and join environmental community events etc-. Local volunteers will support international volunteer to run this project as well.For more informations of Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation and international workcamps, please browse:http://www.louyoung.org.tw https://www.facebook.com/louyoung.ngohttps://www.facebook.com/siluo.yenping.museum/ Description of Main Works: 61548;Culture exchange: Volunteer will be hosting guests and assisting various duties on the reception desk in a rotating base. Volunteer will experience the culture of Xiluo, such as kung fu, hand puppet shows etc. We expect the volunteer would merge these experiences with the culture of their motherland and carry out creative ideas. We would be very grateful for any web content inputs from the volunteer, such as videos, graphics, or podcast in social media for the Cultural Museum and community colleges. Of course, the volunteer will have to maintain the garden in the Louyoung foundation. (Something may be change, depend on your ability to arrange the work)61548;English Exchange in high school: The volunteer will have the opportunity to participate in English teaching in schools or help Community College. He/she will also help to translate some chapters and document. (Something may be change, depend on your ability to arrange the work) If volunteers are interested in creativity in the art sector, you are very welcomed to volunteer in our foundation. In this case, let us know your interest and we could work out a plan together, in terms of financial supports and networking with local artists. Free Day: Volunteers will have 2 free days per week on Monday and Tuesday only. Weekend is always the busy day to run the backpacker house and Souvenirs shop. It is not allowed to take day off during the weekend.Culture Exchange: The locals would be more than happy to welcome you in Xiluo. Please use this opportunity to exchange experiences, to learn more about other social, cultural and political living conditions and to show yours in return. In order to promote this, we will have some special cultural event and celebrations at the temple in September and October. The volunteers will be able to present their countries and have fun with the locals.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

1.Accommodation is at Xiluo Backpacker s House. The address is: 2F, No.81 Yenping Road, located in town center. Volunteer can use bike for daily transportation and bus station, post office or 24h shop are just nearby. 2.A comfortable blanket and pillow will be provided so there is no need to bring a sleeping bag. 3.There will also be some pocket money , around NTUS dollar 6000, to support daily food. Volunteer can cook by themselves or enjoy the delicious local food in Xiluo restaurants. Internet is always available both in working place and accommodation. There is a washing machine and refrigerator in the accommodation. The weather changes a lot during the season, temperature could vary from 108451; to 328451;, so please bring suitable clothes.

Lage und Freizeit

A traditional and typical Taiwanese town in Yun-Lin County, locating on the middle-western of Taiwan. 1hr to Taichung city, 2hrs to Tainan city and 3hrs to Taipei city by public bus. Excursion, events organized by the foundation with local people, eco-tourism (optional), etc. 1hr to Taichung city and 2hrs to Tainan city by public bus.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

12304;About the foundation12305;Louyoung Foundation was founded in 1995, by a group of enthusiastic local cultural figures, who first organised tour guide groups, volunteer groups, a scout community, the Louyoung puppet theater troupe, and much more.The first preparations to establish Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation were made in 1994 by a group of like-minded friends who organized local concerts, art exhibitions, lectures and seminars to bring more activities into the community. The idea of a cultural center was also supported by local people who enjoyed the community activities and wanted to promote and maintain local traditions.Luckily, preparations were made one year later, and in 1995 the first National Art Festival was launched in the county. Yunlin Cultural Bureau wanted to hold the festival in Xiluo, and in order to promote the local heritage, the festival was called Romance of Xiluo . Since at that time Louyoung Foundation was not known by Yunlin Cultural bureau, it officially applied to host the festival since this event will be a great opportunity to make Louyoung Foundation known to the public. Therefore, the initiative of inviting reporters and social media was taken in hope to promote the foundation and to raise enough funds to set it up.As a result of the previous actions and initiatives, the Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation was founded. The board of directors was established, being led by: Chairman Liao Deng Tang and CEO Lee Hong Yi, followed by Lai Mei Ru and Louise Ho as Executive Secretaries, Liao Sheng Long, Yang Yong Xiong and the volunteer community hoping they could make Xiluo a better place. It is now the most important cultural center in the city, which provides space for artists and writers to display their work, and where visitors can learn more about the old town s history and traditions. The Board of Directors and volunteers at Louyoung Foundation work hard every day to contribute with their time and money to protect Xiluo s heritage and traditions. 12304;Project Background12305;Xiluo TownshipXiluo, located in the middle of Taiwan the northeast Township of Yunlin County, is situated in the Zhuoshui River alluvial fan valley which decrease progressively from the east to the south. The great Xiluo Bridge is one of the most famous landmarks in Taiwan and has been standing on the River for 68 years. You can not only admire the beautiful sunset, but also enjoy the historical atmosphere and the typical Taiwanese culture in Xiluo old street. Night view of the Xiluo Bridge The traditional Puppet show and musical Chinese Kung Fu handcraft experiencingDuring your stay in Xiluo, you can also learn Mandarin Chinese speaking, and traditional Chinese Kung Fu, experience the Taiwanese Puppet show, learn some handcraft skills, of course, make friends with local people. Moreover, you might go to primary school to have Culture Exchange or teach English. Furthermore, we are

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CGC Application form 2 references basic Chinese is welcome Line or what s app interview

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1.High motivation to learn and respect the local culture. 2.CGC (Certificate for Good Conduct) Application form 2 references from school or company basic Chinese is welcome3.On-line Interview before acceptance is request.4.Local host only offer limited insurance to cover third party accident, please make sure you have an insurance with you.

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Taiwan Taiwan: EMBARK ON AGRO-LIVING (VYA-2402ST)

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05/07/2024   -   12/07/2024

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5
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3 Male + 2 Female
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Englisch
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We will focus on sustainable living and natural building, inherit the craftsmanship of craftsmen, with learning and field exercises of using the natural construction methods of earth, bamboo and stone. We will also conduct cultural exchanges with new immigrants through farm to table and foreign food exchanges to enhance mutual understanding, reduce conflicts, and have harmonious life together.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

At a hundred year old village house. Sleeping bag is required Food will be offered by local people but volunteers still have a chance to cook in some cultural exchange events.

Lage und Freizeit

A small Hakka village in Zhongli District, locating on the north side of Taiwan, near the international airport.Google Map65306;https://goo.gl/maps/Z7nh1NRQWXVfjYnx6

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This project is located in the countryside of Zhongli District, Taoyuan, Taiwan. This village is close to the international airport and Chingpu New Town. It is the only surviving community next to the urban area yet still retains a complete traditional Hakka rural life.Community Features:61548;The rural population is aging, but fortunately, the traditional agriculture handicrafts and life skills have remained.61548;Due to urbanization and proximity to the international airport, the community has a lot of new residents and immigrants from other countries. These new residents from different countries are rich in food, living and various cultures in the communities, but they also bring a lot of collisions and disputes in the lives of the aboriginal Hakka peopleThe Hakka people are the second largest ethnic group in Taiwan. Their characteristics are respect for nature, love for the earth, diligence, and thrift.This project will assist local organizations to promote habitat agriculture, let natural ecology and agriculture coexist, and implement the Satoyama Initiative. We will Inherit the craftsmanship of craftsmen, with learning and field exercises of using the natural construction methods of earth, bamboo and stone. We will also conduct cultural exchanges with new immigrants through foreign food exchanges to enhance mutual understanding, reduce conflicts, and have harmonious life together.Aims:With Agro-living Wellness, we aim to achieve 3 Growths and 2 Gives: 1.Growth in awareness of the importance of sustainable habitats ( SATOYAMA ) 2.Growth in local work force participation rate of the community 3.Growth in volunteers wellness of body, mind and spirit 4.Give a sense of pride to the people of the community 5.Give the emphasis to the people and culture more than the construction development Achievements over the past year:1.2023, learned and cleaned an eco-park with 5 volunteers from France, Netherlands, Spain, Hong Kong and Myanmar.2.2023, widened the ridges of 2700 square feet field and cleared foreign weeds with 5 volunteers.3.2023, preserved old farm tools and furniture for the community educational purpose with 5 volunteers.Before 202261656;Advocated traditional natural architecture and hired local traditional craftsmen to lead volunteers to build natural architecture rest pavilions for the community, 2 bamboo huts with 20 volunteers61656;Tree trimming in mountainous areas, tidying up trails and stacking stone ridges (to prevent earth and rock collapse), etc61656;Accompaniment and meal sharing with seniors in the community, education and counseling for rural children

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-8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;Able to work in heat (sunlight), nature with insects -8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;Good physical fitness -8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;8239;Love a good sweat

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1-8239;8239;Able to work in heat (sunlight), nature with insects 2-8239;Good physical fitness 3-Love a good sweat 4-Have the desire and skill to motivate and encourage youngsters

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Taiwan Taiwan: EXPLORE THE TREASURE OF FOLK CULTURE (VYA-2404XS)

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09/07/2024   -   22/07/2024

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10
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5 Male + 5 Female
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Englisch
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Ja
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Taipei (TPE)
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1.Organize care programs for the elderly to participate in community activities, which are led by volunteers and provide different cultural experiences to stimulate curiosity and mobility.2.Introduce the international volunteers to the traditional Chinese Ghost Festival ceremony by creating their lion head and painting. This program aims to promote community culture and provide a unique experience for residents to enjoy the international volunteer ideas.3.Combine the martial arts teachers and craftsmen of the community to create an experience for international volunteers and residents. The program involves making the lion s head and painting, training lion skills, and experiencing the community Song Jiangzhen, the official will be the first. This program also promotes painting folk art, and the results are presented back to the community to showcase an important part of its culture.4.Practice the lions and showcase the final performance to the community s elders.5.Share experiences with international volunteers from Japanese and Aboriginal schools in the community to explore different cultural and folk life experiences.6.Invite international volunteers to experience farming and learn about vegetable and fruit harvesting during the summer season in Taiwan. Volunteers can also serve food to the volunteers during their stay.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The activity center is equipped with bathroom facilities, kitchen utensils, and self-cooking fire. Meals can be self-prepared using food purchased at nearby markets.

Lage und Freizeit

1.Close to the Taichung Metropolitan Park2.Commuter tramway linking to Tanzi District, approximately 10 km in length3.Fengjia sightseeing night marketThe community is situated in Taoya District, Taichung City, close to the Chingchuankang International Airport, and is approximately a 15-minute drive away. The community is also about a 20-minute drive away from Taichung City.Google Map: 428 Taichung District, Taichung City Xiushanli Activity Center

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Xiushan Community is located in the center of Taichung, near the foothills across the mountain and overlooking the Taiwan Strait. Sixty percent of its residents engage in agriculture, planting wheat, rice, red barley, and other grains. The presence of the Precision Science Park six years ago encouraged the community to seek the return of its young population. However, the majority of the elderly lack vitality and creativity, which contributes to a lack of motivation to create a vibrant community. The community hopes that international volunteers will encourage residents to engage in community affairs and introduce diverse cultural experiences.Aims:1.Encourage international volunteers to create their own lion head and painting, which is a significant part of the community s folk culture. By producing traditional lion head and painting, Xiushan hopes to become a hub for folk arts and crafts outside of the village.2.Partner with the Community Service Center for the Elderly to lead weekly health promotion activities for the elderly, led by international volunteers. This program aims to encourage the elders to be more active and engage in their senior life.3.Through international volunteers, Xiushan aims to foster young people s interest in community activities and introduce the community s unique characteristics to the volunteers while encouraging them to participate in community activities.

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1.People with special skills or interests in folk art, performing, and experiencing new business are welcome to volunteer. 2.Volunteers are encouraged to bring home small traditional folk

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1.People with special skills or interests in folk art, performing, and experiencing new business are welcome to volunteer.2.Volunteers are encouraged to bring home small traditional folk

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Taiwan Taiwan: OLD HOUSE RENOVATION and CULTURE EXCHANGE IN XILUO (VYA-2401XILUO)

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09/07/2024   -   20/07/2024

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18 - 65
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10
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5 Male + 5 Female
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Englisch
Vegetarisches Essen
Ja
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Taipei (TPE)
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1.We will be repairing the old houses at No. 110 and No. 112 to revitalize the old community and prepare for the creation of a Learning Commons in the future.2.Participants will have the opportunity to learn about various types of organic vegetables and their production process, as well as experience working as farmers.3.We will collaborate with local residents to create public artwork and improve the community environment.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

We will stay in Xiluo Backpacker House (No.81). The house is near Xiluo Cultural Museum, there are comfortable beds, air conditioner, toilet, hot shower and kitchen in the House . Volunteer will have a great time here for sure.The backpacker house belongs to Rotary Club of Xiluo. They always welcome the volunteers and because of their kindness, we have to keep good management (to always keep clean, no smoking inside building, etc.).During the project, we will mainly use bicycles for transportation, so please ensure that you are comfortable with bike riding. We will be cooking our own meals, but there will also be opportunities to eat at local restaurants or purchase packed meals. Internet access is available at the Luoyoung Foundation office, the backpacker house, and the Volunteer House.

Lage und Freizeit

Xiluo Township, a historical place in Yun-Lin County, located in central Taiwan. 50 minutes to Taichung City by bus, 2.5-3.5 hrs by bus from Taipei City.We have a variety of activities planned, including excursions, exchange parties with locals, Kung Fu exercises, puppet shows, bike rides, and the option to visit the night market on your free day.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Louyoung Cultural and Education Foundation

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Please bring your traditional clothing with you as there will be special events such as cultural night and farewell party where at least one volunteer will have the opportunity to showcase their country s traditional attire. This will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on the locals. The project is expected to conclude on the last day around 12:00 pm, after the accommodation is cleaned and the final evaluation is reviewed.

Anforderungen

Please bring your traditional clothing with you as there will be special events such as cultural night and farewell party where at least one volunteer will have the opportunity to showcase their country s traditional attire. This will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on the locals. The project is expected to conclude on the last day around 12:00 pm, after the accommodation is cleaned and the final evaluation is reviewed.

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Taiwan Taiwan: REPRESENTING FACE THE OLD TOWN (VYA-2403LJ)

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16/07/2024   -   23/07/2024

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18 - 40
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6
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3 Male + 3 Female
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Englisch
Vegetarisches Essen
Ja
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Taipei (TPE)
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Assist in renovation of old houses and culture exchange activities for the elementary school children of Taiwanese new immigrants

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

1.Please note that the accommodation provided will have floor beds. As such, volunteers will be required to bring their own sleeping bags.2.Meal will be provided by the CYCU Service-learning Center, but there may also be cultural exchange events where volunteers will have the opportunity to cook.3.For any first aid needs, there is a local clinic located just a 10-minute walk away from the accommodation.

Lage und Freizeit

If you are interested in exploring the local culture, we recommend visiting the LONGANG Zhongzhen Market or the Daxi Old Street. You can also check out the Taoyuan City Library or the Taoyuan City Library-Longgang Branch. For more detailed information on these and other cultural attractions in Taoyuan, please refer to the Taoyuan Tourism Guide website at https://travel.tycg.gov.tw/en.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Zhongli District in Taoyuan City was originally settled by the Hakka people. The valley formed by a stream was called Li in the Hakka language, and the location surrounded by Laojie River and Xinjie River was named Jianzai . During the Japanese colonial period, the area was renamed Zhongli Street , which became the main road connecting the north and south.The area near the Laojie River(32769;34903;28330;) is known as the Laojie District , and it is home to Japanese-style buildings, century-old shops, Hakka culture, and the Laojie River which has greatly influenced the local way of life. Unfortunately, with the passing of time, many local youths and immigrants are no longer familiar with the historical context of this area. In order to preserve this unique cultural heritage, we hope to raise awareness and interest in the history of Zhongli Laojie District and achieve the goal of cultural preservation.Host OrganizationChung Yuan Christian University(20013;21407;22823;23416;) is built upon the principles of Christian love for the world. With unwavering faith, hope, and love, we strive to advance higher education. To encourage our teachers and students to engage with society through Love and Professionalism , and to empower our students to integrate their knowledge into action through Learning by Doing , the University established the Office of Service Learning Project in March 2007. This project was later renamed the Service Learning Center in March 2008, with the purpose of promoting service- learning courses and projects in a systematic and ongoing manner. The Center also encourages our students to participate in social services, fulfill their civic responsibilities, and develop their core competencies for future employment.In 2019, we expanded our efforts by taking over the Taolien Youth Volunteer Service Center from the Youth Development Administration, Ministry of Education. Our goal is to create a youth-friendly volunteer service platform in Taoyuan and collaborate with schools, associations, and organizations to encourage the youth to participate in volunteer services and elevate the energy of youth volunteerism in Taoyuan.Our website65306; https://sl.cycu.edu.tw Aims:1.To foster cultural exchange between local and international youth, and promote an appreciation for the history and culture of Zhongli Laojie District.2.To facilitate the sharing of diverse international cultures and broaden children s global perspectives.Achievements over the past year:1.Since 2017, Chung Yuan University Service-Learning Center has been organizing a number of one- day local cultural experience workshops for young volunteers to learn more about the local culture.2.2022,To focus on Zhongli Laojie District, we organize three-day, two-night Local International Work Camp around three themes: Laojie River

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Strong motivation for learning and respects for local culture, as well as other international volunteers cultures.

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Strong motivation for learning and respects for local culture, as well as other international volunteers cultures.

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Taiwan Taiwan: PUPPET SHOW WITH KIDS (VYA-2406HC)

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10/08/2024   -   19/08/2024

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18 - 45
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8
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4 Male + 4 Female
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Englisch
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Ja
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1-To learn the art of handmade puppetry and performance.2-Connect with children and teenagers to delve into local history, then bring it to life through a puppet show.3-Collaborate with a local group to orchestrate the festivities of the Ghost Festival.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Accommodations for the event are in an accommodation owned by the community, with shared rooms and wooden beds. Participants need to bring their own sleeping bags and mosquito repellent. The community will provide meals every day, If you have special needs, you can ask. Participants can also try delicious food in Wuqi, especially seafood, during their free time.

Lage und Freizeit

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Wuqi District is a plain situated between the Dajia and Dadut rivers, with Qingshui District to the north, Shalu District to the east, Longjing District to the south, and the Taiwan Strait to the west. The current coastline is formed by Taichung Port, and as a coastal town, its history is closely tied to the prosperity of the harbor. Formerly known as Bamboo Raft Cave and Wuqi Port, Wuqi is located to the west of Qingshui Mountain, in Qingshui District, and is also referred to as Aoxin. According to regional scholars, the Chinese Phoenix does not live without the Phoenix Tree, nor consume without holy spring water and bamboo, which led to the name Wuqi. When visiting Wuqi and speaking with locals, visitors can hear its Taiwanese pronunciation, which is similar to Wuqi. After the merger of Taichung County and City into a single municipality on December 25, 2010, Wuqi Town was reorganized into Wuqi District. Although the administrative area is not extensive, it possesses significant cultural tourism potential due to its abundant cultural properties, including municipal historic sites, historic buildings, and municipal folk culture. There are numerous prosperous years and temples throughout the district, reflecting the piety and expectations of Wuqi s ancestors. During the northeast monsoon season, visitors can witness the mullet migration, and there are various seafood restaurants where people can savor local delicacies and experience the living culture of this land.Aims:The Taichung Coast region is a vibrant hub of folk activities. This event aims to provide participants with the opportunity to learn and experience puppetry and traditional cultural activities. Participants will complete puppet making and traditional cultural experience through tasks such as accompanying children and cultural tours. The event will also allow participants to experience the local customs and traditional cultural festivals of Wuqi Town, and gain a deeper understanding of the history and culture of the region.

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We are looking for participants who are interested in puppetry, traditional culture, working with children, and traveling. We especially welcome those with experience in visual arts, design, local customs, and child development.

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We are looking for participants who are interested in puppetry, traditional culture, working with children, and traveling. We especially welcome those with experience in visual arts, design, local customs, and child development.

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Taiwan Taiwan: EXPERIENCE TAIWAN HALLOWEEN (VYA-2405DZ)

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14/08/2024   -   24/08/2024

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10
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5 Male + 5 Female
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Englisch
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Ja
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1.Elders company: The community facility holds health activities five times a week. Volunteers will participate, design interesting games, and prepare performances so that elders can experience different country cultures, have fun, and learn new things from different perspectives.2.Local ceremony participation: Stuff preparation for annual Chinese Halloween event. 3.Culture sharing: Share authentic country s festive culture with elders and children.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

1.All volunteers will stay in the community facility and work together while doing activities.2.Wash machine and dry machine provided.

Lage und Freizeit

Dazhuang Community of Taichung City, TaiwanNo.1, Ln. 168, Wenhua St., Wuqi Dist., Taichung City 435, Taiwan Google Map: https://reurl.cc/mr7y3l

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Taichung Port, located in the Wuqi District of Taichung, is the second-largest international commercial port in Taiwan and the 97th largest in the world. MITSUI OUTLET PARK is the first seaport-themed shopping mall in the Taichung port district of Taiwan. Our community, Dazhuang Community, is situated in the Taichung port district and is the largest community in Wuqi District with a strong agricultural culture. The blend of urban and traditional cultures makes Dazhuang Community a unique cultural feature in the area. It also has the highest population of both elderly and young people, with one out of every nine residents being an elder. As a result, Dazhuang Community has been dedicated to taking care of the elderly and will organize more plans and activities for teenagers in 2019. With more volunteers joining the community, we hope to offer better care and education to the elderly and young people and infuse much vigor into the community.Goals:1.Learn about the culture of Chinese Halloween in Taiwan.2.Volunteers can participate in health promotion activities with elders and share their exotic cultures with children to broaden horizons and give local people unique country experiences.3.We hope the younger generation in the community can introduce our features to international volunteers, making them more interested in participating in activities in our community during and after the work camp.

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1.Please note that the schedule is subject to change due to potential inclement weather or geographical limitations. It s essential to remain flexible and prepared to handle any unexpected modifications. 2.Please be aware that during your free time, you ll be responsible for covering your transportation, meals, and other expenses. 3.We encourage volunteers to bring their own creative ideas for activities, such as games, performances, snacks, arts and cultural items, and other events for caring for the elderly. 4.As a team, you ll take turns cooking meals. We kindly ask that you bring some local ingredients or sauces from your home countries to share 5.We kindly request that you bring at least one traditional outfit, music MP3 files, games, or anything else that can showcase your local culture to the local people.

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1.Please note that the schedule is subject to change due to potential inclement weather or geographical limitations. It s essential to remain flexible to deal with unexpected modifications.2.Please be aware that volunteers are responsible for their own expenses at free time such as transportation, meals, and anything else.3.We highly recommend volunteers to bring their own creative ideas for activities, such as traditional/local outfits, games, performances, snacks, arts and cultural items, and other special items to share with local people.4.It would be great to have local ingredients/sauces that stands for your countries to share with.

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Taiwan Taiwan: MAKE RIVER and OLD HOUSES SMILE AGAIN (VYA-2407HC)

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22/08/2024   -   31/08/2024

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18 - 28
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8
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Englisch
Vegetarisches Essen
Ja
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  1. Cleaning the river in the port areaWe will clean up the river in the port area to improve the environmental conditions and make it a more pleasant place for everyone to enjoy. This task will require physical labor and a commitment to working as a team.2. Restoring old buildings and creating spacesWe will work to restore old buildings in the port area and create new spaces for community use. This task will require creativity and a passion for preserving local history and culture.We are especially looking for participants with backgrounds in visual arts, architecture design, landscape, and space planning. These skills will be essential for the success of these projects.We believe that these projects have the potential to make a real difference in the community. We are excited to see what we can accomplish together We hope you will join us this summer

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Accommodations for the event are in an accommodation owned by the community, with shared rooms and wooden beds. Participants need to bring their own sleeping bags and mosquito repellent. The community will provide meals every day, If you have special needs, you can ask. Participants can also try delicious food in Wuqi, especially seafood, during their free time.

Lage und Freizeit

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Wuqi District is located in a plain between the Da an River and the Dadu River. It is bordered by Qingshui District to the north, Shalu District to the east, Longjing District to the south, and the Taiwan Strait to the west. Today, the coastline of Wuqi is connected to the Port of Taichung. As a coastal town, the development history of Wuqi is inextricably linked to the prosperity of the port.Wuqi was formerly known as Zhuofa Xie and Wucha Gang . In the Daoguang period of the Qing Dynasty, it was called Ao Xi . In the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty (1891), it was renamed Wuqi Port, taking the elegant meaning of Phoenix does not rest on a non-Wuchi, does not drink from a non-spiritual spring, and does not eat bamboo .On December 25, 2010, Wuqi Township was upgraded to Wuqi District as part of the merger of Taichung County and City into a special municipality. Although the administrative area is not vast, it still has a deep cultural tourism potential, especially its rich cultural assets, such as local historical relics, historical buildings, and local folk culture, which are all worth seeing.In the past few years of its prosperous years, temples have also become ubiquitous buildings in Wuqi, reflecting the piety of the ancestors to religion and their expectations for life. When the northeast monsoon blows, local eels migrate, and various seafood restaurants can be seen in Wuqi. These restaurants not only satisfy the appetite, but also allow visitors to experience the daily life on this land.Aims:The Taichung Coast has many traditional buildings and is a place where the migration of settlements and folk activities are thriving. The purpose of this event is to understand the importance of maintaining the environmental conditions of the port area, and to learn about the old buildings in the port area of Taichung City, such as the traditional residences in Wuqi Old Street. Participants will learn about traditional architecture and how to reuse it. This event also allows participants to experience the local customs, industry, and life of Taichung Harbor.

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We prefer participants who are interested in community service, old house restoration, and space creation, particularly those with relevant background experience in visual arts, architectural design, landscape architecture, and space planning.

Anforderungen

We prefer participants who are interested in community service, old house restoration, and space creation, particularly those with relevant background experience in visual arts, architectural design, landscape architecture, and space planning.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Cities and Communities Life on Land
Taiwan Taiwan: OLD HOUSE RENOVATION and CULTURE EXCHANGE IN XILUO (VYA-LMTV-Xiluo-2403)

Dauer

01/09/2024   -   30/11/2024

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Renovierung
2
Freie
Plätze
full for <18

Gebühr

EUR 150
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Details zum Projekt

Alter
25 - 40
Maximale Anzahl von Freiwilligen
2
Immer noch Platz für
2
Sprachen
Englisch
Nächster Flughafen
Taipei (TPE)
Anreise über
Taoyuan International Airport
Karte

Arbeit

Xiluo LMTV workcamp is going to assist Xiluo Cultural Museum (Louyoung foundation). Volunteer need to do the daily house cleaning in Xiluo Culture Museum and backpacker house, help the foundation manage and update our social media, website, blog or Facebook. Volunteer has to maintain the backpacker house with comfortable living conditions. Volunteer will also do some gardening and join environmental community events etc-. Local volunteers will support international volunteer to run this project as well.For more informations of Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation and international workcamps, please browse:http://www.louyoung.org.tw https://www.facebook.com/louyoung.ngohttps://www.facebook.com/siluo.yenping.museum/ Description of Main Works: 61548;Culture exchange: Volunteer will be hosting guests and assisting various duties on the reception desk in a rotating base. Volunteer will experience the culture of Xiluo, such as kung fu, hand puppet shows etc. We expect the volunteer would merge these experiences with the culture of their motherland and carry out creative ideas. We would be very grateful for any web content inputs from the volunteer, such as videos, graphics, or podcast in social media for the Cultural Museum and community colleges. Of course, the volunteer will have to maintain the garden in the Louyoung foundation. (Something may be change, depend on your ability to arrange the work)61548;English Exchange in high school: The volunteer will have the opportunity to participate in English teaching in schools or help Community College. He/she will also help to translate some chapters and document. (Something may be change, depend on your ability to arrange the work) If volunteers are interested in creativity in the art sector, you are very welcomed to volunteer in our foundation. In this case, let us know your interest and we could work out a plan together, in terms of financial supports and networking with local artists. Free Day: Volunteers will have 2 free days per week on Monday and Tuesday only. Weekend is always the busy day to run the backpacker house and Souvenirs shop. It is not allowed to take day off during the weekend.Culture Exchange: The locals would be more than happy to welcome you in Xiluo. Please use this opportunity to exchange experiences, to learn more about other social, cultural and political living conditions and to show yours in return. In order to promote this, we will have some special cultural event and celebrations at the temple in September and October. The volunteers will be able to present their countries and have fun with the locals.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

1.Accommodation is at Xiluo Backpacker s House. The address is: 2F, No.81 Yenping Road, located in town center. Volunteer can use bike for daily transportation and bus station, post office or 24h shop are just nearby. 2.A comfortable blanket and pillow will be provided so there is no need to bring a sleeping bag. 3.There will also be some pocket money , around NTUS dollar 6000, to support daily food. Volunteer can cook by themselves or enjoy the delicious local food in Xiluo restaurants. Internet is always available both in working place and accommodation. There is a washing machine and refrigerator in the accommodation. The weather changes a lot during the season, temperature could vary from 108451; to 328451;, so please bring suitable clothes.

Lage und Freizeit

A traditional and typical Taiwanese town in Yun-Lin County, locating on the middle-western of Taiwan. 1hr to Taichung city, 2hrs to Tainan city and 3hrs to Taipei city by public bus. Excursion, events organized by the foundation with local people, eco-tourism (optional), etc. 1hr to Taichung city and 2hrs to Tainan city by public bus.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

12304;About the foundation12305;Louyoung Foundation was founded in 1995, by a group of enthusiastic local cultural figures, who first organised tour guide groups, volunteer groups, a scout community, the Louyoung puppet theater troupe, and much more.The first preparations to establish Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation were made in 1994 by a group of like-minded friends who organized local concerts, art exhibitions, lectures and seminars to bring more activities into the community. The idea of a cultural center was also supported by local people who enjoyed the community activities and wanted to promote and maintain local traditions.Luckily, preparations were made one year later, and in 1995 the first National Art Festival was launched in the county. Yunlin Cultural Bureau wanted to hold the festival in Xiluo, and in order to promote the local heritage, the festival was called Romance of Xiluo . Since at that time Louyoung Foundation was not known by Yunlin Cultural bureau, it officially applied to host the festival since this event will be a great opportunity to make Louyoung Foundation known to the public. Therefore, the initiative of inviting reporters and social media was taken in hope to promote the foundation and to raise enough funds to set it up.As a result of the previous actions and initiatives, the Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation was founded. The board of directors was established, being led by: Chairman Liao Deng Tang and CEO Lee Hong Yi, followed by Lai Mei Ru and Louise Ho as Executive Secretaries, Liao Sheng Long, Yang Yong Xiong and the volunteer community hoping they could make Xiluo a better place. It is now the most important cultural center in the city, which provides space for artists and writers to display their work, and where visitors can learn more about the old town s history and traditions. The Board of Directors and volunteers at Louyoung Foundation work hard every day to contribute with their time and money to protect Xiluo s heritage and traditions. 12304;Project Background12305;Xiluo TownshipXiluo, located in the middle of Taiwan the northeast Township of Yunlin County, is situated in the Zhuoshui River alluvial fan valley which decrease progressively from the east to the south. The great Xiluo Bridge is one of the most famous landmarks in Taiwan and has been standing on the River for 68 years. You can not only admire the beautiful sunset, but also enjoy the historical atmosphere and the typical Taiwanese culture in Xiluo old street. Night view of the Xiluo Bridge The traditional Puppet show and musical Chinese Kung Fu handcraft experiencingDuring your stay in Xiluo, you can also learn Mandarin Chinese speaking, and traditional Chinese Kung Fu, experience the Taiwanese Puppet show, learn some handcraft skills, of course, make friends with local people. Moreover, you might go to primary school to have Culture Exchange or teach English. Furthermore, we are

Anreise zum Treffpunkt

More detail information will be descripted within Infosheet.

Weitere Infos

CGC Application form 2 references basic Chinese is welcome Line or what s app interview

Anforderungen

1.High motivation to learn and respect the local culture. 2.CGC (Certificate for Good Conduct) Application form 2 references from school or company basic Chinese is welcome3.On-line Interview before acceptance is request.4.Local host only offer limited insurance to cover third party accident, please make sure you have an insurance with you.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Cities and Communities
Taiwan Taiwan: OLD HOUSE RENOVATION and CULTURE EXCHANGE IN XILUO (VYA-LMTV-Xiluo-2404)

Dauer

01/12/2024   -   28/02/2025

Feedback von 9 Freiwilligen

Themen

Renovierung
2
Freie
Plätze
full for <18

Gebühr

EUR 150
Einzelheiten
Auswählen
Close

Details zum Projekt

Alter
25 - 40
Maximale Anzahl von Freiwilligen
2
Immer noch Platz für
2
Sprachen
Englisch
Nächster Flughafen
Taipei (TPE)
Anreise über
Taoyuan International Airport
Karte

Arbeit

Xiluo LMTV workcamp is going to assist Xiluo Cultural Museum (Louyoung foundation). Volunteer need to do the daily house cleaning in Xiluo Culture Museum and backpacker house, help the foundation manage and update our social media, website, blog or Facebook. Volunteer has to maintain the backpacker house with comfortable living conditions. Volunteer will also do some gardening and join environmental community events etc-. Local volunteers will support international volunteer to run this project as well.For more informations of Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation and international workcamps, please browse:http://www.louyoung.org.tw https://www.facebook.com/louyoung.ngohttps://www.facebook.com/siluo.yenping.museum/ Description of Main Works: 61548;Culture exchange: Volunteer will be hosting guests and assisting various duties on the reception desk in a rotating base. Volunteer will experience the culture of Xiluo, such as kung fu, hand puppet shows etc. We expect the volunteer would merge these experiences with the culture of their motherland and carry out creative ideas. We would be very grateful for any web content inputs from the volunteer, such as videos, graphics, or podcast in social media for the Cultural Museum and community colleges. Of course, the volunteer will have to maintain the garden in the Louyoung foundation. (Something may be change, depend on your ability to arrange the work)61548;English Exchange in high school: The volunteer will have the opportunity to participate in English teaching in schools or help Community College. He/she will also help to translate some chapters and document. (Something may be change, depend on your ability to arrange the work) If volunteers are interested in creativity in the art sector, you are very welcomed to volunteer in our foundation. In this case, let us know your interest and we could work out a plan together, in terms of financial supports and networking with local artists. Free Day: Volunteers will have 2 free days per week on Monday and Tuesday only. Weekend is always the busy day to run the backpacker house and Souvenirs shop. It is not allowed to take day off during the weekend.Culture Exchange: The locals would be more than happy to welcome you in Xiluo. Please use this opportunity to exchange experiences, to learn more about other social, cultural and political living conditions and to show yours in return. In order to promote this, we will have some special cultural event and celebrations at the temple in September and October. The volunteers will be able to present their countries and have fun with the locals.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

1.Accommodation is at Xiluo Backpacker s House. The address is: 2F, No.81 Yenping Road, located in town center. Volunteer can use bike for daily transportation and bus station, post office or 24h shop are just nearby. 2.A comfortable blanket and pillow will be provided so there is no need to bring a sleeping bag. 3.There will also be some pocket money , around NTUS dollar 6000, to support daily food. Volunteer can cook by themselves or enjoy the delicious local food in Xiluo restaurants. Internet is always available both in working place and accommodation. There is a washing machine and refrigerator in the accommodation. The weather changes a lot during the season, temperature could vary from 108451; to 328451;, so please bring suitable clothes.

Lage und Freizeit

A traditional and typical Taiwanese town in Yun-Lin County, locating on the middle-western of Taiwan. 1hr to Taichung city, 2hrs to Tainan city and 3hrs to Taipei city by public bus. Excursion, events organized by the foundation with local people, eco-tourism (optional), etc. 1hr to Taichung city and 2hrs to Tainan city by public bus.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

12304;About the foundation12305;Louyoung Foundation was founded in 1995, by a group of enthusiastic local cultural figures, who first organised tour guide groups, volunteer groups, a scout community, the Louyoung puppet theater troupe, and much more.The first preparations to establish Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation were made in 1994 by a group of like-minded friends who organized local concerts, art exhibitions, lectures and seminars to bring more activities into the community. The idea of a cultural center was also supported by local people who enjoyed the community activities and wanted to promote and maintain local traditions.Luckily, preparations were made one year later, and in 1995 the first National Art Festival was launched in the county. Yunlin Cultural Bureau wanted to hold the festival in Xiluo, and in order to promote the local heritage, the festival was called Romance of Xiluo . Since at that time Louyoung Foundation was not known by Yunlin Cultural bureau, it officially applied to host the festival since this event will be a great opportunity to make Louyoung Foundation known to the public. Therefore, the initiative of inviting reporters and social media was taken in hope to promote the foundation and to raise enough funds to set it up.As a result of the previous actions and initiatives, the Louyoung Cultural and Educational Foundation was founded. The board of directors was established, being led by: Chairman Liao Deng Tang and CEO Lee Hong Yi, followed by Lai Mei Ru and Louise Ho as Executive Secretaries, Liao Sheng Long, Yang Yong Xiong and the volunteer community hoping they could make Xiluo a better place. It is now the most important cultural center in the city, which provides space for artists and writers to display their work, and where visitors can learn more about the old town s history and traditions. The Board of Directors and volunteers at Louyoung Foundation work hard every day to contribute with their time and money to protect Xiluo s heritage and traditions. 12304;Project Background12305;Xiluo TownshipXiluo, located in the middle of Taiwan the northeast Township of Yunlin County, is situated in the Zhuoshui River alluvial fan valley which decrease progressively from the east to the south. The great Xiluo Bridge is one of the most famous landmarks in Taiwan and has been standing on the River for 68 years. You can not only admire the beautiful sunset, but also enjoy the historical atmosphere and the typical Taiwanese culture in Xiluo old street. Night view of the Xiluo Bridge The traditional Puppet show and musical Chinese Kung Fu handcraft experiencingDuring your stay in Xiluo, you can also learn Mandarin Chinese speaking, and traditional Chinese Kung Fu, experience the Taiwanese Puppet show, learn some handcraft skills, of course, make friends with local people. Moreover, you might go to primary school to have Culture Exchange or teach English. Furthermore, we are

Anreise zum Treffpunkt

More detail information will be descripted within Infosheet.

Weitere Infos

CGC Application form 2 references basic Chinese is welcome Line or what s app interview

Anforderungen

1.High motivation to learn and respect the local culture. 2.CGC (Certificate for Good Conduct) Application form 2 references from school or company basic Chinese is welcome3.On-line Interview before acceptance is request.4.Local host only offer limited insurance to cover third party accident, please make sure you have an insurance with you.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Cities and Communities