Welcome to Gaziantep

Sof Dağı Gençlik ve Spor Kulübü Derneği

Gaziantep, Turkey

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

The project is for young volunteer from Romania(59 days).This is a short term project which main aims is to : -) promote healthy lifestyle among local community -) provide young people with international experience -)to develop personal skills of youngsters; Main tasks of the volunteer is: -)helping children who attend swimming course. Ocasionally the volunteer will have chance to participate in other activies connected with water sports such as water polo and scuba diving. -) Helping English teacher in English lesson. In this case target group is also 7-13 years old children. -) Office work, which includes creating posters, writting a blog and social websites management. -) Collecting organic food, making gardening. The volunteer will be provided with Turkish course and help of the mentor. This project can be a chance to discover new culture, language, religion and history. Being a sport club we take part in many competitions can give them a chance to travel all over Turkey.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteers will live in a share flat with other volunteers and a middle-aged Turkish lady. They will be provided with food 3 times per day.The house is fully-equipped and the volunteers can make use of all of the stuff inside it.Our office is about 15 minutes away from the house where our volunteers are going to live so they will be provided with tram card. However everyday there is a service vehicle which brings the volunteers to their working place.

Training during the activity

The volunteers will participated in trainings organized by Turkish National Agency.Those trainings are: On Arrival Training and Midterm Training. As it was mentioned before our organization organize a Turkish course for the volunteers to help them integrate with local culture.

Participant profile

The volunteer must be a person open to new cultures, active, initiative and ready to work with children. She/He has to be able to communicate in English. Knowledge of Turkish will be a huge advantage. Ability to swim is an asset but it's not necessary.

Activity dates

A total of 17 week(s) during the period 15/05/2018 to 11/09/2018


Activity location

Değirmiçem Mah. Ökkeş bahri cd No:34 Şehitkamil, 27090 Gaziantep Turkey


Looking for participants from

Poland, Georgia, North Macedonia, Romania, Czech Republic, Ukraine


Activity topics

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Physical education and sport


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 01/10/2018