Time for Trzcianka

Time for Trzcianka

Primary School in Trzcianka

Trzcianka, Poland

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

Volunteer will work in a Primary School in Trzcianka, a town situated in the north-west Greater Poland with a population of about 17000 citizens. This beautiful town is located among lakes and forests, and has got an interesting history and unique pre-war architecture. The school's mission is to implement the slogan "One school, many opportunities", promoting values such as: access to a diverse program, social justice, respect for cultural diversity, mutual communication. Volunteers are invited to help to fulfill this mission. Volunteers will work with children and youth (7 to 14 years old). Their task will consist of assisting in different classes and school activities, preparation of materials and decoration, participation in various events of the local community. There will be also a space to share with the children volunteer’s personal interests and passions. During summer vacation the volunteer will help in a local cultural centre.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will share a fully-equipped flat with other participants and will have their own bedroom. The school (and basically everything else) is within walking distance from the flat. In addition, the volunteer is provided with a bike. The volunteer receives a fixed amount of a monthly support allowance and pocket money (120 euro).

Training during the activity

The volunteer will have polish classes and also will participate in the on-arrival and mid-term training organized by the National Agency. More trainings will be offered within the Leading Organisation, Stowarzyszenie Jeden Świat.

Participant profile

We are looking for you if you are between 18-30 years old and you like working with children and you want to gain or improve some skills in non-formal education. You may have previous experience as an educator, or it may be something you'd like to pursue. The most important thing is that you are willing to learn, you’re patient, open-minded, sociable, creative and that you are a good team-player. The volunteer will assist in classes and other activities so a good level of English, basic Polish or motivation to learn it is more than welcome.

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/02/2022 to 31/05/2023

Activity location

Staszica 6, 64-980 Trzcianka Poland

Looking for participants from

Armenia, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Georgia, France, Spain, Malta, Germany, Austria

Activity topics

Social challenges

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 06/01/2022