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EVS Project in Germany Intercultural Day Care Centre "Kita Monelli"

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project description

The intercultural day care centre "Kita Monelli" is situated in Karlsruhe-Weststadt, a western district of Karlsruhe which is close to the city centre. The day care centre offers a full-day childcare from 6.30 to 17.0The volunteer will support the daily activities with the kids, art activities, sports, experimental activities, role playing, building and construction. Depending on the own interests of the volunteer there's the possibility to support one of these topics with own workshops or ideas - and also to realize an own little project within this topic. The volunteer also assists the care center staff with the daily kitchen work, as preparing lunch and snacks. The working hours will be 38 hours per week. The volunteer has 24 holiday days. The Kita holidays are 2 weeks in winter and 3 weeks in summer.
The volunteer will have the opportunity to get a German language course to gain or improve his/her linguistic skills...


accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will be accommodated in a house with other EVS volunteers. The volunteers share kitchen, bathroom and a common room. There’s no own sleeping room for everybody but we have a rotating system so that everybody can have his/her own room for some time. Beside there’s also a room where guests can be accommodated.
The volunteer receives 121 € pocket money and 241 € money for food every month. He/she will also receive a ticket for the public transport.


volunteer profile

• At least 18 years old
• Interest in pedagogique work
• Interest and some experiences in working with children especially in the age from 3 to 6
• Good knowledge of English (understanding, speaking, writing, reading), basic skills in German would be helpful but aren’t obligatory
• You have an accredited sending organization!!!! (PIC number, accreditation number, name and contacts on sending organization)
• Open to get to know Germany and German culture and interested to live in another country for a year.


how to apply

Please send:CV, Motivation letter, Info and PIC number of your sending organisation, Confirmation of physical capacity and psychological performance:


additional information

The Skype interviews will take place on 11th April. Please try to be available at these dates. We will inform you short-term if you’ll be invited. Please make it clear in motivation letter why you want to work in day care center and what is your motivation for that kind of work?


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