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EVS Project in Germany Children Day Care Center "Kita Krone"

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project description

The day care centre "Krone" is situated in the city centre of Karlsruhe. The centre offers a full-day childcare from 6.30 – 17.00 hours for 50 children from the age of 1 to 6. The 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 activity within this topic.
The volunteer will get a chance to go to a language course and get or improve German language skills.
The volunteer has 24 holiday days. Kita Holidays: 3 weeks in summer, 2 weeks in winter...

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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 110 € pocket money and 236 € money for food every month. He/she will also receive a ticket for the public transport.

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training during the project

On-Arrival and Midterm-Training

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volunteer profile

• At least 18 years old
• Interest in pedagogique work
• Interest and some experiences in working with children in the age of 0-6
• 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.

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how to apply

Please send:CV, Motivation letter, Info and PIC number of your sending organisation, Confirmation of physical capacity and psychological performance: http://www.jugendwerk-awo.de/fileadmin/redaktion/EVS/Confirmation_physical_capacity_psychological_performance.pdf

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additional information

The Skype interviews will take place on 10th and 19th 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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