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IBG02 Country: Germany
Date: 2017-04-01 - 2017-04-16 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Restoration, Construction
Code: IBG02 Languages: English Organization: Internationale Begegnung in Gemeinschaftsdiensten
Min age: 18 Max age: 99 Extra fee: 0.00
Volunteers male count: 0 Volunteers female count: 0 Volunteers total count: 14
Volunteers teenagers count: 0 Volunteers national count: 0 Volunteers count per country: 0
Location: Jugendsiedlung Hochland (BAVARIA) : :
Is disabled volunteers: 0 : Family: 0
Description: The Youth Educational Centre Hochland is an association that is located close to the village of Koenigsdorf. In 2017, it invites an international workcamp for the 1st time! The Centre aims to support young people in various ways: They offer trainings and seminars, and their large area includes not only seminar houses, but also a camping site and four log houses. The facility usually hosts school classes, holiday camps or families.
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Work description: The ground in front of the guest house needs to be re-done: You will help with creating a paved terrace, setting up a wooden separation (that divides the terrace and a near-by path), and planting the area in the end.
Accomodation and food description: You will be accommodated in one of the log cabins; it offers rooms for four people each, a well-equipped kitchen, sanitary facilities, and a community room of 36m². In front of the building, there is a lot of space to do sports or have a camp fire.
Location and leisure description: The Centre is located amidst nature; it belongs to the village Koenigsdorf, which is, however, about 4-5 km away. Although the area is rural, you will probably be able to do a trip to Munich (50km) and to the famous lake StarnbergerSee (30km distance). The place itself is great for hiking - it's the perfect project for nature lovers! NEXT AIRPORT: Munich (MUC) NEXT TRAIN STATION: Wolfratshausen
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TEGALREJO INT. CAMP II Country: Indonesia
Date: 2017-04-04 - 2017-04-17 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Work with kids, Educational
Code: IIWC1707 Languages: English, English Organization: INDONESIA INTERN. WORKCAMPS
Min age: 18 Max age: 99 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 6 Volunteers female count: 6 Volunteers total count: 12
Volunteers teenagers count: 0 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 2
Location: SEMARANG Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 0 Vegetarian: - Family: 0
Description:
Partner description: Background: This project was Initiated since 2006 by cooperation with NOVIB IDO which concerned in the prevention of STI and HIV/AIDS in Tegalrejo and Sukosari the two prostitution areas in Semarang uptown. After this pilot project, this project turns to focus more on the education especially highlighting the mental side of the children in the prostitution. This is due to the lack of concern on this issue from all stakeholders in Tegalrejo prostitution area while IIWC found out that there is big chance for IIWC to address the children issue. Project: Tegalrejo project at moment is the follow up of workcamps that regularly organized between IIWC and NICE Japan by setting up a shelter. This shelter is used for children to learn their school subject and to gain soft skills such as handicraft, dance, singing, etc assisted by volunteers. This year we start to set up international group to support this project and make it better in the future. Aims: 1. To promote or introduce the shelter among the local youth or students nearby 2. To motivate the children about the importance of education 3. To organize activities for the children in prostitution area 4. To exchange culture between participants, local people, and local students
Work description: main work is running daily teaching activities in shelter (language classes, handicraft, arts, dance, etc) , promote shelter to be recognized by local youth ( youth club, high schools, or university) in order to get local volunteer that could help for daily teaching in shelter and activity with local people.
Accomodation and food description: Tegalrejo Shelter/Rumah Belajar IIWC (minimum standard Javanese rent house); sleeping bag and mattress needed, self cooking
Location and leisure description: Tegalrejo sub-village, Jatijajar village, Semarang, Central Java Indonesia
Requirements description: be ready with many ideas for games and competition for children. Be open minded, and need to have lots love and cares to children , be ready as well that some children might be hyperactive.
Notes: be ready with many ideas for games and competition for children. Be open minded, and need to have lots love and cares to children , be ready as well that some children might be hyperactive.
Heart to Heart Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-04-05 - 2017-04-17 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Cultural, Restoration, Social project
Code: GIED 17.06 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 18 Max age: 65 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 6 Volunteers female count: 6 Volunteers total count: 12
Volunteers teenagers count: 0 Volunteers national count: 0 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Sirao, Cebu City 6000 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: The Cebu City Local Government through the Barangay Sirao Government will co-organize the project to promote local youth empowerment. Barangay Sirao local youth leaders will take the lead in the organization of the Heart to Heart Program to promote love of local village life as well as experience rich inter-cultural understanding with international volunteers. The project also aims to assist the renovation of barangay community facility as part of the youth’s contribution to social service related endeavors.
Work description: With the support and assistance of Cebu City Local Government, local community and volunteers will have activities such as: 1. Organization of youth camp 2. Assist in the renovation of community center like refurbishment, repainting and beautification 3. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 4. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc
Accomodation and food description: The private residence of one of the local Barangay Sirao Officials will be used for the accommodation of volunteers. Personal sleeping bag is needed. Filipino food will be prepared by a local cook and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to know about Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: Barangay Sirao is located in the northern mountainous interior part of Cebu City. It is one of the remote barangays of Cebu City and rural life is very evident. Cebu City is the second biggest city in the Philippines that is rich in cultural and heritage sites. Cebu City is known as “The Queen City of the South” having a very rich cultural heritage. It is the center of Catholic Religion that draws millions of Filipinos flocking the City during the month of January to celebrate the Feast of Senior Sto. Nino as well as the most awaited world renowned SINULOG Festival. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to visit various cultural heritage sites, eco-tourism adventure activities or head to the nearest pristine white sandy beaches around the island of Cebu.
Requirements description: -
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Youth Camp Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-04-05 - 2017-04-17 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Camp leader, Cultural, Social project
Code: GIED 17.05 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 15 Max age: 30 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 6 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Dumaguete City 6200 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: GIED takes an active role by initiating programs and activities that promote rich inter-cultural learning experiences in partnership with The Department of Education (DepEd), Negros Island Region and the Negros Oriental Provincial Government. The project will involve organization of local youth camp for Negors Oriental youth. The DepEd will co-organize this project to promote the school’s social development effort and empower the youth of Negros Oriental.
Work description: With the support and assistance of the Department of Education-Negros Island Region and the Provincial Local Government of Negros Oriental, local community and volunteers will have the activities such as: 1. Organization of youth camp for the Negros Oriental youth 2. Experience rich cultural festival 3. Exchange of culture through music, sports/games, food, language, etc 4. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities
Accomodation and food description: The international participants will be accommodated at a dormitory facility of DepEd in Dumaguete City. Personal sleeping bag is needed. Filipino food will be prepared by a local cook and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to know about Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: Dumaguete City is the capital city of Negros Oriental province in the Negros Island Region. Dumaguete is referred to as a university town because of the presence of four universities and home to the best known Silliman University, the country's first Protestant university and the first American university in Asia. Negros Island is rich in natural sea and land natural resources. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to visit various cultural and heritage sites like Silliman University the first Protestant American University in the Philippines, Old churches and local heritage sites in the city. The Negros Oriental Provinces is also famous for their unique and exciting eco-tourism adventure sites activities like mountain trekking to Mt. Talinis, kayaking in Lake Balinsasayao, cave exploration in Mabinay, dolphin watching in Bais City, heed to the famous Apo Island with the most beautiful natural marine park for diving and snorkeling or swimming at the natural hot and cold springs in Valencia.
Requirements description: 15-30 years old is the youth age definition of the Filipino youth. We will adopt this age requirement to be consistent with the youth camp. 15 to below 18 years old participants are required to submit together with the other requirements a parental consent in order to guarantee participation.
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Youth Camp Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-04-19 - 2017-05-01 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Camp leader, Environmental, Social project
Code: GIED 17.07 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 15 Max age: 30 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 6 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Kawit, Medillin, Cebu 6012 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: GIED in partnership with the Barangay Kawit local government is undertaking rebuild project in Kawit. In November 2013, Medillin experienced the big typhoon “Haiyan” and Barangay Kawit was among the area that experienced the worst destruction of properties, hundreds of lives and livelihood gone. Until this time the town is still suffering from the said catastrophe. The camp will hopes to open great opportunity for learning and understanding about disaster preparedness and mitigation activities of the local community and how they cope with life and move forward.
Work description: With the support and assistance of the Medillin Local Government, community and international volunteers will have the chance to engage on the following activities: 1. Take the lead in the organization of youth camp for the youth of Medillin 2. Organization of disaster preparedness advocacy campaigns and activities to communities 3. Undertake environmental related activities like coastal clean-up, tree planting, advocacy, etc. 4. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 5. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.
Accomodation and food description: The international participants will be accommodated at the Barangay Women’s Community Center in the project site with basic facilities. Personal sleeping bags are needed. Filipino food will be prepared by the local community and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to be acquainted with the Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: The coastal barangay of Kawit, Medillin, Cebu is located in the Northern tip of Cebu Island. It is around 135 kilomters away from Cebu City with a population of about 50,000 people. The town of Medillin is known for its vast scenic sugar plantation, rich mangrove forest, natural white sandy beaches and their famous “Fantastic Island”. They offer various eco-tourism activities within the town. The beautiful nearby islands of Bantayan and Malapascua are also perfect diving destinations for diving enthusiasts.
Requirements description: 15-30 years old is the youth age definition of the Filipino youth. We will adopt this age requirement to be consistent with the theme of the project. 15 to below 18 years old participants are required to submit together with the other requirements a parental consent in order to guarantee participation.
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Youth Camp Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-04-26 - 2017-05-08 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Cultural, Environmental, Camp leader
Code: GIED 17.08 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 15 Max age: 30 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 6 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Argao, Cebu 6021 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: We are looking for highly motivated international volunteers to join our uniquely special projects that would involve different inter-cultural learning activities with the local community. Our partner the Local Government of Argao and the Argawanon Youth Association are encouraged to organize the youth camp. This is to promote their Heritage town and showcase their rich culture and people. Volunteers would develop better understanding with the culture by assisting the organization of their youth camp that is centered in the preservation of culture and nature as well as empowerment of their local youth.
Work description: With the support and assistance of the Argao local government and Argawanon Youth Association, community and international volunteers will have the chance to engage on the following activities: 1. Organization and participation of the youth camp 2. Undertake environmental related activities like coastal clean-up, tree planting, advocacy, etc. 3. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 4. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.
Accomodation and food description: The international participants will be accommodated at a local facility of Argao Local Government. Personal sleeping bags are needed. Filipino food will be prepared by the local cook and international volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to be acquainted with Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: The Municipality of Argao is located in the southeast of the province of Cebu which is 68 kilometers (42 mi) from Cebu City. Argao is exactly mid-way between Cebu City and the southern tip of Cebu island Santander. It has a population of around 70,000 people as of 2010 Census. Like any coastal towns of Cebu, Argao is known for its scenic natural white sandy beaches, nature parks and famously called “The Heritage Town” of Cebu due to its well preserved heritage sites and rich culture of happy and hospitable local people. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to experience various eco-tourism adventure activities around the town of Argao and climb mountain or explore its rivers, waterfalls and caves or heed to nearby towns that are famous for whale shark watching. Visiting the rich heritage sites like churches and museums as well as nature parks and the world famous crystal blue clear sea waters are many other places volunteers can experience and explore.
Requirements description: 15-30 years old is the youth age definition of the Filipino youth. We will adopt this age requirement to be consistent with the theme of the project. 15 to below 18 years old participants are required to submit together with the other requirements a parental consent in order to guarantee participation.
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Hand in Hand for the Island Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-05-03 - 2017-05-15 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Social project, Environmental, Work with kids
Code: GIED 17.09 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 18 Max age: 85 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 0 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Gilutungan Island, Cordova, Cebu 6017 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: Qouta International of Cebu (QI Cebu) is a non-profit organization empowering women, children, the deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired in local communities around the world. Founded in 1919, Quota International is one of the oldest international service organizations for women. Quota takes the lead in the “Hand in Hand Project” which is primarily implemented for the disadvantaged children, youth and women wherein they provide educational needs for the children enrolled in Public Day Care Centers as well as skills training and livelihood assistance to young mothers and deaf/hard in hearing youth (people with disabilities). The project also aims to support school facilities that need improvement as well as nutrition and wellness.
Work description: With the support and assistance of QI Cebu and Barangay Gilutungan Local Government, local community and international volunteers will have the activities such as: 1. Help in the renovation of the school facility like refurbishment, repainting and beautification 2. Assist in the provision of nutrition, health care and wellness to local children and youth 3. Undertake environmental activities like coastal clean-up, make garbage disposal area, tree planting, etc. 4. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 5. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.
Accomodation and food description: The international participants will be accommodated at Barangay Gilutungan Community Center in the project site with basic facilities. Personal sleeping bag is needed. Filipino food will be prepared by a local cook and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to know about Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: Gilutungan Island is a tiny but populous island and among the poorest island in the town of Cordova, Cebu. The island is rich in marine and natural resources but suffers with over population, very limited electricity and water supply and no proper garbage and waste disposal system. Gilutungan Island is surrounded with white sandy beach with crystal clear blue waters where volunteers could easily access at walking distance and swim anytime of the day. It also have several rich natural marine sanctuaries and in nearby islands. Volunteers could opt to go for island hopping and enjoy snorkeling or diving, etc. Volunteers can also choose to visit various cultural heritage sites in Mactan Island and Cebu City or experience other eco-tourism adventure like canyoneering, caving, trekking, etc. activities around the island of Cebu.
Requirements description: -
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Youth Camp Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-05-10 - 2017-05-22 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Cultural, Environmental, Camp leader
Code: GIED 17.10 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 15 Max age: 30 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 6 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Carmen, Bohol 6319 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: The Office of Congressman Arthur C. Yap in partnership with the Local Government of Carmen, Bohol will host the Youth Camp. Preparations and participation to the youth camp will be the highlights of activities. Rebuild Bohol which is a social service project of the Bohol Provincial Local Government in disaster prone areas would also be conducted together with the youth camp. In 2013 Bohol experienced the worst natural catastrophe with almost 7 magnitude of earthquake that resulted to lost of thousands of lives, properties and livelihood. The Rebuild Bohol project is an on-going mitigation program of the local government to communities that were greatly affected by the said calamity. These diverse activities await our incoming international volunteers to experience, learn and appreciate our local community’s way of life and social service efforts.
Work description: With the support and assistance of the Bohol local government, community and international volunteers will have the chance to engage on the following activities: 1. Organization of youth camp for the Bohol youth 2. Possibly undertake environmental related activities like coastal clean-up, tree planting, etc. 3. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 4. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc. 5. Assist Rebuild Bohol project as part of the youth camp's activities
Accomodation and food description: The international participants will be accommodated at a local community facility in the project site with basic facilities. Personal sleeping bags are needed. Filipino food will be prepared by the local community and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to be acquainted with the Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: Carmen town is part of the Third District of the province of Bohol. The scenic Chocolate Hills of Bohol is partly located in the town. Bohol Province is part of Central Visayas Region in the Central part of the Philippines. LEISURE TIME: Bohol is known for the scenic and winding Loboc River, chocolate hills, natural white sandy beaches, tarsier-a small nocturnal animal with large red eyes and the world's smallest primate and happy hospitable local people. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to experience various eco-tourism adventure activities around the island of Bohol. The island is also rich with heritage sites like churches and museums as well as nature parks and the world famous crystal blue clear sea waters.
Requirements description: 15-30 years old is the youth age definition of the Filipino youth. We will adopt this age requirement to be consistent with the theme of the project. 15 to below 18 years old participants are required to submit together with the other requirements a parental consent in order to guarantee participation.
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.
Youth Camp Country: Philippines
Date: 2017-05-17 - 2017-05-29 Type: Short term/workcamp Work: Cultural, Environmental, Camp leader
Code: GIED 17.11 Languages: English Organization: Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED)
Min age: 15 Max age: 30 Extra fee: 0.00 -
Volunteers male count: 10 Volunteers female count: 10 Volunteers total count: 20
Volunteers teenagers count: 6 Volunteers national count: 2 Volunteers count per country: 4
Location: Loboc, Bohol 6316 Airport: Region: -
Is disabled volunteers: 1 Vegetarian: 1 Family: 0
Description: -
Partner description: The Office of Congressman Arthur C. Yap in partnership with the Local Government of Loboc, Bohol will host the Youth Camp to promote local youth empowerment . Organization of youth camp will be the highlights of activities. A social service project would also be simultaneously undertaken to support the Local Government’s Rebuild Bohol project. In 2013 Bohol experienced the worst natural catastrophe with almost 7 magnitude of earthquake that resulted to thousands of lives, properties and livelihood lost. The Rebuild Bohol project is an on-going mitigation program of the local government to communities that were greatly affected by the said calamity. These diverse activities await our incoming international volunteers to experience, learn and appreciate our local community’s way of life and social service efforts.
Work description: With the support and assistance of the Bohol local government, community and international volunteers will have the chance to engage on the following activities: 1. Organization of youth camp for Bohol youth 2. Provide assistance to the on-going rebuild activities 3. Possibly undertake environmental related activities like coastal clean-up, tree planting, etc. 4. Interact with the local children and youth through art, sports and team building activities 5. Exchange of culture through music, games, food, language, etc.
Accomodation and food description: The volunteers will be accommodated at a local community facility in the project site with basic facilities. Personal sleeping bag is needed. Filipino food will be prepared by a local cook and International volunteers are encouraged to assist in the preparations to know about Filipino way of preparing and cooking food.
Location and leisure description: The Municipality of Loboc is one of the towns of the Third District of Bohol Province. Bohol Province is part of Central Visayas Region of the Philippines. Bohol is known for the scenic and winding Loboc River, chocolate hills, natural white sandy beaches, tarsier-a small nocturnal animal with large red eyes and the world's smallest primate and happy hospitable local people. During leisure time, volunteers can choose to experience various eco-tourism adventure activities around the island of Bohol like mountain trekking, caving, etc.. The island is also rich with heritage sites like churches and museums as well as nature parks where they could easily visit. White beaches are all over the island and volunteers can swim anytime, snorkel or dive to rich and exotic natural marine sanctuaries nearby or go for island hopping for dolphin watching, etc..
Requirements description: 15-30 years old is the youth age definition of the Filipino youth. We will adopt this age requirement to be consistent with the theme of the project. 15 to below 18 years old participants are required to submit together with the other requirements a parental consent in order to guarantee participation.
Notes: Participants may bring their local food (Snacks/drink), educational supplies and art materials and used educational books if possible to be used and distributed to local children/youth during camp.

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