Volunteer with asylum seeking/ refugee children in GREECE

Published

09/13/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Andravida
Cephalonia
Greece

Description

****CALLING ALL ARTISTS, CREATIVES, FUN-LOVING, GREAT-WITH-CHILDREN PEOPLE !! WE NEED YOUR HELP WITH OUR NEW PROGRAM !!***


The Schoolbox Project at LM camp, Andravida are currently looking for volunteers to start ASAP!!! and stay a minimum of 10 days in camp, although one month + greatly is preferred.  


We are currently low on staff so we need people URGENTLY! Please get in touch if you, or some one you know is able to help us out!!


WHO WE ARE: 

LM Village is a small refugee camp based in Lechania, Greece. It is a four hour drive from Athens. This camp is home to 230 people, of which 150 are children. The Schoolbox Project provides these children with informal education, art, play, and dance, all with a trauma-informed approach. This means that our programs are designed with consideration for the short and long-term effects of trauma, to prioritize the unique needs of each child and to avoid retraumatization in a highly challenging environment.


OUR MISSION:

The Schoolbox Project provides mobile, trauma-informed education, art, and play to children displaced by crisis.


WHO WE NEED:

We need people who have experience working with children in an informal education/ arts/ crafts/ sports/ activities capacity. 


Priority is given to refugees, credentialed teachers, art therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social work professionals, 1:1 behavioral aides, sports coaches, group home staff, foster parents and those with:


  • Trauma informed care knowledge and experience, though online and in person training and 24 hour support will be provided
  • Refugee camp experience
  • Nature based education experience (permaculture, forest kindergartens, etc
  • Arabic or other relevant language skill


For more information please check out the FAQs on our website : https://www.schoolboxproject.org/process/ and explore a 'day in the life.'


If you are interested in applying or have any questions at all then please email our volunteer coordination team on: volunteer@schoolboxproject.org 


Many thanks!!

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

volunteer@schoolboxproject.org
http://schoolboxproject.org

Please note: We take volunteers on a rolling basis and are looking for volunteers to start as soon as possible, or in the upcoming months. Please get in touch for more information :)


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