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Kids in Paradise


Kids in Paradise

Voluntary Service International


At a Glance

  • Start Date:23/06/2019
  • End Date:05/07/2019
  • Closing date:16/06/2019
  • Post Updated:11/04/2019
  • Min Hours:10+ hr/ week
  • Role Type:Youth work

Requirements:A motivation letter and Skype interview, along with the application form. No alcohol is permitted. No smoking permitted around children.


Voluntary Service International (VSI)& is the Irish branch of Service Civil International, a worldwide peace movement that began in 1920. We work to promote peace, social justice, sustainable development and intercultural understanding. We do this through volunteering activities internationally and in Ireland. VSI is a registered charity in Ireland (Charity Number: CHY 9220).

Description: This camp is for game and kids lovers. Samsun city by the Black Sea coast will host a cultural exchange and language camp. There will be 40 Turkish, 20 Romanian and 20 Italian secondary school students, 10-14 age group in the camp. We are looking for volunteers to play with and practise English with kids and teens. There is no need to be a native speaker. Anyone with medium level English and creative ideas can join.

Type of Work: Practicing basic English with primary school kids, playing in and outdoor games with them, organizing activities and assisting teachers.

Accommodation: A: In a holiday center, sleeping bag and mat are not necessary. F: Will be supplied at the site.

Language: Engligh, Turkish

Approximate Location: Samsun is a big city in the north of Turkey in Black Sea region. Work camp site is safe and secure.

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
This is a two week volunteer program in Turkey, however Turkish is not required.

Minimum time commitment per week:
10+ hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Garda vetting, motivation letter, Skype interview


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Mateja Jakšić

Address: Voluntary Service International, 30 Mountjoy Square East, Dublin 1


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