English Summer camp experience in the Italian countryside

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  • Description

    Description

    Caselle Landi is a very small village located about 70 km southeast of Milan. About 1.700 people live there immersed in the nature.

    Every summer an English summer camp for kids from 6/14 years old is organized by the Town Council.

    If you want to experience the italian way of life, please come and volunteer with us! People in the village are used to receive foreigners and love cooking for visitors!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Language practice
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for Teachers/Native English Speakers to volunteer at the summer camp to help out other italian counselors to organize the following activities for kids: english lessons, homework help, games, sports arts and crafts.

    Volunteering requirements:

    The volunteers we hire are expected to be role models and sources of energy and ideas for our kids. For this reason we are looking for very motivated, easy going and positive people who can make the summer camp experience memorable.

    1) Experience as teacher or as counselor in summer camps or similar
    2) Ability to organize time and manage diverse activities
    3) Capacity to engage participants during the summer camp activities (lessons, games, sports)
    4) Minimum age requirements: 24

    Candidates are not required to have any knowledge of the Italian language. However those interested in learning it can attend italian lessons during their staying in the village.

    Candidates who have specific skills/knowledge or simply the desire to implement new activities during the summer camp, are invited to specify it in their application.

    1st step: please send us your profile and resume (in English).
    2nd step: Skype interview

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English-Italian

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The municipality is providing for accomodation and 1 meal per day.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    An Italian counselor who speaks English, French and Spanish is going to coordinate all the volunteers' activities and spend time with them. During the weekends the counselor usually shows the volunteers around and organizes trips to other cities/regions.
    1h from Milan
    2h from Turin
    2h from Bologna
    2h from Lake Garda
    3h from Lake Maggiore
    2.30h from Florence
    3.30h from Venice
    5h from Rome

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Volunteering hours expected

    Volunteers can choose to work in the morning or in the afternoon. Morning: 9.00-12.00 Canteen time: 1h Afternoon: 2.00-5.00

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The old castle
The river Po
The countriside
The countryside
Children waiting before the beginning of the activities
Annah, the counselor who volunteered with us last year
The italian counselors
Children playing cards
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