Help in a toy museum and cultural center on Rhodes, Greece

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a non profit organization and we have a toy museum in Rhodes, Greece that just opened last year.The entrance for the museum is free. In the beautiful stone building, situated in the middle of the nature, you can find lots of Greek toys from the 1930's til 1990.

    It's the possibility for visitors to play with our interactive toys too. We use the museum also for cultural events like puppet theater, concerts e.t.c, Inside the museum it's a small gift shop. We will be open daily from the beginning of April til the end of October. We do need help with the visitors , most are from Germany, England, Russia, Greece. We also make restorations in old toys and making photos from each toy to make a book at the future.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Other
    Animal care
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They will learn from the interaction with international visitors that visit our museum. They can learn also about the history from the Greek toys and culture. In generally they will see what it needs to run a museum.

    Of course they can learn a lot from the unique natural and archaeological environment of Rhodes, one of the most popular islands in Greece and worldwide. We do also some antique toy restorations and volunteers can have some lessons about the restorations.

  • Help

    Help

    We have a Toy museum in Rhodes, Greece. We would like volunteers to help us in generally with running the museum. That means to help us to welcome and take care of the visitors in the museum to organize some times the toys and the special events.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Greek, Dutch

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer a (small) room in the museum. with toilet/shower and wifi. Also we provide the food, sometimes though the volunteer has to cook it for himself. The museum is situated in the middle of the nature, 700 meters from the village where we live.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The island of Rhodes has beautiful nature and great history, great for walks and exploring. We live about 10 km from the sea. There are just few buses, so we can take the volunteer with our car whenever possible.

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    A little more information

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Maximum 5 hours a day, 6 days a week

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