A big chance to help with different projects in our Youth Center in Konya, Turkey



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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

  • Description


    Our youth Center is a nonprofit and public body organization, established in 2009 in Konya, Turkey. Our organization works on youth activism, youth mobilities, intercultural and interreligious learning. Our mission is to provide the benefit of the youth to the humanity combining all of their capacity of production on track participation of democracy, is based on the principal the voluntariness and the transparency. We are working with young people to discover their potential and motivate them in order to improve their personal development through leisure activities, active use of free time, non-formal education and informal learning. And, to get into the act in the national and international area for contributing and serving to the Turkish Republic raising awareness about our country's historical, social, cultural, scientific, strategical and geopolitical knowledge without any profit-making purpose.
    The Youth Center develops and implements projects invarious local, national and EU programs. Different project activities involve a larger number of volunteers. Our vision is to provide to the today's youth, which is the future's public director, the participation to the individual, social, cultural, scientific, artistic and sporty activities and the opportunity being able to speak knowledgeably or authoritatively about everything.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are the biggest Youth Center in Konya, and the volunteers have a lot of chance to do everything. We have hobby courses, sports areas, a cinema with a lot of volunteers. So the volunteers (who will come with Workaway) have a chance to get in communication with our local volunteers whom they are coming from different part of Turkey with a different background and also from abroad. Konya is a university city which has 5. Also, our youth center's location is so near the biggest university of Selcuk University, Konya.

    So the Workaway volunteer will have;
    -Cultural diversity,
    -To have a chance to know more than 1000 people,
    -Different local courses,
    -Different cuisine,
    -Have a network with Turkey.
    -To get know about the city of Mevlana, Konya.

  • Help


    What do we want from the volunteers?
    - Being active in the field of youth work,
    - Have creative ideas about youth works,
    - Help on local and international projects such as related to refugees, entrepreneurship and voluntary projects.
    - Have an ability to teach or do practice in another language -especially in English,

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Turkish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    In a dormitory which is near to youth center within walking distance.

    In our youth center, we have a cafeteria and a kitchen as well. You can eat here and in the dormitory as well. We can make it certain in terms of point of you.

    2 meals a day will be offering. The volunteers help 4 days and the rest 3 days will be off. We will cover the accommodation include the off days as well.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Workawayers can do a lot of things;
    "Some of AVMs and shops",
    "New stadium",
    "A famous village in the center",
    "The second biggest lake in Turkey is Beyşehir in the city of Konya"
    and more...

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 4 days a week, 3 days off

Host ref number: 311753776538