Share your culture and learn about ours at a foreign language school in Siberia, Russia



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    We are a foreign language school which is situated in the heart of Siberia along the route of the famous Tran-Siberian railway - in Altay region. We mostly teach kids of different age (3-18) but also have some adult students. We run camps every summer, fall, winter and spring for them in one of the most picturesque places in Russia that is Chemal in the Altai Mountains (or Belokhuriha).

    The main languge we use here is English, but volunteers from all over the world are more than welcome to participate in our project. We are trying to help them learn Russian by communicating with the locals (you might also be interested in a long stay with a host family to find out more about our beautiful country and region:) meanwhile we ask them to get local kids familiar with different cultures!

    We hope that you will take this opportunity to help make a difference to those who otherwise may never get the opportunity to communicate with a real native speaker of English or other foreign language.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Charity work
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You’ll live in a peaceful and picturesque place famous for its history and nature.

    This is an exciting opportunity which could change you life and open many new doors, everyone who takes part is always very happy with the program and any return year on year.
    • Have got familiar with Russian culture
    • Have presented their own culture
    • Have met wonderful people and made friends
    • Have practiced their social and educational skills with children and adults
    • Have discovered new spheres of their talent and creativity

  • Help


    Native speakers required for the summer and longer if available to work alongside Russian-English teachers at the accredited English school for children and adults.
    No qualifications required.

    Volunteers will give English classes for students, so that they can improve their language skills and learn about different countries the volunteers are from. Also we will run master-classes in English, studies, lessons, conversations, workshops, plays, competitions, trainings. We will be busy 5 hours a day, but time will be split between morning and evening classes. Volunteers will also present the culture of the countries they come from.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Full accommodation, meals and visa support provided.
    Volunteers will stay in a host family or share a flat with other volunteers. Three meals a day will be provided for participants as well.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Free time activities:
    Our school is situated in a picturesque place of South-Eastern Siberia and close to Altai mountains. Siberia is famous with its history and natural contrasts. The region attracts tourists, artists, poets, and spirituals with its numerous lakes, waterfalls, mineral springs and ancient findings. It’s a great place for relaxation and exploration.
    If you come to the camp there are plenty of activities you can enjoy in your free time – from cycling to swimming in the pool and playing volleyball or basketball. You can take part in any of the numerous leisure and educational activities in the children’s camp (for the kids 6-18 years old), which will run concurrently during the camps.

    Make a change to the life of Siberian children and do something rewarding this year!

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week. It may vary during a camp season.

Ruberth (Colombia) with the first unit, smile! <3
Taking selfies at our beautiful final party, yeah!
Daniel (Colombia), an amazing Spanish teacher!
Our favorite Patron, Ruberth (Colombia) with a beautiful background <3
Let's party with our favorite CQ from Singapore and Ricardo from Italy <3
In this huge building we stay every summer in Chemal
When Mexico wins our Siberian FIFA World Cup 2018 (Special thanks to Luis<3), Rudy from France was pretty good too though:)
Happy swimming)
Rudy (France) and Scott (the US) on the top of the world
Our nicest volunteers of 2017
Our dearest boss Alena

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