Help at a community centre hosting refugee women and their children in Nizip, Turkey



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  • Description


    Our community centre hosts refugee women and their children during the day to give them livelihood classes (handicrafts to sell in the markets) and sexual and reproductive health information and help. It is a safe space where refugee women and children can relax and learn. It will soon host solar engineering classes!

    You would help taking care of their children during the classes

    [Ths is a women centre. We work only with refugee women and their children. This is why we, unfortunately, cannot accept men volunteers.]

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project

  • 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

    - You will meet a lot of persons from Turkey and Syria
    - It is the perfect place to learn Arabic
    - Gaziantep region has a lot of beautiful touristic sites

  • Help


    Taking care of the children while their mothers are in class.
    Help the general maintenance of the community centre.

    ▫ Prepare and excercise activity games with the children while their mothers are on the class, depending their age and interest.
    ▫ Assist the Program Manager and Program Assistant with preparing the Training room for classes and clean the class and equipment after the end of classes (if needed);
    ▫ Alert the Program Manager when any of the household appliances are out of order.
    ▫ Keep the household clean and tidy at all times;

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Arabic, Turkish, English

  • Accommodation


    The house has 3 floors:
    - 1st is the social area where women and children come and relax
    - In the 2nd there are the classrooms and children rooms
    - 3rd floor is for volunteers only. There is a kitchen, rooms, bathrooms, washing machine...etc.
    Food and accommodation are provided, as well as tea, drinking water, etc.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The best way to come to Nizip is to fly transit via İstanbul or Ankara to the closest airport in Gaziantep and to take a shuttle minibus of HAVAŞ directly to Nizip center (Ataturk square – Atatürk Meydanı). The cost is TL20, or take a taxi to Nizip. It will take you not more than 40 minutes to arrive to Imece House and it should cost you about TL100. Upon arrival volunteers are presented with information about current activities and the house in general.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

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

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    This host charges a fee

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    €3 - €10 contribution per day depending on length of stay

Host ref number: 438335143565