Come and join an alternative educational space in Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Bulgaria
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  • Last activity: 02/02/2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    This is an alternative educational space for ages 5-12 that promotes experiential education, self-directed learning, global citizenship and travel to put its learners on the path to become the proactive and innovative change makers of tomorrow.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our volunteers will have the opportunity to experience alternative education first hand. They will have the chance to meet a group of amazing educators and children, who are greatly enriched by the various cultures and personalities of our volunteers. In regards to learning about Bulgarian culture, we provide a home base and recommendations for "after hours" exploration of the Sofia and the freedom on weekends to explore the rest of Bulgaria. Our volunteers should realize that as a school it is up to our volunteers to make their own program for evenings and weekends. We have teachers on staff who welcome the chance to have "after hours" cultural exchange, but those relationships must be formed between the volunteers and the teachers.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Our volunteers will be required to spend 3-5 hours per day working with our students. Volunteers will be asked to help keep watch or play with the children during the school's free time. Volunteers can help tend to the school's garden or cook with the children in the kitchen. Volunteers can help give the children the extra personal attention they need to reach academic and personal success. Ultimately we hope that our volunteers will share their personal expertise and experiences as a means of enriching our young learners' worlds. We welcome and encourage our volunteers to propose small group activities with the children, but as a learning center that gives learners the right to choose their activities, we can not make promises as to whether volunteers will lead their own activities or support the general learning environment by being a very needed set of watchful eyes.

  • Languages spoken

    Bulgarian: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Our school is located in a beautiful 4 story house in the center of Sofia. Our volunteers will sleep in a private room on the second floor with an attached bathroom. Please note that the shower does not drain very well.

  • 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

    Minimum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week to include food stipend (minimum 3 hours per day, 5 days per week without a food stipend)

Host ref number: 523717448613

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