Volunteer Musicians and Circus trainers for Refugee and Local Youth in Mardin

  • Turkey
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  • Last activity: 11 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    Our Social Circus School is in Mardin, Turkey, near the Syria border. We offer circus and music workshops to children and youth all over the region, in schools, refugee camps and anywhere we can! We dedicate our work to bring circus and music to Syrian, Iraqi as well Turkish local children and youth o teach them a joyful tool for a better future!

    In the past years, more than 600 kids benefited from our classes, and more than 1000 youngsters took part in workshops all over Mardin region! Over 10.000 children watch the circus performances during Circus Festival. We animated free circus classes 5 days a week all year long, plus some intense summer and winter workshops, helping many new young circus artists to grow!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
  • 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
  • Help


    We are looking for volunteers who are qualified to work with children in music and circus skills.
    Here we offer activities and lessons including but not limited circus and music workshops, as well language classes from time to time. This is a place where everybody is like a family and learning from each other. Every year in May we have International Music Festival and In September we have International Circus Festival before and during the festivals we also host artists to perform in the festivals. The town where we are located and also surronding is safe and we have 10 international volunteers from Europa working here with us. We are responsible of big social work and we wouldn't carry on activities if its to dangerous or not safe for children and volunteers.

  • Languages spoken

    Arabic: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Turkish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Flat in the most central part of old town of Mardin, with great view and roof to hang out. We can offer bed and food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The charming city of Mardin is situated on a scenic hill slope overlooking the Mesopotamian plains. Everything like shops, bazaars and touristic monuments are by walking distance, free times or evenings are good time to meet the city and local people.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 649255786677

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