My name is H'ala and I'm the founder for a centre for culture and arts in Nablus-Palestine I have completed my master degree in philosophy and arts from the Freie Universität Berlin . I founded the place with the help of a group of Artists friends who shared the same passion with me in changing kids lives by teaching them art and engaging them and their families in a verity of creative events.
This is an art and culture organization that mainly aims at providing music, dancing and language activities for kids between 3 and 15 years old.
We offer dancing classes such as Ballet - hiphop and Dabka. We are also open to any kind of new dancing styles and new dancing ideas.
We also offer music classes in the flowing instruments (Piano, Guitar, Oud, and Nay) we work with all the students on a music curricular of our own and we open the registration on September of each year and we continue in giving the classes until May of each year.
This was founded in January 2017 by a group of young artists and entrepreneurs, the founders believes in the importance of art activities for kids especially in the area of Nablus.
We also recently have a new (and very small) addition to the team in the shape of a Kitten called Mimi (Meme) who generally helps with cuddles sessions and love giving in the house.
DIY and building projects
1- Get more experience working with kids.
2- Get more experience in organizing art events.
3- Build communication skills with customers and potential customers.
4- Know more about kids education.
5- Enhance class planning skills and in class development.
6- Introduced to the Palestinian culture and food
7- The opportunity to learn Arabic (especially the Palestinian dialect)
Now we are looking for people with skills in Art (painting and drawing), Gardening and Building that can help us realize our dream as we are slowly renovating our 19th century Ottoman house. (Carpentry skills, paint murals and signs can be very helpful).
++++In the current period we are looking for volunteers who have experience in video editing - we have a lot of activities that should be documented and filmed also and most important I need someone to teach me how to edit videos (I know basics but still need to become more creative)
You are more than welcome to join us If you can do one of the following:
1- Dance- you took professional classes.
2- Draw- or do any kind of visual arts.
3- music - of any kind
4- Gardening- weeding/cleaning/watering
5- Teaching language - especially if you are an English native speaker
6- Clowning- story telling and any other kids activities
***We (in Palestine) in general suffer from a lack in dancing, we need ballet teacher with an ability to work with:
1- Kids from 3 to 15 years old, to give classes every day and make small dancing workshops.
2- To participate in events such as parents day and trips.
We need volunteers working as a close-knit team. We need people to be organised, energetic and enthusiastic with the activities that are carried out to make sure that the kids have the best possible time with us here!
It is important to mention that our students pay a very small amount as fees for the classes which we use to cover our basic running costs.
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Shared room with a shared kitchen and bathroom.
We are currently based in a beautiful 19th century Ottoman house in the heart of Nablus. Only a few minutes walk away from the main old town. We provide accommodation within the house itself and everything is on site here at your disposal.
1- Hiking in the beautiful lands and Mountains of Palestine.
2- Join our team in attending concerts and theater all around Palestine.
3- Enjoy the delicious food of Palestine
4- Sight seeing in several places such as the dead sea.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week
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