Volunteer in Gdańsk

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  • Description

    Description

    Greetings from Gdańsk, Poland. We are an American language Institute in the heart of Gdańsk's city center. We offer high quality learning in a high quality environment to foreign learners trying to improve their English skills and reach whatever personal goals they might have. The Job of our teachers are to cultivate and motivate students to learn the rules of English and break their doubts about speaking.

    We need people who:

    -love to motivate others
    -are punctual
    -are well prepared
    -willing to share ideas and new methods
    -willing to learn from others
    -well organized
    -semi professional attire
    -ambitious
    -great interpersonal skills
    -mother tongue is English
    -born and raised in an English speaking country where English is the official language i.e native speaker

    We have a great accommodation to offer and a diet/transportation plan for you. If you have any questions please feel free to shoot us a message and we will discuss further details.

    p.s
    We do require a skype conversation (with video) prior to any decisions being made.


    Kind regards,


    Christian

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Teaching

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Gdańsk is full of awesome locations to see and discover. An area packed with sights to see such as, Napoleonic fortifications, beautiful seaside beaches, rich history, and much more to be learned and seen. I've been in Gdańsk for a while and every weekend I try to organize trips to different places just to see as much as possible.

  • Help

    Help

    The help we are looking for entails the following duties:

    -teacher/ mentor for our students using professional teaching methods
    -planning, creating, and carrying out a lesson of a maximum of 7 students
    -arrives to class in a timely manner
    -abides by company guidelines and procedures
    -maintains a professional image (dress, attitude, behavior)
    -protects the reputation and image of the institute
    -attends staff meetings to establish goals for students and meets those goals

    ***Our promise is to fund your housing and food for one trimester which is about a 90 day timespan. Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding your interests.

    Regards,


    Christian

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Room and board
    Sustenance (3-5 meals a day)
    Place to teach and a stress free work environment

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    About Gdansk, 10 Facts about Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia, Poland

    It’s always interesting when you visit a new city and more so when do you do some research about the place before hand. Planning on visiting Gdansk? Well before you go you should make provisions to visit the other two cities that when combined with Gdansk, make up the Trojmiasto.

    So, some interesting facts about Gdansk...

    1. Where is Gdansk? Gdansk is in Poland and is part of Trojmiasto, a region in Northern Poland consisting of three very different cities. Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia and has a population of 701,000 people. Lined with a beautiful coast, the city is a major tourist attraction for both Polish citizens and foreigners.

    2. Gdansk famous for its old town and the history associated with it. Sopot is known throughout Poland as one of the best places to party and is the main Rival to Krakow as "Party capital of Poland" and Gdynia is the modern, business city of the three. Each city has its own specific climate, mentality and character.

    3. Gdansk founded in 997, has been known by many names through its history which dating back 100s of years... Danzig, Kdanzk, Danczig, Gyddanyzc, Danzc, Danczk, Gdąnsk, Gdania, Danceke, Danczik and Gdanzc.

    4. The Gdańsk region is famous for the Amber gem, a mineral of many colours. Amber changes colour depending on the age of the nugget.

    5. Gdansk city was played a major part in the forming of the Solidarity movement against the Communist regime that had governed Poland between 1945-1989.

    6. Sopot has one of the longest Piers in Europe, a whopping 640 meters.

    7. Gdynia has been voted, on more than one occasion as the best place in Poland to live. The poll takes place each year and gives the wining city bragging rights.

    8. This may not be well known, but the Trojmiasto region is lined with wonderful beaches. It can be said that they are Poland best kept secret along with the weather... 30” plus in the summer.
    9. Mariacka Street is a small street in Gdansk’s Old Town. Arguable one of the most beautiful and romantic streets in Poland is lined with a number of little shops selling little keepsakes, amber jewellery and souvenir trinkets. The buildings have Gargoyles overlooking the shoppers as they walking along the cobbled streets.

    10. Some of the first shots fired during the WWII took place in Gdansk – Westerplatte, There is a monument there in honour of the Polish solders that stood for seven days against the German’s attack.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-8 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 785451898776