Non-profit project of Vrchlabí (Czech Rep) municipality looking for enthusiastic workawayers! Aim & description: helping local kids (5-15) to familiarize with English as foreign language and improve their speaking/comprehension through play, talk, work, sports, arts, cooking & lots of other fun stuff - all for free and for all local children without any expenses, barriers or limitations. Workplace: schools, afterschool clubs, youth centers. Offer: Accommodation in the heart of picturesque town of Vrchlabí surrounded by beautiful mountain nature, three meals a day, variety of benefits (skiing, biking, swimming, hiking, ice skating/hockey), support & guidance from local authorities, warm heartful welcome by kids, teachers and educators. Starting: September 2020.
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Great & perfect possibility to live and learn real cultural exchange! Vrchlabí is small, cozy but modern town and close-knitted community, gateway to the highest Czech mountains (Krkonoše). Aiming to open up as much as possible to innovations and different cultures with modern and future oriented industry, attractive destination of travelers heading to the nearby national park, with lively atmosphere and upbeat cafes and pubs and lots of sports facilities (including ice hockey arena, football & athletic field, ski slopes and cross-country skiing center). You will have a unique opportunity to benefit from all this and to meet with local families, kids, young people and other residents every day.
Helping local kids (5-15) to familiarize with English as foreign language and improve their speaking/comprehension through play, talk, work, sports, arts, cooking & lots of other fun stuff. English as first language or full proficiency necessary.
Breakfast will be provided in one of pastry shops/cafes in the town center (100 m from accommodation) or will be delivered to the accommodation facility (still working on that). Lunch will be provided at school canteens, directly at school where the workawayer will be posted that day (Monday to Friday) and at canteens of factories/companies supporting the project (Saturday & Sunday). Dinner will be provided as a takeway package at lunch place.
Small lodging house in the town center, provided and operated by the municipality. Up to 10 people, kitchen, bathroom and all usual comfort included.
Vrchlabí is easily accessible by public transport (bus & train/2,5 hrs from Prague). Packed with leisure & sports activities both in winter and summer, gateway to Krkonoše, the highest Czech mountains and national park, ideal take-off place for hikes, ski trips & bike tours – just pick up your trail and go!
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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