Help local children to improve their English in Vrchlabí, Czech Republic

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    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, possibility of having lunch at the school canteen/refund of receipts, variety of benefits (skiing, biking, swimming, hiking, ice skating/hockey), support & guidance from local authorities, warm heartful welcome by kids, teachers and educators. Project running since September 2020.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Teaching
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Great & perfect possibility to live and learn real cultural exchange! Vrchlabí is a small, cosy but modern town and close-knit 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, the attractive destination for travellers heading to the nearby national park, with a lively atmosphere upbeat cafes and pubs and lots of sports facilities (including an ice hockey arena, football & athletic field, ski slopes and cross-country skiing centre). 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.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Helping local kids (5-15) to familiarize themselves with English as a foreign language and improve their speaking/comprehension through play, talk, work, sports, arts, cooking & lots of other fun stuff. English as a first language or full proficiency is necessary.

    There is a fully functional little kitchen in the lodging house so workawayers prepare their meals, we offer a refund of the shopping/restaurant receipts up to the limit of 220,-Kc per day / roughly 10 dollars /.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Small lodging house in the town centre, provided and operated by the municipality. Up to 7 people, kitchen, bathroom and all usual comfort included.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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!

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 25 hour a week, 5 days a week (may be variable on different days because of school timetables)

Host ref number: 845325526947

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