Location: Sangiran, Solo City Central Java.
Language: English should be spoken among participants. Bahasa Indonesia should be spoken with local people. Bahasa Indonesia is super easy language for foreigners. No tenses to study only simple structure. Try to learn online before your departure. Totally worth it
Accommodation: SCO hall. Volunteers will sleep on the floor. No bed provided. Bring your own sleeping bag and portable mattress.
Fee: IDR 2,800,000
Meeting point: TIRTONADI SOLO BUS TERMINAL at the DAMRI Bus shelter,at first day at the latest 12.00 midday, Contact Program Manager (Mr) Ben Pramudya at +62 813 1803 6960; Contact Incoming Staff (Mr) Yayat at +62 812 2928 667
Airport: Solo Adi Sumarmo Airport; Train station: Solo Balapan train station.
This workcamp mainly offers two phases of volunteering activities including (1) learning phase: about early man site in Indonesia and worldwide including the preserving the fossils, monitoring the Sangiran sites, monitoring the museum, and (2) volunteers to be Sangiran ambassador to do raising awareness activities for local youth by conducting training for youth to be a youth club of Sangiran. Inspired by the Young Guardian Club of Borobudur, which has existed since 2009, this workcamp will continue the initiation of the 1st Young Guardian Club of Sangiran in 2016. In addition, volunteers will have opportunity to share their world heritage information and their culture with the local youth using non formal education method. Previous workcamp of Sangiran early Man Site can be viewed here.
The aims of the camp are: to establish a Young Guardian Club Sangiran batch 1 as the association of the local youth to preserve world heritage in Sangiran, to encourage the local youth to be more active in English Speaking, to empower the local people in utilizing the local potential to strengthen their economy, to promote global understanding and friendship through intercultural learning and volunteering.
Activities 1: Learning all about early man site Sangiran and its conservation works.
Activities 2: Field work: preserving fossils, museum maintaining, counseling and campaign.
Activities 3: Organizing Young Guardian Club Training, promoting Young Guardian Club to the local students through school visit, action together with Young Guardian Club Sangiran.
Activities 4: Culture exchange with the local people.
Special remarks: it would be GREAT if the volunteers are ready with their knowledge and information about world heritage from their country. Volunteers are required to share, using the non formal education method, on how the world heritage sites are being taken care and how is the contribution from the local people.