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Workcamp in Ukraine to teach English after school

AfterSchool is a pilot of a new format of extracurricular programs with an intensive study of English. After school children will participate in challenging projects and tasks while communicating in English with foreign volunteers.

GoCamp is looking forward to your participation in a new wave of English summer camps for children in 2017, including those affected by the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine. The project
organizers of the GoGlobal initiative are recruiting English-speaking foreigners who would come to Ukraine and interact with the children in English.

Who can apply?
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. Volunteers are required to have upper intermediate or above level of English or be a native‐speaker as well as have experience or interest in spheres related to the 4 strands (STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics), Citizenship, Leadership and Career Exploration, Sports and Health).

Location: Kyiv and Kyiv region

Dates: 27.03.2017 ‐ 28.04.2017

Duration: 5 weeks (10 hours per week)

Deadline: to apply, submit the application form by January 31, 2017. The earlier you submit your application the more options you will have for your camp site preference.

What will volunteers be doing?

We are looking for volunteers to dedicate several weeks this spring or summer to assist teachers with various types of activities at GoCamps. Volunteers will be placed in one of numerous GoCamps in all regions of Ukraine (except the Donetsk and Luhansk regions). Volunteers are going to participate in English speaking program and contribute their knowledge, skills and experience. You will conduct interactive activities, games, workshops, etc, according to the strand(s) you have chosen. You do not need professional teaching skills! Here, you use experiential learning through field trips, presentations, walks, sports, arts and crafts, cooking, etc. as “whole‐body” English lessons. Practice conversational English in several different contexts. Some teachers claim that students’ participation in these three‐week intensive English language camps can be equivalent to months of
classroom study.

You will cover the cost of:
● round‐trip airfare to Kyiv
● medical insurance
● participation fee ‐ $75

What is the participation fee used for?
● transfer from the Kyiv airport
● orientation training after arrival to Kyiv
● pre‐departure support by email
● visa support
● accommodations
● partial meals
● travel to your host community and back
● SIM‐cards for local calls and international sms
● support from office staff and a hotline 24/7.

How to apply?
Steps of application:
‐ Fill out the online application form
‐ Skype interview with our manager
‐ Submit a full package of documents (the list of documents will be sent)
‐ Sign of Agreement online
‐ Pay the participation fee
‐ Get introduced to the local school teacher and host family
‐ Receive a full pre‐departure information package.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If we determine that you are a good match for our program, we will invite you for a Skype interview.

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