Olive picking experience in Turkey
Sirince, Izmir December 1 - December 15, 2015
Volunteer project: Math Village is a math summer school located in the nature, which owns over 1000 olive trees and harvests about 20 tons of olives per year. The oil produced from the collected olives is used in the kitchen of the summer school.
International volunteers will collect olives from the trees and pack them. If the olive harvest is low due to the weather conditions and there's not enough olive to pick, the volunteers will help with some other manual works in the facility.
Accommodation: In student dormitories for 6 people each. Sleeping bag and mat are not necessary.
Location: Sirince is a small village in the west of Turkey. The camp site is 1 km from the village. No night life or TV is available at the center, but there is internet connection. Sirince is very attractive and is famous for its homemade wines and its traditional architecture. The nearest town Selcuk is the home of the world famous Ephessus open-air museum. The nearest city Izmir is one hour away by bus.
Terminal: Izmir. Volunteers should arrange their arrival to Izmir Airport.
Age range: 18 and over
Turkish students boost their English skills
Abana, Kastamonu April 23 - May 8, 2016
Volunteer project: Native or non-native English speakers are invited to spend 2 weeks with Turkish teenagers studying in a high school, in order to practice English by daily lessons, activities, and games. Volunteers must be minimum 20 years old and have a good level of English. Practicing English is the main aim of this project. Thus creative volunteers with some experience in teaching, outdoor or table games, music, drama, sport will be preferred.
The volunteers will be organizing and running daily activities for local teenagers in the 15-17 age group who are high school students. The aim is to practice English with the students and help them improve their language skills.
Special requirements: A motivation letter including Skype ID should be sent along with the application form.
Accommodation: In the school dormitory. Sleeping bag and mat are not necessary.
Location: Abana is a small town in the north of Turkey near the Black Sea coast.
Age range: 20 and over
basic English to primary school children
Kumköy, Samsun May 30 - June 21, 2016
Volunteer project: If you like children and can teach them very basic English like days of the week, the hours, counting up to 100 with games or if you can organize daily talks with them and play with them, you will enjoy being in this project a lot. The primary school kids in the small village of Kumköy will be waiting for you and you will have unforgettable memories with them. If you are talented at drawing, you can also draw and paint some pictures on the classroom walls.
Volunteers' main task will be practicing basic English with the primary school children.
Special requirements: A motivation letter with a Skype ID should be sent along with the application form.
Accommodation: In a village house, sleeping bag and mat are necessary.
Location: Kumköy is a small village in the north of Turkey in the Black Sea region, Samsun Province. The nearest town is Carsamba and the nearest city is Samsun.
Age range: 18 and over