The kinderhouse Salzwedel is a Day Nursery offering education and child care in English and German for children aged between 10 months and school entry age. Its pedagogy is based on the Reggio pedagogy. Regular activities for the children include activities in the atelier, excursions outside, sports or playing games. Working in the kinderhouse Salzwedel will give you a valuable insight in the running of a bilingual kindergarten. Tasks for volunteers may include caretaking of the children, accompany events and trips and supporting the children in their daily tasks.
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements
You will stay in a rented apartment on your own or in a shared apartment. You are welcome to eat lunch in the organization. Regarding other meals and regarding meals on the weekends you will receive an appropriate amount of money for grocery shopping. You will be provided with a monthly ticket for public transportation and a BahnCard25, which will reduce the price of most train tickets in Germany by 25%.
Training during the project
Tasks, you might perform: Caretaking of the children • Support the children in their daily tasks, e.g. with meals, sports and arts • Accompany events and trips • Initiating little projects with the children You will learn: Development of your personality • Getting to know a new working environment • Getting to know a special pedagogical approach and to work accoridng to it • Self-confidence • Responsibility
You should possess good English speaking skills, be interested in working with children, be open, honest, be emphatic and understanding. You should also be a teamplayer.
How to apply
Send us an email with the subject "Kinderhouse Salzwedel - Bilingual Reggio kindergarten in Saxony-Anhalt" with your CV and we will send you an application form if you match the criteria. For further information about the project, please contact AFS or the sending partners in your home country.
Office for University Cooperation for Development
Universidad de Alicante Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig s/n 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig Alicante (Spain)