30.Sep - 14.Oct 2017
Edewecht , Allemagne


  • chantiers 1-3 semaines
  • RENO
  • KIDS
  • ijgd 17229
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR


An interest in manual work and working with children are both requested for this project.

  • Code : ijgd 17229
  • Dispo : 6M / 4F (Total Part 18)
  • Langue du Projet : ENG /
  • Age : 18 - 26



If you re interested in giving children an unforgettable experience of adventure during their autumn holidays, and also enjoy doing some manual work, then this project in the Edewecht community is exactly right for you As part of a holiday camp, your group will prepare and lead activities to do with the children. Alongside this, together with the local children you will be building a aeurooeKreativewerkstattaeuro (creative workshop) for refugees.


You will be staying on camp beds in a school in Edewecht. Meals will be prepared and cooked together in groups.


Edewecht is a small town in the rural area of Ammerland. You can explore the local surroundings by bike using the excellent cycle paths around. The university town of Oldenburg is 20km away and easily reachable with public transport. At the weekends you could organise a trip to Bremen, Hamburg, or to the Nordsee lake. www.edewecht.de; www.ammerland.de; www.oldenburg.de


You must be able to ride a bike. Interest in working with children.

After Worldwar II pupils from Hanover organised the first workcamps aiming to promote reconstruction, to reduce negative stereotypes through international encounters and to envisage new democratic forms of living together. In addition to workcamps, other activities have become part of the work over time. These are organised by six offices of ijgd and additional project offices. Young people can take part in mid-term and long-term voluntary services in Germany and abroad. The fields of activity include social and ecological service as well as heritage protection.
The work of ijgd is funded by state and federal subsidies as well as from other public institutions.

Encouraging intercultural understanding has remained one of the main focuses. Ijgd enables people to actively create community life while giving them the opportunity to broaden their horizons.
Ijgd invites all interested people to join projects working for the communal good!
Self-Organization is spelt with a capital S at ijgd! It purposely foregoes a camp day that is organized by its participants in lieu of a completely pre-organized one. A readiness for active participation in the group is expected from all participants. The group organizes everything about the camp, this includes grocery shopping, cooking, deciding what to do with free time, as well as all other activities of the camp.

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