About the local hosting organizationThe project is organized together with a local social welfare center from Pultusk. The center is proving care for families and children in difficult life situation. Every year they organize a summer programme for children who stay in the town. Workcamp volunteers will help to organize free time activities and workshops.
About the volunteer workThe volunteers will work at a social welfare center in Pultusk, helping to conduct a holiday programme for a group of about 30 children between 4 and 14 years old. Volunteers will work from Monday to Friday between 10 AM and 3 PM. They will assist educators, participating in games, sports and playground activities, arts and excursions. They will also be asked to organize workshops about their countries, cultures and languages. Once or twice during the workcamp an intercultural meeting with local youth will be organized.
Local accommodationThe volunteers will live in a shared flat with kitchen and bathroom. Washing machine is available. Volunteers should bring their own sleeping bags. Meals will be prepared by volunteers themselves from food products delivered by the host.
About the project locationPultusk, situated on the Narew river (65 km from Warsaw), is one of the oldest Polish towns. It is famous for the longest town square in Europe but it also has a castle, gothic town hall and a number of historic churches. Currently it has about 19 thousands inhabitants and offers water sports activities (canoeing, boating) and cycling opportunities. During the summer, events, such as open air concerts are organized.