About the local hosting organizationThe Green Lion
About the volunteer workThis up and coming bakery is at the forefront of vegan desserts. The owner, Assaf, is a passionate chef with experience in cooking many types of food, he constantly challenges himself and those that work with him to find new, inventive ways of using food products to create amazing, vegan-friendly flavors. You will learn how to make vegan pastries and desserts from ingredients which are not typically found in regular desserts. For example, because the bakery does not use milk or butter, nuts and seeds are used to make these substitute products from scratch. You will also be able to try your hand at making vegan chocolate, chocolate mousse and creamy fillings for strawberry crumbles. There is no need to have any prior cooking or baking knowledge as long as you have the desire and willingness to learn and try new things. Aims & Objectives : Provide you with an opportunity to gain professional work experience in a bakery, Take part in work that will be valuable and beneficial to the organization as well as the local community, Develop your skill and technique in specialty vegan baking through practical work.
Local accommodationAbout the Accommodation : You will stay at a hostel style dorm room. The room is basic but comfortable and include bunk beds, cable TV, a closet, as well as a mini-fridge, all which you are welcome to use. Food Arrangements : Breakfast is served at the hostel from 7am. It is a full Israeli breakfast which consists of eggs, breads, vegetables, labneh (a type of yogurt), juice, coffee and tea. You will receive a food voucher to purchase lunch and/or dinner for the duration of your program. The voucher is equivalent to 60 shekels a day and can be used at most eateries around Tel Aviv, allowing you to enjoy a range of local foods.
About the project locationDuring this placement, you'll be staying at a hostel in the center of Tel Aviv, in the heart of the city. Tel Aviv is located along the Mediterranean coast of central-west Israel and is the second most populous city in Israel. In addition to its impressive collection of Bauhaus buildings and endless beaches, Tel Aviv is also a bustling metropolis with a vibrant night life.
Extra info about the projectOpen all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 595€ per week, culture week mandatory to start the programme: 805€.