About the local hosting organizationIf you wish to join in a work camp with your close friends, class mates or volunteers of your previous work camps, just alert them. Also if you are an individual or a couple, but prefer to be in a smaller group, you are welcome too. GENTUR can host up to 5 individuals or 3-5 people from the same country for the same period. The host, Math Village where is a non-formal education center which hosts hundreds of pupils and students to have math courses during the summer, needs small group of volunteers for different daily tasks during the spring in order to prepare the center for the coming season. Please be aware that, if you apply as an individual you might be the only volunteer in these date span, due to the early dates of the camp, if by bad luck there is no other application for the same dates. But you will not be completely alone as there are staff of Math Village who stay there for the whole year.
About the volunteer workMostly manual work like construction, reconstruction, renovation, landscaping, gardening, class cleaning and kitchen works at.
Local accommodationA: In student dormitories. Sleeping bag is necessary. F: Food is provided at the venue. Volunteers help the staff for preparing, cooking the meals, setting up the tables and serving the food to the students during the courses.
About the project locationSirince is a small village in the west of Turkey. Please be aware that the center is a bit isolated. No night life, TV or disco is available at the center, but there is free internet connection. The next village Sirince, which is only 15 minutes by foot, is very attractive and famous for its homemade wines and traditional architecture. The nearest town Selcuk, which is the home of world famous Ephessus open-air museum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mUqg1yBFTo . The nearest city Izmir, is one hour away by coach.
RequirementsExtra Fee: Individuals can apply free of charge. 3 and more applications from the same country is subject to a charge of 50 Euro per person. This cost is shared with the host to buy working materials.
Extra info about the projectThis camp is open for small groups or individuals. / Work camp site is safe and secure.