KDAP Centre of creative work for children
Accreditation Number: 2017-1-EL02-KA110-003428
The voluntary work placement will be in the Center of Creative Work with Children (Κ.Δ.Α.Π.) in Xylokastro town. In our Center, can participate children in between 5-12 years old. Our motivation to host EVS volunteers is providing the additional support and help in the everyday work of the Center.
This includes helping in the theatrical workshops, games, theatre with puppets, music-kinetic workshops (music-kinetic games, sound stories, singing, playing on musical instruments) and fine-art workshops (handcrafts using different materials), additionally they will help the children to make constructions, collages, paintings etc.).
The volunteers will provide support to the educators of the center such as: handcraft with the kids, playing with the kids in the free time activity, helping the teachers to prepare the materials and the room for the activities, gathering them after the activity, avoiding conflicts between the kids, playing and take care of the kids during the outside activities.
The volunteers will have the chance to organize their own small workshops depending on his/her skills and ideas (e.g. music, handicraft, theatre etc) if it is possible, according to the program of the center.
Our main goals are to develop new activities taken by the volunteers for the daily life of the children, to promote and to get in contact with new cultures, especially from the volunteers origin. Moreover the tasks of the volunteer are to develop artistic abilities of the children and to help the teachers in their activities.
The volunteers will have the chance to broaden their horizons by living and learning in a foreign country and working in a team with the staff of our Center. In addition, they will acquire experience and skills on working with the children, which may prove useful for their professional future.
Our objectives to host volunteers are to strengthen their artistic practice through working in a creative context, to introduce them to the local community, to develop the understanding of the European and international cultural context, to provide informal intercultural education and experience to youths, encouraging their social integration, their active participation and to offer them new means of expression and communication through music, theatre, fine-art etc.