The role of the volunteer will be assisting local teacher in conducting hands on learning activity in order to stimulate children motoric. In this case, the volunteer should be creative in creating activity. Moreover, the presence of volunteers could give them understanding about another culture and country as well as for them to learn simple English. Intercultural learning in the form of dialogue, music and games could give the student better understanding to learn about another culture from other country.
The volunteers will be accommodated in dormitory s hall (basic conditions, sleeping bag and mat needed), where they will also receive food. Prefer no vegan (strict vegetarian)
During free time, the volunteers will have the chance to visit the diverse exciting attraction in Medan and North Sumatera. The volunteers may visit the lake, mountain, handicraft making centre or traditional market.
Yapentra blind school was founded with the aim to cater for the needs of disabled children and youth in Medan and the surrounding areas. The school accommodates education for special children and youth from Kindergarten until Senior High School age level. In order to meet education needs for special children and youth, the school provides several educational services special for blind children. The subjects of the studies are taught based on the student s specialties. Except the compulsory subject studies, the teachers also provide them with several extra activities in order to lead them to become independent personality in the future. In general, the school curriculum or education system is similar to other school, but there are various programs implemented in this school in order to support or courage students life skill as well as their motivation in the specific fields.
The expected profile for a volunteer in this kind of centre contains a sum of characteristics: and 61656; Open-minded and 61656; Tolerant and 61656; Creative and 61656; Flexible and 61656; Patient and 61656; Respect the local customs and local s rule and 61656; Willing to accept basic living condition in the project site and 61656; Confidence
310 euro or 5.270.000 IDR/camp (flat rate 1euro : 17.000 IDR). It covers food, accommodation, materials and local transport during the project. The fee must be paid in CASH upon arrival. Failure of full payment upon arrival, the participant is not allowed to join the project for any reason.