Two different tasks are planned: organisa-tion of leisure activities for the kids (games, sports, DIY workshop…) and the creation and organisation of a final artistic exhibition. The local partner is waiting for your team to come with fresh ideas and to create a show with the residents, you could act, paint, film, dance… You will cre-ate this show all together and do an exhi-bition in the end of project at the Centre Couleurs du Monde.
Accommodation will be provided in the centre. Two bedrooms with 4 single beds (with shower and toilet). Smok-ing and drinking alcohol is strictly forbidden inside the centre.
Food will be provided, relax – no cooking! Pork is not cooked in the centre. If you need a specific diet – you are welcome as well, just let us know.
Rendeux is a countryside village that lies in the country’s Walloon Region and Luxembourg Province and accounts up to 2,500 inhabitants. The village of Rendeux is located in the valley of the River Ourthe in an area which attracts many visitors both for its natural beauty and for such nearby medieval villages as La Roche-en-Ardenne (11km) and Durbuy (18km). For more details, please, visit: www.rendeux.be
The closest train station is 8km away – Melreux-Hotton (there is a bus, running till train station – just 10minutes).
Belgium is quite small and cosy country, most cities and nice places are easy reachable by train.
Brussels is about 2h30 away from Rendeux.
Centre Couleurs du Monde is a reception centre for asylum seekers managed by Belgian Red Cross. It can host up to 200 people who have asked for asylum in Belgium. Their stay in the centre is temporary and lasts until a deci-sion is taken regarding a possible refugee status.
The centre provides such services as accommodation, food, medical and social counselling, schooling and educa-tional courses, cultural, sport events etc.
One of the most important points is that the centre is open to the world, by promoting international exchanges with volunteers from all over the world. That is the main purpose of the camp – intercultural exchanges thanks to a voluntary project.
To learn more about Red Cross Asylum seekers centre you can visit the following website http://www.croix-rouge.be/activites/asile-et-migration/nos-centres-d-accueil-pour-demandeurs-d-asile/
This workcamp will be the 14th in the history of the Centre. Previous projects were successful and a source of mo-tivation to continue to collaborate together.
This project requests volunteers with a good level of motivation for its theme and who are prepared to integrate the life of a refugee center. We recommend them to a have an idea about the policy concerning refugees in their own country.
In order to demonstrate this, we ask the candidate volunteers:
– to send a short motivation letter
– to answer our specific questionnaire (if you do not have it yet, please ask it to your sending organization).
We will not confirm any placement request before the analysis of these documents.
English, some notions of French will be useful. And also you can find here a lot of people from all over the world, you can discover numerous other languages! Facial expression, sign language and emotional interjections may help you in any situation! Feel free!