The participants will work on the area around the garden chess and build simple table benches for it. In addition, they should create an information board with an integrated insect hotel for the orchard nearby.
Anyone who appreciates creative work can contribute to the implementation of the UN's sustainability goals into large-format pictures, to be exhibited in the Anti-War-House.
You will learn some essentials of peace work and receive basic training in non-violent conflict management by professional trainers. During the second week, Human Rights are being discussed and we will visit the memorial in the former Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Because of their importance and in relation to the aforementioned creative work, we also discuss the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.
Volunteers will have the opportunity to spend an evening in a German family and reverse, the group will invite the people of the village and region to an “Evening of encounter” (Abend der Begegnung) at the Peace Center.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
The accommodation for the participants is offered in rooms with four beds each. There are bed sheets available. Food is prepared together in the kitchen of the seminar house.
Locatie en vrije tijd
The Peace Center is at the verge of a village with about 2500 inhabitants. Sievershausen lies 30 kilometers east of the Lower Saxony provincial capital Hanover on the freeway to Berlin.
For the leisure time, the group can use facilities of the seminar house and make an excursion to Hannover or Braunschweig.
Motivation letter required! Please explain your motivation to take part in the 100 years celebration in Berlin. Please note: The end of the camp will be in Berlin after the anniversary event.
Please note: This year the workcamp in Sievershausen will be part of the anniversary campaign „100 years of workcamps - Peace and Solidarity for the Future" and the volunteers will join a big international anniversary event from 25.-28.08 in Berlin. Together with participants from nine other camps, you will be able to present your workcamp experiences and develop content and formats for future workcamps in workshops. Politicians, media personalities, and experts from science, governmental administration and youth work will be invited to discuss your findings and ideas with you. You will get more information about this event after your placement in this workcamp.