Type: Humanitarian & Community Development ,
You could be working on a collective art project or organising workshops, from music to painting, drama, photography, filming and so on. The level of skills required varies greatly, from very basic to highly skilled. Sometimes volunteers are asked to teach children basic art skills. Other times they contribute to the organisation of an art related event with the aim of involving people in the life of the community or raising awareness on specific issues
WHO IS CONCORDIA ?
Concordia is a charity committed to international volunteering as a means to promoting intercultural understanding and peace. When you take part in a volunteering project through Concordia, you can be sure you’ll be making a real difference to a community, and to yourself. For 70 years now, we’ve provided volunteering and work opportunities overseas and here in the UK. Today we work with 80 like minded, non-profit partner organisations from 60 countries, to offer medium and short term community volunteering, around the world.
WHAT KIND OF PROJECT ARE THERE?
Projects are open to volunteers aged 18+, with a selection of projects available for teenagers aged 16 and 17. Types of international volunteer projects include conservation, restoration, archaeology, construction, arts, children’s play-schemes and teaching.
Projects last for 2-4 weeks with the main season from June to September. Volunteers pay a registration fee between £200 and £250 and fund their own travel and insurance.
Board and accommodation is free of charge for projects in Europe, North America, Japan and South Korea.For projects in Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Africa volunteer pay an extra on arrival fee of approx. £150/200 that covers food and accommodation, as well as funding the programme in the country.
WHAT OUR VOLUNTEERS SAY
"Living and working with people from all over the world is such a unique experience. You can learn so much from people of other cultures and make lots of great friends"(Lorna, art project)
19 North street
BN41 1DH, United Kingdom
Telephone 1: 01273422218
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