Youth Teacher Assistant

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founded in 2001
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High­lights

Experience the Turkish way of living through cultural experience
Gain life changing experience by living in Turkey with local community
Become passionate about the sight seeing expe
This provides a place for cross-cultural collaboration between volunteers and the local community to work together to raise the overall standard of living This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+

If you want to learn real local life in Turkey , you are welcome. We can tell you a lot of things about Turkish families/culture/ cuisine...

Volunteers will have time to immerse themselves in the culture and explore this bustling city.  

Volunteering 

Volunteers will contribute in a number of ways and can expect to undertake the following tasks:

1-Teach the computers at local school.

2- Improve the English language skills through their teaching methods

3- Play games and run activities with children

4- Be engaged in youth cultural projects and learn Turkish values from local youths and community 

Creative arts programs can improve children’s physical development by encouraging greater coordination, exercise, learned patience and rhythm.


Volunteers on this program are helping to set the foundation for children and youth to learn and grow physically and mentally into confident and happy individuals. 


Participants will also be helping improve the students English language skills as creative arts is one the best ways to develop confidence in conversational English.

Typical day

First Day: On your first day of volunteering, you will be escorted to your placement by a local coordinator and introduced to the placement staff you will be working with.

Weekdays: A typical volunteer day is as follows:

6.00 to 7.30 AM​ Breakfast at the volunteer accommodation.

7.45 AM Volunteers leave home and travel to their placements. Work and hours are dependent on the project and placement that each volunteer is working at.

12.00 PM Lunch

3.00 PM Work at the placement usually ends. Volunteers are free to travel home, prepare for the next day or do some shopping and sightseeing.

6.45 PM Dinner at the volunteer house.

Please be aware there is a curfew at 8.00 pm every night for all volunteers. This curfew is in place to ensure the safety of our volunteers. Volunteers who wish to go out past 8.00 pm must discuss this with the local staff and arrange alternative accommodation for that night.

Free-time activities

During the weekends, volunteers have free time to relax or take the opportunity to explore the following 
1.Orienteering at Çayıralan plateau
2. Picnic and trekking at Ulugöl ( lake ulugöl)
3. Gölköy castle 
4. Perşembe yaylası trekking and orienteering , Bbq 
5. Local family visits and lunch ( traditional pickles )
Sightseeing
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Yoga/
Meditation

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) or Turkish (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
at University or College level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Hard working
Physical Fitness
Flexible
Good Communicator
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 16:30

What's Included

Services by Musha Care Foundation
Program Fee
  • What it covers
  •  24/7 in-country support
  •  Airport pick-up
  •  Program orientation
  •  Volunteer placement
  •  Accommodation
  •  Meals
  • Local Travel

Airport Pickup at Ordu Giresun Airport

Upon your arrival at airport , you will be collected at either of the airports noted below and delivered to your accommodation. Here you will receive an orientation to help you settle in, find out about your volunteering placement, the local surroundings and meet your fellow volunteers. A representative from the local team will fill you in on local and regional customs, traveling, rules and recommendations, and of course, what to expect from your volunteering experience. This is a great opportunity to get to know your hosts, meet your fellow volunteers, and ask any last questions you may have.

Accommodation

All standard amenities are available in the hostel or bungalow , including hot showers and modern bathrooms, laundry room with washing machine, air conditioning and there is even free Wi-Fi and computers! This is a perfect home away from home and a wonderful base for your stay in Turkey! 

Volunteers are provided with a breakfast and dinner allowance every day (included in program fee). There are hundreds of local restaurants and cafes close by to choose from, and its a great way to experience the local cuisine and culture. 

Bedroom (Single) Bungalow Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Volunteers are provider with 3 Meal a day and drinks at the choice of volunteers in preference individually dietary.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Ordu Giresun Airport (OGU) in Gulyali. We assist you to find cheap flights to Turkey.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Turkey provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Turkey you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Turkey.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

The program orientation begins on the 1st and 15th of every month and volunteers need to arrive in Ordu on the day before orientation.

When you arrive, you will be greeted at the airport by a member of the local team and transported to the volunteer accommodation. Your accommodation is covered by your Program Fee and includes the night before your program orientation.

Orientation is hosted by our local team in Ordu.

Orientation begins on the morning of your chosen start date and covers everything you need to know for your volunteer program in Turkey – Introduction to Turkish , Turkish Customs, Language Training Details, Rules and Expectations, Safety, Travel Opportunities in Turkish Introduction to your project and placement. The orientation will also give you a chance to meet other volunteers and swap contact details for weekend travel and socializing. 

Once your orientation is complete, you will be transported to your homestay and introduced to your accommodation.

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$572
5 weeks
$772
6 weeks
$972
7 weeks
$1,072
12 weeks (max. stay)
$1,572
Average fees
$137 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Musha Care Foundation will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Musha Care Foundation during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Youth Teacher Assistant

This provides a place for cross-cultural collaboration between volunteers and the local community to work together to raise the overall standard of living

$137/week

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