Ad Astra Boarding Hostel (NZL-19)


Type: Youth, Sport/Leisure, Education - Country: New Zealand

Brief description and main aims

Provide a homely and positive environment for teenage girls to excel within their lives and studies at Wanganui Girls’ College.

Volunteer tasks

Tasks include supervising early morning routines, assist with study, supervise extra curricular activities, some weekend work and providing care. You will be required to help staff with group activities such as sports sessions, crafts, shopping excursions, going to the cinema, etc. You will also help with cleaning and maintenance such as mowing lawns, vacuuming, gardening, washing, etc.

You will not be teaching at the school – but assisting at the hostel.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

This project is for female volunteers only, as you will be working and living with teenage girls attending Wanganui Girls’ College. You need to be outgoing, friendly, comfortable working with teenagers and have a strong work ethic.

The work is challenging but rewarding, and volunteers will form strong bonds with the girls. You will not be teaching at the school – but assisting at the hostel.

Location

Wanganui, North Island.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Own single room with shared bathroom. Meals provided with residents.

More Information

Number of ACVE Volunteers in project: 2-3 -females only.

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