Bookboo Welfare Center (SKO-12)


Type: Elderly, Disadvantaged, Children - Country: South Korea

Brief description and main aims

The Bookboo organization operates the children and senior's welfare center, day care center for children, as well as projects for helping, based on the Christian Spirit "Serving and Sharing, Love and Sacrifice". Its purpose is to make life better for community residents.

Bookboo Welfare Center, with the Christian spirit, raises the self support ability of the low-income groups through the social welfare project and also prevents and works to solve the problems of  the community. The purpose of Bookboo Welfare Center is living together with community residents and improving the community's welfare.

Main Activities

  • Assisting or teaching English (children's class and adults' class)
  • Taking care of children and seniors.

Volunteer tasks

Basically, most of the volunteer’s tasks are preparing for the English class & teaching English in the classes. Also the volunteer needs to do a delivery service for the seniors who live on their own.

Working hours: about 35 hours per week (Monday through Friday)

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Volunteer who enjoys working with/for children and seniors.
  • Important qualities for volunteers are: Maturity, sensitivity, open mindedness, flexibility, common sense, good time keeping.
  • Excellent English and communication skills are essential.
  • Volunteer must be between 18-27 years old

Location

Nowon-gu, Seoul.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The Volunteer will live in the YMCA Hotel (with a roommate). 

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