Songpa YMCA (SKO-16)


Type: Education, Children - Country: South Korea

Brief description and main aims

Songpa YMCA was founded in 1979, and belongs to Seoul YMCA. It is a physical education center which is available to some of Songpa's community.

The project aims to create a healthy enviroment for children where they can enjoy learning.

Main Activities

Multi-faceted courses like:
  • swimming
  • painting
  • gymnastics
  • English conversation
  • singing
  • football
  • outdoor exercises
  • many more activities.

Volunteer tasks

To work as a teaching assistant in the classes. The volunteer takes part in different educational and leisure activities, such as sports, arts & crafts, trips, etc. In some occasions, volunteers are required to help out with social events & activities, camps, charity bazaars, etc.


A little bit of cleaning and care work is involved, such as helping kids change their clothes for special activities, feeding them, etc.

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

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Volunteer should be active, creative, take initiative, patient, out-going and interested in working with children.
  • Preferably a volunteer who is willing to learn Korean quickly.
  • Volunteers need to be flexible and willing to carry out a variety of tasks.
  • Volunteers should be interested in sports, music, arts etc.
  • Volunteers should be between 22 – 27 years old (Upper limit is flexible)

Location

Songpa-gu, Seoul

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

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

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