Seoboo YMCA (SKO-21)


Type: Education: Primary school - Country: South Korea

Brief description and main aims

Seoboo YMCA was founded in 2014 and it belongs to Seoul YMCA. It is a physical education center which covers some of the other part of Sangam-dong community. To create a healthy environment for children where they would enjoy learning. 

Main Activities

Multi-faceted courses like swimming, painting, gymnastic, pottery, computer, English conversation.
Outdoor exercises and many more activities. There is also a kindergarten, which is where the volunteer will be working. (Include swimming, drawing, art, writing classes, gymnastics, taekwondo, math, play-time and English).
 

Volunteer tasks

To work as a teaching assistant in the classes, volunteer takes part in different educational and leisure activities, such as sports, arts & crafts, trips, etc. In some of the occasions, volunteers are required to help out with social activities, camps, charity bazaars, etc.
 
Little bit of care work is involved, such as helping kids changing their clothes for special activities, feeding, etc.
 
The volunteer will work as a teachers assistant, and rotate between the 5 kindergarten classes through the week. Each class will have a different schedule depending on the age of kids. These are the tasks that a volunteer would help with:
 

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Volunteer should be active, creative, initiative, patient, out-going and interested in working with children.
  • Prefer a volunteer who is willing to learn Korean language quickly.
  • Volunteers need to be flexible and willing to carry out a variety of tasks. Volunteers should be interested in sports, music, arts etc.
 

Location

The project is located at Sangam dong in Seoul. Nearby have a orphanage (Samdong Boy's Town was before our project). It takes 50 min. by bus.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Volunteer will be accommodated in the YMCA Hotel (with a roommate).

More Information

Volunteers needed: 1-2.

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