Ecole d‘Humanité (CHE-49)


Type: Education: Kindergarden - Country: Switzerland

Brief description and main aims

The Ecole d’Humanité is an international, progressive boarding school at 1000m altitude in the Swiss Alps.

Main Activities

The Ecole has about 120 students and 40 teachers and has a broad, holistic approach with academic mornings and afternoons with (outdoor) sport, handcraft, art, music, dance and theatre.

Volunteer tasks

  • Assist in families with younger children
  • Assist in our student groups
  • Assist in maintenance or in the school
  • Assist in any of the school’s outdoor activities (hikes, skiing,etc.)
  • Assist in academic mornings or "enrichment" afternoons: sports, workshops, arts 

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should be:

  • Speaking English or/and German 
  • Enjoying outdoor activities and mountains
  • Open to live in an open minded and supportive community
  • Willing to take over responsibilities and show initiative within this community

Location

The Ecole d’Humanité is located in the Bernese Oberland, in a little swiss village, called Hasliberg Goldern (next town with shopping facilities is Meiringen, down in the valley 30 mins walk/gondola ride 10 mins) and next city is Lucerne (40 mins by train).

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteers live in the boarding school in double or single rooms with other volunteers.

More Information

Number of volunteers in project: 3-4

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