Location: Brno, Czech Republic
The Legato – centre of leisure time exists since 1999 in Kohoutovice district and it is the part of Luzanky centre. It offers different types of leisure-time activities, programs for schools, competitions or other events for public, summer camps for children. It offers also some
cultural activities and events like theatre plays, contemporary circus performances and workshops, festivals, juggling conventions, film festival etc.
As a part of Legato, we have LeGrando circus for children, youth and adults offering many circus workshops and events all the year round.
The first task of the volunteer is to join the circus lessons for children, assist the lectors during lessons, help children, learn how to teach them and teach. The volunteer will participate in the preparation of circus performaces with the children, organisation events (festivals, performances, weekends for children, etc.) and assist with other activities (sewing costumes,…). Previous circus experience would be an advantage (to share it with children, to bring new ideas, games, activities,…), but is not the main condition. The second task of the volunteer is to assist the pedagogues at the youth club – open space for nonorganized youngsters where they can spend their free time: listen to the music, play games, sports (table football, football, darts and other indoor and outdoor activities). The volunteer can offer to the youngsters new activities (workshops, festivals, etc.) or encourage and support them to organize their own events (discotheques, exhibitions…). The volunteer can offer the activities to the youngsters according to their abilities and interests. The time schedule of the volunteer: 35 hours weekly 15 hours weekly (mainly in the afternoon) – direct communication and practising with the children in the circus and clients of the youth-club (offering games and activities… organize workshops etc.)) 2 hours of manual work (improving the design of Legato, making promotional materials, posters…) 4 hours weekly – other activities at Legato (multimedia activities, sewing with children, handicraft workshops), irregular activities (preparation and organisation of one-off events, longer projects,…) 4hours of further education in circus techniques 3 hours of Czech language course 2 hours of preparation and meetings with coordinator and other volunteers 5 hours for volunteers common/personal project
Please send us your CV and motivation letter for selected project – describe why you have chosen it and what are your expectations – till 10th January 2015 at firstname.lastname@example.org (contact person Eva Dittingerova)