TALLINN KINDERGARTEN SIPSIK
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Period: 01/03/2018 – 28/02/2019
Deadline: 17 September 2017
EstYES organization is looking for a volunteer to work in TALLINN KINDERGARTEN SIPSIK which has won few awards and well-known for its innovations and creativity in work. Project dates are 1/03/2018-28/02/2019.
Tallinn Kindergarten Sipsik was opened on in 2004 and is situated in the centre of Tallinn. There are 15 teachers, including teacher of music and teacher of gymnastics. Kindergarten Sipsik helps to prepare children for school and in cooperation with parents it carries out up-bringing and education of children, taking into consideration specific features of each child, interests and principles
of family education.
Kindergarten Sipsik’s motto is: “Children´s day will begin with joy and will end with satisfaction. ”
Our name SIPSIK expresses different values: S – sõbralikkus (friendliness), I –
innovaatilisus (innovation), P – pühendumine (commitment), S – sallivus (tolerance), I – inspiratsioon (inspiration), K – koostöö (co-operation). Kindergarten Sipsik helps children to prepare for school and in co-operation with parents it assures diverse development of the children. Children can participate in different activities in kindergarten art course, ceramics, dancing, English and judo.
There are a lot of different activities in kindergarten where the helping-hand of volunteer is needed. For example, the following events are planned:
Celebrating Estonian holidays such as different Christmas events and Christmas Fair but also national holidays like Mardipäev, Kadripäev, Vastlapäev etc.
Visits: visiting fire brigade, health museum, Castle School of Kadriorg etc.
Trips to nature: Nature School of Sagadi, jogging trac iimsi etc.
The groups with oldest children will go skiing and swimming.
Foreign volunteer can participate in all activities and offer his/her ideas and be creative with children. Volunteers can make performances with children, sport activities and competitions etc., having of course previously discussed and coordinated it a l with the teachers.
Volunteer will have experienced tutor, who will always be ready to help (if there will be some difficulties or problems) or just give good advice about everyday life in our city and country.
The tutor will make volunteer understand better about environment, new people and make her/him feel more comfortable. Volunteers are expected to learn Estonian language.
Please find our open placements following the link http://estyes.ee/en/opportunities-2/european-voluntary-service-evs/open-placements/ . Fill our application out and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Good luck!