Christian-Wilhelm-Schneider-Schule | Esens
The Christian-Wilhelm-Schneider-School is a school for children and young people with special needs.
Special schools are schools in Germany with a special educational focus. This is where children and young people learn who are restricted in their educational, learning and developmental opportunities.
What you can expect
As a volunteer you will work in small groups and accompany the activities in class. You will also help with everyday activities in the school, such as computer classes, horse riding, swimming and sports. You will also be asked to help with wheelchair training. For international exchange you can also enrich the English classes.
In the field of nursing you will support the nursing staff, always under the supervision of trained personnel. You can also help in the administration, for example by handing out toys during breaks or by supporting the school administration.
About the project
The Christian-Wilhelm-Schneider-School is a support centre that supports and accompanies children and young people with special needs. The aim is that the children and young people should feel at home during their time at the support centre. At the moment about 120 pupils benefit from the offers and support in the support centre. In addition, there is a team of about 80 employees who support the children and young people during their time at the support centre. The aim of the school’s programme is to accompany and support the children and young people in their intellectual development in addition to the learning and educational programmes. An important part of this offer is also the bilingual programme, in which the volunteers on site are primarily involved.
The Christian-Wilhelm-Schneider-School is located in Esens, a small town in Ostfriedland in the north of Germany. The village attracts many tourists every year and is only 4.5km from the North Sea coast.
What you bring along
You will be working with
Children and young people with special needs
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