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  2. [Call] Participant Weekend Workcamp Ramadhan Tulungagung 1420: 4-6 July 2014 (Hot)
  3. [Call] For Local Medical Student Group/Club Partner of Group Work Camp (GWC) 2015 (Hot)
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Call For Volunteers: MA-CHN-DO Workcamp 2014






MA-CHN-DO workcamp is returning this August! The multicultural workcamp between three countries, Indonesia – Malaysia – China will be held for the 2nd time in Qufu Shandong Province, China on 7 – 15 August 2014.

Look forward to a wonderful volunteering experience which take place at one of the World Heritage Site, temple, cemetery and family mansion of Confucius, the great philosopher, politician and educator of the 6th–5th centuries B.C. Be the one to feel it! What are you waiting for? Read this announcement carefully and fill the application form.

The MA-CHN-DO project was agreed by UNESCO in the 2012 Asia Pacific Regional Conference between WH site manager and youth NGOs in Seoul, South Korea. The participants of the conference were from World Heritage sites and non-governmental youth organizations. This is an ongoing project, it was held in Malaysia in the summer of 2013, and it will be held in China and Indonesia respectively in 2014 and 2015.

The objective of the project is to find a way to establish a model of sustainable development of World Heritage Site. Moreover, the project aims to enhance the understanding of World Heritage protection, to address challenges posed by excessive tourism at the site, and to promote the ancient Chinese philosophy of the Confucianism.

MA-CHN-DO 2014 is hosted by Chinese Society of Education Training Center (CSETC). The activities of the camp site will be in Confucius hometown — Qufu. 90 volunteers from Malaysia, Indonesia, China will provide volunteer service activities for a period of 8 days here, including census and protection of ancient trees, repairing, culture exchange etc. Let us look forward to the activities and hope it will be successful.

Date                   : August 7th – 15th 2014
Location        : Qufu Shandong Province, China.
Volunteers   : Volunteers from three countries Malaysia, Indonesia and China will do voluntary service in groups.
Activities       : Volunteers will do voluntary service at the world heritage sites for hands-on works for conservation, preservation and protection purpose, for example, repair the quickeset hedge, repair ancient architectures, clean the brickwork joint and graffiti, etc. Besides, work on campus with local teenagers for intercultural learning and exchange and educational purpose, and do some excursion. Accommodation: Xingtan Middle School in Qufu will provide the dormitory and volunteers will have dinners in the dining hall of this school.

IIWC Indonesia looking for:

4 Camp Leaders 15 participants
  • IIWC members (membership valid until September 2014)
  • 18+ years old
  • Fluent in English (A Must)
  • Highly motivated and committed
  • High curiosity and open minded
  • Creative and initiative
  • Independent and responsible
  • Ever participated IIWC workcamp
  • Ever led minimum one IIWC workcamp in the last 2 years.
  • Be open to new experiences and willing to share
  • Be willing to take part in all the activities mentioned above also the preparation
  • Committed to join actively IIWC activities when returning to Indonesia


  • Indonesian
  • Age 17 – 35 years old
  • Should be at least intermediate level of English in order to give presentations and join discussions
  • Highly motivated and committed
  • High curiosity and open minded
  • Creative and initiative
  • Independent and responsible
  • Having experience in voluntary or other activity related to heritage topic both cultural and natural (scout, workcamp, redcross, etc) is preferable
NO participant FEE

Accommodation and meals, as well as local transportation in Qufu, free excursion in Qufu, International certificate, T-shirt are provided.

NO participant FEE

Accommodation and meals, as well as local transportation in Qufu, free excursion in Qufu, International certificate, T-shirt are provided.

Travel and visa application process arranged by camp leader Travel and visa application process arranged by participant

Support document for visa application is available when it is neccessary

50% travel reimbursement for each camp leader and maximum IDR 3,000,000 NO travel reimbursement
Must attend Pre-Departure Training in IIWC office Semarang on 21 July 2014. Participant who live in Central Java Province, must attend Pre-Departure Training in IIWC office Semarang on 21 July 2014. For those who live out of Central Java Province will have it by skype (flexible time between 21 – 23 July 2014).
*Pre-Departure Training (PDT) includes sessions and interactive simulation of topics such as International Voluntary Service, Intercultural Learning, Conflict Handling Management, Save and healthy travelling tips, special team building sessions, world heritage study, etc modules are available.

*PDT is FREE. Free accommodation is available for volunteers from out of Semarang who would like to join PDT on 21 July 2014.

Inscription fee Rp. 500.000 paid after approval Inscription fee Rp.1.500.000 paid after approval
Should pay guaranty fee Rp. 1.000.000 which will be returned after camp leader come back to Indonesia -

How to apply?

  • Send us your application form, CV and motivation letter (comprising what makes you interested in this program, how have you involved so far with such kind of activities/projects, what is your expectation if you are selected) not more than 2 pages of A4 paper size by email to: iiwc1@yahoo.com and pr_iiwcindonesia@yahoo.com from now until July 15th 2014.
  • An interview either by skype or phone or by physical meeting will be held as soon as IIWC receives your application.
  • Once your application is approved you will get an invoice of inscription fee payable within 1 – 2 days to IIWC office: 1st floor PKBI Central Java Building room 104, Jl. Jembawan Raya No. 8 Semarang, Central Java – 50145 Indonesia Telp. (024) 7603503. Or by bank transfer to :

                         Account Name : Perkumpulan Keluarga Berencana Indonesia
                         Account Number : 0033664601
                         Bank Name : BNI UNDIP Semarang

Looking forward to receive your application soon..

Download the application form here.


Call for Local Medical Student Group/Club Partner of Group Work Camp (GWC) 2015

IIWC merupakan organisasi non pemerintah (non government organization/ NGO) penyelenggara kegiatan kerelawanan internasional yang berpusat di Kota Semarang. IIWC adalah anggota dari berbagai jaringan organisasi kerelawanan Internasional seperti Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), Network for Voluntary Development in Asia Pacific (NVDA), dan mitra dari Alliance European Network dan Service Civil International (SCI). IIWC percaya bahwa pemuda adalah agen pembawa perubahan menuju persahabatan dan perdamaian dunia.

Indonesia International Work Camp (IIWC) mengundang organisasi kemahasiswaaan/ kelompok mahasiswa/ komunitas mahasiswa di Kota Semarang dan sekitarnya yang peduli pada isu Kesehatan untuk menjadi relawan Group Workcamp (GWC) bersama Komunitas  mahasiswa Kedokteran dan Keperawatan Euphoria, Universitas KEIO Tokyo Jepang pada kalender IIWC Winter-Spring Workcamp 2015 (Januari – April).

International workcamp adalah sebuah kegiatan kerelawanan internasional berdurasi 10-14 hari dimana sekelompok (5-30) relawan dari beberapa negara berkumpul di suatu tempat dan menjadi satu tim untuk melakukan kegiatan bersama masyarakat setempat. Kegiatan ini bertujuan untuk memunculkan potensi komunitas lokal dan peserta sendiri serta untuk mengusung misi persahabatan dunia.

Group Work Camp (GWC) adalah salah satu jenis dari International Workcamp yang mempertemukan dua kelompok yang memiliki latar belakang pendidikan dan kepedulian yang sama dengan isu tertentu. IIWC bekerja sama dengan NICE Jepang dan himpunan mahasiswa Kedokteran dan Keperawatan Euphoria Universitas KEIO Jepang.

Tentang GWC 2004 – 2014

GWC IIWC-NICE telah diimplementasikan selama sepuluh tahun sejak 2004 oleh Euphoria dan Asosiasi Mahasiswa Kedokteran Asia (AMSA) Universitas Diponegoro. Dalam melaksanakan aksi kerelawanannya GWC bekerja sama dengan beberapa mitra lokal selama sepuluh tahun terakhir yaitu yayasan Setara, Rumah Pintar Bangjo, NOVIB PKBI Jawa Tengah, dan Griya Asa PKBI Kota Semarang. Sejumlah pemberitaan tentang GWC dan fotonya adalah sebagai berikut:

GWC Semarang Street Children Project Spring 2013 & 2014

GWC Tegalrejo SW Project Spring 2013 & 2014

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Call for Participant Weekend Workcamp Ramadhan Tulungagung 1420: 4-6 July 2014


Ramadhan, Moslem life and Indonesia are three things that are close related to each other. It was such an interesting suggestion from IIWC partners to organize work camp in Ramadhan Month. Start in this year we would like to expand this cultural project not only in Central Java but outside the province. Since we have active volunteers in East Java, they initiated to host volunteers on that month in Hikmatul Hayat Muslim Orpanage inTulungagung, East Java. Study Camp which will emphasize an introduction of moslem culture in Indonesia: Ramadhan and its meaning for Indonesian moslem.


  • To support Ramadhan Study Camp activities
  • To make fundraising for the orphanage
  • Culture exchange (keep the international friendship)

Volunteers needed:

10 volunteers (anyone 18+ years old can join)

Participation fee

Rp. 65.000,-

the participant fee will be used for meals, basic accommodation, project material, local transport to city center and refrence letter as participant in weekend workcamp (if needed).

Transport before workcamp to meeting point and personal expenses are excluded.

Tentative Schedule

Friday, 4 July 2014

  • 15.00-18.00 Arrival
  • 18.00-19.00 Dinner
  • 19.00-20.00 Orientation
  • 20.00-22.00 Open Discussion

Saturday, 5 July 2014

  • 02.30-03.30 Help children to wake up Local people for sahur
  • 03.30-04.00 Sahur
  • 04.00-09.00 Break
  • 09.00-12.00 Preparation for fundraising
  • 12.00-13.00 Break
  • 13.00-15.30 Cooking Takjil for fundraising
  • 15.30-18.00 Ngabuburit+Fundraising
  • 18.00-19.00 Break
  • 19.00-21.00 Preparation for children activity
  • 21.00-22.00 Watching Movie with Children

Sunday, 21 July 2013

  • 02.30-03.30 Help children to wake up Local people for sahur
  • 03.30-04.00 Sahur
  • 04.00-08.30 Break
  • 08.30-12.00 Play with children in the orphanage
  • 12.00-13.00 Break and Evaluation
  • 13.00-end bye-bye


What should participants bring?

  • Personal bathroom kit
  • Sun cream
  • Hat or cap
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Umbrella or rain coat
  • Sleeping bag or mattress
  • Flashlight
  • Eating utensil: one cup, plate and spoon each participant
  • Ideas for the activity

How to join?

Apply via sms: send sms to 08979490451 (Tony) with format: WEW1420_Name_City_Email_Arrival Date and Time_Transportation.

Example: WEW1420_Tony_Semarang_antonysatria@gmail.com_3July/15.00_Motorcycle.

The participation fee is Rp.65.000 payable after you get the approval email & message to Bank account: MANDIRI Bank, Account Name: T Antony S, Account No: 136.00.0672422.0. Please inform your participation fee transfer to 08979490451 (Tony) or just come directly to IIWC office: room 1.04 1st floor PKBI Central Java Building, Jl. Jembawan Raya No. 8 Semarang, Central Java – 50145 Indonesia. Next, IIWC will process your application and send you the welcoming e-mail for the work camp.

Meeting Point : Panti Asuhan Hikmatul Hayat, Dsn. Gempol, Desa Sumberdadi, Kec. Sumbergempol, Kab. Tulungagung, Timurnya pom bensin sumbergempol.

Registration not later than Thursday, 3 July 2013 at 24.00. Please firstly make sure you can fully participate it before applying it (no cancellation)

For more Information, please contact: pr_iiwcindonesia@yahoo.com or by phone 08979490451 (Tony).

We are waiting your participation. Thank you.

LSD – Learning for Sustainable Development (Sara – Third week in Indonesia)

This week was very intense. I started with many meeting with Metta, the responsible of coordinate the training courses, to involve me in the organization of the training for campleaders. This training was a new experience for me. The objetive of it was to find the people with the best qualities for be the future campleaders.

This training consist in make during four days one simulation of a real workcamp. The participants had the oportunity of being involved in the process about how works a workcamp before, during and after finish it and have a global vision about it.

- See more at: http://www.bevolunteer.net/blog/sara-third-week-indonesia#sthash.CSCia7Wb.dpuf