Call for 6 (SIX) Interpreters: Community Service Indonesia – Singapore  


Community Service Indonesia – Singapore

Pekalongan and Semarang, 18 – 28 October 2014

Deadline: 10 September 2014

 

IIWC in cooperation with School of The Arts (SOTA) Singapore is happy to call for INTEPRETERS to support the 3rd community service program Indonesia – Singapore this October.

 

What is Community Service Indonesia – Singapore?

 It is 10 days activities that will be participated by 19 high school students with the average age is 16 years old from a school of the art based in Singapore. For more information about SOTA please find further at he link: http://www.sota.edu.sg/. For the purpose of learning experiences for Singaporean Student, these students will come and join this activity that will be supervised by 2 teachers.

There will be 2 (two) groups volunteering in Central Java. One group is hosted by IIWC and another one is hosted by IIWC local partner, Yayasan Setara. Both groups will volunteer under the same theme of community service: STREET CHILDREN. More about Yayasan Setara http://yayasansetara.org/tag/anak-jalanan-semarang/ 

 When,  Where and How many interpreters needed?

  • 1stgroup hosted by IIWC will do the project in IIWC home based project: Pekalongan. 4 Interpreters needed
  • 2ndgroup hosted by Yayasan Setara will do the project in Setara home based project: Semarang. 2 Interpreters needed

 Program

  • 1stgroup hosted by IIWC in Pekalongan: available in pdf file here
  • 2ndgroup hosted by  Yayasan Setara in Semarang city: available in pdf file here

 Who can apply?

  • IIWC members (membership valid until December 2014)
  • Minimum 18 years old
  • Highly motivated and passionate
  • Should be proficient inEnglish in order to give presentations and join discussions
  • Flexible and open-minded
  • Fully available for the entire program duration
  • Member of PoCL (Pool of Camp Leader)
  • Ever joined minimum one of IIWC Training for Campleader (TCL) in the last 2 years.

 Financial Conditions

  • There is NO participation fee in the project. Basic economic reimbursement for local transport, communication, and a little pocket-money is available.

 How to apply?

  1. Download the Application Form here
  2. Submit your application form as soon as possible to stv_iiwcindonesia@yahoo.com and pekalongan_iiwcindonesia@yahoo.com at the latest on Wednesday, 10 Sept 2014 at 24.00.

 

[Outgoing Non Reguler] World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop (Asia) Passing the Culture Message


World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop (Asia) Passing the Culture Message

9‐13 October 2014, Dream Center, Gyeongju, South Korea

We are pleased to announce that the second World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop (Asia): Passing the Culture Message will be held from 9 to 13 October 2014 in Gyeongju, South Korea.
Participation is open to IIWC Members who have already participated in leading activities related to World Heritage Education Programme.

If you are interested in participating in the World Heritage Media/Communication Training Workshop please fill in the Application Form which is attached and send it back by 30 August 2014 to iiwc1@yahoo.com cc pr_iiwcindonesia@yahoo.com.

The objectives of the Media/Communication Training Workshop are:

  • To provide a platform for exchange and networking among youth volunteers and young people involved in UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme in the region;
  • To contribute to capacity building of young people through skills training in the field of media and communications;
  • To promote the importance of communication as an essential element of World Heritage Volunteers and forum activities and ways in which heritage values can be transmitted through well‐communicated projects;
  • To introduce crucial educational tools for successful communication, present ways to deliver messages effectively and share knowledge of media work in practice.

We encourage young people whose profile fit the criteria below to apply.

To apply, participants must be:

  • IIWC member (membership valid until October 2014)
  • At least 18 years old and fluent in English;
  • 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;
  • Committed to join actively IIWC activities when returning to Indonesia
  • Actively involved in World Heritage related projects in their organization or country, currently or in the past, and have experience in youth project conception and implementation as team leader;
  • Be working on or planning a World Heritage project, or have a past project as an example;
  • Be willing to create and implement a communication plan for their World Heritage project(s);
  • Have the possibility to involve other young people in their project activities and promote their project in their local communities, and share results afterward.

The organizer shall cover the following: participants’ international transport by plane (from the main airport of the originating country to Seoul); transport  to Gyeongju; visa;  insurance as well as  food and accommodation from 8 Oct (dinner) to 14 Oct (breakfast). All other costs will need to be covered by participants individually, i.e. transport from your residence to the airport.

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 30 August 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 (Rp 500.000) 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

We look forward to receiving your applications.

Application Form

Weekend Workcamp Mangkang 1418 (5-7 September 2014)


Background

Mangkang is a fisher and farmer village located in west Semarang. This project has become annually and continuously project organized by IIWC in answering the needs of preserving the coastal side of North Java Sea in Mangkang. About 1,1 km costal line in Mangkang area is now in danger due to the abrasion of the sea, cutting mangrove by local people and heavy force from the river flows. Before, many kinds of fish and shrimps are living there, but now since the condition of the mangrove forest is getting worse, it is quite difficult to find the species anymore. Fisherman also needs to go further to the ocean to fish and it means much work they need to do to earn money. Mangkang is the project site for IIWC’s World Tanabata Action since 2008. It is a global project initiated by NICE Japan then was adopted by CCIVS UNESCO in the beginning of 2008 where volunteerism all over the world through IVS planting trees and hang their wishes in Tanzaku paper on abamboo leaf. Mangrove preservation is not a single activity but it is very complicated and consists of multiple dimensions. The project will provide a more meaningful impact if it is followed by an awareness raising activity focused on the local people to invite them to care or even to take part in planting. IIWC Volunteers will do a campaign with a focus on the local people in Semarang (city centre).

Another problem in Mangkang is most of parts Mangkang’s village do not have a proper garbage management system and garbage is mainly thrown into the river, burned or just thrown outside, IIWC volunteers are trying to find solutions for this situation.

Apart from creating a method to deal with the waste that already exists, another extremely important aspect is to reduce the amount of anorganic waste which is causing disastrous consequences for the environment, animals and human beings.

A large part of anorganic waste is made up of plastic! Plastic is being used in daily life for all kinds of functions. A relatively easy way to tackle this issue is by starting to refuse plastic bags! Instead of receiving a new plastic bag for each and every shopping it is very easy just to bring your own bag!

Aims:

  • Protecting the sea shore
  • Increasing awareness amongst the local community
  • Cultural exchange
  • Reducing of plastics use

 

Activities:

  • Planting mangroves
  • Intercultural night
  • Campaign and fundraising

 

Date and place:
Friday 5 – Sunday 7 September 2014
Rumah Relawan IIWC, Mangkang Wetan Gang Tawes

 

Schedule:

Friday 5-09-2014
15:00 Arrival
15:00-17:00 Campsite orientation

17:00-19:00 Dinner
19:00-20:00 Sharing home visit

20:00-22.00 Intercultural night

 

Saturday 6-09-2014
07:30-08:30 Breakfast
08:30-12:30 Planting mangroves
12:30-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 Free time
15:00-17.00 Make mangrove cakes
17.00-19:00 Dinner
19:00-22.00 Prepare for campaign

 

Sunday 7-09-2014
05:30 Go to Simpang Lima + breakfast
06:00-08:30 Campaign and fundraising on car free day (simpang lima)
08:30-10:30 City tour and back to campsite
10:00-12.00 Sharing discussion and evaluation
12:00-…. Bye bye weekend workcamp participants

 

Volunteers needed:
10 volunteers, all 18+ years old

Participant Fee
75.000 IDR (We will use the participant fee for meals, accommodation, project material and local transport)

 

What to bring?

  • Bathroom kit
  • Spare clothes for planting
  • Sunblock
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Umbrella/raincoat
  • Sleeping bag and mattress!!!
  • Games/materials for intercultural exchange

 

How to join?
Apply via sms: send sms to 08979490451 (Tony) with format: WEW1403_Name_City_Email_Arrival Date and Time_Transportation. Example: WEW1403_Tony_Semarang_antonysatria@gmail.com_5September/15.00_Motorcycle.
The participation fee is Rp. 75.000 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: Rumah Relawan (Volunteer House) IIWC Mangkang, Mangkang Wetan Gang Tawes
Meeting Time: Friday, 5 September 2014 at 15.00, please be on time!

We are waiting your participation. Thank you.

“Individually We Change Ourselves. Together We Change The World”

Lithuania – Summer 2014 – the third week (Wahyu Agung Yon)


Monday – June 23, 2014 Last day in Klaipeda so I went to other city, it took 30 minutes by bus. That city called Palanga. It was nice place. I could see so many old building include church and near from Baltic sea. We (me and Giedre) were walking through old city and passing some park with statue. I saw lady and snake statue and then Giedre told me that they have some legend about lady and snake. I could not remember the name of lady, snake, and so on but I could remember that sad story. I got goosebump suddenly, and picture of that statue which I took disappear when I wrote this blog.

- See more at: http://www.bevolunteer.net/blog/lithuania-summer-2014-third-week-wahyu-agung-yon#sthash.BtIKtnWr.dpuf

Lithuania – Summer 2014 – the second week (Wahyu Agung Yon)


Monday – June 16, 2014 I must prepare for my next schedule. On that day I went to Daugirdiskes. Sounded like I would discuss something there, and that was right. I visited another summer camp. In Daugirdiskes I met one group from Lithuania municipality called Kedainiai and one group from Poland. Daugirdiskes had some rooms to stay. Agne, Giedre’s colleague introduced me to trainers and they said that I should put my backpack in my room. Because this was group discussion between two countries, so in my mind all of them could speak English, and that I would have roommate. But it was not like my expectation; I had nice room but it was only for me.

- See more at: http://www.bevolunteer.net/blog/lithuania-summer-2014-second-week-wahyu-agung-yon#sthash.h5Biqywq.dpuf

Lithuania – Summer 2014 – the first week (Wahyu Agung Yon)


Monday – June 9, 2014 I arrived in Vilnius Airport. Giedre picked me up and took me to her flat. After resting for 2 hours, she took me to Burbuliatorius (some bubble event in Lithuania). A lot of people blewing bubble and played in the park. She introduced me Vilnius, and she gave some city tour. She took me to cathedral and Presidential office. Because I was so tired, we continued our city tour next day.

- See more at: http://www.bevolunteer.net/blog/lithuania-summer-2014-first-week-wahyu-agung-yon#sthash.Rx3lNdbp.dpuf

Call for Participant Weekend Workcamp Mangkang 1412 : 22-24 August 2014


Background

Mangkang is a fisher and farmer village located in west Semarang. This project has become annually and continuously project organized by IIWC in answering the needs of preserving the coastal side of North Java Sea in Mangkang. About 1,1 km costal line in Mangkang area is now in danger due to the abrasion of the sea, cutting mangrove by local people and heavy force from the river flows. Before, many kinds of fish and shrimps are living there, but now since the condition of the mangrove forest is getting worse, it is quite difficult to find the species anymore. Fisherman also needs to go further to the ocean to fish and it means much work they need to do to earn money. Mangkang is the project site for IIWC’s World Tanabata Action since 2008. It is a global project initiated by NICE Japan then was adopted by CCIVS UNESCO in the beginning of 2008 where volunteerism all over the world through IVS planting trees and hang their wishes in Tanzaku paper on abamboo leaf. Mangrove preservation is not a single activity but it is very complicated and consists of multiple dimensions. The project will provide a more meaningful impact if it is followed by an awareness raising activity focused on the local people to invite them to care or even to take part in planting. IIWC Volunteers will do a campaign with a focus on the local people in Semarang (city centre).

Another problem in Mangkang is most of parts Mangkang’s village do not have a proper garbage management system and garbage is mainly thrown into the river, burned or just thrown outside, IIWC volunteers are trying to find solutions for this situation.

Apart from creating a method to deal with the waste that already exists, another extremely important aspect is to reduce the amount of anorganic waste which is causing disastrous consequences for the environment, animals and human beings.

A large part of anorganic waste is made up of plastic! Plastic is being used in daily life for all kinds of functions. A relatively easy way to tackle this issue is by starting to refuse plastic bags! Instead of receiving a new plastic bag for each and every shopping it is very easy just to bring your own bag!

Aims:

  • Protecting the sea shore
  • Increasing awareness amongst the local community
  • Cultural exchange
  • Reducing of plastics use

Activities:

  • Planting mangroves
  • Intercultural night
  • Campaign and fundraising
  • IIWC members gathering

Date and place:
Friday 22 – Sunday 24 August 2014
Rumah relawan IIWC, Mangkang

 

Schedule:
Friday 22-08-2014
15:00 Arrival
15:00-17:00 Campsite orientation

17:00-19:00 Dinner

19:00-20:00 sharing home visit

20:00-22.00 intercultural night

Saturday 23-08-2014
07:30-08:30 Breakfast
08:30-12:30 Planting mangroves
12:30-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 Free time
14.30:00-15.30:00 goes to PKBI semarang
15:30-19:00 IIWC members gathering
19:00-20:00 dinner

20.00-21.00 come back to campsite

21.00-23.00 preparing fundraising and campaign

Sunday 24-08-2014
05:30 goes to Simpang Lima + breakfast
06:00-09:00 Campaign and fundraising on car free day (simpang lima)
09:00-10:00 Back to the campsite
10:00-12.00 sharing and evaluation
12:00-…. Bye bye weekend work camp participants

Volunteers needed:
10 volunteers, all 18+ years old

Participant Fee
60.000 IDR (We will use the participant fee for meals, accommodation, project material and local transport)

What to bring?

  • Bathroom kit
  • Spare clothes for planting
  • Sunblocker
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Umbrella/raincoat
  • Sleeping bag and mattress!!!
  • Games/materials for intercultural exchange

How to join?
Apply via sms: send sms to 085642292325 (Riya) with format: WEW1412_Name_City_Email_Arrival Date and Time_Transportation.
Example: WEW1412_Riya_Semarang_badariyahriya@yahoo.co.id_22Agustus /15.00_Motorcycle.
The participation fee is Rp. 60.000 payable after you get the approval email & message to Bank account: BRI Bank, Account Name: Siti Maimunah, Account No: 6660-01-001149-50-0 Please inform your participation fee transfer to 085642292325 (Riya) 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: Rumah Relawan (Volunteer House) IIWC Mangkang, Mangkang Wetan Gang Tawes
Meeting Time: Friday, 22 August 2014 at 15.00, please be on time!