Regional Restoration Camps looking for volunteer leaders

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Are you a former Camp participant looking to stay involved with the Regional Restoration Camps? Do you want to share your knowledge and experience with a new group of eager participants?

CHwB is looking for volunteers to assist at this year’s Regional Restoration Camps. Each camp (except Mitrovica) will have two to three volunteers, who will attend the full two weeks of the camp and assist with a variety of tasks to help make the experience as rewarding as possible for participants.

Camp volunteers will help organizers, craftspeople and participants with issues of coordination, communication and guidance. Be sure you understand the duties and meet the eligibility and qualifications before applying!

Duties of a Camp Volunteer

A Camp Volunteer will work throughout the duration of the Camp to make sure that the event flows smoothly. Among other duties, Camp Volunteers will be required to:

  • Oversee the registration process at the start of the Camp (handing out materials and registering students)
  • Assist with communication and translation among Camp participants and craftspeople
  • Assist with purchase and transport of material necessary for work sites
  • Coordinate activity of working group on site
  • Assist the group leader/craftsperson with any requirements related to the restoration work or group management
  • Assist with arrangements for group study visits (supervising group, checking tickets, etc.)
  • Keep lecture room in order—before, during and after lectures
  • Assist with final exam (monitoring exam, collecting exams and final evaluations)
  • Provide a link between the group and monument owner or visitors (be able to explain what is happening)

Eligibility & Qualifications Requirements

Please ensure that you meet all of the eligibility requirements listed below:

  • Must be a former participant of a CHwB Regional Restoration Camp
  • Must speak fluent English, as well as the primary language of the country where the camp is held: Albania and Kosovo (Albanian), Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia (Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian)
  • Honest, cheerful and efficient worker
  • Doesn’t smoke while working
  • Good communicator
  • Takes responsibility for actions

If you meet these requirements and want to dive back into the exciting and rewarding atmosphere of the CHwB Regional Restoration Camps, download the application below:

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And return it before the deadline via:

Email:
gro.b1627182293whc@C1627182293RR1627182293

Post:
CHwB Regional Office
Rr. Ismail Qemali
P. 34/1, Kt. III, Zr. 15
Tiranë, ALBANIA

The volunteer application DEADLINE for each camp is below:

Gjirokastra, Albania: 26 April – 10 May
Themes: Building conservation / heritage management / interpretation
Application deadline: 31 March

Rogljevo, Serbia: 24 May – 7 June
Themes: Building conservation / heritage for development  / interpretation
Application deadline: 15 April

Jajce, B&H: 12 – 26 July
Themes: Building conservation / maintenance plans & programs / interpretation
Application deadline: 15 April

Gjirokastra, Albania: 13 – 27 September
Themes: Building conservation / heritage management  / interpretation
Application deadline: 25 July

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