Young Guardian Club Borobudur Mentoring Program

Projets permanents

Magelang, Central Java - Indonésie

Education - Culturel

  • Volontariat International
  • 01-01-2019 - 31-12-2019
  • 2 volontaires
  • Adulte  |  21-99 ans
  • 240 EUR de frais de participation Frais de participation qui reviennent directement à l'organisme d'accueil du projet et qui comprennent les frais d'hébergement, de nourriture et de coordination du projet.
  • Code projet: GREAT-LMTV05


BACKGROUND: It’s the 3rd year of cooperation with Borobudur Conservation Office and local students club for the Borobudur conservation, name the Young Guardian Club (YGC) Borobudur. July is the month of YGC Training to recruit new members. Therefore, this workcamp will succeed the YGC Training as well. The project is in partnership with local schools. More about Borobudur Temple as UNESCO’WH: AIMS: 1. To give opportunity for international volunteers to learn more Borobudur temple compound and its conservation efforts. 2. Using the experience of learning Borobudur, the camp is aimed to promote heritage conservation for local youth/students through Young Guardian Club Borobudur. 3. To organize YGC Borobudur training batch 10. 4. To support the program planning of YGC Borobudur batch 10 period 2018 – 2019



GREAT is a non-profit NGO which organizes international workcamps in Indonesia and promotes peace through international voluntary service for youth. GREAT dream is to give the opportunity to all youth without exceptions and discrimination to access global education and experience of long-life learning through voluntary service. Mottoes of GREAT are "Think globally, act locally" and "Individually we change our selves. Together we change the world". GREAT vision is that the young generation is the agent of change toward the world friendship and peace. GREAT aims are - To promote volunteering activities as part of non-formal learning - To bring people around the world from different race, language and culture to work together - To learn how to protect the environment and to live sustainably - To know local issues in other countries to create sense of togetherness and sense of belonging as citizen of the world - To understand about other cultures from different countries to create peace.


PROJECT: Heritage conservation for young people both in manual and educational approach. WORK: a. To facilitate the program of YGC Borobudur, b. To support GREAT team in the mantoring of YGC Creation in other cultural heritage sites: Sangiran, c. To make classes of heritage education to local schools in Borobudur. You can take a look at experience of previous LMTV in Borobudur: Note: Basically volunteers have 2 days off in a week. Volunteers can organize any free time activity by themselves. The volunteers, somehow, are needed to be available during weekends for supporting the local partners and/or GREAT to do other voluntary action (especially for doing activities with YGC as they mostly are available on weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

Logement & Nourriture

Host family with simple bedding, shared kitchen and bathroom. Please note that Indonesian life style is very modest compared to European or American way. Food is provided by and in host family. If volunteers would like to eat outside, they must cover it by themselves.

Emplacement & Temps libre

LOCATION: Borobudur village, Magelang region, Central Java, Indonesia. Nice village view. Free entrance to Borobudur temple during activity. MEETING POINT: GREAT Volunteer House Semarang at Jl. Kedondong Dalam V No.14, Central Lamper 50248 Semarang , Central Java, Indonesia, on volunteer’s arrival date, at 12.00 (midday), Contact GREAT Staff at NEAREST TERMINALS: Ahmad Yani International Airport Semarang, IATA Code SRG. Semarang Tawang Train Station. Semarang Poncol Train Station.


REQUIREMENTS: Strong motivation and interest in heritage conservation. Enjoy to make new initiatives. Able to work alone and with team. Online interview will take place during the application process. STARTING DATE: Every month except June and December. MIN. DURATION: 2 months. LANGUAGE: English & Indonesian. Volunteers must learn Indonesian Language prior their departure. There will be sessions of Learning Indonesian Language in the On Arrival Training but the very basic one. REMARKS: Having knowledge of world heritage sites, history and/or mass tourism will be very supportful; having good motivation to learn about miscellaneous aspects included in BCO such as chemistry, physics, biology and geology which are related to Borobudur temple compounds.

Notes Supplémentaires

Participation fee: For the first month: IDR 4.000.000 (EUR 240), and then IDR 3.700.000 (EUR 225) per extra month. 60% of the fee covers the "During LMTV" costs (on arrival training, meals, daily transports, support peer volunteer system of GREAT, support project material for volunteers, GREAT t-shirt, emergency response, support for visa extension). 40% of the fee covers "Pre & Post LMTV" costs (need assessment, organizing meeting with local partners, local community, and local authorities), and "Donation for GREAT" (- To organize other events like capacity building for local volunteers, partners, staff members - To contribute to office needs and taxes, volunteer house rent and maintenance, staff salaries - To pay membership fees of Regional and Global Networks, and costs of international meetings - To cover website and social media maintenance and development, and other promotions events of IVS in Indonesia.