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Mellon Educate

Work Explorium National Science & Sports Centre Blackglen Road Sandyford Dublin Dublin D18 N1F2 Ireland Work Phone: 01 494 8200 Work Fax: 01 494 8250 Website: http://nmtownshiptrust.com/

Biography

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Mission Statement
“We believe better education will significantly improve the lives of children living in poverty in Africa. Mellon Educate partners with local schools to achieve permanently improved school results with an overall school pass rate of at least 75%.”

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Notes

Is Irish
Yes

Non Profit
Yes

Organisation Type
Short-term/Intercultural

Age Requirements
Minimum age 18, maximum age of 60

Language Requirements
English

Disability Access
No

Education Requirement
No

Other Requirements
8o% of volunteers must be from the construction industry, while 20% are non-trade.

Application Procedure
Complete an application form and submit a medical certificate.

Cost
Yes, programme costs begin at €4,500

Benefits
Travel, accommodation, breakfast, lunch and water during the day.

Work Individually/In Teams
In teams, of between 70 and 100.

Code Of Practice
Signatory of Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice for Sending Organisations

Volunteer Charter
The Niall Mellon Township Trust promotes the Comhlámh Volunteer Charter

In Country Support

Yes, available on a full-time basis

Pre Programme Training
Pre-departure briefing document is available for all volunteers; regional briefing meetings take place 6 weeks prior to departure.

Contact with Returned Volunteers
Yes

Location
Africa

Countries
Africa

Activities
Construction

Duration
1 Week

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Explorium National Science & Sports Centre Blackglen Road Dublin D18 N1F2 Ireland

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