Learn Russian and volunteer in Russia
We have been offering the program “Volunteer and learn Russian” since 2008. Many participants say that volunteering in Russia (Petrozavodsk) is the most effective way of learning Russian. We prove that you will achieve the fast progress in your Russian for 1-2 months while implementing your own volunteer project. People of different ages came to Petrozavodsk from Switzerland, Canada, Czech, USA, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, improved their Russian and implemented their volunteer projects.
Many people have already joined the program “Volunteer and learn Russian”:
- High quality Russian language lessons with professional and friendly Russian teachers at the reduced fee
- You will get an opportunity to implement your intercultural projects for kids, teens and adults
- You will be able to get new experience and share your ideas
- You will make friends with Russians with similar interests and meet people of different ages and ways of life
- You will acquire new skills in the field you are interested in
- You will practice Russian in a various real life situations
How it works:
- Choose the dates you want to come to Petrozavodsk
- Choose the type of the course – Individual Russian course or Standard Russian course
- Choose the volunteer project you want to implement (see below) or offer your own idea
- Apply for the program
Volunteer projects you may realize while learning Russian in Petrozavodsk:
- You may organize language cafe for adults. Language cafe is the place where people gather together, drink tea and coffee, talk to each other and practice their foreign language. The teacher or foreign volunteer organizes this event. You are free to choose any topics for discussion. Usually language cafe takes place once a week and 4-8 people are participating in that event. The duration is 60 minutes.
- You may visit foreign language classes for Russian kids and teens who are learning foreign languages at our foreign language center. You may give them some games, quizzes, discussions and other activities in your native language. You may dicuss with the teacher your idea and get some help if required.
- You may visit Russian public school and give some presentations for kids and teens about your native country.
- You are welcome to offer your own volunteer project.