Schoolchildren of Velenje to Take Part in the Improvement of City During Summer Holidays

Within the framework of the municipal project Čisto moje Velenje, 160 schoolchildren of Velenje will take part in the improvement of the city during the summer holidays.

This project has evoked great interest among children. In the course of its implementation, the administrative buildings and schools will be cleaned, assistance will be provided to the inmates of a local nursing home (Slovene: Dom za varstvo odraslih Velenje). In addition, pupils will also take part in the organization of traditional summer camps and creative workshops under the auspices of the Inter-municipal Union of Velenje Youth Friends in the city park, participate in organizing events in cooperation with the local tourist information centre and Velenje Youth Hotel (Slovene: Mladinski hotel Velenje), as well as clean the beach of the Velenjske Lake.

The project will last for 9 weeks (from 2 July to 31 August 2018). The work of pupils will be paid under an hourly gross rate of 5 euros. Each of the 160 participants of the summer campaign can work for a maximum of 38 hours or 5 working days.