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Skolasajf will once again be opening its doors to thousands of children during the summer months of 2019. Guided by the main theme ‘My Travel Journal’, children will be invited to spend their summer holidays on a journey of discovery of friendship, skills, and experiences.

This year Skolasajf will run between 15th July 2019 and 6th September 2019. Kinder children will start their Skolasajf experience on 16th July 2019. The service will run for eight weeks from Monday to Friday, from 08:30 till 12:30 hours. An extended service for working parents is also offered in selected centres, from 07:00 till 08:30 and 12:30 till 17:30 hours. Parents will be able to apply for the centre of their choice towards the end of March 2019.

The work to make the Skolasajf service run smoothly starts in earnest from months before. In fact February 2019 sees the opening of the Skolasajf Job Vacancies. Anyone interested to join the hundreds of part-time workers who opt for the various roles, can apply via the link
https://recruitment.fes.gov.mt/

This link takes the applicant to the FES Recruitment portal, which presents the visitor with a list of all the available roles and the corresponding job descriptions. These include Regional Coordinators, Centre Coordinators, Playworker, Child Support Workers, and Sports Playworkers. One can also apply according to whether they wish to work in Malta or in Gozo, or in a Resource Centre. With the service being offered in nearly 60 centres, one will surely find an opportunity for work.

These workers will be instrumental in the implementation of the Skolasajf Programme. This includes a variety of centres-based activities and also outings, all tailored according to the age group of the children.

The centre based activities include classroom activities which are presented to the Playworkers and Child Support Workers in a detailed Programme Manual, which is followed in all the centres. Other centre based activities include participation by partners who visit the centres and organise activities according to their remit. The Sports Playworker is also busy putting in action the Healthy Lifestyle Programme that includes a daily percentage of physical activity. Children are also treated to outings to various destinations that offer different experiences, such as cultural, historical, sportive, and civic education.​