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Trabajar en Finlandia como voluntaria en centro juvenil
Project takes place in two organisations; Youth Services and the Espoonlahti parish.
Youth Services provides activities in youth clubs, also for example in shopping centres, libraries and outdoor. Volunteering includes taking part in open youth work (9-17 years old) in one or two youth clubs. Volunteering includes working in groups, clubs and events, school visits, cultural events and organized trips. Volunteer can plan activities and create events with the support of professional youth workers. Working hours are mainly in the evenings and some weekends.
In the Espoonlahti parish two volunteers will get an insight into Lutheran child and youth work and work with young migrants and asylum seekers. The volunteer will be working in all the fields of child and youth work (evenings) and with families (mornings) including camps, groups, school visits and open door activities. A part of the volunteers’ tasks is to participate in running a church governed community center/Chapel.
Alojamiento, comida y otras condiciones para trabajar en Finlandia como voluntaria
All three volunteers live together in a rental apartment in Espoo. Apartment has a bathroom and a possibility to prepare food. Some dining may also happen in workplaces. Espoo has good public transport and also connections to our capital, Helsinki.
Formación durante el trabajo en Finlandia
Volunteers will have mentors and work leaders from both organizations who are prepared to support volunteers through their time here. Volunteers will also take part in arrival trainings organized by National Agency.
Perfil para trabajar en Finlandia como voluntaria
We are looking for a volunteer who is:
– Female (due to accommodation arrangements, shared apartment with two other volunteers)
– Motivated to work with different kind of young people in different environments (youth centers, parish, church governed community center, camps, schools etc.)
– Interested in organizing events and activities for young people and asylum seekers
We want volunteers who are motivated to work with different kind of young people in different environments. Volunteers need to be open-minded, willing to learn new skills to plan, run and evaluate activities. If volunteers have special skills in working in groups, handcraft, sports or other free time activities, please share it. Special skills are not required but may be useful. Previous experience in migration issues and integration can be useful.
Project includes two different organizations in Espoo, Espoo Youth Services (municipal youth work) and the Espoonlahti parish. The work in parish will include also integration and religious dialogue. At least one of the volunteers will use football as a tool to promote coexistence. Volunteers can change places view times to get sight of the work done in both organizations. This will be agreed together with volunteers in their time of volunteering.
Number of volunteers 3
Fechas y lugar
A total of 30 week(s) during the period May 2017 to Dec 2017
in Espoo City Finland
10 project topics
Youth (Participation, Youth Work, Youth Policy)
Ethics, religion and philosophy (incl. Inter-religious dialogue)
Proceso de selección
Building Bridges Association members will have preference, please enroll to the association here.
We will study carefully all application and selected candidates will be invite for Skype interview.
For the selection of the volunteers we will need:
– CV with picture (made in the last month) with skype name included
– Motivational letter, writing that your sending organisation will be “Building Bridges”. We ask all candidates to send a specific letter of motivation – why they want to volunteer with us rather than just a general EVS one. The volunteer is chosen according to his/her motivation and interest to the project and to the activities. It will be paid special attention to cover letters.
Remember to write in the motivation letter that your sending institution is “Asociación Building Bridges”.
All documents written in english you can send to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “EVS Finland Aalto.YOUR NAME.YOUR SURNAME”.