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Mustamäe Kultuurikeskus Kaja/Mustamäe Avatud Noortekeskus

description of organisation

To get information about service possibilities inTallinn Mustamäe Open Youth Centre, please contact their coordinating organisation Tallinn´s Sport and Youth Department - Liis.Tamman@tallinnlv.ee. Tallinn Mustamäe Open Youth Centre is a municipal organization working on a local level. Mustamäe Open Youth Centre was established with the decision of town council in 04. of April 2001. The main directions of activities are: organizing and developing youth work at Mustamäe; in interests of children and youth for taking active part in social life and processes around them, for spending time with friends, gaining new skills, developing international relationships through non-formal learning and projects for and with young people; crime and drug abuse prevention; co-operation with specialists who work with children and youngsters – teachers, social workers, police etc.; developing a system of volunteers to help children from risk families.Our previous volunteers have started teaching classes of their national language, also creative and art workshops. They have been organizing events for example cultural nights with other volunteers who are in Estonia. They have been helping youth workers with organizing events for young people in youth centre and outside as well. They have helped to create a plan for youth camps and helped to carry out activities. Also our volunteers have been in the open part of the youth centre, communicating, playing and spending time with young people who visit our centre. What volunteers do in Mustamäe Open Youth Centre also comes from their personal hobbies, for example one volunteer enjoyed photography and organized photo activities for youth and also exhibition with the photos they took. New creative ideas and sporty activities are all welcome.