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Come to volunteer in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia

Regional Youth Public Organization "OPORA"

Yoshkar-Ola, Russian Federation

Die Bewerbungsfrist ist verstrichen.


“Opora” was founded in 2005. Opora bases its projects on the commitment of local young volunteers. As EVS volunteer at Opora, you can take part in projects in the domains that suit you best:1) Language club “Smoozy”: a free and open discussion club for the youth willing to practice their skills in foreign languages, or discover new languages and cultures. Each volunteer is free to lead the club in the way he/she wants, using non-formal methods, such as games, songs and videos. 2)-Volunteers’ trips to the orphanages: regular meetings with local volunteers, preparation of workshops (creativity, sport, pedagogics) and the actual trips. 3) Summer camp TRAMPLIN: cultural workshops, games, life in community with the other volunteers and the children.4) Events about sport and healthy lifestyles.You are also given to possibility to develop your own projects in the framework of the organisation and with our support. (

Beitrag zu Unterbringung, Verpflegung und Reisekosten

The volunteer will be accommodated in a shared flat with his/her own room. (Be aware that the standards of living in Yoshkar-Ola are not always to the level of what can be found in European metropoles). Regarding transportation there is no need to take public service since the volunteers will live near the office. In case the volunteer lives far away from the office, a monthly card will be provided. Monthly volunteer gets money for food and pocket money.

Fortbildung im Rahmen des Projekts

The volunteer will attend the two trainings organised by SALTO for EVS volunteers (on-arrival training and mid-term meetings) and has the possibility to participate to other seminars and trainings in Yoshkar-Ola and in the region. Volunteers will receive a Russian language course.


Candidate must be between 18 and 30 years old from EU countries. Knowledge of Russian or eagerness to learn it. You are motivated, ready to work in a team, flexible, creative, open-minded, active, dynamic, sociable and interested in working with teenagers and young people, send your Motivation letter and СV to


A total of 1 week(s) during the period 01/10/2019 to 31/10/2020



Gesucht werden Freiwillige aus

Österreich, Belgien, Bulgarien, Zypern, die Tschechische Republik, Deutschland, Dänemark, Estland, Griechenland, Spanien, Finnland, Frankreich, Kroatien, Ungarn, Irland, Island, Italien, Liechtenstein, Litauen, Luxemburg, Lettland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malta, die Niederlande, Norwegen, Polen, Portugal, Rumänien, Schweden, Slowenien, die Slowakei, die Türkei, das Vereinigte Königreich


Bürgerschaft und demokratische Teilhabe

Umwelt- und Naturschutz

Allgemeine und berufliche Bildung

Kreativität und Kultur

Körperliche Betätigung und Sport


Bewerbungsfrist: 31/03/2019