ESC volunteering with people with disabilities (TPIK) in Tallinn, EE
Tallinna City’s Board For Disabled People
The application deadline has passed.
Project descriptionTallinn City’s Board For Disabled People (TPIK) is an umbrella organisation for various organisations that work for or with people with disabilities. Volunteer will work in TPIK’s activity centre where they can create various workshops in order to create participation opportunities for people. Assist people during the activities. Give English and their home language conversation classes. Assist workers of the centre in various activities. TPIK has 22 member organisations sometimes they also have activities where volunteer can assist. Occasionally there is also the possibility to be personal assistant for active youngsters living with some disability - helping to move around, eat etc. Service will last from 1.1.21 - 31.12.21.
Accommodation, food and transport arrangementsVolunteers will share a room and live in a dormitory style setting or they can also look for an accommodation by themselves once in Tallinn. Food (160€ a month) and local transport will be covered by the ESC programme.
Training during the projectVolunteers will have the chance to get experiences in variety of techniques on how to work with people with disabilities. Acquired experiences will support volunteer's future activities in social field. In addition, Estonian National Agency will organise on arrival and mid term meeting.
Volunteer profileIdeal volunteer could be someone who is motivated to work with people with disabilities. Be proactive and with the sense of empathy. Good communication skills are an asset and some interesting hobby which volunteers can easily turn into a workshop is also a good thing. Wish to help and assist people is also necessary. Basic English is required.
A total of 47 week(s) during the period 01/02/2021 to 31/12/2021
Endla 59, 10615 Tallinn Estonia
Looking for volunteers from
Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, Hungary, Italy, Latvia
Health and wellbeing
Deadline for applications
Application deadline: 04/03/2020