ESC volunteering with people with disabilities (TPIK) in Tallinn, EE

ESC volunteering with people with disabilities (TPIK) in Tallinn, EE

Tallinna City’s Board For Disabled People

Tallinn, Estonia

Activity description

Tallinn 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. Services will last from February 2022 until February 2023.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteers 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 (170€ a month) and local transport will be covered by the ESC programme.

Training during the activity

Volunteers 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.

Participant profile

Ideal 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.

Activity dates

A total of 50 week(s) during the period 01/02/2022 to 28/02/2023

Activity location

Endla 59, 10615 Tallinn Estonia

Looking for participants from

Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Croatia, Ireland, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia

Activity topics

Social challenges

Health and wellbeing

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/01/2022