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ESC at Aruküla School and kindergarten in Estonia

Aruküla kindergarten and school

Aruküla village, Estonia

The application deadline has passed.

Project description

Volunteer has a possibility to work in two communities (Raasiku - population 1350; Aruküla 2000). Main volunteering position is in the kindergarten (3 - 7 yo children), sometimes also basic school (7 - 16 yo youngsters). During school holidays it is possible to do workshops and camps in youth centers. Also, volunteer is invited to create events which will enliven general life in the communities. Mentioned communities are small but they have all necessary facilities and both locations are very near to Tallinn, capital of Estonia. There is a very good bus and train connection with Tallinn.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Volunteer has the chance to dive into Estonian culture by living with a host family.

Training during the project

Volunteer will participate in on arrival and mid term meeting organised by Estonian National agency. At the end of the service volunteers receive Youtpass certificate. Volunteer can learn about Estonian educational system, culture, and customs. In addition, volunteer will improve his/her time management, flexibility, communication skills in English and has the chance to learn Estonian. Volunteer will definitely gain more experience in general life skills - independence, budget management, goal setting and achieving. They will also improve their computer and technical skills.

Volunteer profile

We wish volunteers who join our team has a positive outlook on life who is ready to initiate also his/her own ideas and activities to make lives of our youth and community more divers. Also, we wish volunteers to motivate local youth to participate in an international activities.

Activity Dates

A total of 51 week(s) during the period 01/09/2020 to 31/08/2021

Activity Location

Aruküla 1, 10136 Aruküla village Estonia

Looking for volunteers from

Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania

Activity Topics

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 04/03/2020