Rapatac Activitycenter


Gävle and Sandviken, Sweden

Activity description

Rapatac has been creating activities for children and youth during twenty years. Supporting children and youth with schoolwork is of major importance at Rapatac. The activity center therefore has one area that focuses on support in homework and reading for all children. The center offers activities in the areas technology, culture and media, physical activity, environment and sustainability, music, social activities and so much more. It is a place where children and young people can develop their skills toghether with Rapatacs staff and volunteers. The centers welcomes children in the ages 6-18 years old and this is the perfect place for you as a volunteer to develop your skills in leadership and communication and to be a good rolemodel.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Rapatac has two Activitycenters, one in Gävle and one in Sandviken. Rapatac will place the selected volunteers in one of the Activitycent3ers. The volunteer will live in a fully furnished apartment close to the activitycenter together with other volunteers in the project. Local transport in Sandviken/Gävle and flight-tickets to and from the volunteers homecountry is arranged by Rapatac. Pocketmoney is paid with 5 Euro per day. On top of that, the volunteer will be given money for food-costs. The money will be paid to the volunteer on a monthly basis.

Training during the activity

On arrival training and mid-term training wil be arranges in the capital Stockholm from the Swedish National Agency. Rapatac staff will together with the volunteer have discussions, meeting in group and individualy and follow-ups regualy to make sure that the volunteer feel happy and developes in its activities.

Participant profile

Most important is that you like working with children! We expect you to lead child activities with support from mentors. Volunteers with competence in dance Science/technology/programming Music/media Physical activities/Outdoor skills We value capacities as Social skills Liability Flexibility Patience Experienced work with children is meritorious. You can't use any kind of tobacco. If you enjoy being part of childrens development, doing good for the community and at the same time practice your personal development, then this is the right voluntary service for you.

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/09/2021 to 31/08/2022

Activity location

Staketgatan 39 in Gävle, Hyttgatan 21 in Sandviken, 803 21 Gävle and Sandviken Sweden

Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna

Activity topics

Social challenges

Citizenship and democratic participation

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

No application deadline