Let's Make Future - volunteering services in Estonian youth centers

The Association of Estonian Open Youth Centers

12 youth centers in ALUTAGUSE, HAGERI , KOSE, MUHU, PAIDE, PÕLTSAMAA, PÄRNU, RAE, SAKU, SAUE, SAUGA, TARTU, Estonia

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

The ESC Volunteering Partnership project “Let's make future” aims to promote opportunities and improve the quality of international youth work, to develop respect and tolerance, to support social and cultural diversity, and to improve competencies for international and multicultural activities and societal life among young people, youth workers, and community members. During the volunteering service, the participant will be involved in the daily activities of the youth centre and will be provided opportunities for initiatives and collaboration with associated partners in the hosting community. The participant will be able to co-create their own volunteering journey and contribute with their own ideas and skills. * INFOPACK AND PARTICIPATION DESCRIBTIONS: https://bit.ly/2GSJotf * VIDEO INVITATION FROM PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS: https://bit.ly/3ipiE1f

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

VOLUNTEER WILL BE GRANTED: * International transportation reimbursement (to the max. amount) * CIGNA insurance * 4€ pocket money per day * 6€ food allowance per day, some centers offer lunch opprtunities as well * Accommodation - own room quaranteed, appartment in some areas * Work-related transportation, if needed (or a personal bike)

Training during the activity

VOLUNTEER WILL BE GRANTED: * OLS Estonian language course (English optional) * On-arrival and mid-term training with the National Agency * Meetings with other international volunteers * Work-related training and preparation at the youth center * Tutor to instruct at work * Mentor - a friend outside the working place to guide with the everyday life * A life full of new experiences! :)

Participant profile

Motivated to volunteer; Able to communicate in English; A genuine interest in youth work; Willing to try and learn new things; Flexible and reliable; Interested in communication and cooperation with young people; Able to work in a team-oriented environment but also to be able to take their own initiative; Responsible, creative, curious, and open-minded; Good communication and empathy skills; Able to support and stimulate different types of leisure activity, from indoor to outdoor activities; Ready to take initiative over time to contribute to the activities of the youth centre.

Activity dates

A total of 73 week(s) during the period 01/09/2020 to 31/01/2022


Activity location

12 youth centers in ALUTAGUSE, HAGERI , KOSE, MUHU, PAIDE, PÕLTSAMAA, PÄRNU, RAE, SAKU, SAUE, SAUGA, TARTU Estonia


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, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna


Activity topics

Education and training


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 03/11/2020