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RURAL YOUTH 2- 2 volunteering positions in Northern-Finland 2020-2021

Rieska Leader ry

Ylivieska, Finland

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

We are looking for 2 volunteers in Kalajoki 1 for the Town of Kalajoki, working with youngsters and children and in the cultural field of the town organizing different kind of events. We are hoping for someone who speaks German or French besides English. 1 for the Christian College of Kalajoki, who would work mostly with the refugees and their families who live in the college. This volunteer will organize free-time activities and help the people to settle down in Kalajoki. https://visitkalajoki.fi/en/

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

In Kalajoki the volunteers are living in their own flats at the Christian College´s dormitory. They have lunch during the week in the restaurant of the college. The volunteers will receive monthly pocket money and additional support for meals. The volunteers will have a bike for local traveling.

Training during the activity

The volunteers will participate in the arrival training and the mid-term meeting organized by the Finnish National Agency. The volunteers have the opportunity to develop their language skills, including Finnish language as well.

Participant profile

We are looking for volunteers who are: -over 18 -like to work with children and youngsters and/or have some experience with them -has good English language skills - speaks German or French on at least a basic level as well -are motivated and interested in learning innovative things -are familiar with rural areas -understand and are prepared for what it means to spend their time in a small place, in the middle of the Finnish countryside with lack of public entertainment PLEASE SEND YOUR APPLICATION AND CV IN ENGLISH

Activity dates

A total of 51 week(s) during the period 15/08/2020 to 15/08/2021


Activity location

Torikatu 3., 84100 Ylivieska Finland


Looking for participants from

Spain, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, France, Croatia, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Romania, Germany, Belgium, Austria


Activity topics

Reception and integration of refugees and migrants

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Physical education and sport


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/03/2020