Volunteer for 4H Association in Konnevesi, Finland

Volunteer for 4H Association in Konnevesi, Finland

Konnevesi 4H Association

Konnevesi, Finland

2 , Open

Project description

We are looking for two volunteers for versatile tasks in municipality of Konnevesi. Konnevesi 4H Association offers free-time activities, clubs, trainings, work, entrepreneurship, internationality and trips for young people aged 6-28. The volunteer will be working with subjects mentioned above, for example with youngsters in the local youth center. The volunteer can also can have his/her own club with themes of internationality and multiculturalism (or something else fitted the volunteer's own interests) for youngsters.The volunteers will also make posters and plan events/activities in the office of Konnevesi 4H Association. The volunteer will also have tasks with the students of the schools in Konnevesi. The volunteers will have tasks for after-school activities with children and youngsters of all ages. The volunteers can also work in local kindergarten. The volunteers will work for the municipality's free-time office for event planning/management and office work.


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Konnevesi 4H Association will arrange the accommodation for the volunteers, placed near the working places. The two volunteers will share a flat. Depending on the daily tasks, the volunteer will have lunch at the local school canteens or in the local cafeterias.The volunteers will receive some money for food monthly, along with additional pocket money. Konnevesi is a small town, so there is no need for public transportation. There is a free bicycle rent coordinated by our organisation. The public transportation to the bigger cities is poor, and the nearest city is about 60km away.


Training during the project

The volunteers will attend on-arrival training organised by national agency of Finland. The volunteers will have Finnish language training during the volunteering period.


Volunteer profile

We are looking for volunteers aged 18-30, with good communication skills. The volunteers should be able to work and communicate in English. We are looking for people that are open-minded, responsible and interested in youth work and non-formal learning. They should be reliable and adjustable and happy to work with different kinds and aged people. The volunteers should be able to work independently, but especially own good group working skills. Basic IT skills are considered the applicant's advantage. We require that the volunteers already have the sending organisation at the time of applying.


How to apply

Fill in the application form in Google Forms. You will find the link from the related links below. We will invite the best applicants to Skype interview after application deadline.


Related links

Application formKonnevesi 4H Association

This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Project dates

A total of 20 week(s) during the period 01/08/2018 to 28/02/2019

Project location

Kauppatie 25, 44300 Konnevesi Finland

Looking for volunteers from

Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden

Project topics

Youth (Participation, Youth Work, Youth Policy)

Creativity and culture

Application deadline

Application deadline: 08/07/2018


Name: Rasa Jämsen

Phone: +358408466135

Hosting organisation

Konneveden 4H-yhdistys ry.

Konnevesi, Finland