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project description

Thanks to the project we could teach youngsters different values and introduce them to a fantastic way of how to use ones time, energy, and skills for a good cause and at the same time they have an opportunity to learn about the possibilities of EVS and educational travel. And also by applying and sharing the knowledge and experience of our work in the community and to youngsters, will improve the quality of youth work at regional level and also international level if the volunteer implements the learned knowledge in her/his country.
Some tasks in Youth Center:
-Organising different activities (games etc) for the youngsters.
-Organizing info meetings and training courses for youngsters.
-Helping to prepare and organise different culture and youth events.
-Participating in various local culture events and projects.
Volunteer may make proposals about his/her working tasks and is also welcome to organise her/his own course (dancing, arts and crafts, acting,

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accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will have a person who will wait him/her at Tallinn airport. Volunteer will have an insurance made along with opening a bank account, ID card and Social Security. Living is located in the center of Vastseliina and about 1 km from the work place. Room would include a bed, cupboard for things, kitchen corner, washing machine and dryer, small fridge, table and a shower place. There is no need for local transportation. If volunteer wants to go visit other places then there is a good bus tranportation between Võru and Vastseliina.

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training during the project

The person expected in our organisation will acquire and improve the methods of:
- Non-formal learning.
- The volunteer gets to participate in the organisational part (preparing for different activities/events, helping organizing info meetings and training courses for youngsters to provide information about local, national and international projects, seminars, conferences etc;) of youth work.
- Entrepreneurial learning by developing traits such as creativity, personal characteristics, interpersonal skills, critical and creative thinking skills, practical skills.

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volunteer profile

We would like to see volunteers who are open minded and are willing to take part of different activities what we offer for EVS volunteer. We would like to see a person who is willing to learn new things and would like to be part of our community. Volunteer should be want to work with kids and youngsters. Volunteer should be ready to work in rural area. This person should be ready to travel small distances to help to organize some events for other area people.

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how to apply

- Apply a CV and a motivational letter.
-The Program is opened to all the volunteers between 18 and 30 years.
The candidate’s profile must come to terms with the conditions requested in the Erasmus+ Program.

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additional information

Vastseliina Youth Center is a place that is located in the South-East part of Estonia near the Russian and Latvian borders. Distance from city centers is 285 km from Tallinn, 24 km from Võru, 75 km from Pskov, 250 km from Riga. The age group that visits the youth center the most is 10-16 year olds. Vastseliina Youth Center is honored to be the only indoor stunt bike park in Võru county, there is also a gym, a kitchen, a room to play virtual games, billiards, air hockey, table football and table tennis.

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