Ajankohtaisia EU-tuettuja vapaaehtoispaikkoja Euroopassa

14.5.2024

Haluaisitko lähteä 6-12 kuukaudeksi johonkin toiseen Euroopan maahan ja työskentelemään vapaaehtoisena yleishyödyllisessä organisaatiossa esimerkiksi viestintätehtävissä,  kulttuurin, harrastustoiminnan tai nuorisotyön parissa?  Tarjolla on  usein myös lyhyempiä Euroopan solidaarisuusjoukkojen vapaaehtoistiimejä.

Lue lisää Euroopan solidaarisuusjoukoista Euroopan  nuorisoportaalin sivuilta. 

Kenelle? Euroopan Solidaarisuusjoukot on ohjelma, joka sopii kaikille 18-30 -vuotiaille, jotka ovat kiinnostuneita oppimaan ja toimimaan vapaaehtoisena paikallisen yhteisön hyväksi toisessa Euroopan maassa. Vapaaehtoistyötehtäviin ei vaadita erityistaitoja tai koulutusta, mutta omia tietoja ja taitoja pääsee yleensä hyödyntämään. Euroopan Unionin tukema ohjelma on erinomainen mahdollisuus lähteä toiseen Euroopan maahan hankkimaan työkokemusta, kielitaitoa ja saamaan uusia kokemuksia. Ohjelmaan kuuluu majoitus, ruoka, matkatuki, taskuraha, vakuutus, kieliopetusta sekä valmennus ennen lähtöä ja jakson aikana. Ohjelman kesto on yleensä 2-12 kuukautta, suurin osa vapaaehtoispaikoista haluaa vapaaehtoisen 6-12 kuukauddeksi.

Euroopan Solidaarisuusjoukkojen lyhytkestoiset (alle 2 kuukautta) yksilöprojektit on tarkoitettu nuorille, joilla on erityistä tukea oikeuttavia haasteita kuten.terveysongelmat, oppimisvaikeudet, vähemmistöryhmään kuuluminen ja/tai taloudelliset, sosiaaliset tai maantieteelliset haasteet.  Yleensä noin kaksi viikkoa kestävät Euroopan solidaarisuusjoukkojen vapaaehtoistiimit ovat sen sijaan avoimia kaikille 18-30 -vuotiaille, myös aiemmin Euroopan solidaarisuujoukkoihin osallistuneille.   

Annamme mielellämme lisätietoja, puh. 044 416 5209 (myös Whatsapp)

Näin löydät mielenkiintoisia vapaaehtoispaikkoja


Voit etsiä vapaaehtoispaikkoja suoraan seuraavien partnerijärjestöjemme sivuilla:

Armenia: HUJ 

Belgia: CBB

Itävalta: Melange⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

Portugali: Associação Spin

Ranska: Solidarités Jeunesses

Slovakia: Inex

Viro: EstYES

Voit löytää avoimia ESC-paikkoja myös tästä Facebook-ryhmästä.

Voit tutustua Euroopan solidaarisuusjoukot -ohjelmaan tarkemmin tästä.

Berlin, Germany, 2024 - 2025

Ijgd is looking for volunteers to work in several social and cultural projects. Ijgd cooperates with about 15 hosting projects in Berlin, each deals with a different target group and has a specific structure:

  • In kindergarten, you can work with babies and children up to 6 years, there might be a strict daily structure as well as free play or weekly routines.
  • In schools, you support 6-14 years old pupils during their morning classes and get active in the afternoon program with sport, creativity or also in free play.
  • In the circus, you can support the team with their classes, activities and events.
  • In flat-shares, you support adult people with disabilities in their daily routines, from
    cooking common lunch to participating or initiating leisure activities

Application: send the application form, a CV and a photo (optional) to email esc-applications.berlin@ijgd.de

More information about the projects in the attachment below.

Belgium, from 10 to 12 months, 2024-2025

CBB is looking for volunteers to join 8 of their ESC long term projects in Belgium. 

  • Social work at Foyer L'Aubépine – Ciney: The volunteers will mostly work with youngsters with difficult socio-economical and familial backgrounds.
  • Kindergarden and Primary school at Ecole des Petits Chemins - Rochefort: In this project, the volunteer will work either in the kindergarten (with little kids from 2 years and a half until 5 years old), either in the primary school (with kids from 6 to 12 years old) with several tasks.
  • Promoting culture with Le Monty – Genappe: Volunteers will work in Le Monty asbl  a cultural space that combines a place for citizens to spend time, a place for new education, a theater factory, a grocery store, a performance hall and a cinema.
  • Creativity and inclusion at the adventure playground of Péri – Liège: Volunteers will work in adventure playground, which is dedicated to the self-development and the community life, a place where children can learn and experiment without pressure.
  • Supporting people with disability at L'Essentiel – Lasne: Volunteers will work in l’Essentiel, an organisation whose aim is to host people with diverse disabilities. The volunteer, together with two others, will take part into the daily artistic and creative activities proposed by Essentiel to its beneficiaries and will support the team also by proposing their own ideas of activities.
  • MCFA Cultural Center – Marche-en-Famenne: The Association “Maison de la Culture Famenne-Ardenne” (MCFA) has the mission to spread the culture among a broad public by offering activities under various shapes and through different ways. The volunteer to be involved in a various range of cultural and educational events.
  • Latitudes Jeunes – Liège: Volunteers will work in Latitude Jeunes Liège (LJ), a non profit organisation which aims to contribute to the wellbeing of children and youth and to encourage responsible, active, critical and solidarity citizenship among them.
  • Andage – Marche en Famenne: Volunteers will work with Andage, a non-profit organisation that develop innovative projects and responses adapted to the needs of people with physical, mental or multiple disabilities, adults and children and their families. 
  • Youth work and inclusion at La Baraka – Liège: Volunteers will work at La Baraka youth center.

More information about the projects in the attachment below:

Vicenza, Italy, 7 months, start ASAP

Three different hosting organizations are looking  for volunteers to join their projects with a focus on diversity and inclusion: 

  • Città Solidale: work with mentally disable people hosted in live-in communities and centers. 
  • Tangram: The volunteer will play a leading role in supporting an completing the hosting organization activity. Social work with under aged girls hosted in a live-in community - at school for pedagogic project with children- laboratory with adults with social and psychic disadvantaged. 
  • Insieme: In general, close work with Insieme target groups involved in educational/rehabilitation programmes of work, in the different activities the cooperative propose them (people with light mental disabilities or coming from difficult backgrounds, i.e. addiction, detention, refugees, etc.). Supporting the organisation of local awareness raising events and initiatives. Working in job integration programmes for disadvantaged people through different services: bar/kitchen, second hand shops, bike repairing laboratory, sensitive and promote topics like circular economy, environmental education at school).

See info pack attached for more information. If you wish to apply, you can send your CV and motivation letter to:
contact@progettosullasoglia.it, please specify in the message into which project you're applying.

Brittany, France, 2024 - 2025

Our partner organisation GWENNILI is offering 7 projects in France.

Below are the projects' start date and duration:

  • Learning and transmission, Mid-September 2024 – June 2025
  • Artistic, cultural and sport activities with children, Mid-September 2024 – July 2025
  • Ecology, art and cultures to support adults with social/psychological difficulties, Mid-September 2024 – August 2025
  • Support retired people with disabilities, in a working place, in Briec Mid-September 2024 – June 2025
  • Let's bring more European Culture at school 🙂, Mid-September 2024 – June 2025
  • Openness to the world in Rosporden (Social Center), Mid-September 2024 – June 2025
  • Youth, cultural openness and adventurel, Mid-September 2024 – June 2025

Application: fill in this form https://bit.ly/4b9AH6O to apply.

Deadline: 19.05.2024

Carcassonne, France, "Le Créneau", between May 5th and September 30th

Solidarités Jeunessesis looking for volunteer to work in Le Créneau castle for 1 to 2 months. The castle serves as international meeting and hosting center. Volunteers work on different things together in the association, sometimes with a leader guiding them. They help fix up buildings, manage daily tasks, and plan and join cultural events, workshops, and meetings for different people. They also run summer camps for young volunteers from around the world, both adults and teenagers. They also take care of gardens and animals and tell others about volunteering and what the association does.

Lozère, France, "Being volunteer in LE REV", April - October 2024

LE REV is regional delegation of Solidarités Jeunesses and they are looking for volunteers to help the with organizing different projects. During your volunteering you'll take part in the organisation of the workcamps that are happening in the summer in our place and villages around. You'll be leading them as a full member of the team. You'll foster group dynamics through activities that help participants get to know each other and resolve conflicts. Projects are self-managed, with decisions made collectively about daily tasks, menus, and extra activities. You'll manage the project budget and paperwork, as well as organize meetings with locals and plan activities to strengthen connections.

Utrecht, Netherland, "Discover your impact abroad - Volunteer for volunteers"

SIW is an international exchange organisation run mostly by volunteers for volunteering projects around the world and in the Netherland. They are looking for 2 volunteers from April - August 2024 and April 2024 - March 2025 (exact timing can be discussed). During the project, you will get the opportunity to discover different  teams within our organisation, depends on your interest and your work will be primary in the office. Example of some teams are marketing and communication, financial, training, summer camp.

Application: You can apply by sending your CV and motivation to esc.incoming@siw.nl.

Apply ASAP

More info: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/35613_en

Austria, 2024 - 2025

Our partner organisation Jugend:info NÖ is offering 4 ESC long-term projects in Austria, 3 projects in schools and  1 project in public library. 

Below are the projects' start date and duration:

  • Lernwerkstatt  school: middle of August - 10 months.
  • Freiraumschule school: end of August - 10 months.
  • Kreamont - private Montessori school: end of August - 10 months.
  • Library - public library in Weiner Neustadt: beginning of August - 12 months.

Note: It is possible to apply for more than one project at the same time. The applicants should enter their preferred positions on the first page of the application form.

Application: send the application form and a CV to email: esc@jugendinfo-noe.at 

Deadline: 7.4.2024

Oostende, Belgium, 1.5. – 30.6.2024  

You can also volunteer in this project during autumn between 15/10 – 15/12/2024

"WANTED: creativity for youth" project focuses on cultural participation in all aspects. The project aspires to stimulate art and cultural habits with children and young people. The project will implement the possibility for a young person to integrate in an art-education center as mu-zee-um, but taking the personal pathway of the youngster in account. There are many learning opportunities for the volunteer like discovering many kinds of arts, new skills, a new language, involving children and youngsters in creative sessions. 

The volunteer will learn how projects are set up, how sessions and workshops are concepted, what methodology we use for art education, how to organise and take responsibilities in projects, courses or sessions. The volunteer will mostly work with young people and will be participating in workshops with them. All this will happen within the frame of the personal learning goals the volunteers will develop and find out, their needs and their opportunities. 

Activities where the volunteers will be involved are : 

  • Follow, prepare, assist sessions of groups in the museums/exhibitions/atelier 
  • Prepare, assist workshops for children, youngsters or adults 
  • Take part as a team member in different projects (on several disciplines of arts) 
  • Take part in the educational trips to other museums 
  • Administration: welcoming groups,... 
  • Sorting out personal goals and if wanted develop an own project 

Working hours: Monday till Friday 09.00 – 16.30 

Accommodation: The volunteer will have a room in a hosting family in the center of Oostende. Transport: Oostende is a middle big place in Flanders, Belgium. The volunteer will have an own bicycle to travel around. 

Food: The volunteer will receive a food allowance monthly, to take care themselves about all food and meals. The volunteer will also receive pocketmoney. 

Language lessons: The volunteer will get an individual language course, with a special focus on the work in the organisation and the daily life situations.

Extra inclusion support: There is budget for a reinforced mentor locally and it is possible to bring an accompanying person the first days in Oostende (in case of youngster with fewer opportunities). 

What are we searching for? 

  • A person with an enthusiastic and dynamic personality 
  • A person who is willing to learn (to understand) the Dutch language 
  • A person who is (motivated to become) independent and eager to take initiative some experience in the fields of art education or youth work is a surplus value 
  • A person with a sense of humour ;) 
  • A person who is flexible and responsible 

The volunteers are expected to integrate as a full member of the team, involved in all activities going on in the association.

Email your motivation letter and CV to info@mu-zee-um.be, deadline : 20th of March 2024.

Prague, Czech Republic, "Assistant to educational projects in INEX-SDA", April 2024 to March 2025

INEX is looking for long-term volunteer to join the team. The volunteer will join their team in Prague and help the organisation with trainings and other educational activities. Here is some promotional materials that you can share on social media with your volunteers.

Application: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/37475_en?fbclid=IwAR3LK01mHG5otZWeaCYRs6ftjl4JYUOEE78uuggYLJHYeJS1YPNWYQlAYZY

Deadline: 3.3.2024

Athen, Greece, "Mosaic in Athen", 24.4. - 30.9.2024

Hellenic Youth Participation is looking for 4 volunteers to take part in Mosaic project in Athen, Greece. Volunteers in Athens will help with lots of tasks such as supporting local groups by giving out food and working with migrants, teaching workshops, assisting HYP, managing social media, organizing events, and making podcasts.

Application: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/38627_en

Deadline: 3.3.2024

Kosovo, "Bozevce village", March to December 2024

GAIA is looking for 2 volunteers for 6 to 9 months in the period between March and December 2024. The volunteering will take place in Bozevce village where they organize educational and volunteering programs, mainly around permaculture and natural building, sustainable living and other environmental topics.

Application: send your CV and motivation to info@gaiakosovo.org

More information in the attachment below:

Slovenia, "Empower your skills", 01.03.2024 to 31.10.2024

Youth center Domžale is looking for a volunteer to join their team. They are looking for a person, who loves working with people, is full of ideas and willing to put the ideas into practice. Ideally, the volunteer should also have some basic knowledge of graphic design (Canva also works) and video editing. The volunteer will be included in all of the activities of Youth Centre and will be able to implement their own ideas. 

Application: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/37328_sl

Deadline: 15.02.2024

Estonia,  "Youth Centers in Lääne-Harju county", ASAP

Lääne-Harju Huvikeskus, a public youth center located in the north-western part of Estonia seek for volunteer that stays up to 5 months. The volunteer will be assisting a team of youth workers in daily activities of the centers in various locations giving a chance to see many places including beautiful nature and meet people around Lääne-Harju county. 

Application: Fill the application form down below and send it to evs@estyes.ee 

Apply as soon as possible.

Trakai, Lithuania, "Waldorf Outdoor Kindergarten", from March 2024 to March 2025

This project is 12 months long and it is held in an outdoor kindergarten "Patirčių slėnis". The kindergarten offers daily activities for kids 1-7 years old, as well as different events, actions, different workshops. Volunteer will be helping kindergarten teachers to implement different activities for kids, organize events, workshops and etc. The volunteer will also have a space to implement their own ideas, projects, activities. All the activities of the kindergarden are happening outdoors.

Application: send your CV and motivation to egle.saltes@gmail.com 

Deadline: 15th February 2024

Vilnius, Lithuania, "Waldorf Open School", from March 2024 to March 2025

The school is part of a large community of Waldorf schools worldwide, which today has over a thousand schools. In Lithuania, the Waldorf School is governed by the concept of non-traditional education and the Waldorf concept of pedagogy. The mission of the school is to create a space where children and young people reveal their natural powers, develop their abilities/skills, and prepare to be able to achieve their own goals in life.

Application: send your CV and motivation to egle.saltes@gmail.com 

Deadline: 15th February 2024

Vilnius, Lithuania, "Kindegarten 'Little ones academy'”, March 2024 to March 2025

Kindergarten "Little ones academy" is a modern and innovative institution that develops education to meet the needs of the 21st century child. The education, which is based on world innovations and child-centred is organised by competent teachers, supported by VMU Academy of Education lecturers and students.

Volunteers often work closely with teachers to assist in various STREAM activities. This may include helping with lesson preparation, setting up learning materials, and supporting childrens during activities. Volunteers may assist with hands-on science experiments, building projects, or other STEM-related tasks. In some cases, volunteers may provide one-on-one or small group tutoring for children who need extra support.

Application: send your CV and motivation to egle.saltes@gmail.com 

Deadline: 15th February 2024

Stuttgart, Germany, "Diversity instead of simplicity", from 01.05.2024 to 30.04.2025

Jugendwerk der AWO Württemberg (JW) is a nonprofit NGO with the focus on non-formal education, intercultural projects, youth camps and projects for children and young people. They are seeking volunteers willing to commit for up to 12 months. The volunteers will primarily operate within the office, providing support to the Jugendwerk Team in communication and administration tasks, although responsibilities may vary. In addition to these duties, volunteers have the opportunity to participate in various seminars and projects. They may also play a role in organizing and supporting youth camps.

More info and application: https://youth.europa.eu/solidarity/placement/38359_en

Application deadline: 11th of February 2024

Trnava, Slovakia, "Young Leaders", from spring 2024

The program offers volunteers a number of activities to increase their soft skills. No one is excluded from our activities: people with fewer opportunities, children, the elderly, and people with special needs who live in the city will be part of our project activities. Even without being a part, they will see that our actions improve their lives as well. Our organization can offer volunteers the opportunity to participate in a number of activities. Volunteers will play a supporting role in organizing activities, workshops, and events. They will be able to design their own activities, organise events focused on the environment, soft and some hard skills.

Application: send your CV and motivation to info@youthforequality.sk 

Application deadline: 30th of January 2024

More information in the attachment below:

St. Pölten, Austria, "Volunteering with Solektiv", from March 2024

Solektive is looking for a volunteer for 1 year, who is passionate to work outside in the nature and help us to save this very unique place for future generations. Solektiv is a creative biotope in Sankt Pölten, the capital of Lower Austria. The cultural centre is blending art and ecology within the caprivating 5-hectare urban oasis of Sonnenpark (sun parc).

If you are interested in this project, send your CV and a detailed motivation letter to: esc@jugendinfo-noe.at

Application deadline: 20.01.2024

More information in the attachment below

Herzogenburg, Austria, Working in a nursing home for the elderly, ASAP

Jugend:info Niederösterreich is looking for 2 participants who can start as soon as possible and stay for up to one year. Volunteer will work at the nursing home, assist with daily activities, create a supportive and caring environment with the elders. 

If you are interested in this project, send your CV and a detailed motivation letter to: esc@jugendinfo-noe.at

The application deadline is one month before the planned start date.

More information in the attachment below

Vienna, Austria, "Tanz die Toleranz dance project", from 01.05.2024 to 31.03.2025

Tanz die Toleranz a participatory dance project, bringing people of different ages, genders, ethnicities, religions, social backgrounds, etc. together through dance. They are looking for long-term volunteer for 11 months. Your job as volunteer will be helping with logistic support of dance rehearsals, photo and video documentation, social  media, office support work.

More info about the application process: https://melange.wien/en/application-govienna/

Application deadline: 17.01.2024 

More information in the attachment below.

Vienna, Austria, "Baseballschule Baseball school", from 01.05.2024 to 31.03.2025

Baseballschule is looking for a long-term (11 months) volunteer. Baseballschule is a non-profit organization that promotes exercise and health with baseball as a platform to support the development of children and youngsters. Volunteer will help with project management, marketing and communication, assisting in sports activities and events.

More info about the application process: https://melange.wien/en/application-govienna/

Application deadline: 17.01.2024

More information in the attachment below.

Berlin, Germany, "Become a Leader for International Workcamps in- and outside of Berlin!" from 12.02.2024 to 30.11.2024

During the ESC, the volunteers will be able to improve their skills and competences with the workcamp leader training seminar. Furthermore, you are going to attend one or two (depending on availability) mandatory seminars in different German cities to reflect on their learning progress. The seminars are great opportunities to meet other volunteers from all around Europe working in Germany. A mentor will facilitate the learning process and support you with any upcoming challenges during the volunteering period at VJF. You can also attend German classes during the last phase of your stay with us.

More information here and in the attachement below. 

To apply sent the application to : workcamps@ vjf.de 

Application deadline: 14/01/2024

Le Mans, France, "TOGETHER FOR THE CLIMATE"  from 08.01.2024 to 08.08.2024


Concordia Normandie Maine offers training to volunteers in the fields of human rights, ecology, the social and solidarity economy. We train the volunteers in project methodology, meeting facilitation and support them in their professional project. We hold at least one team meeting per week and we attach great importance to ensuring that everyone can find their place.

Application deadline: 08/12/2023
Please fill the application form : https://forms.gle/2KWBUyCUfPaWbG8u9

More in the attachement below.

France, Cancale "Environmental and intercultural awareness at the Sea Center"   starts ASAP, until 31.07.2024

The volunteer will work with kids and lead some activities around the environment and sustainability. Get involved in the life of the sea class center ;Propose activity times in connection with the marine environment or according to interests of volunteers ; Intercultural promotion through participation in activities with groups and presentation of one's country to children welcomed (culinary proposals, presentation of music, sports, games from the volunteer's country of origin) ; Environmental pedagogy ; Improving kids' experiences.

To apply please fill in the application form here in below:
https://forms.gle/jMaHiSma6ckCb9yU8

More information in the infopack below

France, Ville de Chambéry, International Mobility Ambassador from January 2024 to July 2024


The volunteer within the Directorate of International Relations Department in the City of Chambéry, under the guidance of the Europe & International Project Manager, will assist in implementing activities and communication programs for the EUROPE DIRECT Centre. Responsibilities include promoting European Solidarity Corps and mobility schemes, organizing informational events on Europe for various audiences, supporting international events like the Marché des Continents, and managing communication channels such as social networks and newsletters with a focus on international mobility testimonials.

Application deadline: 03/12/2023 
Please send your CV and motivation letter to: Lucie ROZIER ces.rhone-alpes@concordia.fr and write „International Mobility Ambassador“ in the subject of the e-mail + specify your sending organization

More information in Infosheet below.

Hannover, Germany, "IJGD workcamp office" from 02.2024 to 01.2025

The volunteer would mainly work in their office and help to prepare, organise and evaluate annual workcamp season. They will also be able to participate in workcamps and trainings and lead their own international workcamp in Germany.  Every year IJGD organises between 50 and 60 work camps in Germany. Their target group are young people between the ages of 14 and 26.  Please note that we will only consider applications received at esc-hi@ijgd.de. Please send us your CV and a letter of motivation.

Application: send CV and motivation letter to esc-hi@ijgd.de
Deadline: 30.11.2023

More information here or in an infopack below.

Slovakia, Bratislava, "Organization of volunteering and educational activities" from 1.2.2024 to 31.12.2024

Vacancy: 2 volunteers

Inex Slovakia is looking for 2 volunteers who would help with organizing free time activities for kids, youth, seniors, for people with disabilities. During summer be a co-leader at different places of international voluntary workcamps: eco village, reconstruction of castle or renovation of a historical school. Create own workshop as an INEX Messenger, visiting schools, workcamps, other institutions with workshop focusing on topics like climate change, mental health, critical thinking, media literacy, etc. Help the training team with trainings for the leaders of international voluntary workcamps and many other activities. Position for 2 volunteers.

More info and application: https://inex.sk/sk/events/51829/show_public

Deadline: 9. 12. 2023

Slovakia, Bratislava, "Organization of promo activities" from 1.2.2024 to 31.12.2024

This postion is focused on promotion of volunteering through various social media, preparing plans and activities for promotion of personal development, non-formal education, ESC programme, writing articles, making videos, promotion at schools, rm presentations and many other activities. Position for 1 volunteer.

More information and application: https://inex.sk/sk/events/51830/show_public

Deadline: 9. 12. 2023

Rome, Italy, ESC volunteers at Lunaria office for 9 months (05.02.2024 - 31.10.2024)

Lunaria is looking for 2 ESC volunteers who will become part of our office team to support  the organization and running of  next workcamp season ( for both incoming and outgoing part). More information in the infopack below. 
To apply  send us their CV and ML to volo@lunaria.org by the 20th of November 2023, please specify in the subject: ESC Lunaria office 2024.

Vienna, Austria “Grenzenlos without barriers”  from  01.05.2024  to 31.10.2024

The ESC placement at Grenzenlos is exclusively available for youngsters with disabilities.
No previous experiences, skills, or knowledge are required. However, applicants should be motivated and eager to contribute to the work of our NGO (office work but also interactive/social activities), and interested in intercultural exchange and the world of volunteering. Within the Grenzenlos work areas, the specific tasks and activities of the volunteer will be adapted to the volunteer’s skills, interests, and abilities! More in the infopack below. 

All applicants must send a CV, motivation letter, and most importantly the Melange application form ( see below)

All application document need to be sent to via e-mail to application@melange.wien before the application deadline.

Application deadline: 30th of November 2023

Spain, Barcelona, “Multiplying opportunities for volunteers engagement X” 01/02/2024 – 31/10/2024

Vacancy: 3 volunteers 
The role of the volunteers who will participate in our ESC project will be to support the incoming,outgoing and the ESC areas. It means one of the volunteers will be supporting the work that is done to host volunteers (incoming), the other one will be supporting the work that is done to send volunteers (outgoing), and the third one will be supporting the work in the ESC area fostering mobility and long-term voluntary service opportunities and helping its diffusion at local and international levels. They also will be promoting an international voluntary service, producing informative material, participating in informative sessions, updating the web and the
social networks, and publishing articles and posts on our website. They will manage administrative tasks
and will work in a team in COCAT’s office.

To apply, candidates need to fill out this form and send the CV to this email address: voluntariat.ltv@cocat.org before the 29th of October. 

More info about the project in Infosheet below.

Belgium, Gallo-Roman Farm of Malagne – Rochefort from 01/03/2024– 28/02/2025

Project description: Archeoparc Malagne is a non-profit organisation set up to protect and valorise an archaeological site from Gallo-roman history. It reproduces a farm from this period of time and recreate the different techniques and know-hows used at that time.

The volunteers will mostly help out in the maintenance of the 7 hectares of the domain (planting vegetables, mowing, fixing fences…), take care of the animals living on site, help with the building of new places by using Gallo-roman techniques and follow the archaeological experiments done (one on a harvesting machine, the other one on the production process of barley beer “cervoise”). The tasks are mostly outdoors and manual. And the pictures are not lying: it is pretty remote!

Deadline: 26/10/2023, 2 volunteers

 Link to apply (in “register” tab): https://compagnonsbatisseurs.world/activities/long-term/esc-volunteering/malagne/

Belgium,  Youth Centre – Marche-en-Famenne, 01/02/2024 – 31/01/2025

Project description : La Maison des Jeunes or Youth Centre has the mission to promote youth active citizenship, participation and empowerment. In all our activities -trainings, creative and artistic workshops, outdoors activities and visits, organization of concerts and cultural events- we strive to work on the basis of a “pedagogy of the project." Through negotiation, preparation, implementation and evaluation of activities, we hope to encourage young people to acquire new skills and support them in developing themselves as persons and citizens.

The volunteer will have the possibility to participate in all our activities: artistic workshops, sport activities, organization of cultural events and free time activities in the youth club and propose their own. Application showing the artistic and creative skills of the volunteers are strongly encouraged.

Deadline : 10/10/2023

Link to apply (in “register” tab): https://compagnonsbatisseurs.world/activities/long-term/esc-volunteering/maisondesjeunes/ 1 VOLUNTEER

 

Short-term volunteering at VCS Skopje, Makedonia, 2 months during fall 2023


Our partner organization in Macedonia VCS Skopje is looking for short-term volunteers for the fall!  VCS is a youth organization and your main project is working with VOICES, a magazine that is created by volunteers. They have also now started a new podcast called VOICES to Hear. Making VOICES magazine means you can for example research topics, write articles, have interviews, coordinate translators, design the magazine, publish and promote, and making podcasts. At VCS, you can also organize events, create workshops, work with children or make content for social media. 

No previous experience is required, only motivation to learn new things! 

If you'd like to apply in this project, contact us at hakemukset@alli.fi. If you'd prefer a long-term project instead, let us know!

Read more from the info sheet attached below! 

France, "Animation and intercultural exchange in a French high school" October 2023 – May 2024


The volunteer will be asked to support the MFR’s staff, to favour intercultural and linguistic
awareness among the students and to support the organisation of pedagogical activities. As well bring intercultural awereness, be ambassador of their own country Intercultural awareness.  Other volunteering tasks including Mission Euro App Mobility such as participation in meetings at the regional/national level
translation of courses into English and participation in the creation of distance learning materials
and creation of training activities in English for teaching staff + facilitation of workshops.

More information in Infopack below. 

France, "Animation and Intercultural Exchange in Saint Fons"  October 2023 – Juiy 2024


The volunteer will support the Centre social Arc en ciel staff, with the main goal to favour intercultural and linguistic awareness among the children of Saint-Fons and to support the organisation of educational and pedagogical activities for the children, and their families. In particular the activities will deal with : Intercultural awareness. (Be an ambassador of his/her own country.) Organise intercultural workshops to make the children discover his/her country and other European countries.  Pedagogical and educational activities Linguistic support in English for the children / sociocultural education classes in English. Help the children with their homework. Propose workshops and activities to the children on various topics (environment and sustainable development, cultural activities, facilitation digital access...).

More information in the infopack below 

Poland, Kraków, AFS Poland Office


Urgent call for one participant for 7 months and one participant for 12 months

The volunteer will be engaged in everyday tasks of the AFS Poland office, they will work in area of Organization Development especially on matters regarding Volunteer Engagement. The volunteer will also participate in camps and meet the exchange participants in Poland. One of the duties will be to conduct intercultural education workshops for schools (mostly online). The volunteer's tasks can be tailored to some extent to his or her interests (e.g. logistics, marketing, sales).

Apply ASAP on poland@afs.org

More info here:

Projects in Italy:

"Social farm - outdoor activities for youngsters with disability" 

Duration: 8 months (Mid-September/October 2023 - June 2024)

Where: Nettuno, Italy

Vacancies:  3 (all from different countries)

Description: Working with people with intellectual disabilities in a Social farm in Nettuno. Taking care of the farm and its animals, supporting the educational process of the people with disabilities, learning about organic agriculture, and promoting European youth programs.

Applications: send your CV and motivation letter to: mobilita.aruotaliberaonlus@gmail.com indicating the project location.

  • For more information about the project in Italy, please consult the infopack

"Maison pour Tous Léo Lagrange", France, 11 months from November 2023

Maison Pour Tous Léo Lagrange is an organization which provide non formal education in urban area. The youth sector has 8 youth workers dedicated. 2 youth clubs are open 5/7 days after school. The volunteer will be in contact with teenagers every day through activities in youth clubs/project or in Schools. The MPTLL youth sector welcomes young people from 11 to 25 years old to support them in their needs, initiatives and projects. In the team each youth worker has skills on different topics (mobility, nature, gender equality…). At the begining of ESC , the volunteer will spend one week with each Youth Worker at the begining and after the volunteer will choose with him/her hobbies and interest which topic they will work on. The objectif is to open mind young people through activities and projects together.

"IBG  organisation office"

Duration: February 2024 (for 6-7 months)

Vacancies: 1 volunteer

The volunteers will support in office tasks, create content for social media channels and during the workcamp season they will support IBG during trainings and leading workcamps in Germany. Therefore, applicants must fulfill 3 requirements: some past experience with volunteering (workcamps, IVS, ESC...), at least a B-level in English and German and an international drivers license (or valid in Germany)

Read more from the info pack below! Here is the link on the ESC platform.

"L’ESSENTIEL"

Duration: October 2023 – 30 September 2024 

Vacancy: 3 volunteers

Project description: The hosting organisation is l’Essentiel: https://asblessentiel.be/, an organisation whose aim is to host people with diverse disabilities. The volunteer, together with two others, will take part into the daily artistic and creative activities proposed by Essentiel to its beneficiaries and will support the team also by proposing their own ideas of activities. One of the main aim of l’Essentiel is to favour inclusion, and the volunteers will also contribute to that.  

Example of activities taking place daily in l’Essentiel:  

Sensory activities: hippotherapy, yoga, sound bath, snoezelen, cyclo-dance, cooking, animal care, storytelling, working in the vegetable garden and the greenhouse, Sports activities: table tennis, hockey, swimming pool, games with balls, athletics,


Miten ESC-vapaaehtoispaikkoihin haetaan?

Mikäli projektikuvauksessa ei ole muuta ohjetta, voit hakea yllämainittuihin paikkoihin lähettämällä heille meidän hakulomakkeemme. Löydät lomakkeen sivun alareunasta. 

Kerro hakemuksessa, miksi haluat vapaaehtoiseksi juuri hakemaasi projektiin. Paikat täytetään sopivan vapaaehtoisen löydyttyä, joten kannattaa hakea mahdollisimman nopeasti. 

Voit halutessasi hakea useampaan paikkaan samalla kertaa. Nämä paikat ovat erinomaisia mahdollisuuksia päästä nopeasti tekemään mielekästä vapaaehtoistyötä esimerkiksi välivuoden ajaksi! 

Jos haluat lisätietoa tai apua paikkojen haussa, ota meihin yhteyttä sähköpostitse hakemukset@alli.fi tai puhelimitse (myös WA)  044 4165209. Autamme mielellämme!

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