Länsi-Saimaan 4H


Länsi-Saimaa 4H-association is a small, non-profit youth organization. It's a politically and religiously non-aligned. 4H arranges leisure activities for children and young people between the ages 6-28 years old. For 6-12 year old children arrange after-school clubs and camps. There you can learn cooking, handicrafts, entrepreneurship, interaction skills, and relationship with nature.

For young people aged 13 and older we try to give them the opportunities to get their first working
life experience, international projects and get to know more about entrepreneurship.

The project ” Event Production and Day Camps”

In this project, we cooperate with several partners to plan and implement various events in May. 

In June we run day camps for children aged 7-12-years old.

The volunteering tasks

  • Planning and conducting different activities and day camps

The benefits of volunteering

  • Experience in group work
  • Experience in planning and conducting activities

Wishes regarding the volunteer profile

  • You like to work with children
  • You have at least basic English language skills
  • You are curious to learn new things
  • You are interested in communication in social media and photography
  • You have some cooking skills

Accomodation and meals

You live in your own apartment in Taavetti village. There is a small kitchen, toilet, and shower. You have to share the rooms and kitchen with other volunteers. You will receive money for food costs and primarily cook for yourself.

Description of the area

Luumäki is a municipality in Finland, located in the province of South
Karelia. The municipality has a population of 4,562 and covers an area of 859.84 km², of which 109.78 km² are water bodies. The center of the municipality is Taavetti and the accommodation is located there.

In Taavetti there is a bus station. The nearest railway station is in Kouvola. The nearest airport is in Helsinki, about 200 km away from Taavetti.