Project 7 : Allianssi Youth Exchanges office

Allianssi Youth Exchanges

Allianssi Youth Exchanges works for intercultural learning and global understanding through international mobility programs. We coordinate a variety of volunteering and work experience programs both in Finland and abroad (European Solidarity Corps program, Erasmus+ training courses , youth exchanges and mobilities for vocational students ) .

Allianssi  Youth Exchanges is part of the Finnish National Youth Council Allianssi. Allianssi office is located in Helsinki. There are about 25 people working in the Allianssi office whereas the team of Allianssi Youth Exchanges has usually 3 employees.

Allianssi Youth Exchanges long term volunteer 

Our long term volunteer is placed in Allianssi Youth Exchangesoffice in Helsinki. The volunteer works with a variety of tasks depending on  the skills and interests of the volunteers as well as the current activities of the organization. Most of the tasks would be related to our international and intercultural activities, trainings and exchanges. The volunteer will co-operate with our international partners and young people related to volunteer or work experience programs, international trainings and exchanges, community activity projects and other current initiatives. Allianssi office is centrally located in Helsinki.

The volunteer will be a  example of European Solidarity Corps program and is expected to actively share her/his experience in Finland through social media channels in order to encourage other young people to volunteer and become active citizens . 

Promotion of  volunteering locally and internationally in order to enhance  the importance of voluntary work in intercultural and non-formal learning and active community  are essential in this project. 

The volunteer will be a example of European Solidarity Corps program and share her/his experience in Finland through social media channels in order to encourage other young people to volunteer and become active citizens. We look for a volunteer with interest in working with and for young people in organising activities and exchanges as well as preferably with some earlier experience in communication and training activities.

We are looking for a volunteer to preferably stay about 11-12 months and start the project in June.

The volunteer will cooperate with local partners and visit schools, attend fairs, co-organise trainings and other activities.   Sometimes the volunteer can have a role of a group  leader and/or intercultural messenger. The skills and interest in communication, especially social media are an asset in this project as well as sufficient level of English, self-initiative and positive attitude towards life.  Please note that we can only accept volunteer applications from EU citizens. 

Please fill the application form by  the 22nd of May.