Allianssi Youth Exchanges office

Description of host organization

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  shares the office with the the Finnish National Youth Council Allianssi.  The office is located in Helsinki.

Volunteer's tasks

We are looking for a long term volunteer from the 1st of February to 31st of December 2024 . It is also possible to  apply for a shorter period ( minimum 6 months). 

Our long term volunteer is placed in Allianssi Youth Exchanges office 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 are 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.

The volunteer will be an 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 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 /team leader and/or intercultural messenger in a short term volunteer project like a work camp. 

Accommodation and meals

You will be accommodated in shared apartment in Helsinki and you will have your own room. The location has good public transportation connection to the office and city center.  You will receive food money to buy groceries and cook food for yourself. 

Volunteer profile

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 value sufficient level of English, self-initiative and positive attitude towards life.  The volunteer can be a group leader during the summer in volunteering projects, so interest towards this is seen as an asset. 

The volunteer  will be a member of small but active  team of Allianssi Youth Exchanges consisting of about five persons.

Please note that we can only accept volunteer applications from EU countries and Ukraine.  Please email your application form + CV ( motivation letter optional)  to as soon as possible, at the latest on the  7th of January 2024..