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country Estonia: ANDRUSE ORGANIC FARM I EST 04
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3/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
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There are different options for work in our farm as we engage in many different activities.Traditional farm work and sheep: the main tasks are landscape maintenance work, making firewood for the winter, building fences for sheep, help other tasks with sheep, taking care of plants and farm produce (cucumbers, tomatoes, herbs). This work is more physical and varies depending on need. Regular work time is 9-16 with lunch break.Tourism and handcraft: during summer we have many guests staying with us and many just visiting the farm during day. A regular day can include any or multiple of these tasks : cleaning and getting rooms ready for guests; taking care of the animals in mini-zoo (feeding, petting, cleaning their yard); giving tours to guests; help with organizing events (weddings- decorating, cleaning, etc; summer camps - activities, playing with kids, etc); kitchen help (serving or preparing food, no previous experience needed), help in our little farm shop, where we sell local handcraft products and produce (our organic meat for example), producing marketing materials (photos, video, updating social media or website), making handcraft (felting, soap, natural cosmetics). Regular working hours are 10-18 (longer work days during events, on calm days when there are no guests the working hours are much shorter). Farm offers a great variety of tasks and you can choose to do different things - not only physical but also engage in creative tasks. Personal passions are highly we

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As there are many guests on the farm and the family is also quite large you would probably share a room with others working at the farm - we are all very nice and fun, mostly young people. You will have a cozy farm room with your own bed (sheets, blankets, pillows provided). There is toilet, shower and kitchen accessibility. We often heat up the sauna as well and go for a swim in the sea or our outdoor natural pool. Food will be provided 3 times a day, most days during your stay. If it is not you can always use the kitchen yourself, we can help with getting the groceries or you can visit the local store 4km away, which as all the necessary things.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationAndruse mahe- ja turismitalu (Google has exact location in the map) is situated in Rahtla village, Saaremaa county, Estonia. Kuressaare (the capital of the island) is about 38 km away has many restaurants, cinema, spas, etc. Buses go there and back 2-3 times a day. More information about Saaremaa www.visitsaaremaa.ee More information about our farm www.andrusetalu.ee, www.facebook.com/andrusetalu/, www.instagram.com/andrusetalu/LEISUREWork will be done according to our mutual agreement everything else is your free time to do as you wish. You can spend it at the farm doing enjoyable stuff alone or with others (volleyball, board games, sauna etc), explore nearby places and sights. Or why not take a few days off to explore the island or Estonia in general. We are flexible and will try our best to accommodate your wishes.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Andruse mahe- ja turismitalu (organic and tourism farm) is located on the wonderful island of Saaremaa, away from the noise of the city, in the middle of forests and fields, just a few km from the sea. We are a small family farm where every child and adult has an equally important role to play. Next to more traditional farm activities, such as growing crops and vegetables, animal husbandry and landscape maintenance, we organize different events from weddings to summer camps. In our farm we have about 500 hundred sheep, 8 goats (soon 4 little ones will be born extra), 8 highland cattle, 4 chickens and one rooster, 4 quails, 3 dogs and a cat. During summer guest can visit our mini farm-zoo and pet the animals. We offer cozy accommodation all year around. You will have a unique opportunity to spend time on a traditional Estonian farm with its endless stone fences, beautiful nature and friendly animals. Next to the beautiful traditional farm houses you can find a windmill, village swing, beach volleyball court, football court and a pirate ship for kids. We organize different workshops, such as soap making and felting.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsWe expect you to have a strong motivation to work and good attitude as well as work ethics. Be clear with your expectations with us and your stay in your motivation letter. Provide some additional information - your previous work experience, education, passions and hobbies, etc. We are happy people therefore positive can do attitude is important for us as well as adaptability and flexibility, we like to change things and when ideas come go with them. PARTICIPATION FEEDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 40 Euro towards the costs of the general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kuuressaare Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ERTO ECO FARM I EST 03
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3/06/2018 - 10/06/2018
Extra-Gebühr EUR 20
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The main task for volunteers will be to weed and harvest (manually) vegetables and take care for animals (cows). Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing sometimes quite physical work under changing weather conditions. The volunteers will work during working days for 6-7 hours. One day is free.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The 100 m away from the main farmhouse there is a small house with the kitchen, one bedroom (mattresses) and dry toilet. Volunteers will stay there. Shower and sauna is available in the main Farmhouse. Please bring your sleeping bag. Volunteers will share the duties of cooking meals and cleaning. Volunteers will be eating mainly local, organic food from the farm.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationErto Farm is situated 35km north of Tartu, second largest city in Estonia, famous university town http://www.visittartu.com/ in the Vooremaa landscape region. More information on http://stage.estonica.ee/en/Nature/Central_Estonia/The_large_drumlins_and_lakes_of_Vooremaa LEISUREThe camp takes place in the area of outstanding beauty. There are many possibilities for leisure time, especially for those who love nature: acquaintance with nature of the area, hiking, swimming, etc. Some free time activities will be organized for participants as a day trip and excursions in the area (for example: Tartu; 15km away from Farm is located Ice Ace Center; close to farm there is a family play-land Vudila and Elistvere Animal Park). Some of them will be free of charge while others might require a modest financial contribution.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

For years EstYES has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional life style and developing new eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Erto Farm is one of such projects. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people. Erto Farm located in the Jogeva County in the South of Estonia. The farm is one of the few organic farms in this area. It is specialized in growing vegetables and beef cattle.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsThe camp is open for young people who is interested in organic farming and is ready to get real experience of it. Please be prepared to the simple conditions of Estonian country side. Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing manual/ physical work under changing weather conditions. German, English, Russian are spoken by the camp host.PARTICIPATION FEEDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 20 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen TARTU Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ANDRUSE ORGANIC FARM EST MTV 05
Bewertungen
4/06/2018 - 31/08/2018
Extra-Gebühr EUR 150
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There are different options for work in our farm as we engage in many different activities.Traditional farm work and sheep: during summer the main tasks here are landscape maintenance work, making firewood for the winter, building fences for sheep, help with larger tasks with sheep, taking care of plants and farm produce (cucumbers, tomatoes, herbs) etc, . The work is more physical and varies depending on need. Regular work time is from 9 to 16 with lunch in between. Tourism and handcraft: during summer we have many guests staying with us and many just visiting the farm during day. A regular day can include any or multiple of these tasks : cleaning and getting rooms ready for guests; taking care of the animals in mini-zoo (feeding, petting, cleaning their yard); giving tours to guests; help with organizing events (weddings- decorating, cleaning, etc; summer camps - activities, playing with kids, etc); kitchen help (serving or preparing food, no previous experience needed), help in our little farm shop, where we sell local handcraft products and produce (our organic meat for example), producing marketing materials (photos, video, updating social media or website), making handcraft (felting, soap, natural cosmetics). Regular working hours are 10-18 (longer work days during events, on calm days when there are no guests the working hours are much shorter). Farm offers a great variety of tasks and you can choose to do different things - not only physical but also engage in mor

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

As there are many guests on the farm and the family is also quite large you would probably share a room with others working at the farm - we are all very nice and fun, mostly young people. You will have a cozy farm room with your own bed (sheets, blankets, pillows provided). There is toilet, shower and kitchen accessibility. We often heat up the sauna as well and go for a swim in the sea or our outdoor natural pool. Food will be provided 3 times a day, most days during your stay. If it is not you can always use the kitchen yourself, we can help with getting the groceries or you can visit the local store 3,8 km away, which as all the necessary things.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationAndruse mahe- ja turismitalu (Google has exact location in the map) is situated in Rahtla village, Saaremaa county, Estonia. Kuressaare (the capital of the island) is about 38 km away has many restaurants, cinema, spas, etc. Buses go there and back 2-3 times a day. More information about Saaremaa www.visitsaaremaa.ee More information about our farm www.andrusetalu.ee, www.facebook.com/andrusetalu/, www.instagram.com/andrusetalu/TerminalThe farm can be reached by bus from Tallinn coach station (www.tpilet.ee/en Tallinn-Kuressaare, price around 16euro one way, trip takes 4,5h ) or plane from Tallinn airport (http://www.saartelennuliinid.ee/en Tallinn-Kuressaare, price around 24euro one way, trip takes 0,5h). We can pick you up from Kuressaare or you can take a bus to Mustjala (www.bussipilet.ee , price around 2 euro one way) and we can meet you there, Mustjala is about 4km from the farm. LEISUREWork will be done according to our mutual agreement everything else is your free time to do as you wish. You can spend it at the farm doing enjoyable stuff alone or with others (volleyball, board games, sauna etc), explore nearby places and sights. Or why not take a few days off to explore the island or Estonia in general. We are flexible and will try our best to accommodate your wishes.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Andruse mahe- ja turismitalu (organic and tourism farm) is located on the wonderful island of Saaremaa, away from the noise of the city, in the middle of forests and fields, just a few km from the sea. We are a small family farm where every child and adult has an equally important role to play. Next to more traditional farm activities, such as growing crops and vegetables, animal husbandry and landscape maintenance, we organize different events from weddings to summer camps. In our farm we have about 500 hundred sheep, 8 goats (soon 4 little ones will be born extra), 8 highland cattle, 4 chickens and one rooster, 4 quails, 3 dogs and a cat. During summer guest can visit our mini farm-zoo and pet the animals. We offer cozy accommodation all year around. You will have a unique opportunity to spend time on a traditional Estonian farm with its endless stone fences, beautiful nature and friendly animals. Next to the beautiful traditional farm houses you can find a windmill, village swing, beach volleyball court, football court and a pirate ship for kids. We organize different workshops, such as soap making and felting.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsWe expect you to have a strong motivation to work and good attitude as well as work ethics. Be clear with your expectations with us and your stay in your motivation letter. Provide some additional information - your previous work experience, education, passions and hobbies, etc. We are happy people therefore positive can do attitude is important for us as well as adaptability and flexibility, we like to change things and when ideas come go with them. PARTICIPATION FEEThere is participation fee of 150 Euro which has to be paid by volunteer upon arrival to the project. It covers the whole period of stay regardless of its duration.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kuuressaare Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: LANGUAGE SCHOOL IN DOWN TOWN 3 EST MTV 06
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4/06/2018 - 25/08/2018
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All summer camps are held under one common idea, though every camp has its own theme within which all the activities for teens are organized. Each day of the camp program has a special topic to be discussed and a related activity to work out the outcome. There is also a creative and interactive presentation of a country-participant every day to introduce general and interesting facts about the country as well as cultural customs and national traditions to schoolchildren. The standard number of days in a shift is 10, and there is a special agenda on the 1st, 5th, 6th and 10th camp days (camp introductory and final events, the mid-camp event, the day outside Tallinn). Every camp is thoroughly documented, and activities are widely announced.The samples of the topics to be discussed with youngsters are as follows: Healthy body, healthy spirit , Good habits , My small home in the big world , War and peace , etc. The samples of the related activities suitable to support topic discussions and country presentations are as follows: various intellectual and sport games for youngsters, creative team projects like posters and sculptures or board-games, pieces of amateur drama or other types of performances, actions for peace and nature protection, playing the games and music popular in the countries the volunteers represent, teaching their songs or folk dances, etc. There are six-seven camps during this summer project which are of different length (5-10 days) and types (city or

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the specially rented furnished apartments in the residential area. No need for a sleeping bag (unless you want to travel in your free time). Volunteers will have to prepare breakfasts and dinners in their apartments; lunches will be organized for the whole camp in the city.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationFive-six camps take place in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. More information on www.tallinn.ee One camp takes place in the country side, near to Viljandi.LEISUREThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities as camp takes place in the capital where one can find attractions for all tastes: sightseeing and museums, festivals, concerts, live music, pubs, etc. The camp provides an excellent opportunity to establish contacts with young Estonians and to experience the local life.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

The project is organized for local schoolchildren in the age of 6 to 16 years old by the Language School In Down-Town and non-profit association Alternative Language Programs Satellite . The general project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures, national customs and traditions to camp participants, develop their cross-cultural thinking and tolerance. At the same time the project opens wide perspectives for the participants (both youngsters and volunteers) to gain and improve their soft skills which will make their educational and future working career more successful i such as communication and teamwork skills, language and intercultural competences. The project s aims are achieved within the framework of international summer language camps where task-based activities, discussion sessions and creative workshops are organized by a team of the local staff and international volunteers providing meaningful summer holidays for local and international youngsters.

Anforderungen

You have to be really motivated to work with kids. Experience in work with children is an advantage. All interesting ideas of activities for kids, games etc. are welcomed. Please bring some materials, postcards, symbols of your country, posters, maps, music, etc. typical for your country. We expect active volunteers with excellent communication skills, good knowledge of history and culture of their country and ability to present it. Motivation letter is required. The good level of English (B2 as min) is required. The minimum age of volunteers is 20.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ALLIKSAARE FARM II EST 05
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4/06/2018 - 29/06/2018
Extra-Gebühr EUR 40
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Alliksaare Farm main direction is cattle and milk farming. The main work will be to take care and maintain the pastures located by the sea (clearing around the pastures, building or removing fences, repairing fences). Another work is cleaning the coast nereby the farm from rubbish brought by storms. Occasionally there can be some work for preparing food for cows for winter time. Also there will be a need to help the host milking the cows as it has to be done two times per day. The work will be mainly outdoors, depending on the weather. The working time will be around 6-8 hours a day. Work will be done under the supervision of the local host.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The accommodation conditions are very simple in caravans, however beds are provided. Please bring your sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available on site. There is a kitchen with all necessary equipment for cooking. Ingredients for food will be provided. Volunteers will be served food cooked by locals for lunches during the week days otherwise it has to be cooked by the volunteers.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationAlliksaare farm is located in Nurste Kula, Emmaste parish, Hiiumaa island. Hiiumaa is situated in the western part of Estonia, approximately 130km from Tallinn. More information available on the following websites: www.emmaste.ee, www.hiiumaa.ee, www.visitestonia.com LEISUREThere are a lot of interesting natural picturesque sights on the island as well as good possibilities for swimming in the sea or hiking in the forest. It is possible to visit other parts of Hiiumaa island on the week-end, which is planned by the host. Hiiumaa offers a lot of various cultural events in summer time and volunteers will have the possiblity to join some of them. This camp is perfect for people who enjoy being close to the nature and are interested in traditional way of rural living.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Hiiumaa according to the Nordic sagas emerged from the Baltic Sea as a small islet more than 10 000 years ago. The island of Hiiumaa was first mentioned in historical documents as a deserted island called Dageida in 1228. The first inhabitants settled down at the end of the 13th century. Nowadays Hiiumaa is the second biggest island of Estonia with the area of 965 sq. km and the population around 10 000. It has many historical and nature sights, and there are kind people known for their hospitality and good sense of humor. The island is referred as a remote area of Europe, so EstYES feels particularly proud developing international voluntary projects for dozen of years there. Besides, for years EstYES has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional life style and developing new eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Alliksaare Farm is one of such projects. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people. See short movie of past year camp at http://vimeo.com/55764079

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be open-minded and be ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the common life in the countryside of Estonia. Please consider that the work is mainly farm work which can be hard sometimes. Stay in this camp requires certain level on independency. It is very good if you have some technical skills. Having driving licence is an advantage. It would be good if you have some experience in horse riding and/or cows milking. Camp is not suitable for people with allergy, especially lactose allergy since the host offers a lot of milk products. Smoking is not permitted on the farm.PARTICIPATION FEEDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 40 Euro towards the costs of the general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kardla Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: DOWN TOWN KIDS CITY I EST 06
Bewertungen
10/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
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Activating kids in the city camp and providing them with cross-cultural learning experience.Volunteers will do it through informal methods of teaching and working in small group techniques. Among the activities to be held by team of volunteers are playing the games and music popular in the countries the volunteers represent; training kids to perform pieces of amateur drama; preparing festivals, intellectual and sport games as well as discussions and excursions round the places of interest; actions for peace and nature protection; leading and supporting kids in their work on the team projects within themes related to the general topic. Volunteers are responsible for the day activities in the camp. The work can be pretty hard, involving long working hours, requiring high level of commitment and responsibility. You will stay with kids 10.00 i 17.00 and spend another hour to prepare next day activities. In the course of camp there is one day off and at least one day of travel outside Tallinn together with kids. Before the camp activities start, there will be training in camp methodology and preparation. Most of kids are Russian-speaking children of minority group of Tallinn. Total number of kids is 40. Volunteers will work in pairs facilitating and leading a smaller group of 10-12 kids during the day. Camp activities will take place in the learning centre situated in the city centre.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

On mattresses in the class rooms of The Language School In Down -Town , in the centre of Tallinn. Toilets and showers are available. Volunteers will have their breakfasts at the place of accommodation; lunches will be organized for whole camp in the city centre.

Lage und Freizeit

Location; TerminalCamp will take place in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. You can get a lot of information on www.tallinn.eeAirport, bus station, harbor in Tallinn. You are expected to arrive to Tallinn by 14:00 as latest on the arrival date.LEISUREThere are many possibilities for leisure time activities as the camp will take place in the Estonian capital Tallinn where one can find attractions for any taste: sightseeing, museums, festivals, concerts, pubs, etc.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

ProjectThis project is organized for local children by the non-profit educational association Alternative Language Programs Satellite within its annual activities on multicultural issues for kids. The project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures to children and provide them with good practices in intercultural communication using the learning-by-doing method and organizing alternative English language practice. The project gets the kids of 10 to 13 years old familiar with customs and traditions of the countries from all over the world and encourages them to develop their cross-cultural thinking and tolerance. The common theme for all camps this year is Preservation of World Cultural Heritage. Within the theme, camp participants guided by international volunteers are going to discuss issues important for personal and social development.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with kids. Please provide a letter of your motivation along with the application form. Experience in work with children is an advantage. Your ideas and actual preparation to do the activities for kids are essential. We expect active volunteers with a good knowledge of history and culture of their country as well as with an ability and wish to present it to others in a creative way. B2 level of English is required. The age of volunteers is 20 to 28. Please note that before making final decision about your acceptance to the camp the project coordinator will have Skype interview with you. PARTICIPATION FEEWe ask participants to contribute 20 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 19 - 35 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: LEPANIIDI FARM I EST 07
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19/06/2018 - 8/07/2018
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Lepaniidi Farm has currently 20 goats, 8 of them are for milk and goat cheese production. Volunteers will be helping grazing, feeding, milking the goats, processing the milk, but also picking berries and vegetables. Thus in the mornings and evenings there will be milking the goats, at days - picking the berries and fruits (raspberries and blackberries) and making a jam. Some days there will be work in vegetable garden, removing weeds, picking beetroots, etc. During the autumn shift volunteers will be mainly picking up and sorting vegetables (potatoes, carrots, beetroots), milking goats and making cheese. Participants will have a great chance to get familiar with various farm jobs and even to learn how to make goat cheese The working day will be 5-7 hours, 5-6 days a week. Work will be supervised by local hosts with whom volunteers will stay sharing work and leisure as a family.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The accommodation conditions at the farm will be simple - in old granary, however on beds. Please bring your sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available; there is also traditional Estonian sauna in the farm. There is a kitchen with necessary equipment for cooking, which volunteers may use freely i just like at home. Usually volunteers will have breakfasts and lunch together with farmers cooked and served by the hosts, while dinners will be prepared on their own.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationHiiumaa Island, Kaina parish, Ristivalja village, Lepaniidi farm. Hiiumaa Island is in the west of Estonia, 140 km from Tallinn. More information on www.hiiumaa.ee or www.visitestonia.com TerminalAirport, harbour, bus station in Tallinn. From the airport bus nr 2 going to the city centre stops by the Tallinn Bus Station. From there two times per day buses take you straight to Hiiumaa (including ferry transportation from the mainland). Timetables are available online at www.tpilet.ee LEISUREThere are lot of nice natural picturesque sights in the area. Sea cost is 7km away from the working place and there are good possibility take the bicycles and go to swim. It is possible to visit other parts of Hiiumaa Island on weekend. Hiiumaa offers a lot of events on weekends in summer. Hosts plan to arrange some tours around the island.This camp is absolutely suitable for people who enjoy nature and are interested in traditional ways of rural living.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Hiiumaa according to the Nordic sagas emerged from the Baltic Sea as a small islet more than 10 000 years ago. The island of Hiiumaa was first mentioned in historical documents as a deserted island called Dageida in 1228. The first inhabitants settled down at the end of the 13th century. Nowadays Hiiumaa is the second biggest island of Estonia with the area of 965 sq. km and the population around 10 000. It has many historical and nature sights, and there are kind people known for their hospitality and good sense of humor. The island is referred as a remote area of Europe, so EstYES feels particularly proud developing international voluntary projects for 15 years there. Also, for years EstYES has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional life style and developing new eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Lepaniidi Farm is one of such projects. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsMotivation letter is required. You have to be ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the common life in the country side of Estonia and be willing to do farm work, which can be hard sometimes. Not suitable for lactose allergic participants since host offers a lot of dairy products. NB Smoking and drinking alcohol is not allowed in this camp PARTICIPATION FEEDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 40 Euros towards the costs of the general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Kardla Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ALT-LAURI ORGANIC FARM I EST 43
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20/06/2018 - 3/07/2018
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The main task for volunteers will be to weed and harvest (by hand) vegetables and lettuce and picking berries. Additionally to harvesting task, volunteers will clean the vegetables and make them ready for consumers in different organic shops around the country. Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing sometimes quite physical work under changing weather conditions. Note that volunteers will work all working days and on Saturday mornings as the camp takes place on the peak of the harvesting season. Then volunteers have 1,5 day for rest and sightseeing.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

In the farmhouse in the room and/or in the attic under the roof sleeping on beds or mattresses. Dry organic toilet, shower, sauna are available. Please bring your sleeping bag and pillow. Volunteers will share the duties of cooking meals and cleaning. During this work camp volunteers will be eating mainly local, organic food from the farm. Do not forget to bring some traditional/ typical food from your home country for the international evening.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationThe charm of Haanja Uplands in South Estonia lies in its lovely hilly landscape, winding roads and numerous lakes. Most of its ancient villages, special dialect, handicraft, and customs have been preserved until today. The whole area, called Vorumaa, is an area of outstanding beauty. It is famous for its diverse and very well preserved nature. Untouched forests with wildlife, deep valleys, hills, 170 small lakes with extremely clean water, winding rivers with caves in the steep banks- you can find everything here Farm is situated 16km south of Voru, capital of the County, which has a population of 14 000 people and lies about 250km south-east of Tallinn, close to the Latvian and Russian borders. More info about Estonia www.visitestonia.com, South-Estonia www.werro.com , www.southestonia.info Leisure timeThe camp takes place in the area of outstanding beauty. There are many possibilities for leisure time, especially for those who love nature: acquaintance with nature of the area, hiking, swimming, etc. There will be a chance to participate in farmers fairs. Excursions to the historical places of the County of Voru are planned as well. Some free time activities will be organized for participants such as a day trip and excursions in the area. Participants of the first shift of the camp (EST 43) will have a privilege to take part in Mid-summer festivities at the night 23/ 24.06. This is the largest and most spectacular summer celebration in Estonia with barbeque,

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

For years EstYES has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional life style and developing new eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Alt-Lauri Farm is one of such projects. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people. Alt-Lauri Farm located in the Voru County in the South of Estonia. The farm is one of a few organic farms in this area. The two major crops grown are buckwheat and different cabbages; others include different salads, strawberries, kale, lettuce, kohlrabi and turnip.

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Special requirementsThe camp is open for young people who is interested in organic farming and is ready to get real experience of it. Please be prepared to simple conditions of Estonian country side. Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing sometimes quite physical work under changing weather conditions. English is the camp language.Participation feeDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 30 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Voru Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: DOWN TOWN KIDS COUNTRY EST 09
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22/06/2018 - 6/07/2018
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Activating teenage participants in the summer country camp and providing them with cross-cultural learning experience. The volunteers will do it through informal methods of teaching and working in small group techniques. Among the activities to be held by the team of volunteers are playing games and music popular in the countries the volunteers represent; drama and sports; preparing festivals and disco parties, intellectual and social games, common discussions, handicrafts; leading and supporting teens in their work on the team projects within the discussed themes of the camp etc.; preparing and leading teams presentations on the countries the camp volunteers are from. Each day of the camp will have a country presentation, a subject to learn or discuss and a related activity, and finally party in the evening. Volunteers are responsible for the day activities in the camp. The work can be pretty hard, involving long working hours, requiring high level of commitment and responsibility for the camp program and the young participants. Local kids are Russian-speaking youngsters of minority groups of Estonia. The total number of participants is ca 40.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will stay in the shared rooms for 2-4 persons of the same camp house as kids. Toilets and showers are of common use. You do NOT need a sleeping bag, but please bring your own towels. All meals are provided in the camp canteen. More information about the camp site is on www.veldemani.ee

Lage und Freizeit

TerminalAirport, bus or train station, harbor in Tallinn; bus to Viljandi; specially arranged transport to Vaibla village. You are expected to arrive to Tallinnby 14:00 as latest on the arrival date.LEISUREThere are a lot of possibilities for active leisure time in this countryside camp: swimming, sunbathing, hiking, sport, etc. Excursion to Viljandi, a culture town well known for its valued Culture Academy, Ugala Drama Theatre and international Folk Music Festival, will be organized. More on www.viljandi.ee

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is organized for teenagers by the non-profit educational association Alternative Language Programs Satellite within its annual activities on multicultural issues. The project s aim is to introduce the diversity of world cultures to the youth and provide them with good practices in intercultural communication using the learning-by-doing method which includes project work, games, handicrafts, meetings, discussions, direct contact to young people from abroad as well as alternative English language practice. The project gets 10 to 13 years old kids from Estonia, providing them the first experience of the intercultural learning. The common theme for all camps this year is Preservation of World Cultural Heritage. Within the theme, camp participants guided by international volunteers are going to discuss issues important for personal and social development. NB This shift will be run in the village of Vaibla near Viljandi in the South of Estonia.

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Special requirementsYou have to be really motivated to work with kids. Please send a motivation letter along with application form. Experience in work with children is an advantage. Your ideas and actual preparation to do the activities for kids are essential. We ask you to bring some materials: postcards, posters, symbols of your country, music or popular national games etc typical for your country which can be used during your country presentation. Also it will be great if you can bring any traditional food to present during intercultural evenings. We expect active volunteers with a good knowledge of history and culture of their country as well as with an ability and wish to present it to others in a creative way. B2 level of English is required. The age of volunteers is 20 - 28. Please note that before making final decision about your participation in the camp, the project coordinator will have Skype interview with you.PARTICIPATION FEEWe ask participants to contribute 20 Euro towards the costs of general administration. The fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 19 - 35 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Viljandi Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: KRIUSILLA FARM I EST 08
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22/06/2018 - 6/07/2018
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Kriusilla is a small farm dealing mainly with beekeeping and forestry. So the volunteers will be to participate in forestry work (cleaning and weeding forestry, planting trees, building wood construction) but also collecting honey, cleaning and improve bee houses, possibly helping to build new ones. There can be also some light odd jobs in the house, building and gardening. The working day will be 5-7 hours depending on weather conditions.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The accommodation conditions on the farm will be simple, however beds are provided. Please bring your sleeping bag. Toilets and showers are available. There is kitchen with all necessary equipment for cooking. Volunteers will be served food cooked by the hosts.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationThe farm is located in Anija Community of Harjumaa County. Distance from Tallinn is about 40 km. More information on www.visitestonia.com LEISUREThere are a lot of leisure time possibilities in the area for people enjoying nature and interested in sustainable way of living. There are many interesting locally important natural sites in the area. There is Jagala River 4 km away, picturesque lakes about 20 km away and the sea 40 km away. Short trips in the area are planned by hosts. It is easy and therefore quite possible to go to Tallinn on your own in the free time. Besides there will be some local festivities in the villages nearby (www.voose.ee; www.viikingitekyla.ee ; www.korvemaa.ee/en ; https://anijamois.ee/ ).In June volunteers will participate in Mid-summer festivities, which is perhaps the liveliest, the biggest and the most important festivity in Estonia widely celebrated all over the country.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

How honey is made? Come to find out and tasteProjectFor many years EstYES has been cooperating with farms around Estonia to demonstrate solidarity and respect and to support local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional and developing eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Kriusilla Farm is one of them. This is the organic farm dealing with traditional bees-keeping and promoting sustainable lifestyle. So this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share eco-values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people. This camp follows positive experience of the camps of four previous years.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to be open-minded and be ready to adapt to the simple conditions of the rural life and be ready to do farm work, which can be hard sometimes. NB Obviously, the volunteers should not be afraid of or be allergic to bees. There are 3 children in the family of Kriusilla Farm, and participants are welcome to spend some time with them sharing their culture and languages.PARTICIPATION FEEDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 30 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tallinn Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: PARIISI FRA EST 10
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23/06/2018 - 10/07/2018
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Activating kids and teenagers, providing cross-cultural learning experience for them as well as French language environment. It will be done through the games, drama, sport activities, excursions, discussions, etc. Volunteers along with local coordinators will be responsible for the whole program of the camp. The work can be pretty hard involving long working hours some days, requiring high commitment and responsibility for the camp program. At the same time it is a good chance to practice different teaching methods and try out working in team starting with planning process to realizing real activities. There will be two shifts during the period of camp. The first one will involve kids aged 8-10, the second one i teenagers aged 11-13. There is going to be around 40 participants in each shift. In addition to teachers there will be local young volunteer assistants in the camp.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Camp has two buildings with 2-5 bedded rooms. Volunteers will have their one room. Beds will be provided, sleeping bag is NOT needed. Toilets, showers and sauna are available. There is a hall for performances, open air stage, swimming pool, sport facilities for ball games, table tennis, bicycles, etc. Volunteers and participants will have their meals in the local cafe. See some photos on www.pariisi.ee

Lage und Freizeit

LocationCamp takes place in Pariisi village, about 100 km from Tallinn the capital of Estonia. Nearest towns are Rakvere (20km) and Tapa (15km). The picturesque area around the camp with many hills, streams, rivers and lakes is very suitable for hikes and bicycle tours. Famous Lahemaa National Park is about 20km from the camp. More information on www.visitestonia.com , www.lahemaa.ee, www.rakvere.ee TerminalAirport, bus or train station, harbor in Tallinn; special car to transfer from Tallinn to the camp. LEISURE TIMEThere are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities: swimming, hiking, sports, etc. Excursions to Lahemaa National Park and Rakvere are foreseen.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Do you want to spend three weeks working with kids in the village of Paris in Estonia? Then this camp is for you The camp is organized for kids and teenagers by the Association of Teachers of French in Estonia. The main aim of the camp is to provide intensive experience of learning and practicing French for kids and teenagers outside school curriculum using facilities of children camp Pariisi. The camp program includes games and activities, performances in the open air, hikes, excursions and visits, talks and discussions in the working groups. Naturally the language of this camp is French i what else would you speak in Pariisi?

Anforderungen

Special requirementsGood level of FRENCH is required You should be really motivated to work with children. Previous experience is an asset. All good ideas of activities for youngsters, games are welcomed. Please bring some materials, postcards, posters, music, etc. from your country and be ready to present it to kids.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 19 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Rakvere Projekt-Sprache(n) French , English
country Estonia: ERTO ECO FARM II EST 11
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24/06/2018 - 1/07/2018
Extra-Gebühr EUR 20
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The main task for volunteers will be to weed and harvest (manually) vegetables and take care for animals (cows). Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing sometimes quite physical work under changing weather conditions. The volunteers will work during working days for 6-7 hours. One day is free.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

The 100 m away from the main farmhouse there is a small house with the kitchen, one bedroom (mattresses) and dry toilet. Volunteers will stay there. Shower and sauna is available in the main Farmhouse. Please bring your sleeping bag. Volunteers will share the duties of cooking meals and cleaning. Volunteers will be eating mainly local, organic food from the farm.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationErto Farm is situated 35km north of Tartu, second largest city in Estonia, famous university town http://www.visittartu.com/ in the Vooremaa landscape region. More information on http://stage.estonica.ee/en/Nature/Central_Estonia/The_large_drumlins_and_lakes_of_Vooremaa LEISUREThe camp takes place in the area of outstanding beauty. There are many possibilities for leisure time, especially for those who love nature: acquaintance with nature of the area, hiking, swimming, etc. Some free time activities will be organized for participants as a day trip and excursions in the area (for example: Tartu; 15km away from Farm is located Ice Ace Center; close to farm there is a family play-land Vudila and Elistvere Animal Park). Some of them will be free of charge while others might require a modest financial contribution.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

For years EstYES has been cooperating with farms all over Estonia for solidarity, respect and practical support to local people who work in agricultural sector keeping traditional life style and developing new eco-farming despite of all difficulties. Erto Farm is one of such projects. This is an organic farm promoting sustainable lifestyle, and this camp is proposed for volunteers who appreciate and share its values, want to learn more about it and to help hard working people. Erto Farm located in the Jogeva County in the South of Estonia. The farm is one of the few organic farms in this area. It is specialized in growing vegetables and beef cattle.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsThe camp is open for young people who is interested in organic farming and is ready to get real experience of it. Please be prepared to the simple conditions of Estonian country side. Volunteers have to be motivated to work outdoors doing manual/ physical work under changing weather conditions. German, English, Russian are spoken by the camp host.PARTICIPATION FEEDue to lack of communal resources for this camp we ask participants to contribute 20 Euro towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 17 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen TARTU Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: ELF EST 12
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25/06/2018 - 4/07/2018
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Amphibians are one of the most threatened groups of species globally, as 1/2of all known frogs, toads and newts face extinction. Estonia has lost one toad and several other species are declining in a pace not natural. This project aims on fine-tuning of natterjack toad and crested newt in two different locations. In Karula the work is manually pulling out species of invasive plants before their seed ripe on semi-natural meadows.In Vatla the work will take place on abundant sand quarry, with a large population of otherwise rare amphibian. Practically it consists of cutting and collection of brushwood, mainly junipers around a small pool where natterjacks spawn. Nattejacks are typical for opened landscape and pools they spawn in need to be exposed to sun.Typical working hours per day 6 hours per day (for example: 9 -12 and 13-16).

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Simple shared accommodation in both places. Volunteers need their own sleeping bag. You may take a tent, if you wish to have more privacy. All food is included except lunch on day for travelling. You will cook our own food (ingredients are provided) most of the time, some days the food will be cooked by locals.

Lage und Freizeit

Location and other informationKarula National Park - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karula_National_ParkNatterjack Toad - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natterjack_toadEstonian nature - http://www.estonica.org/en/Nature/TerminalAirport, bus station in Tallinn; bus to Tartu. Pick-up time is on 25.06 afternoon or evening, depending on the arrival time to Estonia. The journey from Tallinn takes about two and half hours and costs about 10 Euros.LEISUREThere is one days off which will be spent on exploring of the Karula National park. In the evenings of the working days sauna, camp fires, hiking, etc will be organized.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Helping Estonian Nature Fund to control invasive plants and preserve habitat for endangered amphibians ProjectThe aim of this camp organised in cooperation with the Estonian Fund of Nature (ELF) is invasive plant control in South-East of Estonia, Karula National Park and habitat fine-tuning for endangered amphibian Naterjack Toad in West-Estonia Lowland. Thus this camp will be run on two sites:West-Estonia Lowland, Vatla i The West-Estonian Lowland formed on limestone bedrock is dominated by landscapes with calcareous soils and calciphilous plant communities, including alvars and various limestone bedrock knolls and escarpments. Against the background of the predominantly flat relief of the West-Estonian plains, single higher surface forms emerge, adding variety to the landscape. The oldest landforms here are limestone monadnocks or insular hillocks (Salevere Salumagi, Lihula Lossimagi, Kirbla, Mihkli Salumagi, Avaste etc.), which are composed of dolomite limestones of the Jaagarahu stage and are relics of the former Silurian Clint. The seaward slopes of such hills have abraded into escarpments with limestone cropping out at places, while spits of land piled up later on the opposite slopes of the hillocks.Karula National Park i Nature in Karula National Park (total area 123 sq. km) is very versatile. In the northern part of the national park semi-natural landscapes prevails which have emerged as a result of millennia of human activities. Here sparsely situated far

Anforderungen

Special requirementsYou have to bring working clothes, warm clothes as nights can be rather chilly, wet weather clothing, closed boots or/and wellingtons, sleeping bag, swimwear, towel, inspect spray. Necessary tools and cloves provided by ELF.PARTICIPATION FEEYou are kindly asked to contribute 120 Euro towards cost of board, lodging, programme and administration. The fee has to be paid by volunteers either by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp or to host upon arrival to the camp.
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 99 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Tartu Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
country Estonia: PARNU YOUTH I EST 13
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25/06/2018 - 7/07/2018
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Volunteers together with youth workers are responsible for the day activities in the camps. The general camp program (themes, actions, social activities, games, excursions etc.) is worked out previously by the youth workers before camps start. Volunteers can work out some activities for the youngsters during the camp days together with youth workers. The content of these activities depends of the camp s subjects. In addition to the volunteers there are 1-2 youth workers in both groups in every camp. In conclusion, the volunteers tasks are: -assisting youth workers in communicating and supervising youngsters;-helping youth workers to prepare the day activities;-carrying out planned activities; -taking part in excursions, games, meetings, discussions, seminars and handicraft workshops;-providing youngsters with live communication, activating youngsters vocabulary and encourage them to speak in English and/or in Russian.The work can be pretty intense, requiring high level of commitment, lots of communication and responsibility for the camp program and the younger participants. The camp days last from 12:00 until 19:00. Volunteers will stay with youngsters in this time period. And they have to spend some hours to prepare the next day activities together with youth workers. But this can be done during camp time period. It means that volunteers do not have to work before 12:00 or after 19:00. The camps activities will mostly take place in the Youth Centre

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers are sleeping in the Youth Centre of Parnu in the meeting room. They can sleep on the camp beds. There is no need to bring own mattresses, pillows, blankets and bedclothes as we have them in the centre. But you have to bring own towels. Toilets and showers are of common use. Lunches will be organized in the Youth Centre of Parnu and the volunteers do not have to pay for them. Breakfasts and dinners can easily made in the youth centre kitchen where there are stove, freezer, microwave and cookwares. Very near to the youth centre there are grocery store and pubs where the volunteers can also have their meals. We give 5euro per day for each volunteer to buy food.

Lage und Freizeit

LocationMost of the activities in camps take place in the Youth Centre of Parnu. Youth Centre s site (only in Estonian): www.vabaajakeskus.ee/ ; www.facebook.com/vabaajakeskus/ ; www.instagram.com/parnu_noorte_vabaajakeskus/. The youth centre is just 15-minute walk from the city centre of Parnu (stores, cinema, leisure time activities, pubs, clubs, parks, riverside etc), 5-minute walk from Parnu river and 30-minute walk from the beautiful Parnu Beach. More about Parnu: http://www.parnu.ee/index.php/en/. More about Estonia: https://www.visitestonia.com/enTerminalAirport, bus or train station, harbor in Tallinn; bus to Parnu. NB You are expected to arrive to Parnu by 10:00 am latest on the arrival date. If you arrive one day earlier because of it we can help booking inexpensive hostel in TallinnLEThere is plenty to do in Parnu: concerts, festivals, open-air shows etc. Summer period is especially reach with cultural events of all kinds. Also, Parnu is known as the summer capital of Estonia. There are several sport halls, swimming pools, saunas and spas, fitness clubs, beautiful Parnu Beach i sunbathing, swimming, promenade and many other opportunities for outdoor sports and leisure time activities. ISURE

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

This project is organized by Youth Centre of Parnu. It was formed in 2008 and it follows NGO Parnu Freeschool s youth work principles. Staff of the centre follow youth workers professional ethics and standards. The aim of this project is to offer fun and educative summer camps with different subjects for the youngsters aged 7- 21. In every camp there are activities which help the youngsters to develop as a citizen and help to improve youngsters social skills and key competencies, but which are also entertaining for them. In addition, for us it is important to offer fun and educative free time activities for the youngsters who come from families with difficult economic background. In every camp we use learning-by-doing method which includes teamwork activities, games, handicraft, meetings, discussions, seminars, excursions and direct contact to young people from abroad as well as alternative English and/or Russian languages pactice. In every camp we have around 50 youngsters, separated in two groups. In one group there will be youngsters who speak Estonian and in the other group there will be mostly youngsters who speak Russian as their native language. We look for volunteers for the cultural and adventure camps (14 days) and volunteers for the creativity, sports and final camps (17 days). Volunteers joing these camps have an excellent opportunity to practice work with youngsters of different backgrounds as well as teaching English and/or Russian languages.

Anforderungen

You have to be highly motivated to work with youngsters. Please provide a letter of motivation along with the application form. Experience in work with children or teenagers is an advantage. We need you to be trustworthy, active and capable to participate in the activities of the camp. Your criminal record must be clean. A good level of English and/or Russian is required. The age lmit of volunteers is 20-30.We ask you to bring some materials: postcards, posters, symbols of your country, music or popular national games etc typical for your country which can be used during your country presentation. Also it will be great if you can bring any traditional food to present during intercultural evenings. We expect volunteers with a good knowledge of history and culture of their country as well as with an ability and wish to present it to others in a creative way. Please share your hobbies, special skills and interest with youngsters.NB Smoking and drinking alcohol is absolutely prohibitied in the camp and in the youth centre
Organisation ESTYES Alter 20 - 30 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Parnu Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Russian
country Estonia: YOUTH AND MUSIC CAMP EST 36
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We expect volunteers to help running this work camp for youngsters: organize free-time activities, team-building games, culture nights for participants, etc. Volunteers alongside with local leaders will be responsible for the whole program of the camp. Also volunteers may be asked to help to do the same work of the camp that youngsters are doing, if needed. Work is mainly outdoors. This job requiers high level of commitment and responsibility for the camp program and the young participants. Some days may be quite long for late-night orientations, landscape game in the forest, campfire etc. It will be great if you could introduce your country and culture to young people. The first weekend is free, however in the weekend before the departure of participants they are expected to help organizing a local music festival called Magede haal . You will be asked to work 4-5 hours a day mainly cleaning, organizing parking, providing information to the participants, etc. And after it you are welcome to can stay and enjoy the festival and 61514;

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

Volunteers will stay in Voka Youth Center. Beds, bed sheets, blankets and pillows are provided. Toilets are available, and there is x-box, band room, many games and a cinema room for watching movies (see some pictures on Facebook page VokaAvatudNoortekeskus). Shower is available in the nearby sports centre. There volunteers have a possibility to play basketball, table tennis and use the gym. And there is a good chance to try traditional Estonian sauna. Some meals will be prepared and served, some meals participants have to make themselves – there is a kitchen in the youth centre and all ingredients for cooking will be provided. Please let us know if you have any allergies or special food requirements.

Lage und Freizeit

The workcamp will mainly take part in Voka, which is a small village in Toila parish, Ida-Viru County. Ida-Viru County is one of 15 counties of Estonia. It is the most north-eastern part of the country. Ida-Virumaa is also called adventure land , as here we have more adventorous activities to do than in any other county in Estonia. Voka is about 170 km away from the capital, Tallinn. It is a picturesque place located just a few hundred meters away from the beautiful coast of the Baltic Sea.Leisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for active leisure time around our county, Ida-Virumaa. Voka itself is located next to the sea and we have a lot of beautiful parks and forests around us, which makes Voka a great place for nature lovers. Here we have opportunities like disc golf, riding a boat on the lake, hiking and so on. Near Voka, in Toila, we have a fantastic Spa hotel and quite famous park called Oru park. For more information about our whole county, we suggest you to visitwww.idaviru.ee.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

Would you like to spent two weeks of your summer helping to organize a youth work camp and a big music festival and through that get to know Estonian culture and meet new friends? If yes, then this is the project for you For many years Voka Youth Centre together with neighbour municipalities organizes a youth work camp, where youngsters aged 12-18 are working 4 hours a day (landscaping, cleaning, building, etc) and after that have diverse fun activities together. We are looking for volunteers who will help us organize the camp as well as doing the same work what youngstres are doing. The workcamp ends on the 5th of July. After that, on the 6th until 7th July, the municipality hosts a big music festival called Magede haal ( The sound of mountains ) where the help of young volunteers (international together with locals) will be needed. This year camp is organized together with Johvi municipality.

Anforderungen

Special requirementsWe are waiting for volunteers who are passionate about organizing activities for youngsters. We expect active volunteers with a good knowledge of history and culture of their country as well as with an ability and wish to present it to others in a creative way. A good level of English is required. The minimum age of volunteers is 18. Previous experience in work with children and teenagers is an advantage. Please provide a short motivation letter along with the application form. Camp language is Estonian and English.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 20 Euro each towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution
Organisation ESTYES Alter 18 - 40 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Johvi Projekt-Sprache(n) English , English
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