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Elf Around 

Project time:                                            



Culture and youthwork

Available places:                       



Kokkola, Finland

Volunteers tasks:   

Volunteers  will help  the staff  of Villa Elba  with Christmas  preparations and organizing  Elf path events for  kindergartens and families. The work includes:

  1. practical work to help to build up the Elf path. The work is many-sided: to prepare the branch elves, prepare lanterns and lights, plan and prepare activities for the path, and update the costumes for elves
  2. lead activities for visiting groups as an elf. We offer program for kindergartens during 10 days, and during those days volunteers are leading activities they planned  themselves for the visting groups.


Accommodation and food:     

During  the  project,  the  volunteers  will  live  in  Youth Centre  Villa  Elba.  The  accommodation  is  in  cottages  (4-6 persons/cottage).  Therefore,  it  requires  patience  and flexibility, as  you  will  share  the  cottage  with  other people  during  the  whole  project.

Meals  are  served  in  Villa  Elba  during  on  arrival training,  and  during  the  rest  of  the  project,  volunteers will  get  lunch  at  Villa  Elba  but  prepare  other  meals themselves.

Villa  Elba  provides  bed  sheets  and  towels.

Working hours:                         

approx. 35 hours /week. Working days are usually from Monday to Friday between 8-16, but sometimes working time can be in evenings or weekends.

Pocket money:                          

5 € / day. Pocket money is paid in cash twice during the project.

Travel costs:                               

Reimbursement according to distance

Why to participate:                  

Volunteering activities helps you to broaden your picture the world and gives you chance to develope your multicultural skills.  You improve your language skills and gain more confidence to act in different situations. By participating in the project, you develop many skills related to working life, teamwork and living abroad.


Previous  volunteers experiences:


How and when to apply?

Send your CV and motivation letter to

Application deadline: 31.8.2023 

What happens then?

If we think you could be the volunteer we look for, we will contact you and agree a time for an interview. During the interview we discuss more about the project and your motivation to participate. If you do not hear from within 10 days of sending your application, we unfortenately can not offer you a place this this time.