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Youth can do it!

Volunteers help to prepare two events: Kokkola Cup youth football tournament and Juku children’s sport camp


Youth can do it!

Project time:                                             



Sports and youthwork

Available places:                        



Kokkola, Finland

Volunteers tasks:   


 During this project, the volunteers help to prepare two events: preparation and implementation of Kokkola Cup youth football tournament and Juku children’s sport camp.


Tasks at Kokkola Cup: Helping with arranging the football tournament means that volunteers help with: maintenance of the football fields: cut grass, put up signs, help to organize accommodation spaces at local schools, help to organize the kiosk

Tasks in Juku camp: At Juku-camp the volunteers help with setting up the camp, assists staff in catering, in first aid and in information center, helps the leaders to organize and lead sport activities and other programs. After the camp, the volunteers help to clean the area, pack stuff and other practical work.

Accommodation and food:     

Accommodation is organised in Youth Centre Villa Elba in beautiful summer house Villa Marina by the sea. It is a simple house with no modern comforts: there are not indoor toilets,  no indoor shower or

running water in the house. Water is available from the well outside and there is an outdoor shower and sauna tent.  House is heated with the help of the fireplace and electric radiators. Therefore, it requires patience and flexibility, as volunteers must adapt to a modest living environment. On the other hand, the Villa has a beautiful environment and offers participants a unique chance to try out traditional Finnish summer cottage lifestyle.  

Lunch is served during working days and volunteers get food money to prepare the other meals themselves.


During Juku camp participants live in tents.


Working hours:                           

approx. 35 hours /week. Working days are normally from Monday to Friday between 8-16, but during events and camp work also occur in weekends and evenings.

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.


How and when to apply?

Send your CV and motivation letter to

Application deadline: 31.5.2023

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.