Youth work in Veteli and Halsua
Volunteering in Veteli and Halsua, helping 4H associations on renovation projects
Available places and duration:
6 volunteers for 3 months
Spring 2021 or as agreed
Volunteers work in Veteli and Halsua and help 4H associations on various renovation projects. Volunteers help for an example, to build a fence round a museum area, help in maintenance of nature trails. Work is done together with local young people.
Working hours and holidays:
Weekly working hours are 35 hours. Mostly work is done from Monday to Friday in morning or evening shift, but work can also occur in weekends. Volunteer receives 2 holidays/ month.
Housing, food, and local transport:
Volunteers live together in a flat. Volunteers get lunch during workdays and food money to prepare other meals of the day. For local transport volunteers get bikes.
The volunteer has the possibility to study Finnish by taking part in a language course by online courses or with a private teacher.
Training and support:
All volunteers participate in a 6-day on arrival training currently organised at Youth Centre Villa Elba in Kokkola. Trainings are organised 4 times / year and volunteers participate in first possible training.
Each volunteer has a personal mentor that helps with settling into the new community, supports in difficult times and meets you regularly to discuss and reflect your learning successes and challenges.