ESC (larga duración) ESTONIA – ESTYES – Koosa Youth Club

Descripción

Koosa Youth Club  

  • Location: Koosa village, Tartu County in eastern Estonia
  • Dates: 04.09.2020-03.07.2021
  • Age: 18-30
  • Places available: 1 plaza

Introduction

The goal of MTÜ Koosa Noorteklubi (NGO Koosa Youth Club) is to offer different opportunities for youngsters so they can spend time outside of school, family and work. The target group are 7-26-year old.

The youth centre offers different activities: dancing, cooking, creative activities etc. It is open from Monday to Friday from 14:30 until 18:30. Opening times are flexible and change according to the events. The centre has table tennis, lots of board games, computers, Xbox, air hockey and so on. There are also musical instruments that youngsters can play: piano, electric guitar and drum set. The youth club arranges hikes and other outdoor activities. The centre additionally organizes different events – concerts, showing movies, workshops, parties etc. The organisation also arranges a trip once a year to take youngsters to places which they could not visit by themselves.

Location

The youth centre is in Koosa village, Tartu County in eastern Estonia. Koosa is a rural area and has about 500 inhabitants. The village has a youth centre, community centre, library, kindergarten, pharmacy and two little grocery stores. In the middle of the village is a small lake for swimming and fishing.

Koosa is 30 km from Tartu. Tartu is the second largest city of Estonia and the centre of Southern Estonia. The transportation between Koosa and Tartu is good. More info on Tartu at https://www.tartu.ee/en.

Work tasks

The volunteer will mostly work at the youth centre with a youth worker. The youngsters who visit the centre are mainly 7-12-year old. Volunteer will help to organize different activities for them. The volunteer is also involved with the community centre work, arranging different events and projects. The community centre celebrates different events and organizes different free-time activities.

Benefits of volunteering

  • Volunteer will live in Tartu, in the dorm, where one can make friends with other volunteers and students.
  • At the youth centre, the volunteer can practice languages like English, Russian and Estonian.
  • Volunteer can practice their communication skills, independency and how to interact with different youngsters.
  • Volunteer can organize own events or projects.
  • The youth centre is going to support the volunteer and one’s ideas as they can.

Requirements

  • The host organization isn’t ready to work with people with physical disabilities, because the youth centre is on the second floor and the building doesn’t have an elevator.
  • Volunteer is motivated to work with rural youngsters.
  • Ability to play musical instruments, make crafts or having other creative skills is a bonus.

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING: 15.04.2020

CONDICIONES ECONÓMICAS:

Todos gastos pagados (vuelo, seguro, manutención + dinero de bolsillo cada mes)

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Para solicitar este proyecto envía tu CV y carta de motivación a info@deamicitia.org