FLY HIGH VOLUNTEER IN ESTONIA 2019/2020 ERASMUS+

Eesti Erinoorsootöö Ühing noOR is an European Solidarity Corps volunteering organisation in Estonia and coordinates over 20 volunteering services in Tallinn and smaller places across Estonia. 

We are currently looking for volunteers to following volunteering services:

NB! Only applicatns who properly fill in and send volunteering Form (find in the end of this page) will be considered in the selection process. In case of questions feel free to write:

evs@erinoor.ee

 “Fly High EVS” is calling for: 

1 Käo Support Centre for Adults – Pae 

Details: KÄO centre for adults offers services for people living with mental and multiple disabilities. Volunteer will be assisting teachers during various activities and workshops done together with the clients. Volunteer has the opportunity to offer her/his own activities for the clients – 9 months, starting October 2019 until July 2020.

Preferred profile of the volunteer: Volunteer should be motivated to work with people with severe disabilities. Volunteers should be able to think independently, have sense of responsibility and be with calm nature. Basic English is required.

 

2 Tallinn Support Centre JUKS – 2 volunteers

Details: JUKS offers services for people with intellectual and learning disabilities. Volunteer will be assisting teachers during various activities and is welcome to initiate her/his own workshops – 9 months, starting September 2019 until June 2020. 

Preferred profile of the volunteer: Volunteers should be motivated to work with people with disabilities. Open minded and accepting. It would be good if she/he has previous experiences in the field but it is not determining facto in the application process. Volunteer should have sense of self initiative and be proactive. Juks is a big centre hence flexibility helps volunteers to adjust with the work culture. Basic English is required.

  

3 Tallinna City’s Board For Disabled People – TPIK

Details: TPIK is an umbrella organisation for various organisations that work for or with people with disabilities. Volunteer will work in TPIK’s activity centre where they can create various workshops in order to create participation opportunities for people. Assist people during the activities. Give English and their home langugae converstation classes. Assist workers of the centre in various activities. TPIK has 22 member organisations sometimes they also have activities where volunteer can assist –  9 months, starting September 2019 until June 2020. 

Preferred profile of the volunteer: Volunteer should be motivated to work with people with disabilities. Volunteer should be proactive and with the sense of empathy. Good communication skills are an asset and some interesteing hobby which volunteers can easily turn into a workshop is also a good thing. Basic English is required.

 

4 Tallinna Muumipere Kindergarten

Details: Muumipere kindergarten has over 50 children in ages of 1 – 3. Volunteer will assist teacher in her daily activities with the children – 10 months long service, starting September 2019 until July 2020. 

Preferred profile of the volunteer: Volunteer is expected to be polite and caring, they should understand that even if volunteer do not perceive her/himself as such, the children will see them as a role model. Volunteer should be social and ready to communicate with children even without knowing local language in this sense knowing English or Estonian is an asset but not necessarily needed. It is an asset when volunteer has a skill (play music, dance, etc) to teach or do together with children. 

 

5 Keila School

Details: Keila is a small community close to Tallinn. Keila School is big school where many pupils attend. In the school volunteer will work with other teachers but also assist students in their school work  – 10 months, 28th of August  2019 until 28th of June  2020.

Preferred profile of the volunteer: Volunteer should be independent and ready to live in a small community. Should have good communication skills and strong sense of responsibility. Volunteers should eb interested in local culture, educational system and hold humanistic values.

 

6 Maidla Youth Centre

Details: Maidla is a small community in North-East Estonia. In Maidla youth center volunteer will assist local youth worker. Youth center has quite active group of youth coming to together and motivated to learn about cultures and also organise international youth projects – 10 months, September  2019 until July  2020.

Preferred profile of the volunteer: Volunteer should be independent and ready to live in a small community. Should have good communication skills and strong sense of responsibility. Volunteers should eb interested in local culture, educational system and hold humanistic values.

 

Vääna-Viti Home

Details: Vääna-Viti Home offers services for people (adults) with intellectual and mental disabilities. Everyday we work for one goal- that people who live with us should have active and positive day no matter of their age, gender or disability. We are also very active in sports like walking, games, dancing, singing and activities like art and handicraft. We are always standing for disabled people´s rights to be involved in society and feel safe at home. We support every person to be as independent as they can. We concentrate in everyday activities which people in their homes are carrying out – cleaning, working in the kitchen, outside in the garden, where in summertime grow herbs, vegetables and flowers. We are guiding and teaching our clients how to carry on these activities on their own as much as their skills and disabilities are allowing.  – 12 months, starting September 2019 until September 2020.

Preferred profile of the volunteer: We expect that the volunteer is committed to the project, is independent and active, positive, open minded, flexible and willing to learn. Also active to support our clients in everyday activities – working activities, hobbies and also to be ready to give suggestions to improvement of our service. Some experience in work with people with special needs would be an advantage. Positive way of life – friendliness and sociability are the characteristics that describe a successful volunteer candidate. We also expect the candidate to be reliable, responsible and taking initiative. Previous experience in working with people with disabilities is an asset but necessary. Volunteers should be ready to live in a small community (30 min bus ride from Tallinn).

 

8 Rakvere Home – 2 volunteers

Details: Rakvere Home offers services for people (adults) with intellectual and mental disabilities. Everyday we work for one goal- that people who live with us should have active and positive day no matter of their age, gender or disability. We are also very active in sports like walking, games, dancing, singing and activities like art and handicraft. We are always standing for disabled people´s rights to be involved in society and feel safe at home. We support every person to be as independent as they can. We concentrate in everyday activities which people in their homes are carrying out – cleaning, working in the kitchen, outside in the garden, where in summertime grow herbs, vegetables and flowers. We are guiding and teaching our clients how to carry on these activities on their own as much as their skills and disabilities are allowing.  – 12 months, starting September 2019 until September 2020.

Preferred profile of the volunteer: We expect that the volunteer is committed to the project, is independent and active, positive, open minded, flexible and willing to learn. Also active to support our clients in everyday activities – working activities, hobbies and also to be ready to give suggestions to improvement of our service. Some experience in work with people with special needs would be an advantage. Positive way of life – friendliness and sociability are the characteristics that describe a successful volunteer candidate. We also expect the candidate to be reliable, responsible and taking initiative. Previous experience in working with people with disabilities is an asset but necessary.

9 Kehra Home – 2 volunteers

Details: Kehra Home offers services for people (adults) with intellectual and mental disabilities. Everyday we work for one goal- that people who live with us should have active and positive day no matter of their age, gender or disability. We are also very active in sports like walking, games, dancing, singing and activities like art and handicraft. We are always standing for disabled people´s rights to be involved in society and feel safe at home. We support every person to be as independent as they can. We concentrate in everyday activities which people in their homes are carrying out – cleaning, working in the kitchen, outside in the garden, where in summertime grow herbs, vegetables and flowers. We are guiding and teaching our clients how to carry on these activities on their own as much as their skills and disabilities are allowing.  – 12 months, starting September 2019 until September 2020.

Preferred profile of the volunteer: We expect that the volunteer is committed to the project, is independent and active, positive, open minded, flexible and willing to learn. Also active to support our clients in everyday activities – working activities, hobbies and also to be ready to give suggestions to improvement of our service. Some experience in work with people with special needs would be an advantage. Positive way of life – friendliness and sociability are the characteristics that describe a successful volunteer candidate. We also expect the candidate to be reliable, responsible and taking initiative. Previous experience in working with people with disabilities is an asset but necessar

APPLICATION PROCESS

In order to apply for any of the above volunteering services please follow these steps:

—–>       1. Fill in the EVS form 2018.       <—–

2. We already believe that you are an interesting person but please reply with more than one sentence because then we will know it for sure!

3. Keep in mind which service you apply for and answer according to the service.

4. If you are interested in several services fill in separate forms for each of the services.

5. If you want to send separate motivation letter then in the letter please reply to the following question – why are you applying for the chosen service?

6. Add your sending organisation’s contacts!

 

In case of questions: evs@erinoor.ee

 
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