International Volunteering

Eesti Erinoorsootöö Ühing noOR is an European Solidarity Corps volunteering organisation in Estonia and coordinates over 30 international volunteering services in Tallinn and smaller places across Estonia. Every year more than 40 international volunteers choose to come to Estonia and share their time and spirit with local communities. 

 

Choose international volunteering and spend an amazing year abroad!

We are currently looking for international volunteers to following European Solidarity Corps volunteering services:

NB! In order to apply, please fill in the application –> HERE <–

In case of questions contact us here: esc@erinoor.ee

 

NB! At the moment we can accept volunteer applications only from youth living in EU countries, aged 18-30.  

 

 “Heart Matters ESC” is calling volunteers for: 



1Rõõmutarekese Kindergarten – 2 volunteers

Details: Rõõmutarekese kindergarten has 2 buildings in Endla street and Toom-Kuninga street with over 50 children in ages of 3 – 7. Volunteer will assist teacher in her daily activities with the children.

Service duration: from September 2022 until September 2023 (12 months).

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. Still, basic English will be helpful.


2. JUKS Support Centre – 2 volunteers

Details: JUKS is a modern support centre which offers services for people with intellectual and learning disabilities (mostly young adults). It is an organisation that is running like a day care centre where clients come in the morning and in the evening. Volunteer will be assisting teachers during various activities and is welcome to initiate her/his own workshops. Volunteers can learn about Estonian social system, alternative communication, organising events and workshops. There will be 2 international volunteers working in the centre at the same time but in different groups. 

Service duration: from September 2022 until July 2023 (10 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteerVolunteers 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 fact in the application process. Volunteers should be open to use creative methods while communicating with the clients because some of them do not speak any verbal language. Juks is a big centre hence flexibility helps volunteers to adjust with the work culture. Basic English is required.


3. Käo Support Centre – 2 volunteers

DetailsKÄO 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. Location is in Tallinn. 

Service duration: from September 2022 until September 2023 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteerIdeal volunteer is independent, has a good tolerance of routine, calm, and with a sense of responsibility.


4. Aruküla School and Kindergarten – 2 volunteers

Details: Volunteer has a possibility to work in two communities (Raasiku – population 1350; Aruküla 2000). Main volunteering position is in the kindergarten (3 – 7 yo children), sometimes also basic school (7 – 16 yo youngsters). During school holidays it is possible to do workshops and camps in youth centers. Also, volunteer is invited to create events which will enliven general life in the communities. Mentioned communities are small but they have all necessary facilities and both locations are very near to Tallinn, capital of Estonia. There is a very good bus and train connection with Tallinn.

Service duration: from September 2022 until July 2023 (10 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteerWe wish volunteers who join our team has a positive outlook on life who is ready to initiate also his/her own ideas and activities to make lives of our youth and community more divers. Also, we wish volunteers to motivate local youth to participate in an international activities. 


5. Paldiski Lääne Home

Details: Paldiski Lääne Home is an organisation offering service for 24 people living with mental disabilities who move independently but need assistance in daily life. Clients cook and clean the household themselves. During summer we work in the garden. Some clients love long walks at the beach and some go to work. Volunteer can assist staff members in daily activities and accompanies clients in the community events. Volunteer can organise free time activities – dance, arts, music, walking etc individually with with one client or in a group.

Service duration: from September 2022 until September 2023 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteerWe wish our volunteers to have a positive outlook on life, practice empathy, and is ready to work with people living with mental disabilities. Previous experience with the target group is good but not mandatory. We need a volunteer who is open minded, social and has the courage to communicate. 




NB! In order to apply, please fill in the application –> HERE <–

 In case of questions: esc@erinoor.ee