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: 



1. Tapa Home – 2 volunteers

Details: Tapa Home is a home for 60 people who live with mental disability. Tapa home has 26 staff members who have received special preparation for working with the mentioned target group. Tapa Kodu’s mission is to have active and positive day for all the clients no matter their gender, age or disability. They dance, walk, sing, play board games and organise events and art workshops. Volunteer will assist staff members in their daily activities. 

Service duration: January 2022 until December 2022 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteer: We wish our volunteer to be committed to the service, independent, active, positive, open minded, with sense of responsibility, flexible and ready to learn new things. Previous experience in working with people living with various abilities is an asset. Basic English is needed.

  

 

2. Astangu Vocational Rehabilitation Center

Details: Astangu Vocational Rehabilitation Centre is a unique center in Estonia, Tallinn with more than 20 years of experience in providing services for people with special needs. Astangu Center develops the Estonian rehabilitation area and shares its experience with other service providers. The main services we provide are rehabilitation services, job and capacity assessment, learning opportunities, job opportunities, employment and work placement support. The common goal of these services is to prepare people for working life through the development of work skills and capabilities. Since we began to provide services in 1996, hundreds of people have come to the labor market with our support. On daily bases volunteer will work with our clients in education, rehabilitation and defended work departments assisting teachers. 

Service duration: from January 2022 until December 2022 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteer: We are waiting for a volunteers who is open and has good communication skills. Someone who is ready to work with people with special needs and has a sense of initiative. It is beneficial if you have worked with the mentioned target group before. Basic English needed.

 

 

 

3Mustamäe Home

Details: Mustamäe Home is a home for 24 people who live with mental disability. They are in age range of 20 until 75 years old. Mustamäe home has 13 staff members who have received special preparation for working with the mentioned target group. Mustamäe Kodu’s mission is to have active and positive day for all the clients no matter their gender, age or disability. They dance, walk, sing, play board games and organise events and art workshops. Volunteer will assist staff members in their daily activities. Duration of the service is from November 2021 until November 2022.

Service duration: January 2022 until December 2022 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteer: We wish our volunteer to be committed to the service, independent, active, positive, open minded, with sense of responsibility, flexible and ready to learn new things. Previous experience in working with people living with various abilities is an asset. Basic English is needed.



4Tallinn City’s Board of Disabled People

Details: Tallinn City’s Board For Disabled People (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 language conversation classes. Assist workers of the centre in various activities. TPIK has 22 member organisations sometimes they also have activities where volunteer can assist. Occasionally there is also the possibility to be personal assistant for active youngsters living with some disability – helping to move around, eat etc. 

Service duration: from January 2022 until December 2022 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteer: Ideal volunteer could be someone who is motivated to work with people with disabilities. Be proactive and with the sense of empathy. Good communication skills are an asset and some interesting hobby which volunteers can easily turn into a workshop is also a good thing. Wish to help and assist people is also necessary. Basic English is required.



5Maidla 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.

Service duration: January 2022 until December 2022 (12 months).

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 be interested in local culture, educational system and hold humanistic values. Basic English is required.

 


6. Paldiski 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. Paldiski is near Keila and Tallinn (capital). With both cities you have good transport connection. 

Service duration: January 2022 until December 2022 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteer: We 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. 




7Pärnu Uus Sauga Home 

Details: Uus Sauga Home is a home for 24 people who live with mental disability. They are in age range of 20 until 75 years old. Uus Sauga Home has 13 staff members who have received special preparation for working with the mentioned target group. Uus Sauga Home‘s mission is to have active and positive day for all the clients no matter their gender, age or disability. They dance, walk, sing, play board games and organise events and art workshops. Volunteer will assist staff members in their daily activities. 

Service duration: January 2022 until December 2022 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteer: We wish our volunteer to be committed to the service, independent, active, positive, open minded, with sense of responsibility, flexible and ready to learn new things. Previous experience in working with people living with various abilities is an asset. Basic English is needed.



8Aruküla School and Kindergarten 

 Details: Aruküla is a small community near Tallinn (20 min train ride away). Volunteer has the opportunity to contribute in different levels – work with kids (from 3 yo to 16 yo) but also organise things for the wider community. Aruküla is small but lively community, local people are also active young family people who like when things are happening in their community. 

Service duration: January 2022 until December 2022 (12 months).

Preferred profile of the volunteer: Volunteer should be motivated to work with people with youth and kids. Open minded and accepting. Volunteers should be open to use creative methods. Basic English is required.



9Tallinn Kiikhobu Kindergarten – 2 volunteers

 Details: Kiikhobu kindergarten has 11 different groups of children and volunteer will work with children in between the age of 2 to 4. Volunteers will help teachers with daily activities in dressing, feeding, doing playing with children. There will be 1 international volunteer volunteering in the kindergarten at the same time.

 Service duration: January 2022 until December 2022 (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. 


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

 In case of questions: esc@erinoor.ee