Project time:



Friendship skills

Available places:



Kokkola, Finland

Volunteers tasks:

Volunteers work in Kokkola and surrounding villages in schools and kindergartens with the theme of friendship. Volunteers plan and conduct functional workshops about friendship and interaction skills. Volunteers work with the people they meet to think about what a good friend is like, how to maintain a friendship, and how to create friendships.

Accommodation and food:

Volunteers live in cottages at Villa Elba in shared rooms. Volunteers get lunch on working days in Villa Elba or at schools and food money to buy groceries for other meals of the day.

Working hours:

approx. 35 hours /week. Working days are usually from Monday to Friday between 8-16, but sometimes working time can be in evenings or weekends.

Pocket money:

5 € / day. Pocket money is paid in cash twice during the project.

Travel costs:

Reimbursement according to distance

Why participate:

Volunteering activities helps you to broaden your picture the world and gives you chance to develope your multicultural skills.  You improve your language skills and gain more confidence to act in different situations. By participating in the project, you develop many skills related to working life, teamwork and living abroad.

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How and when to apply?

Send your CV and motivation letter to international@villaelba.fi

Application deadline: 16.2.2024

What happens then?

If we think you could be the volunteer we look for, we will contact you and agree a time for an interview. During the interview we discuss more about the project and your motivation to participate. If you do not hear from within 10 days of sending your application, we unfortunately can not offer you a place this this time.