Volunteering in Viljandi Näituse Home for Disabled

Volunteering in Viljandi Näituse Home for Disabled

SA Hoolekandeteenused

Viljandi, Estonia

Activity description

TO APPLY FILL IN THIS FORM: https://forms.gle/Yaqx116RwSLF5EHPA Viljandi Näituse is a home for people with disabilities, where they are supported to live their daily life. We are expecting volunteer to: support and guide clients in their work assignments; support clients in using services in the local community (cinema, theatre, public transportation etc.); organize and carry out gatherings and groups for clients (gardening, sports, handicraft, photography, cooking, movie nights, reading etc.); organize and help activity coordinators in arranging different functions and parties or spring bees, birthdays etc.; help activity coordinators in their everyday work; make suggestions in enhancing our services.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The accommodation costs are covered. Volunteer will live in a shared flat equipped with all the necessary utilities for comfortable living. The flat will be located not far from the activities place. Each month volunteer’s receive pocket and food money. The transportation from home country to Estonia and back will be covered according to the distance calculator of Erasmus+ program. The local transport card or a bicycle will be provided.

Training during the activity

The volunteer will have an on-arrival and mid-term training provided by the Estonian National Agency. Every 10 weeks a meeting with all the volunteers and coordinators will take place in different parts of Estonia to evaluate the progress of the volunteering projects, to set goals, socialize and discover new locations in Estonia.

Participant profile

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 and 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. Should speak Russian.

Activity dates

A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/09/2022 to 31/08/2023

Activity location

Viljandi Estonia

Looking for participants from

Georgia, Ukraine, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Azerbaijan

Activity topics

Social challenges

Citizenship and democratic participation

Health and wellbeing

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

No application deadline