Experience volunteering in a small town nearby the polar circle

Experience volunteering in a small town nearby the polar circle

Vevelstad Frivilligsentral

Vevelstad, Norway

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

"The only limitation is your own imagination" Come and help us out on the voluntary central, we’re in need of some extra hands and brains! The main goal will be working with and for the local youth and organize different kind of activities, both indoors and outdoors. Support the local youth council in their political work and environmental projects. You will also be working with and for the elderly. We can offer a wide range of possibilities for personal growth! Learn the Norwegian language and the way of living in one of Norway’s smallest municipalities located way up north. The program covers all your expenses! We have a Facebook-page called EVS Vevelstad, where you can send a message or post questions. We are looking forward to future volunteers and welcome you with warm hospitality.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation will partly be with a host family, and partly you'll live in your own apartment which you share with the other volunteer. Transport to/from work will be arranged. Accommodation, food, pocket money and transport arrangements will be covered by European Solidarity Corps funding.

Training during the activity

You will get to know the other European volunteer, discuss about and work on many different projects and hopefully become livelong friends. Education in the Norwegian language will be provided. You will get to learn practical life skills, mostly learning by doing! We actively use the Youth Pass which helps to set out and monitor your learning goals and outcomes, a mentor will be help in this process. Some off the skills you definitely will learn and improve: Creativity and initiative. Planning, implementation, management. Leading activities and events.

Participant profile

We look for open minded and positive people, who are willing to share from their own hobby's, passions and experiences in music, film/photography, arts, dance, theater, cooking, sports etc. Do you enjoy wild nature and have no problems with sometimes harsh weather-conditions? Would you like to really get to know the rural Norwegian culture? APPLY by sending an e-mail with a letter of motivation and CV to: escvevelstad@gmail.com Participants from Turkey- only when your sending org.has project funding!! Open for Switzerland! Only serious ESC participants will be assessed!!!!

Activity dates

A total of 45 week(s) during the period 01/08/2021 to 31/10/2022

Activity location

Industriveien 7, 8976 Vevelstad Norway

Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Moldova (Republic of), North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Türkiye, United Kingdom

Activity topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Environment and natural protection

Health and wellbeing

Creativity and culture

Physical education and sport

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 20/06/2021