Volunteers in Riga Municipal Children's Youth Centre


Volunteers in Riga Municipal Children's Youth Centre

Riga Municipal Children's Youth Centre

Riga, Latvia

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

The Municipal Children's and Youth Centre of Riga is a short-term and long-term institution for social care and social rehabilitation, which provides housing, full care and social rehabilitation for orphans and children left without parental care from 0 to 18 years of age, in crisis as well as provide social and informative support for children at social risk groups. The goal of the youth house is to promote the development of a stable and comprehensive personal development of young people, self-directed youth, continuous participation in the education process and integration into the labour market.

Training during the activity

During the project volunteers will be involved in daily life of the Centre by supporting youngsters and the organisation's staff in dealing with everyday situations, homework and organising various activities for the youngsters, for example, creative workshops, sports activities, foreign language and discussion clubs, national culture and food cooking evenings and other individual volunteer’s initiatives.

Participant profile

We would prefer you to be interested and ready to work with youngsters with fewer opportunities (orphans and children left without parental care). Having a previous experience in youth work and basic knowledge of Russian language (at least conversational level) will be considered as a plus. The working language will be English, Russian (at least conversational level). If you are interested to take part in one or all projects, fill the online application form: https://forms.gle/birYf11meysXdvJy9

Activity dates

[tala] vika(-ur) alls á tímabilinu 01/08/2022 til 31/07/2023


Activity location

Riga Latvia


Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna


Activity topics

Nám og þjálfun

Sköpun og menning


Deadline for applications

Umsóknarfresti: 26/06/2022