Estonian Song Festival 2017
Description: The 12th Estonian Youth Song and Dance Festival will be held in Tallinn on 30th June i 2nd July 2017. Thousands of participants from all corners of the country are expected come there. This fantastic event is included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List. You can have more information on the event page http://2017.laulupidu.ee/en/ The idea of this camp, organised in cooperation with Festival Committee and Estonian Association of Fire Artists (ETAL) is to assist with some practical sides of it, especially the medical/ first aid part of the Festival.
Type of Work: Volunteers will be part of the events first aid team. Volunteers will be trained in some basic first aid aspects and then work together with local first aid volunteers in shifts. Work will mainly include: packing, prepping and getting first aid kits to the event sites, escorting people in need of first aid to the designated stations, providing first aid as well as other organizational help. Working days may be pretty long however working time will be divided into shifts. There will be some days off in between working days. All work will be done together with local volunteers.
Accommodation: Volunteers will live together with some local volunteers in Harku School https://harkujarve.kovtp.ee/ sharing one large room (hall). Please bring your sleeping bag. The school has showers, washing facilities, toilets. Meals will be provided during working days at the working place. During days off i either in the city or at the accommodation place.
Requirements: Special requirementsPlease bring your sleeping bag. It would be good if volunteers have some experience, knowledge, interest in first aid medicine. Minimum age is 19 years old. Camp language is English.PARTICIPATION FEESince EstYES neither its camp partner ETAL does not receive sufficient financial support for this camp from municipality nor from private sources we have to charge participants an extra fee of 80 Euro. It has to be paid by volunteers upon arrival to the camp, and it is to cover accommodation and food on the days not covered by main event.
Approximate Location: LocationTallinn Song Festival grounds (http://lauluvaljak.ee/en/ ) are situated by the sea front, about 10 min bus ride from the city center. Volunteers will be provided with free transport passes to all city public transport for the duration of the event.LEISURE Volunteers will have passes for the entire festival area, so they can see the entire event. Besides, there are a lot of possibilities for leisure time activities since camp takes place in Tallinn i European Culture Capital 2011, where one can find attractions for all tastes: sightseeing and museums, festivals, concerts, live-music, pubs, etc. There is also a game planned for the last day of the camp, where volunteers will be taken out of town to play an active quest/ game together
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