Youth and Music Camp
Description: Would you like to spent two weeks of your summer helping to organize a youth work camp and a big music festival and through that get to know Estonian culture and meet new friends? If yes, then this is the project for you For many years Voka Youth Centre together with neighbour municipalities organizes a youth work camp, where youngsters aged 12-18 are working 4 hours a day (landscaping, cleaning, building, etc) and after that have diverse fun activities together. We are looking for volunteers who will help us organize the camp as well as doing the same work what youngstres are doing. The workcamp ends on the 5th of July. After that, on the 6th until 7th July, the municipality hosts a big music festival called Magede haal ( The sound of mountains ) where the help of young volunteers (international together with locals) will be needed. This year camp is organized together with Johvi municipality.
Type of Work: We expect volunteers to help running this work camp for youngsters: organize free-time activities, team-building games, culture nights for participants, etc. Volunteers alongside with local leaders will be responsible for the whole program of the camp. Also volunteers may be asked to help to do the same work of the camp that youngsters are doing, if needed. Work is mainly outdoors. This job requiers high level of commitment and responsibility for the camp program and the young participants. Some days may be quite long for late-night orientations, landscape game in the forest, campfire etc. It will be great if you could introduce your country and culture to young people. The first weekend is free, however in the weekend before the departure of participants they are expected to help organizing a local music festival called Magede haal . You will be asked to work 4-5 hours a day mainly cleaning, organizing parking, providing information to the participants, etc. And after it you are welcome to can stay and enjoy the festival and 61514;
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay in Voka Youth Center. Beds, bed sheets, blankets and pillows are provided. Toilets are available, and there is x-box, band room, many games and a cinema room for watching movies (see some pictures on Facebook page VokaAvatudNoortekeskus). Shower is available in the nearby sports centre. There volunteers have a possibility to play basketball, table tennis and use the gym. And there is a good chance to try traditional Estonian sauna. Some meals will be prepared and served, some meals participants have to make themselves i there is a kitchen in the youth centre and all ingredients for cooking will be provided. Please let us know if you have any allergies or special food requirements.
Requirements: Special requirementsWe are waiting for volunteers who are passionate about organizing activities for youngsters. We expect active volunteers with a good knowledge of history and culture of their country as well as with an ability and wish to present it to others in a creative way. A good level of English is required. The minimum age of volunteers is 18. Previous experience in work with children and teenagers is an advantage. Please provide a short motivation letter along with the application form. Camp language is Estonian and English.Participation feeWe ask participants to contribute 20 Euro each towards the costs of general administration. This fee has to be paid by bank transfer before the beginning of the camp. If you cannot make bank transfer please contact your sending organization for solution
Approximate Location: The workcamp will mainly take part in Voka, which is a small village in Toila parish, Ida-Viru County. Ida-Viru County is one of 15 counties of Estonia. It is the most north-eastern part of the country. Ida-Virumaa is also called adventure land , as here we have more adventorous activities to do than in any other county in Estonia. Voka is about 170 km away from the capital, Tallinn. It is a picturesque place located just a few hundred meters away from the beautiful coast of the Baltic Sea.Leisure timeThere are a lot of possibilities for active leisure time around our county, Ida-Virumaa. Voka itself is located next to the sea and we have a lot of beautiful parks and forests around us, which makes Voka a great place for nature lovers. Here we have opportunities like disc golf, riding a boat on the lake, hiking and so on. Near Voka, in Toila, we have a fantastic Spa hotel and quite famous park called Oru park. For more information about our whole county, we suggest you to visitwww.idaviru.ee.
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