Experience volunteering in a small town nearby the polar circle

Vevelstad Frivilligsentral (Vevelstad Voluntary Central)

Vevelstad, Norway

Placement dates

A total of 44 week(s) during the period 01/08/2019 to 30/06/2020

Placement deadline

Application deadline: 20/06/2019

Project 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 organizing 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 and immigrants. 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 be with a host family. It will be in or nearby the town center.All activities will take place here. 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 project

You will get to know other European volunteers, discuss about the project with them and become friends. Education in the Norwegian language will be provided. You will get to learn practical life skills. You will be mostly learning by doing.

Volunteer profile

You must be at least 18 years old and you need to have an accredited sending organization! Are you enthusiastic, open minded and creative? Can you take a leading role but also work together with different kind of people? 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? Do you have questions? Don’t hesitate, please contact us, or APPLY by sending e-mail with the letter of motivation and the CV! With kind regards, Michelle escvevelstad@gmail.com

Original post on the European Youth Portal website: https://europa.eu/youth/solidarity/placement/5685_en

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