Long term volunteering project in Finland!

Location: Ekenäs, Finland

Project name: Dagtek arts&crafts workshop & life skills activities

Hosting organization: Dagtek

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: DAGTEK, part of Western Uusimaa well-being services, supports individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism. As a volunteer you will engage in both arts & crafts and life skills activities! You can also contribute to DAGTEK’s Magazine, the “Dagtek Chronicles” by collaborating with clients and staff in this unique opportunity. — Located in Ekenäs, Southern Finland, by the sea, DAGTEK offers a distinctive volunteering experience. Seeking a dedicated individual for a year of European Solidarity Corps volunteering. Ready to make a difference? Apply now for this fulfilling journey!

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – 01/03/2024 to 28/02/2025 (52 weeks)

How to apply? Directly apply here. Go to the address, download and fill in the application form, and send your application to esc@maailmanvaihto.fi 🙂 We only accept application forms available on our website

Deadline: 19/11/2023

How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have account on European Youth Portal, please watch our instruction videos from this Link

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements: The volunteer will be accommodated in a shared flat with another volunteer of Dagtek. Lunch will be offered at Dagtek. Other meals will be cooked by the volunteer (in which case the volunteer will get a food allowance). The possible daily commuting costs will be covered for the volunteer.

Participant Profile: We are looking for a volunteer interested in working with adults (18–60-year-olds) with different types of intellectual disabilities, autistic disorders, or minor learning challenges. It is important that the volunteer is socially active, flexible, and motivated to participate in community life, meaning being there for the clients and communicating actively with them. It is also important that the volunteer has open communication with the staff team and shares their ideas and observations with them.