Открытые EVS вакансии в Финляндии!

Дедлайн: 4 сентября 2016.

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1)      Metsähallitus – Parks & Wildlife Finland / Koli National Park and Koli Nature Centre Ukko

 -          Places available: 2

-          Period: 1.4.–31.10.2017 (7 months)

-          Short description of the hosting organization: We are looking for an EVS volunteer to Koli National Park and Koli Nature Centre Ukko. Koli National Park is one of Finland’s 39 national parks, located in Eastern Finland in the municipality of Lieksa. Koli's hills and lakes provide fine settings for enjoyable outings and activities at any time of year. The Nature Centre Ukko is the heart of the activities and the volunteer's tasks in the national park. The nature centre offers hiking and tourist information services, guided tours, national park rental hut bookings, conference services, and there is also a small café.

-          Volunteer’s role and tasks: Tasks vary a lot from customer service tasks in the nature centre to conservation volunteering or construction work in the nature. We are looking for an outdoor-oriented volunteer, who is interested in the Finnish nature and motivated to work also outside in different seasons. As a volunteer you will be helping at the cafeteria and customer service of nature centre. You might also be able to conduct a small development project and assist in updating social media channels of the national park. If you have good photography skills or other interests in media work, we are glad to welcome your expertise. Volunteering tasks are planned in cooperation with the volunteers.

-          Volunteer's requirements: Moderate English skills are required and motivation to learn Finnish language. The work involves also physical labour in field conditions and the volunteer should be able to adopt to a variety of tasks. Our protected areas are located in remote places, where there is not good public transportation, so we are looking for an outdoor-oriented volunteer, who enjoy to spend time in the nature.

-          Accommodation: The volunteer will be offered modest accommodation in a house within walking distance from the nature Centre Ukko. The participant must be able to adapt in modest living conditions away from the city.

-          Homepage of the voluntary workplace

-          Deadline for volunteers' applications: the 4th of September 2016


2)      Vanhamäki Activity Centre

 -          Places available: 4

-          Period: 1.4.–31.12.2017 (9 months)

-          Short description of the host organization: Vanhamäki is an activity centre in Suonenjoki, which is a small rural town of some 7 500 inhabitants, situated in the central Finland. Vanhamäki provides different kinds of activities for visitors and it also runs organic farm, horse stables and a foster home. The centre produces organic berries and vegetables and the products are also sold in the little shop.

-          Volunteer's role and tasks: Volunteering tasks vary according to the season: in the summer time the volunteers work more in Vanhamäki and in the autumn and spring there is more cooperation with other local organizations, such as local folk academy, association of unemployed people and a school. At Vanhamäki the volunteers assist in different kinds of tasks, both outdoors and indoors. They take part in organic farming and maintenance work of the park area. Volunteers also assist in planning and carrying out events in Vanhamäki according to their skills and interests. The volunteers can also carry out tasks in the office and kitchen, as well as at the horse stables of the activity centre.

-          Volunteer’s requirements: It is important, that the volunteer enjoys both practical and social work tasks. It is good to have an interest in organic farming and nature.

-          Accommodation: In the Vanhamäki centre in a single room, shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. Vanhamäki is situated in the countryside surroundings, by a lake.

-          Homepage of the voluntary workplace

-          Deadline for volunteers' applications: the 4th of September 2016