FINLAND – Solidarity work camps

Emmaus Åland

  • Venue

The Åland Islands, Finland (Locate this place with Google Maps)

  • Dates

From June to August

  • Description

Summer volunteers 2020

Join us for the summer 2020 in a dynamic workplace on in the beautiful archipelago! We are looking for volunteers to help out with our daily work in recycling and social work.

For many years, Emmaus Åland has been running a summer work camp for volunteers from all over the world.

This year we have decided not to have a short summer camp, but to welcome 3-4 volunteers during at least one month per person from June to August. We are looking for persons over 18 years old, which can use English as a working language and have an interest in social work and recycling/reuse practices.

The volunteer will work with Emmaus at a minimum 5 days a week, 6 hours per day. The work will include gardening, repair work, sorting and packing second-hand clothes, furniture etc. Depending on the time the volunteer arrives, work will also include helping out with events such as the Hiroshima commemoration and the Emmaus festival.

The volunteer will have opportunities to participate in cultural events, discuss Emmaus issues, human rights, environment, and visions for the future and co-operation. It is also a possibility to learn more about Åland, the nature and history and the Åland autonomy and demilitarisation.

The volunteer can expect to work in a dynamic and versatile environment, and to work independently and with co-workers with various tasks. Emmaus Åland will see to that the necessary introduction is provided and a contact person is appointed. There will be room for developing own ideas and be creative within the framework of our organisation, if the volunteer so wishes.

More information:

  • Registration

In order to apply, we kindly ask the applicant to send us a CV as well as a letter explaining the motivations for volunteering with us.

  • Contact

Martha Hannus,, +3584573455607

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