Help at a non-profit organisation and youth centre in Kannonkoski, Finland



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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

  • Description


    We are a non-profit organisation. We are biggest of the 9 national Youth Centres in Finland. We are located in Kannonkoski Finland, in the middle of the beautiful rural nature and we are surrounded by a majestetic pine forest and lake Kivijärvi. We organise camps and activities for children, youth and families. We have many facilites and activities. We conduct Green Care (Care Farming) activities various groups.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our travellers will get free accommodation, free meals and can freely use our facilities (swimming hall, bowling alley, ice rink, gyms etc.). They will learn practical skills and learn about Finnish Youth Centres and how we conduct youth work in Finland. They will learn about the Finnish Culturea nd the Finnish working culture.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    There are many tasks to do, we expect flexibility from our travellers. In addition, to jobs with the animals, kitchen and instruction, we conduct international youth work here and would like our travellers to visit schools and youth houses with us to give locals international excperience. We also hope that the travellers would encourage our staff to use English language more.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Finnish: Fluent
    Sami: Fluent
    Swedish: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Depending of the season. On low season provate room, during high season there is a possibility that you have to share the room. One or two bedroom apartment. Shared shower, toilet and kitchen.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many things that you can do here during your free time. For instance, in the summer there is paddling, forest hiking and in the winter skiing and snowshoeing. We have gyms, swimming hall, ice rink, clombing tower and crafts rooms. We have had many interbational volunteers over the years and if peace and quiet by rural nature is what you are looking for, then this is the place.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 527895296564