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New Year in Finland 【Jan – Mar 2019】

  
  


What is your impression to Finland? Do you know how the Finns celebrate the New Year?

Come to this beautiful and amazing kingdom and celebrate the 2019 New Year with local kids and teens, while you can get to know the Finnish Culture! This will be a unique whitish New Year to meet International volunteers and say goodbye to 2018. You will also explore different possibilities of yourself through this invaluable chance!

Details

【FULL】Building an ice skating track on the Lake(14/1/19 – 28/1/19)

Code: ALLI01
Date: 14/1/2019 – 28/01/2019 (15 Days)

Name: Lapland Winter Inari

【FULL, Thank you for your support!】

Goal:
-Support the operation of the youth centre with the host organization.

Work: 
-Building a tour ice skating track on the Lake Muddus for local people
(there might also be other work depending on weather conditions)

Accommodation and Food:
-Accommodation will be in dormitory or a cabin with common kitchen, toilets and showers. Volunteers must bring sleeping bags with them.
-The volunteers will prepare the meals themselves.

Things to bring:
-Sleeping bag
-Winter clothes (jacket, hat, scarf, woollen socks, gloves etc.)
-Games, recipes, songs and dances with Hong Kong Style.

Leisure Activities:
– Ice fishing, skiing, snowshoeing, to sauna etc.
– Sightseeing around the area e.g. to reindeer farm or Sami museum
– Aurora capturing

Requirements:
-High motivation to work
-Respect to the local culture and way of local organization
-Basic communication in English
-Adaptation to simple lifestyle

Fee: HKD 2,850(Application Fee)

【The host organization will provide accommodation and food. Participants need to arrive the meeting point themselves, and be responsible for the air tickets, local transportation and other personal expenses. Participants are also responsible for their own travel insurance.】

Wintertime in Finland(17/2/18 – 2/3/18)

Code: ALLI02
Date: 17/02/2018 – 02/03/2018(14 Days)
Name: Wintertime
Location: Punkaharju (4h train from Helsinki, the capital of Finland)

Goal:
- Renovate the school with the host organization

Work:
-Help with the daily operation of the host organization
-Clean up the snow (If the weather allows)
(Please note: Volunteer work may change upon to weather condition)

Accommodation and Food:
Accommodation will be in dormitory, meals provided. 

Leisure Activities:
-Experience the superb beauty of the nature and the lakes and various outdoor activities there.
-Ice fishing, skiing, snowshoeing, to sauna etc.
-Learning Finnish

Requirements:
-High motivation to work
-Respect to the local culture and way of local organization
-Basic communication in English
-Adaptation to simple lifestyle

Fee: HKD 2,850(Application Fee)+ EUR 150(Camp Fee – to be paid upon arrival)*

【* The host organization will provide accommodation and food. Participants need to arrive the meeting point themselves, and be responsible for the air tickets, local transportation and other personal expenses. Participants are also responsible for their own travel insurance.】

【FULL】A Taste of having a Finnish New Year(28/12/18 – 6/1/19)

Code:ALLI29
Date:28/12/2018 – 06/01/2018(10 days)
Name:New Year Punkaharju
Location:Punkaharju (4h train from Helsinki, the capital of Finland)
【FULL, Thank you for your support!】

Goal:
- Renovate the school with the organization, and celebrate the New Year with the kids there!

Work:
-Organize activities to celebrate the 2019 New Year with the local organization
-Clean up the snow (If the weather allows)
(Please note: Volunteer work may change upon to weather condition)

Accommodation and Food:
Accommodation will be in dormitory, meals provided. 

Leisure Activities:
-Experience the superb beauty of the nature and the lakes and various outdoor activities there.
Visit the Punkaharju Ridge

Requirements:
-High motivation to work
-Respect to the local culture and way of local organization
-Basic communication in English
-Adaptation to simple lifestyle

Fee: HKD 2,850(Application Fee)+ EUR 150(Camp Fee – to be paid upon arrival)*

【* The host organization will provide accommodation and food. Participants need to arrive the meeting point themselves, and be responsible for the air tickets, local transportation and other personal expenses. Participants are also responsible for their own travel insurance.】

Remarks

1. Application Details

To know more about the application, please see our application Covenant

2. Pre-camp Briefing

Date: 30/10/2018 (Tue)  or 14/12/2018 (Fri) 7:00 pm
(VolTra will host more pre-camp briefings in 2019. Stay tuned!)
Location: VolTra Office (Flat A, 15/F, Success Industrial Building, 17 Sheung Hei St, San Po Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong)

3. Others

  1. Other details will be provided 3 weeks before departure.
  2.  Participants need to arrive the meeting point themselves, and be responsible for the air tickets, insurance, local transportation and other personal expenses
  3. Successful participants will receive email confirmation.

The Selection / Workcamp  / 2018

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