Estonian Refugee Council is looking for volunteer adaptation mentors and language partners

Category: Promotion of minority cultures and integration

Location: Pärnu, Tartu, Lääne-Virumaa, Ida-Virumaa, Tallinn

Target group: Private

Online or on-site: Onsite

As an adaptation mentor, you have the opportunity to share practical tips and your experiences in coping with Estonian everyday life. Activities depend on what the people with migrant
background need help with – using public transport, buying a warm winter jacket or making contacts with the local people. As a language partner, you have the opportunity to support the formal language learning of people through the regular practice of the Estonian language in an informal environment.

Abilities/equipment required for volunteering

We are looking for a responsible and friendly person who is interested in different cultures. Willingness to work with the people with migrant backgrounds – beneficiaries of international protection or people who have come to Estonia as part of family

What will being a volunteer offer you?

You can get to know different exciting cultures and meet a lot of nice people.
You can help make Estonian society more open and friendly.
You can help people adapt to life in Estonia and increase their coping skills and Estonian language skills.

What can our organisation offer you?

You will gain a lot of new experiences and acquaintances in supporting people from different cultures as well as events.